Chris Hill

Friday, August 28, 2020

Growing wheat in an apple orchard can reduce soil erosion and increase carbon capture, according to a Fenland farmer who has created the UK’s largest “agroforestry” operation.

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Friday, August 14, 2020

A bumper crop of watermelons has been grown during the “best ever” growing season at an East Anglian farm – helped by the sunniest spring on record and the current heatwave.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Farmers have been urged to follow “Safe Stop” procedures to prevent machinery accidents during the busy harvest season – with one Ely firm finding an inventive solution.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A jeep once owned by victorious Second World War general and US president Dwight D Eisenhower was left unsold at an East Anglian auction after bids failed to reach the £120,000 reserve price.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

A jeep given to General Eisenhower after he masterminded Allied victory in the Second World War – and driven during his term as US president – is for sale at an East Anglian auction.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

A progressive family-run farm which is harnessing technology to oversee its network of contract farming arrangements has become East Anglia’s latest member of a national knowledge-sharing network.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

A major East Anglian salad and vegetable grower said a “legendary” response from British workers to fill gaps in its harvest team could herald a “culture change” for the industry’s future careers appeal.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk
Monday, March 23, 2020

A new “Land Army” of workers is urgently needed to fill jobs on East Anglia’s fruit and vegetable farms and help feed the nation during the coronavirus pandemic, said industry leaders.

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Coronavirus in Norfolk

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