April 23 2014 Latest news:
European election candidates in the East of England are being urged to back British farming ahead of next month’s vote.
The Co-operative group is to sell its 3,800 acre estate in Fenland- together with 14 other farms totalling 50,000 acres- following publication of “pretty ugly” results by its banking division.
One of the largest blocks of grade one silt in the West Norfolk Fens to be sold on the open market for some years has a price tag of £15.75m.
Growers of a specialist celery crop could be on the verge of reaping a money-spinning harvest, after the product secured a prized European mark of quality - putting it on a par with other foods such as Melton Mowbray Pork Pies and Stilton cheese.
A historic new link between Norfolk and Cambridgeshire which will be launched today could be a catalyst for new ways of raising cash for infrastructure, an MP has said.