One of the main aims of the Lincolnshire Show is to promote the wide range of local produce which comes from the county's farmers. Many companies are on site showing off their ranges and selling items. Among them is Redhill Farm.
Sally Sanderson says she has been chatting to many customers about their meat, where it comes from and how it is reared.
Some traders selling outdoor clothing at the show have reported running out of waterproof trousers. Sales of outdoor coats and wellington boots have all increased due to the heavy rainfall which is in sharp contrast to yesterday's sunshine. David Rhys-Davies runs one stall selling outdoor-wear.
Thousands of people are braving heavy rain and very muddy conditions to visit day two of the Lincolnshire Show. Torrential downpours at times have made conditions under foot very difficult but show director Jayne Southall says it is not stopping people turning up and enjoying what is there.
The Lincolnshire Show is organised by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society which was formed in 1869. Its objectives were set out by the Victorian founders as: "the furtherance, welfare and progress of the agricultural industry and all professions, trades and crafts connected therewith".
Since 2005 organisers have also added the extra focus of sustainability and protection of our natural environment for the benefit of future generations. Some interesting statistics about the show which is set out across a 200 acre site. It has:
- 10,000 square metres of marquees
- 20 miles of electrical cable
- 800 tables
- 3000 chairs
- 12,000 loo rolls
- 12,500 cars need to be parked each day by 200 stewards
- 8 miles of hedges to be trimmed
There are 11 rings, 1800 horses and pony entries, more than 1300 cattle, pigs, sheep and goats in the livestock entries and more than 600 trade stands selling everything from frying pans to the latest fashions.
Heavy rain is falling at the start of day two of the 128th Lincolnshire Show. The conditions could not be more different to yesterday when there was almost unbroken sunshine for most of the afternoon. Organisers have credited the weather with increasing visitor numbers by 6% on last year.
Thousands of people are still expected to visit the Lincoln Showground today. There is a packed programme of activity for the second day including further cookery demonstrations by Lincolnshire chef Rachel Green, more livestock judging, machinery exhibits and animal shows.
It's day two of the 128th annual Lincolnshire show. Today's highlights include the Lincolnshire Young Farmers' exhibition in the Discovery Zone. Here, visitors can put their head inside a 30 ft long sleeping sow to see what goes on inside.
Thousands of people have been heading down to the Lincolnshire show today as the event kicked off for the 128th time. Our reporter James Webster has a round up of the day's action.
After a busy first day at the Lincolnshire show everyone is getting ready for what is predicted to be an equally popular second day. We caught up with Richard Crust, who is running the food court.
We have been speaking to members of the Horncastle Women's Institute about their entries in a competition at the Lincolnshire Show. They were tasked with designing something containing a floral feature and baked item.
Richard Hezlet, from the NFU