New developments in technology that may be of use to farmers were on display at the Westmorland Show Ground today.
One of the main talking points is the fairly new virus which can cause still births in lambs and calfs and is spreading north through the UK.
The Schmallenberg Virus was first discovered in continental Europe two years ago.Andy Burn has sent this report.
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