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The Prince of Wales is visiting the region today. His Royal Highness joined an estimated 40,000 people attending the Westmorland County Show, near Kendal.
The Prince spent time talking to farmers and met stall holders who specialise in local produce, and as he toured the show ground, large crowds tried to catch a glimpse of the royal visitor.
Christine Knipe, from the Westmorland County Agricultural Society, says the visit is a huge honour:
The Dumfries Show, Scotland's biggest one day agricultural show, is taking place at Park Farm today.
The event has been running for 55 years and attracts exhibitors from across the UK.
Entertainment for this year will include James Dylan’s Stuntworld Motorcycle Stunt Show, vintage machinery, Daffy Dill and Douglas the Clown, Dumfries Pipe Band, Disfunctional, a dog scurry, the Young Farmers Tug O’ War and a display by the foxhounds.
This year the show is hosting the Scottish Limousin Club Grand Prix and Anglo-Irish Final
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The Cockermouth Show has welcomed visitors today to its site at the Fitz on Low Road.
The 166th agricultural show includes horticulture, horses, sheep, cattle and industrial crafts.
One of the biggest event's on the Borders agricultural calendar gets underway today.
The Border Union Show takes place at Springwood Park, Kelso, and continues tomorrow.
There are more than 200 trade stands, with competitions for horses, ponies, cattle and much more.
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Around 5000 farmers from across the UK arrived at the Crichton Farm in Dumfries today, to learn about grass production.
The event, ScotGrass, is held every three years to showcase the latest technology and equipment for working with grass.
It's a chance for farmers to learn how they can save, and make more money during tough times in the agriculture industry.
Over 1,000 pupils from schools across the Scottish Borders will be learning all about agriculture and food production today.
The Border Agricultural Society's annual Countryside Day takes place in Kelso.
It's aimed at encouraging young people to consider a career in farming.
A £20,000 grant is available to farmers in Scotland to help them repair man-made flood banks.Read the full story ›