A Norfolk insurer says farmers “still have a huge way to go” to correct their industry’s woeful safety record, after eight people were killed in agricultural accidents in the East of England during the last five years.
A Norfolk farmer said it was a “great honour” to win a coveted conservation prize – and suggested this competitive edge could also help secure vital grants to continue his work for wildlife after Brexit.
From fleets of agribots to smart tractors and survey drones, the pace of agricultural innovation is quickening – but farmers should be wary of becoming overwhelmed with information in this data-driven world.
As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, 21-year-old AMY LUKINS explains how her equestrian passions led her to take the reins of her own saddlery and country clothing firm.
The potential of genomics and synthetic biology to unlock better crops for East Anglian farmers was discussed by Norwich scientists at an event aiming to bridge the gap between agriculture and academia.