Chris Hill

A north Norfolk farm business is ending its long tradition of growing potatoes - with the loss of 10 jobs - after being forced to refocus on the more profitable aspects of its operation.

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region's Young Farmers' Club (YFC) members, 19-year-old Emily Jeffries talks about her extensive training journey towards her ambition of becoming a specialist veterinary nurse.

An upturn in fortunes has been predicted for the East of England's farmland market as a result of greater political certainty.

Parasitic wasp larvae are among the natural predators which could help farmers kill a marauding crop pest in the absence of banned pesticides, said a leading scientist.

A festive farming spectacle which saw a cavalcade of 190 tractors rumbling through the Norfolk countryside has raised almost £5,000 for charity.

A Norwich plant scientist has won an international honour for her ground-breaking contributions to world agriculture.

New safeguards for food security and soil health have been added to an updated Agriculture Bill which ministers claim will "transform" farming and the environment after Brexit.

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region's Young Farmers' Club (YFC) members, Norfolk county chairman WILL DE FEYTER explains how pigs have become a valuable and award-winning addition to his evolving farm business.

Cattle farmers should build better relationships with their customers in order to stave off a barrage of negativity in the media - according to a Norfolk beef producer with a parallel career as a textile designer and countryside blogger.

Farmers and land managers can help set the market value of carbon capture in a "reverse auction" of government incentives to encourage the planting of more trees.

Environment secretary Theresa Villiers has sought to reassure farmers that high food standards will be protected as the nation seeks international trade deals after Brexit.

Under-pressure farmers need fair rewards for the risks they take to grow beet for the region's sugar factories, says Norfolk's new representative of this staple farming sector.

Against a new political backdrop, 2020 will be a year when it is vital for the region's farmers to make their voices heard says Rachel Carrington, East Anglia regional director of the National Farmers' Union (NFU).

Red meat sales reportedly plunged last year as hundreds of thousands of people responded to vegan campaigns - but Norfolk livestock farmers remain confident in the demand for their produce as "Veganuary" returns.

Farming groups have welcomed a government funding pledge of almost £3bn which will keep subsidy support at the same level in 2020 as Britain leaves the EU.

Stopping cheap food imports like chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef flooding onto UK supermarket shelves after Brexit is the top priority for farming leaders in 2020.

A renowned Norwich plant scientist has become the second member of her family to be made an OBE - matching the honour bestowed on her sister earlier this year.

Oilseed rape growers in East Anglia have been urged to join this winter's research efforts to find non-chemical ways to control a destructive crop pest.

Farmers have been offered a chance to fine-tune their strategies for the New Year at a series of knowledge-sharing seminars.

An award-winning organisation which promotes technological advancement in farming will change its name in the New Year to reflect its growing national influence.

Rural campaigners have urged householders to dump their Christmas rubbish responsibly so it doesn't become a blight on the countryside.

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