If your future is in beef production in the west country, Beef and Growing Cattle South West 2006 is the place to be at Hatherleigh Livestock Centre, Devon on Thursday 7 September.

More than 250 cattle will be on display providing producers in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset and Wiltshire with an opportunity to compare beef breeds and dairy calves.

For more information about the event, organised by the National Beef Association South West and supported by Farmers Weekly, telephone 01409 271 238 or email nbasw@tiscali.co.uk

For a full report to the event see next week’s issue.