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Farming Minister meets Cumbrian agricultural experts

Farming Minister David Heath is visiting Kendal as part of his rural roadshow where he'll meet with agricultural experts to discuss the future of Government rural policy.

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Farming Minister visits Kendal

Agricultural and business experts from Cumbria will have the chance to put their views across to Farming Minister David Heath.

Mr Heath is visiting Kendal, where he'll be discussing the future of Government rural policy as part of his Rural Roadshow.

Defra Ministers are taking part in a series of events across the country, with the main focus on giving communities and businesses a chance to voice their concerns on rural matters.

Issues such as rural growth and jobs will be high on the agenda.

Local experts from the Countryside Alliance, National Farmers' Union, National Sheep Association, and Natural England will be among those putting their views forward.

Mr Heath will also visit Lakeland Food Park and Plumgarths sausage makers, where he'll learn about locally produced food.

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