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.
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.
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.
‘Our aspiration is to ensure that through providing grant funding and support, Norfolk is producing the best farmers possible’
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.
A hi-tech robotic milking system has helped boost the productivity and health of cows at a Norfolk dairy farm.
An event open to Sixth Form Students at John Innes Centre,
21st March 2023
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.
Organic Suffolk farmer John Pawsey is a guest speaker at the Norfolk Farming Conference, being held at the Norfolk Showground on November 30.