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.
As an acknowledgement of the Coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen, and their commitment to supporting community cohesion and volunteering, a tribute to community champions will take place at the Royal Norfolk Show on Wednesday 28 June 2023.
Former Chief Veterinary Officer Oliver Illing A former chief veterinary steward, Oliver Illing, has died peacefully at home. His funeral will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 12.30pm at St Edmund’s Church, Costessey, followed by a family committal. Mr Illing joined the veterinary team at the Royal Norfolk Show, then headed by the senior…
Applications are now open for The Bishop of Norwich Sustainable Environment Young Employee of the Year Award. This prestigious award is open to employees and apprentices, under the age of 21, who work for a Norfolk-based employer. Applicants must work within the land-based sector and their employment or apprenticeship should be focused on one or…
Signal honour for leading Norfolk landowner and former RNAA president.
‘Our aspiration is to ensure that through providing grant funding and support, Norfolk is producing the best farmers possible’