Prices for prime arable land in East Anglia increased by 19.4 per cent to average just under £10,000 per acre last year, Savills reports.
East of England law firm Birketts has responded to growing demand for legal services within the agribusiness sector with expansion of its specialist agricultural team.
The historic first agricultural technology cluster being steered from Cambridge and Norwich in the UK has unveiled inaugural director – plant scientist and bioscience specialist Dr Belinda Clarke.
Crop science giant Syngenta, which has operations in Cambridge UK, is taking a scythe to global costs.
Organisers of the agricultural industry’s leading farm machinery, equipment and services event have report a record-breaking attendance at the show’s new Peterborough home.
The first meeting of AGFORWARD, an EU funded research programme on agroforestry, has been held at Cranfield University.
Agricultural technology business in Cambridge and East Anglia can tap into two new UK funds worth a combined £2.5 million.
The rural agency of Carter Jonas has concluded the sale of just over 25 acres of arable land in Cambridgeshire which, driven by strong competition between neighbours, sold significantly in excess of the guide price.
Members of the UK’s largest agricultural purchasing group borrowed £2.6 million through a peer-to-peer lending scheme during 2013.
Farmers in East Anglia could face losing some of their EU payments to upland farmers in the west and north if the Common Agricultural Policy shareout in England is altered in 2015, according to rural experts at property consultancy Carter Jonas.
Cambridge Consultants has devised novel radar technology to create hi-tech tractors that could end the killing fields scenario on UK farms.
The UK is set to grab a European lead in promoting agricultural science & technology with the launch this Friday of a new Norwich-Cambridge AgriTech Cluster.
A new director has been appointed to the board of agricultural purchasing group Anglia Farmers (AF).
A new agricultural technology initiative for North Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk was unveiled today by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. It is designed to create hundreds of new jobs and a significant number of fresh businesses.
Economists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) claim that land in the UK is not being used to its best advantage.
Average values for prime arable land increased by 1.9 per cent to £7,800 per acre across Great Britain during Q1 of this year outperforming the residential performance of prime central London (1.3 per cent) for the same period. This growth exceeds that for the same quarter of last year according to the latest research from Savills.
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