RASC – the voice of agriculture in the Commonwealth

Founded in 1957 by Patron, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, RASC plays a pivotal role in the promotion of agriculture across the Commonwealth.

HRH The Princess Royal, RASC President; works in partnership with the RASC trustees to create an inspiring force supporting excellence and innovation.

The RASC provides an opportunity for Societies across the Commonwealth to engage with leading industry members to support the advancement of sector. Through international networking it also encourages new talent through its Next Generation programme which was launched in 2004.

The RASC Conference, held every two years, brings together delegates from almost fifty show societies across twenty one countries.


The RASC is the voice of agriculture in the Commonwealth working closely with the Commonwealth Secretariat and its associated bodies. A classic Civil Society representing agriculture, the RASC shows what groups and individuals can do together, voluntarily, for the good of everyone.


  • 2023 Next Generation Mission

    Plans are underway for the 2023 RASC Next Generation Understanding & Assistance Mission. With hopes to host in ...

  • Congratulations Sir Nico

    We would like to congratulate Sir Nico Bacon, Chairman of the RASC, as Sir Nico has been awarded a KCVO (Knight of The R...

  • Superb’ takes Supreme!

    Cornish Winter Fair The aptly named Limousin Steer ‘Superb’ took the Supreme Cattle Championship at this years’ Wa...


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