One of the themes of this Devon County show is the role of young people in our rural economy. Bob Cruwys has been to meet one farmer - who wants to get more teenagers interested in the countryside.
The Devon County Show has everything from a quad bike stuntman to livestock shows. Here is a duck-herding sheepdog:
poor weather hasn't put off visitors to day one of the Devon County Show.
There were delays earlier because of a crash on the M5 near exeter but Thousands have poured into the Westpoint arena for the agricultural show.
The Devon County Show includes everything from livestock competitions to morris dancers. Now in its 119th year, it runs until Saturday.
Between 20,000 and 30,000 visitors are expected to visit the Exeter show ground on the first day of the Devon County Show.
The weather today and over the weekend has taken a turn for the worse, but this hopefully won't put off the 95,000 visitors expected over the three days.
Tomorrow we'll be joining thousands of people at the opening day of the Devon County Show.
Duncan Sleightholme was at the show ground today as final preparations were taking place before the show opens at 6am.
Europe's tiniest llamas will be on display at the Devon County show tomorrow for the first time.
Owners prepare their prized specimens for their moment in the spotlight over the weekend.
Livestock have a rest before the big event.
Quad bike stuntman the Kangaroo Kid revs up for the Devon County Show, which starts tomorrow.
This will be the 25th event at the Exeter show ground.
The Devon County Show is just three weeks away. This year its celebrating its 25th year at the Westpoint Arena where you will be able to find 1,400 sheep, 300 alpacas, 1,300 horses and 95,000 people ! Jacquie Bird reports on the preparations for the show.
Farmers lobbied a Government Minster today, calling for a policy to protect British farming and its role in feeding our families. David Heath was visiting the second day of the Devon County Show near Exeter.
It follows a year that many farmers describe as the worst they can remember.
The showground opened for the second day at 8am with trade stands open from 9am - 6:30pm. The main road nearby (A3052) is expected to be very heavy, as are surrounding routes. Car parking is free. From Exeter take the 52 bus service and the 59 shuttle from Exmouth