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DAIRY farmers will be offered
advice on how to improve their
financial and business man-
agement at workshops starting
The series of workshops is
being run by DairyTas and will
be practical in nature.
The initial financial man-
agement workshops will help
farmers use physical data from
their farms to see how that re-
lates to budget and cashflow.
The workshops start on
February 10-11 for an initial
two-day session, followed by
two more days later in the year.
Covering basic financials
and reporting, the initial ses-
sions are aimed at sharefarm-
ers, managers and some
owners, as well as those as-
piring to these positions.
The next level will be busi-
ness management workshops
for those with good financial
and farm skills, who wish to
develop and grow their busi-
They will suit farm owners
and established sharefarmers.
A two-day workshop is
planned for March or April.
The programs are support-
ed by Dairy Australia and the
They are free for current
dairy farmers. For details
phone 6432 2233 or email
Bellerive Community Farmers’ Market
Boardwalk, Bellerive, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Details: Brenda Marsh 0447 926 202.
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers
Market Cimitiere St car park, 8.30am to
12.30pm. Details: Misty Sanderson 0417 352
780 or email@example.com.
Big River Grower’s Market Willow Court
complex, New Norfolk, 9am to 2pm. Details:
Mowbray Community Market 330-336
Invermay Rd, Mowbray, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Richard 0418 133 308.
St Helens Market Memorial Hall, Cecilia St,
St Helens, 8am to noon. Details:
Smithton Saturday Market 135 Nelson St,
Smithton, 8.30am to 3pm.
Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249.
Devonport Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Gunn St, Devonport, 8.30am to noon.
Details: 6423 3384.
All Saints Market 339 Macquarie St, South
Hobart, 9am to 2pm. Details: Yvonne
0417 370 819.
MoMa Market MONA, 655 Main Rd,
Berriedale, noon to 5pm. Details:
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall and oval,
Sorell, until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282
or 0417 509 558.
Penguin Market Old Primary School,
Penguin, 9am to 3.30pm. Details:
Don Village Market Memorial Hall, Don,
8am to 2.30pm. Details: 0428 921 443.
Esk Market Showgrounds, Esk, 9am to 2pm.
Details: Mick Dennis 6331 6044.
Evandale Market Russel St, Evandale, 8am
to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191.
Hobart Showground Market
Showgrounds, Howard Rd, Glenorchy, 8am
to 2pm. Details: 6272 6812.
Kingston Rotary Friendly Market Kingston
Town shopping centre car park, Kingston,
9am to 2pm. Details: Annette 0419 543 287.
Cradle Coast Farmers’ Market Pier Wharf,
Ulverstone, 8.30am-1pm Details: Lee-Anne
0497 622 311.
Axeman’s Makers Market Axemans Hall of
Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm
Details: 6426 2099.
Ellendale Country Market Ellendale Hall,
Ellendale, 10am to 2pm. Details: Jenny Evans
Campbell Town Market Town Hall,
Campbell Town, from 8.30am. Details: Sally
Hills 6381 1318.
Franklin Market Franklin Palais, Huon Hwy,
Franklin. 9am to 1pm. Details:
Turners Beach Farmers Market The
Esplanade, Turners Beach, 4pm to 8pm.
Details: 0478 260 315.
Woodbridge Village Market Main Rd,
Woodbridge, 10am to 3pm. Details: Babs
6267 4853 or Jen 0428 222 490.
Dairy workshops aim
to lift business skills
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Bush voice praised P5
Family orchard’s export push
A fruitful future P12-13
New poppy mildew hits
Search for control P10
Rosemary Bennett and Kelly
Kumar of winning wine
producer Home Hill.
Picture: RICHARD JUPE
Home and hosed P4-5
TFGA Matters .......................... 9
Cuppa TIA .............................. 10
Stock Report ........................... 11
Wool Report ...........................16
Real Estate ............................. 18
Weather ................................. 23
OPEN GARDEN: Arcadia at
Glendevie in the state’s South
boasts mature trees including
rare Tasmanian natives, birch-
es and weeping crabapples.
There is also a thyme walk, or-
chard and vegetables, a lake
with massed water lilies and
old tools and farming memor-
abilia. 6095 Huon Hwy, Glen-
devie, is part of Open Gardens
Australia tomorrow and Sun-
day from 10am to 4.30pm.
AXE CHALLENGE: Busi-
nessman Errol Stewart has put
$50,000 on the block for a
who can beat his father’s re-
cord at the Henley On Mersey
festival on January 26 in La-
trobe. Details: www. henleyon-
FLOWER SHOW: The
Launceston Horticultural So-
ciety’s show of dahlias, gladioli
and liliums will feature cut
flowers and pot plants, car-
nivorous plants and specialist
stalls. January 31 from 2pm to
5pm and February 1 from 9am
to 4pm. St Ailbe’s Hall, Mar-
garet St, Launceston. Cost: $2.
ALL ABOARD: The Red-
water Creek Steam and Heri-
tage Society’s steam train runs
from Sheffield on February 7-8
every half hour from 11am to
4pm. On the Sunday the Red-
water Creek Model Railway
will be open from 9am to 3pm
and the Apple Isle Carriage
Driving Association will be op-
erating a horse-drawn car-
riage. Cost: $2. Details: 0429
BRIGHT BLOOMS: The
Westbury Garden Club’s sum-
mer show will feature flowers
and vegetables, plant stalls,
and afternoon teas on Febru-
ary 7. Westbury Town Hall,
Lyall St, from 2pm to 4pm.
Cost: $2. Details: Ros Groom
0417 568 804.
COAL TITLE: The Fingal
Valley Festival, a mining and
agricultural event, celebrates
35 years. Malcolm Woods is
vying for the world coal-shov-
elling championship. Shearing,
cycling, woodcutting and yard
dogs. February 28 from 10am
to 4pm at Fingal Recreation
Ground. Details: 0408 377840.
SUSTAINABLE LIFE: The
North West Environment
Centre’s Healthy Planet Expo
in Penguin includes the Or-
ganic and Sustainable Living
Festival on March 7 at the
community garden, 235 Iron-
cliffe Rd, March 8 a perma-
culture expo at Reseed, 30
King Edward St, a perma-
culture course March 8-9 and
from March 9-12 the Perma-
culture Convergence at Pen-
guin school, 125 Ironcliffe Rd.
Details: 6425 6928 or email co-
GEMS APLENTY: The
Lapidary Club of Tasmania
holds the Hobart Gem, Min-
eral and Fossil Show on March
14-15 at the showgrounds in
Glenorchy from 9am to 4pm.
Displays and sales, demonstra-
tions. Cost: $5, children $1. De-
tails: Rosemary 6249 1408.
PRECIOUS STONES: De-
vonport Lapidary Club holds a
fair at East Devonport School,
Thomas St, East Devonport on
March 21-22 from 9am to 4pm.
Jewellery, gems and minerals
from around the world. Cost:
$5, under-16 free. Details: Col-
lene Donaghy 0407 165 005.
FRUIT SKILLS: Supervisor
level training late April. Course
takes skills from Certificate IV
in production horticulture.
Places limited. Details: Fruit
Growers Tasmania 6231 1944.
Branches can advise of upcom-
ing events here. Information
must be emailed to head office
by 10am Monday for publi-
cation that Friday.
ON THE BLOCK: Errol Stewart is offering money for a woodchopping record on Monday.
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