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October 27, 2015

A man who abandoned his A-level studies in the mid-seventies to manage the first public event of his career, has been recognised by Her Majesty The Queen, for his services to the agricultural industry. Paul Hooper, Secretary of the Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) and Society Secretary for the renowned Royal Bath and… Read more »

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It may come as something of a surprise to many that somewhere in the region of six million people now visit our agricultural and country shows each year. That’s about 10% of the population. In spite of a period of instability, characterized by the Foot and Mouth epidemic of 2001, and remembered as a time… Read more »

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The Association of Shows and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) which represents around 200 of Britain’s food farming and countryside events, said today that in spite of the sad demise of the much-loved CLA Game Fair, other country shows were faring well and in no danger of following suit. The Country Land and Business Association issued a… Read more »