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Continued Success

Continued Success

Royal Agricultural Society Conference At AF we are always encouraging and supporting young people in agriculture, be it through placement schemes, sponsoring awards that celebrate excellence or through EDGE - our employment arm that provides a platform for young...

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Camgrain visit

Camgrain visit

Death and taxes; the only certainties in life. Trying to predict anything else can sometimes seem infuriating, just ask a farmer how much he worries about the weather. So whilst no one can predict the future, one can still be profitable if they know their market and...

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Next Generation trip to G’s Espana

Next Generation trip to G’s Espana

G’s España SL was established in Spain in 1985 in the Region of Murcia, on the Costa Calida of South-East Spain. They currently farm 1,100ha of land on a range of soils from heavy clay to loamy sand, growing 9 products; celery, beetroot, citrus, tomatoes, spring...

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Pre harvest trip to Adnams

Pre harvest trip to Adnams

We are looking to go to Adnams brewery for our pre harvest social this year and we would like to get an idea if people would be interested in attending and which date would suit people. The event would include a tour of the brewery, ending with tasting and a look...

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Successful debut for East of England Farming Conference

Next Generation members heard from an inspiring line-up of industry leading speakers and ‘Future Farmers’ at the East of England Farming Conference today (3 December). The impressive, debut event was held at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Key-note...

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2016 dates for your diary

27 January, Planning ahead FREE breakfast meeting. This meeting will discuss planning ahead, looking at business plans, budgets and forecasting. Anglia Farmers office, 8am. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. 11 February, The Norfolk Farming...

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Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation open for next generation

Tesco’s Future Farmer Foundation is once again open for applications from enthusiastic young farmers who wish to make their mark on the industry. The retailer launched the Future Farmer Foundation in 2014 to help bright, talented, determined young people make a...

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Post event update, Diversification Farm Walk

The farm walk hosted by Richard Hirst and his family gave the Next Generation group a real insight into how farmers have diversified over the past decade to sustain the arable working farm. Learning about the range of ways the Hirsts have diversified was of real...

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Post event update, antibiotic immunity in large animals

Post event update, antibiotic immunity in large animals

On a warm May afternoon, Next Generation members gathered at Beckhithe Farms, East of Norwich to hear about their established cattle and arable enterprise. It was a great turn out of members, with lots of new faces joining the group, many of whom have a strong farming...

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A first timers experience of the Next Generation group

Sky Horton, of Needham Chalks, experienced a Next Generation meeting for the first time on 24 March What brought me along to one of the meetings? As Needham Chalks (HAM) Ltd business development manager, it’s always at the front of my mind to find ways in which the...

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