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Rural business leaders in East Anglia have told the government there is “no justification” for ending compensation for farmers affected by changes to water abstraction licences.

A Norfolk farmer battling an incurable cancer has bared his soul about the debilitating depression which followed in a bid to get more people talking about mental health.

The government has outlined its post-Brexit environmental goals – but rural surveyor CHARLOTTE WEBSTER from Arnolds Keys asks: What are the consequences of side-lining food in the policy of “public money for public goods”?

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, 25-year-old JAMES HAMMOND looks ahead to the political changes that will shape his chosen industry in the coming years.

A Norwich crop scientist has won an international award for her cutting-edge research aiming to make modern wheat more resistant to diseases.

Five sugar beet growers vied for top honours in one of Stalham Farmers’ Club’s leading competitions at the annual prize-giving and dinner.

Six Norfolk schools will look after lambs and ewes next week as part of a pilot educational project to help urban youngsters learn about farming.

Scientists have asked the public to help solve a conservation conundrum – how to save a rare moth without opening the door to a devastating crop disease.

Rural business leaders have urged dog owners to keep their pets under control to stop sheep being injured and killed during East Anglia’s lambing season.

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.

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