Around seven thousand people have turned out in Carlisle for the annual Borderway Dairy Expo.
The event showcases the best of the dairy industry with over 400 entries in the livestock classes, as well more than 140 trade stands.
Organisers say the Expo is going from strength to strength and is the perfect opportunity for the industry to come together and celebrate their best produce.
Lori Carnochan reports:
One of the biggest events in the farming calendar is underway.
The UK Dairy Expo in Carlisle attracts farmers from across the world.
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One of the biggest events in the farming calendar is getting underway.
The UK Dairy Expo has begun in Carlisle.
Farmers from across the world are taking part.
Watch the afternoon update from Hannah McNulty below.
Marion Holliday from Brough by Sands is showing some of her 18 Jersey cows.
Dozens of exhibitors are taking part in the dairy expo, and organisers are hoping to attract crowds of over 10,000.
The Borderway UK Dairy Expo is returning to Carlisle for a second year.
The event, held at Borderway in the Rosehill Industrial Estate, has already attracted over 300 entries.
Farmers, breeders and judges are coming from all over the world to view the cattle entries, sales and the 150 trade stands and exhibitions.
Organisers are hoping to capitalise on the success of last year, when more than 6000 visitors attended.