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A training course to sharpen the communication skills of East Anglian farming professionals has celebrated its 10th anniversary – and the “meaningful legacy” of the man it was named after.

The farmers of the future were given valuable insights into tractor-driving and cattle-handling skills as part of an industry training programme.

A project promoting “water sensitive farming” in Norfolk has secured an extra £500,000 to continue its work – helped by cash from global food and drink brands.

A peregrine falcon nesting on the spire of Norwich Cathedral has laid her first egg of the season this morning – sparking excitement among wildlife watchers below.

Last month was the sunniest February on record for our region, with almost no rain after the first ten days, according to Norfolk weather analysts.

A “motorway for bees” is being planned along a South Norfolk river valley in a bid to reconnect vital habitats for threatened pollinators.

East Anglia’s agri-tech innovators have a chance to showcase their products in Canada as part of a new trans-Atlantic trade partnership.

It was built to defend Norfolk from the Nazis – but now this rare gun battery is under attack from the county council’s development plans, according to heritage campaigners.

Norfolk farming leaders are “appalled” that the government has only published its import tariff schedule for a no-deal Brexit scenario just 16 days before it could potentially come into effect.

The plight of bees and other pollinators – and how people can help protect them – will be discussed in Norfolk this week by a major insect conversation charity.

A mini-wilderness full of botanical rarities has become Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s newest nature reserve, after a parish council gifted the land to ensure its long-term protection.

Some of the most influential figures in East Anglian agriculture have been recognised with industry accolades at a ceremony in the House of Lords.

A new pilot seasonal workers scheme has been welcomed by farmers – but concerns remain that businesses are in jeopardy if the critical supply of European labour fails after Brexit.

A “big data” harvesting tool has been developed at the Norwich Research Park which can unlock insights from the vast cloud of information being gathered from smart farming technology.

Norfolk Young Farmers enjoyed successes against their club rivals in a day of sports and competitions at Easton and Otley College.

Top potato researchers from around the world will gather in Norwich next week to discuss the challenges in a “big year for the potato industry”.

The value of benchmarking, cover crops and reduced cultivation were among the key lessons learned during a three-year knowledge-sharing project at a Norfolk farm.

The appointment of a farmer as the new agriculture minister has been welcomed by rural business leaders in East Anglia.

Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has scotched speculation linking him with the vacant farming minister’s job.

A spring wildlife survey has been launched to reveal the secret lives of Norfolk’s native reptiles – but how well do you know our adders, grass snakes and common lizards?

Wild bison could soon be reintroduced to East Anglia under an ambitious “re-wilding” project which aims to recreate natural ecosystems at Fritton Lake, within the Somerleyton Estate.

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