"Supporting our farmers and the industry is a priority for me in my work and I very much look forward to my role with this unique part of our country and its special agricultural show.”
Last week, as she celebrated her birthday, The Countess of Wessex was honoured to be elected President of the Devon County Agricultural Association for 2017, which organises the Devon County Show.
The Countess is a keen supporter of British agriculture in general, and agricultural shows in particular. Her Royal Highness is a past President of the Royal Bath and West, the Royal Cornwall and the New Forest and Hampshire Shows, and is Patron of the Association of Shows and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO), which represents agricultural shows across the country.
Want to find out more about The Countess of Wessex's charities and patronages? Take a look at our website here: www.royal.uk/the-countess-of-wessex
We've been busy today putting ideas together for this year's Show Guide - we've had lots of fun looking back at some guides from the past! The oldest we found was from 1957, take a look #TBT ...... ...