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TAS Country : August 25th 2011
2 Tasmanian Country Friday, August 26, 2011 News Bush Telegraph Rural Womens Award: Information sessions for women considering nominating for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation's Rural Womens Award will be held in Huonville on Wednesday, Scottsdale on September 5 and Smithton on September 6. Light lunch provided. Details: Heather Neate 6336 5146 or firstname.lastname@example.org Shearer's fundraiser: Sportshear Tas is holding its annual trophy and presentation dinner tomorrow night at the Cressy Hall. It will also be a fundraiser to help send nine team members to the national shearing competitions in Western Australia in October. Details: Mel Morris 0417 521371 Carbon footprinting and labelling workshop: TQA Australia is running a carbon footprinting workshop on Wednesday, at Mountain View Country Inn, Deloraine. The workshop will be fun and informal with the information aimed at primary producers with the focus on horticulture. Topics include the jargon of carbon, international and domestic requirements and trends, and the use of carbon tools to work out your footprint, $50 a head (includes lunch). Details: 1300 952 221 or tqainc.com.au/ noticeboard.html Penguin spring fair: The Penguin Uniting Church annual spring fair will be held in the church hall and grounds on September 10 from 9am to 1pm. Details: Dulcie 6425 1061 or Kay 6437 2360. Spring gardening forum: The Open Gardens Australia scheme is holding a ''Garden Degustation'' at the Grange, Campbell Town, on Sunday September 25. Hosted by garden designer Tim Barbour, this is an opportunity to meet some inspiring individuals who enrich our lives through their writings and gardens. Meet Gardening Australia presenters John Patrick and Clarence Slockee, and authors Patsy Cameron and Natasha Cica. Reunion dinner: The Tasmanian Rural Youth Past Members Association is holding a reunion dinner at 6.30pm tomorrow at the Beachway Functions Centre, Ulverstone. All past members of rural youth, junior farmers and calf clubs welcome. Cost: $30. details: Dianne 0407873117 or 0417165404. Oatlands Festival: The festival will be held on Sunday, October 16 from 10am to 4pm. It will showcase Oatland's history and local talent and will include competitions, exhibitions, vintage automobile show, entertainment, kids activities, festival market and street march; with visitors being invited to dress in period costume for 1820 to 1920. Stall holders, food vendors and entertainers can get details by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Oatlands Festival P.O. Box 70, Oatlands. country ON THE COVER country TASMANIAN the AGFEST newspaper Aug26--Sep1,2011 $1.00 inc GST WANDERING STOCK A POLICE HEADACHE P5 EYE ON THE PRIZEP3 Mrs Australia entrant Elise Shoobridge. STORY: P3 Picture: RAOUL KOCHANOWSKI INSIDE Import review welcomed Fruit fly concerns P4 Broad-acre expansion at Benham Growth industry P12-13 Weather sparks slug invasion Spring planting P17-19 Funding boost for agriculture ......... 3 Police warning to farmers ............... 5 Over the Fence with John Rich ....... 6 TFGA Matters with Jan Davis .......... 7 Tractor Tragic with Glenn Shaw ..... 9 Stock Report .............................. 10-15 Richard Bailey's Market Talk ......... 10 Farm Feature: Benham ............. 12-13 Chewing the Fat with David Byard 15 Rural Property ................................. 16 Products and services directory 20-21 Country classifieds ......................... 22 Crossword ........................................ 23 Weather ............................................ 23 Tasmanian Country is published by Davies Brothers Limited, 93 Macquarie St, Hobart EDITORIAL INQUIRIES (03) 6331 9144, (03) 6230 0716 DISPLAY ADVERTISING INQUIRIES Tracey Wright 6230 0752 email@example.com RURAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY & COUNTRY CLASSIFIEDS 6230 0400 firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT US AT email@example.com WEEKEND MARKETS SATURDAY Devonport Farmers Market, Showgrounds, Gunn St, 8.30am to noon. Details: Ian Day 0417 052 028. Epping Forest Market, Midlands Hwy, 9am to 3pm. Details: Steve 0409 026 853. South Hobart All Saints Market 9am to 2pm, 339 Macquarie St, South Hobart. Details: Yvonne 0417 370 819. Wynyard Craft and Produce Market, Wynyard showgrounds, 7.30am to 12.30pm. Details: 6433 1939. Smithton Saturday Market, 135 Nelson St, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249. SUNDAY Tasmanian Farm Gate, Melville St carpark, Hobart, 9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625 Sorell Market, at the Community Hall and Oval until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282 or 0417 509 558. Campbell Town Market, town hall from 8.30am. Details: Sally Hills 6381 1318. Penguin Market, Old Penguin Primary School, 9am to 3.30pm. Details: www.penguin market.com. Don Village Market, Don Memorial Hall, 9am to 3pm. Details: 6492 1443. Esk Market, Showgrounds, 9am to 2pm. Details: Mick Dennis 6331 6044. Evandale Market, Russel St, 8am to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191. Hobart Showground Market, Glenorchy, 8am to 2pm. Details: 6272 6812.
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