Campaigners trying to save a board which sets the wages of agricultural workers will dress up as badgers today to stage a protest.
Cattle and other livestock from across the west country are at the Devon County Show, which drew in the crowds on its first day
Two men from Dorset have set up as dairy farmers without having a farm at all. INstead they've invested in a mobile milking parlour
550 cattle, 230 pigs, more than 15 hundred sheep, alpacas, goats and horses are all entered in Devon County Show's many livestock competitions. Duncan Sleightholme has more on the animals - and vegetables - competing to be 'best in show'
The 2012 Devon County Show is in full flow at the Westpoint Arena near Exeter. Up to 100,000 people are expected to visit the site during the 3 day event. Have a quick look at some of the events on offer:
The crowds flock to the Devon County Show which has just been opened by Caroline Spelman secretary of state for agriculture.
The 2012 Devon County Show is open at Westpoint Arena near Exeter with people already arriving to make the most of the 3 day event.
It is one of the biggest county shows in the South West, celebrating rural life.
The Devon County Show opens at Westpoint Arena near Exeter today. One of the biggest county shows in the south west, the three day event is a celebration of rural life.
The first big agricultural show of the season starts tomorrow - about a hundred thousand people are expected to attend the Devon County Show at Westpoint near Exeter over the next three days. Richard Lawrence has spent the day at the showground ahead of the public opening tomorrow