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Farmers put on a show but have concerns over Brexit

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.


80,000 expected at Kent County Show over three days

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.