Royal Agricultural Society


Royal Agricultural Society

The Royal Agricultural Society of England was established in the United Kingdom in 1838 with the motto "Practice with Science". The RASE aim is to promote the scientific development of agriculture. The society received its Royal Charter from Queen Victoria in 1840.

From its early days the society has held regular exhibitions around the country (called the Royal Show). The show is held in Stoneleigh Park (previously known as the National Agricultural Centre or NAC) near Stoneleigh in Warwickshire, England. An early venue for the show was at Park Royal, in North West London.

Bibliography

* "Harvests of Change: The Royal Agricultural Society of England 1838-1988" by Nicholas Goddard [ Detail from a copy of the book, published by Quiller Press London in 1988 with an ISBN of 0 907621 96 1. The chapters relate to the Origin of the Society, and the History surrounding Stoneleigh, with a foreword by the Earl of Selborne. Appendix section includes a List of Sponsors at Stoneleigh ]

ee also

* Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales
* Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania
* American Royal

External links

* [http://www.rase.org.uk/index.asp Royal Agricultural Society of England]

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