Chris Hill Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Agricultural editor firstname.lastname@example.org @ChrisHill75 Opinion In testing times, agricultural shows have never been more important for farming communities 06:00 On the eve of the 73rd Aylsham Show, former president SIMON EVANS, agricultural partner at Arnolds Keys-Irelands Agricultural, says these traditional rural events remain as important as ever to the modern farming industry. Record beef cattle entry will be a 'wonderful spectacle' at Aylsham Show Fri, 09:44 Chris Hill A record number of beef cattle will be on display at this year's Aylsham Show, said organisers - driven by the growing popularity of home-grown breeds. How Welsh cattle are helping bring lapwings and redshanks back to the Broads Thu, 15:45 Chris Hill A remarkable resurgence of wading birds at a Broads marshland has been credited to the hardy cattle grazing there - and the enthusiasm of conservation managers. Norfolk's most famous cow is 'over the moon' in new maize maze Thu, 10:30 Chris Hill The stardom of Norfolk's most famous dairy cow has reached new heights - as she is pictured jumping over the moon in a new maize maze. Two Norfolk farms listed among the best in the country Thu, 08:22 Chris Hill Two innovative Norfolk farms have been shortlisted among the best in the country as finalists for the 2019 British Farming Awards. Countryside on red alert against 'threatening and intimidating' criminal bloodsport gangs Wed, 14:36 Chris Hill Rural police have been urged to take the "toughest possible action" against violent and intimidating rural criminals as the peak season for hare coursing arrives. Why are more trees not being planted to tackle climate change? Wed, 14:28 Chris Hill Planting trees has been identified as one of the simplest ways to capture carbon and slow climate change - so why are East Anglian farmers and landowners not doing more of it? CHRIS HILL reports. Farming firm hit with £45,000 court bill for polluting watercourses Wed, 11:39 Chris Hill A company growing energy crops has been ordered to pay £45,648.50 in fines, costs and compensation after polluting two Fenland watercourses. Tour explains Belted Galloway cattle's crucial role at Holkham Estate Wed, 09:33 Chris Hill The newly-formed East Anglian Belted Galloway Group saw how the distinctive Scottish cattle are put to use on a Norfolk estate, as part of the group's inaugural herd visit. Breckland pig farm plans to relocate 700m from its post-war home Friday, August 16, 2019 Chris Hill A pig farm with 70 years of history in a Norfolk village is planning to move 700m to modernise its facilities further away from houses as the community expands. Bygone farming technology will be on show at Dentill vintage day Friday, August 16, 2019 Chris Hill A village's vintage farming day returns next month, offering visitors a chance to explore what it was like to work the land in times gone by. Half of farms could go bust after a no-deal Brexit, claims shock report Thursday, August 15, 2019 Chris Hill More than half of UK farms could go out of business as a result of a "disastrous" no-deal Brexit, according to farmers campaigning for a second EU referendum. Cauliflower crisis as 'unprecedented' weather sparks supermarket shortages Thursday, August 15, 2019 Chris Hill Cauliflowers are in short supply on supermarket shelves after "unprecedented" extreme weather conditions wiped out crops and forced up prices. Major Breckland pig farm expansion gets the green light Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Chris Hill A major proposed expansion to a pig unit in the Brecks has been approved by district planners. Green MEP wants an end to 'intensive mega-agriculture' in East Anglia Friday, August 9, 2019 Chris Hill A Green Party MEP has called for an end to intensive chicken and pig farming in the East of England - and more funding to help small farms compete with "intensive mega-agriculture". Beef farmers defend their industry amid 'meat-free' climate change debate Friday, August 9, 2019 Chris Hill Beef farmers have leapt to the defence of their "proper sustainable Norfolk supply chain" following debates on the impact of global meat production on climate change. How China's growing appetite for meat is driving demand for more Norfolk soya beans Friday, August 9, 2019 Chris Hill Norfolk farmers are being urged to cash in on rocketing global demand for soya beans, driven by China's growing appetite for meat. CHRIS HILL reports. Video Farmer sows a stunning sea of sunflowers - by mistake Thursday, August 8, 2019 Chris Hill A Norfolk farmer has sown a spectacular sea of sunflowers - by mistake. What are bees' favourite flowers? Science may have the answer Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Chris Hill Norwich scientists have made a leap forward in answering an unlikely question with critical importance for our countryside... what are bees' favourite flowers? Video Cattle farmers team up to safeguard their beef businesses against Brexit Friday, August 2, 2019 Chris Hill Two Norfolk farming couples have teamed up to launch a beef box venture aimed at future-proofing their businesses by satisfying demand for home-grown, high-welfare meat. Village's vintage working show will raise thousands for air ambulance Friday, August 2, 2019 Chris Hill A charitable showcase of vintage machines, farming heritage and family entertainment will draw crowds to a Norfolk village next weekend.