150th Royal Bath & West Show

The 150th Royal Bath and West Show gets underway today (Wednesday) in Shepton Mallet. It's one of the largest agricultural events in the country.

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Farming Minister to attend Royal Bath & West Show

David Heath. Credit: PA Wire

The Farming Minister David Heath will be at the Royal Bath and West Show, which starts today.

He'll discuss issues like TB and the forthcoming badger cull with farmers. A cull could start as early as Saturday in Somerset and Gloucestershire.

Other concerns for agriculture include the Schmallenberg virus and the future of the industry.

Mr Heath will also visit the Orchards and Cider Pavilion.

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