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The John Innes Foundation Undergraduate Bursary Award Scheme
Wed 15 May

The John Innes Foundation (JIF) Undergraduate Bursary Award Scheme finances one student per year who is taking a three-year degree course in Agriculture, or a related discipline.

Hi Majesty The King agrees to be Patron of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association
Tue 07 May

We are delighted to announce that His Majesty The King has graciously agreed to become the Patron of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association.

Competitor and exhibitor Derek Spanton’s nine decades of support for the Royal Norfolk Show
Wed 03 January

Heavy horse enthusiast Derek Spanton, who has died aged 83, went to his first Royal Norfolk Show in 1952 aged 11. He was taken by his coal merchant uncle to Raveningham, near Beccles – and over the following nine decades, he returned to the show as a trade exhibitor and competitor in veteran and agricultural…

Technology in action on a progressive family business
Fri 01 December

Robots, precision spraying and investment in automation were key themes seen by around 40 RNAA members on a tour of a progressive farming and vegetable packaging business outside Brandon, Suffolk.

The Late Geoffrey Burrows
Thu 12 October

A self-taught painter Geoffrey Burrows, who has died aged 89, was a successful exhibitor at the Royal Norfolk Show’s art show for four decades.
A figurative painter in oil and watercolour, he was born in St Faith’s, near Norwich, and went to Paston Grammar School, North Walsham. He became a telecommunications engineer and then a BT manager in 1991. He lived in Spixworth and took up painting after attending an art class at Sprowston School.
He began serious painting in the late 1960s and was soon exhibiting in London and further afield.

RNAA scholarships aim to boost Norfolk farming careers
Tue 06 December

‘Our aspiration is to ensure that through providing grant funding and support, Norfolk is producing the best farmers possible’

‘MAKE, BUY AND SELL MORE IN THE UK’ – SHADOW DEFRA MINISTER’S MESSAGE TO LOCAL FARMERS
Wed 23 November

Daniel Zeichner, Shadow Minister for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, will focus on the major issue of food security as keynote speaker at the Norfolk Farming Conference.

How milking robots have revolutionised Norfolk dairy farm
Wed 16 November

A hi-tech robotic milking system has helped boost the productivity and health of cows at a Norfolk dairy farm.

AgriTech Careers for a Sustainable Future
Mon 14 November

An event open to Sixth Form Students at John Innes Centre,
21st March 2023

FARMING ON THE HOLKHAM ESTATE: WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?
Mon 14 November

James Beamish, Director of Holkham Farming Company (HFC) is a guest speaker at the Norfolk Farming Conference, taking place on 30th November at the Norfolk Showground.