News & Events

It’s Show Time

What was it all about? Grow it, Cook it, Eat it binded together many of the activities at the Show to promote agriculture and food production in Norfolk. These included: Mr Mawkin’s Farm, cattle and livestock rings, Countryside Area, machinery past and present, Flower and Garden Show, cookery theatre, nominated catering outlets and the Adnams Food… Read more »

Welcome Professor David Richardson

We are very pleased to welcome Professor David Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of UEA, as the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Associations President for 2016-2017. Please read his vision for this year as RNAA president: “President’s Vision I’m passionate about Norfolk. I have lived and worked here for 25 years and while the county is rightly known to many as an… Read more »

Happy Birthday, Your Majesty!

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association has sent the following message of loyal greetings to our Royal Patron, HM The Queen, on the occasion of Her 90th Birthday:    On behalf of Professor David Richardson, President, the Trustees,  Council and Members of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, it is  my privilege to extend to Your Majesty… Read more »

2016 Agritech Course

This year’s  Agritech taster course takes place on Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th July 2016 at the John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park and also at nearby Easton and Otley College. Through a series of exciting lectures, engaging discussions and interactive sessions you’ll have access to world leading researchers and their facilities. Successful participants in… Read more »

GROW Nurtures Good Business Ideas

GROW Nurtures Good Business Ideas. Agri-Tech East business plan competition offers mentoring How do you turn a good idea into an early-stage business? GROW 2016 is the UK’s only agri-tech business plan competition, and aims to encourage people with an innovative concept to explore if it has the potential to become a new product or… Read more »

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association review of annual national conference

The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) hosted the annual conference of the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO), the voice of the UK agricultural show industry, from 13th-15th  November 2015. Greg Smith the RNAA’s Chief Executive said it was an enjoyable and successful event and the 150 delegates. “It was a great privilege hosting this… Read more »

Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced

Winning 2016 Norfolk Farming Scholars Announced Two students have won prestigious places at farming’s foremost industry event after they were named as Norfolk Scholars 2016. The Norfolk Scholar Initiative is organised by Bidwells and the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA). The scholars have been named as Anna Purser, 20, from Raveningham and Oscar Smith, 21,… Read more »

Takeover Day at The RNAA

Takeover Day at The RNAA The Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) welcomed two new recruits to its fold, to work alongside its management team on Friday 20th November 2015 as part of the national initiative Takeover Day. Thousands of young people, 13-19 years old took charge of someone else’s job for the day running every kind of… Read more »

Show Director Julian Taylor takes a final bow

Show Director Julian Taylor takes a final bow Visitors, colleagues and performers watched popular show director Julian Taylor being presented with a farewell gift from the RAF Falcons at the closing ceremony of the Royal Norfolk Show 2015, to mark his departure. The Royal Norfolk Show is England’s biggest two-day agricultural show and one of… Read more »