Forage Aid

Since starting in 2013,  Forage Aid has helped around 150 livestock producers that have been struck by extreme weather or other crisis with roughly £850,000 of feed and bedding. The charity aims to support farmers who are in emergency need of help. Forage aid was kickstarted due to the huge snowfalls across Wales, Cumbria and…

Business Awards Kent 2023

Last week we celebrated a very special evening at the Kent Business Awards 2023. This year, the Kent County Agricultural Society presented three very deserving awards to people within the agricultural sector.

Join The Team: Society Event Assistant

Are you searching for an exciting new project? We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced events assistant to support in the organisation of Biddenden Tractorfest as well as other society activities. This is a part-time, maternity cover role.

A Look Back At The 92nd Kent County Show

It has now been over a month since the Kent County Agricultural Society hosted it’s 92nd Kent County Show and we thought we’d take a look back at the weekend’s highlights! As we celebrate the centenary of the Society, the show was a momentous occasion and an opportunity to reflect upon the history of farming in Kent.

An Interview with a Prison Officer

HMP Swaleside will be exhibiting at this year’s Kent County Show for the first time. Michael, one of their officers, recently did an interview to give us more information about being a Prison Officer. NAME: Michael Alexander AGE: 43 LOCATION: Swale, Kent  When did you join the team at HMP Swaleside? I joined HMP Swaleside…

Farm Expo Connects Farmers and Industry Professionals in 2023

Farm Expo, the South East’s leading agricultural and machinery show, held on 1st March 2023 was a resounding success, with a record number of attendees participating in the event. Coordinated by charity organisers, the Kent County Agricultural Society, the annual expo showcased the latest in agricultural products, technologies, and services, providing a platform for farmers…

The Kent Farming Conference Considers the Future of Farming

On the evening of Wednesday 25th January, the Kent County Agricultural Society drew 130 visitors to its second Kent Farming Conference entitled ‘The Future of Farming’. Taking place at the Kent Showground in Detling, farmers, growers, agriculturalists, and industry experts gathered to hear from a panel of guest speakers, delving into developments in technology, crop…