The Fellowship Of Royal Agricultural Societie Coordinated by:

Summer Event: 20th July 2017

Study Tour to Euston Estate, Norfolk.

 

Associate member Andrew Blenkiron hosted a wonderful day visit to The Euston Estate where he is Estate’s Director. After coffee in the House, Andrew took us on an extensive tour of the 6,200 acre estate where as well as the AD Unit we saw the in-hand farming growing cereals, sugar beet and a wide range of vegetable crops inconjunction with a local grower/packer. Irrigation of the very light land areas is key and since arriving five years ago, Andrew has doubled the quantity of water storage by designing and obtaining planning for new reservoirs. Also responsible for 1500acres woodland.

After a splendid lunch we were treated to a tour of the Hall where Andrew should  his knowledge of the history of the house, the paintings and the furniture to be as detailed as his knowledge of the farming operation!

Share this

Latest News

plants 12
Feb
11th February 2021 Award of Associateship of CARAS

Congratulations to Robert Niven from Scotland a...

Read More
plants 03
Feb
1st February 2021 – New CARAS Associateship

Congratulations to Michael Sly, Gareth Griffith...

Read More
plants 31
Dec
Congratulations to Associates Awarded on 31.12.20

Tom Bradshaw - England Graham Bruce - Scotla...

Read More
plants 10
Dec
CARAS Wales Newsletter – December 2020

Please click on the relevant link to the Decemb...

Read More

Events

22nd to the 25th September 2021

Balmoral Show

17th to 20th June 2021

Royal Highland Show

19th to the 20th July 2021

Royal Welsh Show

What You Are Looking For?