• Short Summary

    THE TRADITIONAL ANNUAL BRITISH AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION TODAY (MONDAY) OPENED AT EARL'S COURT PAVILION IN LONDON.?

  • Description

    THE TRADITIONAL ANNUAL BRITISH AGRICULTURAL EXHIBITION TODAY (MONDAY) OPENED AT EARL'S COURT PAVILION IN LONDON. THE SHOW, OFFICIALLY NAMED THE ROYAL SMITHFIELD SHOW AND AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY EXHIBITION, DISPLAYS FARMING PRODUCTS, CATTLE AND FARMING MACHINERY.

    THE DISPLAY IS ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BRITISH FARMER'S YEAR. MANY BUYERS, FOREIGN AND BRITISH, COME EACH YEAR TO VISIT THE SHOW AND MANY PURCHASES ARE MADE. SMITHFIELD IS ALSO A VAST SHOWROOM FOR EXHIBITS OF BRITISH AND FOREIGN FARMING MACHINES. SEVERAL BREEDS OF CATTLE ARE ALSO EXHIBITED.

    AMONG THE CATTLE SHOWN WAS BALMORAL CLACHAN THE SECOND, A BULL, OWNED BY QUEEN ELIZABETH 11. SEVERAL OF THE FAMOUS BREED OF CHAROLAIS BULLS WERE ALSO ON SHOW.

    EXPORTS OF BRITISH AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AMOUNTED TO GBP159 MILLION STERLING LAST YEAR. THIS YEAR'S EXPORTS HAVE BEEN RUNNING AT HIGHER LEVELS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA456K4LR5AGSZOY26XQPLHIL0L
    Media URN:
    VLVA456K4LR5AGSZOY26XQPLHIL0L
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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