The crowds turned up, the sun came out, and traders reported brisk business at the Kent County Show in Detling today.
But despite the good weather, there was concern about the future of farming in the south east.
As Tom Savvides reports.
Tom spoke to Kevin Attwood, the chairman of the Kent Agricultural Society and Environment Minister, Therese Coffey.
His report also has reaction from visitors to the show.
The organisers of the annual Kent County Show say the weather over the last few days has affected visitor numbers. Eighty thousand were expected at the three day event which opened on Friday. We sent our reporter Nashreen Issa along to sample what was on offer at the Detling site.
Video. Thousands of visitors poured into the first day of the Kent County Show, as the rain poured down.
Weather permitting, up to 80,000 thousand people are expected to visit the 3-day event, a chance for farmers and food producers to showcase their produce to local, national and international markets.
This weekend marks the 85th anniversary of the show, and the 50th year that it's been held at the Detling show ground.
David Johns spoke to sheep farmer Andrew Denning, Stephanie Durling from "Produced in Kent" and Kevin Attwood the show chairman.
Thousands of people are expected to attend the annual Kent County Show at the Detling Showground. The Middle Eastern sport of camel racing will be one of the featured attractions this year. The event last three days.