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25 facts to celebrate 25 years at Westpoint

23 April 2014

The Devon County Agricultural Association, organisers of the Devon County Show, the county’s largest annual event, is gearing up for a double celebration this year.    2014 heralds the 119th County Show held on May 22-24 and it i...

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Farming focus

23 April 2014

The Devon County Show’s reputation as one of the foremost agricultural shows in the country - as well, of course, as being the most magnificent celebration of all things rural in Devon - having been firmly re-established, the farming focus a...

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The Duke of Kent to visit Devon County Show

15 April 2014

The Duke of Kent is to attend the Devon County Show at Westpoint, Exeter on Friday, May 23.   It will be The Duke’s first visit to the county’s largest annual event where he will be accompanied by Show President Sir Eric Dancer,...

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The Duchess of Cornwall accepts Honorary Life Vice-Presidency

07 April 2014

The Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA), which stages the Devon County Show, is delighted to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cornwall has accepted a DCAA Honorary Life Vice-Presidency.   John Lee OBE, Chairman of Council of the DC...

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Devon County Show launches new website for mobiles

20 March 2014

The Devon County Show today rolled out a brand new mobile website designed to be used on all smartphones and small tablet devices. The new site, available to view at the usual web address -www.devoncountyshow.co.uk – helps visitors using ha...

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Celebrations are the order of the day for this year’s Devon County Show

11 March 2014

The Devon County Agricultural Association, organisers of the Devon County Show, the county’s largest annual event, is gearing up for a double celebration this year.    2014 will be the 119th County Show, an annual celebration of ...

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Long Service Awards

12 February 2014

Devon farmers and landowners are asked to nominate their staff for a Devon County Show Long Service Award.  Any employee who has completed at least 30 years’ service in agriculture, horticulture or forestry in the county with the same ...

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£1000 prize on offer from Devon County Show for ‘green’ community projects

11 February 2014

Is your Devonshire town or village doing something collectively to improve the quality of life or reduce the strain on finite resources?   A vegetable growing co-operative, for example, or a community shop; or has a group of locals taken ove...

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Show highlights diversification that lasts with 2014 John Neason award

10 February 2014

As the Devon County Show prepares to celebrate 25 years at its Westpoint showground, the organisers are giving one of its three prestigious awards schemes a new twist.   Past winners and runners-up in the John Neason award for farm diversifi...

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Sir Eric Dancer is the Devon County Agricultural Association’s new President

28 January 2014

Sir Eric Dancer, KCVO, CBE, JP, the Lord Lieutenant of Devon, has been appointed President of the Devon County Agricultural Association, whose flagship event is the Devon County Show (May 22-24). He succeeds the Hon. George Lopes DL. Sir Eric was...

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New awards scheme to highlight cream of Devon farming

04 December 2013

The search is on for the best and most inspiring farmers in Devon, as the Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA) joins forces with leading farming charity, the Addington Fund and award-winning South West lawyers Stephens Scown LLP, to launch...

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Ollie elected ASAO Chairman

08 November 2013

One of West Country farming’s best known personalities, Ollie Allen, organiser of the Devon County Show, takes over this weekend as Chairman of a national organisation, the Association of Shows and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO). Ollie h...

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