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It will be a big day for veteran sheep farmer Bob Wilden when the English National Sheepdog Trials kick off at Haughley Park, near Stowmarket, on Friday, 
July 27.

A landowners’ lobby group is calling for “fundamental reform” of the UK’s farm subsidy system.

Strengthened Red Tractor standards are set to come into effect in October.

The earliest recordings of the surname Christmas were in Ipswich in 1191, research has found.

Most farmers are still struggling to get mobile phone coverage and reliable internet access, according to a survey.

Farmers’ leaders have highlighted the soaring £42.5m cost of rural crime as they called for a more co-ordinated approach to the problem.

Around 50 growers visited Ipswich and Shoreham ports to gain an insight into the export market.

A popular family-run bakery business has expanded into new facilities due to growing demand for its bread, cakes and pastries.

A Suffolk shepherd is set 
to provide all the sheep for 
this month’s English National Sheepdog Trials at Stowmarket as exhibitors pull out all 
the stops to put the county on 
the map with a series of exhibitions at the event.

Combines have started rolling across parts of East Anglia against a backdrop of an expected below-average cereal harvest across Europe for the second year running.

Suffolk sheep breeders were over the moon after scooping the top prize in their class at the Tendring Show as their pedigree flock celebrates its 90th year.

The combines began to emerge across East Anglia this week as farmers start in early on their winter barley crops.

East Anglian science boffins have created a variety of wheat with twice the typical amount of iron found in commercially-grown varieties.

Suffolk will be showcasing the best of its local food and drink, countryside crafts and skills and rural businesses as the English National Sheepdog Trials arrive in the county for the first time in their 100-plus years’ history.

A major showcase for East Anglian produce is set to celebrate world cuisines - all made in Suffolk.

Healthy food is set to be the theme of this year’s Tendring Show, which is expected to attract around 20,000 visitors when it takes place in mid-July.

A Suffolk stallion is celebrating a dazzling year after he was crowned supreme champion Suffolk at the Royal Norfolk Show this week.

A forward-thinking Suffolk arable farmer has been chosen for a prestigious national role showing how research can bring practical benefits to UK agriculture.

New East Anglian vineyard owners are over the moon after scooping a top regional trophy for one of their wines.

TV celebrity farmer Jimmy Doherty used his appearance at the Royal Norfolk Show to highlight a special rare breed of pig – and celebrate the food chain which supports it.

Combines are being dusted off across East Anglia as farmers prepare to begin harvest about a week to 10 days early around the end of next week, with wheat harvest around the last week in July.

A former Suffolk New College business studies student is set to launch a new clothing and home décor business using African designs.

Suffolk pubs and brewing firm Greene King is celebrating record sales after successfully integrating Spirit Pub Company into the business.

A cohort of Suffolk farming students is celebrating success at the Royal Norfolk Show this week.

East Anglia has topped a construction projects table as a result of the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm taking shape off the Suffolk coast.

A past president of Suffolk Chamber has raised £1200 for charity after completing a gruelling one mile swim.

Suffolk and Norfolk firms engaged in scientific research or developing new technologies are being urged to seek help in gaining access to grant support.

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton is celebrating after scooping national recognition for its efforts to improve social mobility in the workplace.

The Suffolk Show enjoyed a bumper attendance this year as two days of soaring temperatures and some top attractions drew the crowds, figures reveal.

Two cycling enthusiasts have clubbed together to set up a new bike business in Ipswich.

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