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Organisers of ScotGrass, which took place in Dumfries on Wednesday, say the event was a huge success.
More than 5,000 farmers from across the UK travelled to the Crichton Royal Farm to learn about the latest technologies and techniques used in grass production.
The event was also a boost to the local economy, with hotels and restaurants noticing a rise in trade over the past few days.
Lori Carnochan was at the event:
Around 5000 farmers from across the UK arrived at the Crichton Farm in Dumfries today, to learn about grass production.
The event, ScotGrass, is held every three years to showcase the latest technology and equipment for working with grass.
It's a chance for farmers to learn how they can save, and make more money during tough times in the agriculture industry.
Farmers in Cumbria are urging the Rural Payments Agency to issue grants to flood-hit farms as soon as possible.Read the full story ›
Former Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson has been trying to persuade Cumbrian farmers to vote to Leave the European Union.Read the full story ›
The former Secretary of State for Rural Affairs is visiting Cumbria today, urging farmers to vote to Leave the EU.
Owen Paterson will be at the Crooklands auction mart near Kendal to set out why he believes British agriculture would benefit from Brexit.
Farmers from the south of Scotland are joining a protest at Holyrood today to highlight the crash crisis they say is taking hold in agricultural communities.
They want MSPs to understand the financial difficulties farming faces and take action ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in May.