An oilseed rape variety from Eye-based seed firm Grainseed has made it onto National List trials.

Care homes across Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex will continue to operate as usual after the holding companies behind one of the sector's big players was put in the hands of administrators.

One of the UK's biggest private care home firms is reported to be on the brink of administration after notching up around a half a billion pounds' worth of debt.

Confidence among East of England firms is on the rise, a survey suggests.

A Suffolk farmer and his daughters, who lost their mother two years ago to a devastating disease, will be among a host of farmers and food producers taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday (April 28).

Farmers' leaders have condemned an incident in which dead crows were left hanging outside the home of a BBC Springwatch presenter after he backed a legal challenge which resulted in restrictions on shooting 'pest' birds.

Non-farmers are continuing to snap up farmland in East Anglia this year, but supply remains tight, according to land agents.

A food and clothing giant which saw its sugar profits plummet in the first half of its financial year expects them to bounce back.

The government's competition watchdog has blocked a proposed merger of supermarket giants Sainsbury's and Asda - which both have stores across the UK including in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex - after finding it would hit consumers.

A new poultry plant extension planned for north Suffolk is set to create hundreds of new jobs aimed at Brexit-proofing the business.

Investing in anaerobic digestion (AD) plants as a means of diversifying farm businesses should be approached with care, those involved in the sector have warned.

Monitoring of highly productive crop fields in East Anglia last year has identified a 'huge' number of insects and a 'vast' array of biodiversity, its organisers say.

A survey of farmers on the impact of the 2018 agricultural drought has underlined sector concerns in East Anglia, the UK's driest region.

A Suffolk duck meat operator which branched out into game has launched three new branded products into supermarket giant Asda.

Norfolk and Suffolk farmers have experienced contrasting fortunes with oilseed rape crop pests this season, according to experts.

Cask ale sales fell last year with drinkers opting for lager during the summer heatwave, while changing tastes also impacted sales at a Suffolk brewery and pubs group.

Standing still should not be an option for Suffolk and Essex landowners and farmers who are tempted to hold out for a clear outcome from the UK's Brexit crisis, land agents say.

Demand for redundant farm buildings is on the rise in East Anglia after planning rules were relaxed by government, a land agent says.

The chances of much support for UK farming in a post-Brexit future are "pretty small" and a "dramatic shock" to the industry is inevitable, a Suffolk-based food entrepreneur predicts.

An initiative aimed at persuading more UK growers to farm in an environmentally sustainable way is set to be given a boost at an event in Suffolk.

Four further and higher education institutions are in the running to work with a Suffolk and Norfolk-based land college after it failed two Ofsteds in succession.

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