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With rainfall in short supply, farmers should consider exploring alternative sources of water to irrigate their crops says TOM CORFIELD, agricultural partner at Arnolds Keys-Irelands Agricultural.

A major proposed expansion to a pig unit in the Brecks has been recommended for approval by district planners.

Four East Anglian students from Easton and Otley College are preparing to represent their country at an international farming skills challenge in Poland.

A £4.3m crop science station has been unveiled in a Norfolk field - bringing the county's cutting-edge research closer to the farms which could benefit from it.

Norfolk's perfect blend of world-renowned malting barley production and craft brewing expertise have combined to secure a raft of beer awards which will be celebrated at today's launch of the Norwich City of Ale festival.

About 100 farmers went behind the scenes of a major organic food grower near Fakenham as part of the ongoing centenary celebrations for the Norfolk branch of the National Farmers' Union (NFU).

A forester from the Holkham Estate in north Norfolk was honoured by the Royal Forestry Society (RFS) during the organisation's five-day tour of East Anglian woodlands.

A rare chance to see how Norwich scientists use cutting-edge biology and DNA supercomputers to "decode" life on earth brought hundreds of visitors to one of the city's research institutes.

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region's Young Farmers' Club members, 24-year-old JADE WILSON describes the unpredictable and emotional animal dramas she faces as an on-call farm vet.

A Norwich-based farm machinery firm has opened a custom-built new depot at its base in Cambridgeshire.

Water flows on a stretch of the River Yare near Norwich have been improved to encourage a more diverse ecology of plants, invertebrates and fish.

Many of the East of England's bees are on the brink of extinction - with 17 species already lost to the region, a study has found.

Digital data will boost agriculture's future productivity - but it means farmers need to protect themselves against rising cyber security risks says MARTIN COLLISON of rural consultancy Collison and Associates, based near King's Lynn.

The transformation of a Norfolk farm from an environmental disaster into a profitable wildlife haven should inspire other farmers to embrace conservation, says its owner - if not for the funding, then for the enjoyment of nature.

The Fens is a food production powerhouse worth £3.1bn to the East's economy - but more must be done to protect its vast contributions to the nation's larders, says a new report.

Construction work has started on a state-of-the-art mustard mill which will retain Norwich's proud and historic links with the Colman's brand.

Farming leaders have demanded urgent action from environment secretary Michael Gove to resolve the "significant confusion and legal uncertainty" caused by changes to licences for shooting pest birds.

With uncertainty hanging over the agricultural sector, a Norfolk accountant has set out a 10-point plan to help farmers to answer a key question: "Is my business fit for the future?"

I would like to raise awareness among your readers of the risks associated with the increasing number of calves being brought onto East Anglian farms from high-risk bovine tuberculosis (bTB) areas.

With their industry in an unprecedented state of flux, farmers have been urged to cultivate a more adaptable attitude to change and equip themselves with the right knowledge to make difficult business decisions.

The agricultural industry must work harder to improve its woeful safety record, says NICK DEANE chairman of the Norfolk branch of the National Farmers' Union (NFU).

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