Around 16,000 farmers are expected to arrive at the NEC today, when the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers stages its biggest dairy show yet.
Some of the latest industry innovations will be at the show, including robotic milking machines, milk pregnancy test kits, computerised neck collars to detect cows' fertility and 'text messaging' feeding machines.
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Overnight thunderstorms. Fine and dry tomorrow.
Heavy, thundery downpours this evening. Dry on Saturday.