Farmers’ leaders have expressed concerns about a report confirming the risk to bees posed by a controversial pesticide.
Landowners’ leaders expressed disappointment as the government proposed “sudden and dramatic” cuts to the farm subsidy for the country’s biggest farmers with the launch of a consultation on future farm policy.
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has elected the first female president in its 110-year history.
Norfolk’s farming leader has backed a report by MPs calling for a new government fund to help British agriculture adapt to any potentially-damaging financial impacts of a “no deal” Brexit.
The Big Farmland Bird Count is set to begin this week.
Too many farmers are waiting to learn more about Brexit rather than taking a proactive stance with their business, a top agricultural banker has warned.
Farming faces its biggest potential changes for a generation – and there could be no more important place to debate the industry’s future than in Norfolk, the heart of the UK’s food industry.
Entrepreneurial Suffolk sisters Emily and Lucy McVeigh will be under the spotlight as they describe how they built up their successful farm diversifications at the Norfolk Farming Conference.
Maybe 2018 needs another rallying point to protect Norfolk’s precious countryside, says Keith Skipper.
Subsidies worth £3bn a year to UK farmers will continue until 2024 – and then be replaced by a system of payments rewarding farming practices which improve the countryside for wildlife.
Farmers’ leaders say they are withholding judgment on the Government’s promised swift rollout of farm subsidy payments until the new year.
East Anglia’s farmers have “breathed a sigh of relief” after the world’s most widely-used weedkiller was finally re-licensed after a long-running EU debate over its safety.
The practical benefits to farmers of cover crops and careful cultivation were seen at an event focusing on the connection between agriculture and the environment.
There have been almost 200 pollution incidents at livestock farms in Norfolk and Suffolk over the last six years, including animal waste leaking into rivers.
Small family farms could be lost from the East Anglian countryside by 2050 unless post-Brexit policies protect the diversity of our landscape, warns a new report.
East Anglian farmers have faced another week of frustration and delay as rain continues to disrupt harvest.
Environment secretary Michael Gove said he was in “listening mode” to understand the Brexit concerns of East Anglia’s farming community during his visit to the Royal Norfolk Show.
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