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TAS Country : November 17th 2011
2 Tasmanian Country Friday, November 18, 2011 News Bush Telegraph Dairy Smart Field Days: (all 11am to 2.30pm) December 6 at Legerwood, December 7 at Dairy Plains, December 8 at Circular Head Community Rec Centre, December 9 at TIAR Dairy Research Facility. Details: Alexis Perez, 0418 876 089 or Alexis.Perez@utas.edu.au TWIA discussion: Next meeting of TWIA Meander Valley and Quamby Groups will be on Wednesday, Kanangara meeting rooms, Deloraine, at 7.30pm. Business to further plan 2012 gathering. Details: Joan 6497 2141. Cranbrook Country Fair: Local food and wine, face painting, yard dog trials, music. Sunday December 4, 10.30am to 3pm. Details: 6257 8410. Woolmers Festival of Roses: At the National Rose Garden at Woolmers Estate, Longford, on Sunday. Garden fair and open day. Plus Longford garden Club's annual flower show, Longford Town Hall this weekend. Details: 63912 230 or email@example.com Oatlands Garage Sale: Sites throughout Oatlands, Sunday, 9am- 1pm. Map at 68 High St. Details Lance Swan 6254 1300. Organic Farm Field Day: Friday, November 25 at Marleen Herbs of Tasmania 1325 Sheffield Rd, Barrington. Theme for the day is integrating conversion of property to organic certification and whole farm planning. Farm walk, water management planning and shelterbelt design. From 11am to 2.30pm. Details: Graeme 6435 1319 All Arabian Show: The Tasmanian Arabian Riders and Breeders will be holding their annual A class All Arabian show at the Westbury Showgrounds on Sunday, January 29. Huge program of led and ridden classes. Entries close January 13. Details: www.tasarabs.com or Sherry Fenton 6397 8472. Bicheno Food and Wine Festival: Showcasing food and wine producers of the East Coast. Also includes East Coast Art Space, exhibition of local artists and artisans. Tomorrow, 11am to 5pm. Freshcare viticulture training: TQA Australia is taking expressions of interest from businesses looking to complete Freshcare Environmental Viticulture training. Details: 1300 952 221 to register or www.tqainc.com.au/training.html Introductory computer training: TQA Australia is taking expressions of interest from people in the Horti- culture industry who would like introductory computer training. Learn about word processing, spread- sheet, file management and emails. One day basic course, small groups. Details: 1300 952 221 Open Gardens Program: Historic properties and private gardens open- ing this weekend include Brickendon (236 Wellington St, Longford) which will commemorate seven generations of the Archer family, with guided tours at 11am and 2pm (entry $7 per person). Also open Cotehele (105 West Westbury Place, Deloraine), Crayth- orne, (31 Craythorne Rd, Rosevears), Wrenswood (327 Mannings Jetty Rd North Motton), Rodman Garden (584 Preston Rd North Motton), North- bank, (433 Nerinna Rd, Margate), Perk's Place (592 Sandfly Rd, Sandfly), and Law garden, Aafwayup (239 Dulcia Court, Gordon). Gardens open 10am to 4.30pm. country ON THE COVER country TASMANIAN the AGFEST newspaper November 18-24, 2011 $1.00 inc GST ANTI DUMPING POLICY GETS GROWER SUPPORT P3 GAS CREDITS from the pig pen P3 Pig farmer Allan Broomby. Story Page 3 Picture: ROSS MARSDEN INSIDE Climate change adaption Milking new ideas P4 Charolis, bulls, impress Scottsdale Show P12 Anti dumping plan welcomed .......... 3 Record milk delivery ......................... 5 TFGA wary of trade deal .................. 7 Poppy crop helped by weather ....... 8 TFGA Matters with Jan Davis .......... 8 Your Say .......................................... 10 Olive oil label warning .................... 14 The Stock report ........................ 15-22 Richard Bailey's Market Talk ......... 15 Ta Ann's veneer plant ............... 16-17 Wool Report with Eric Hutchinson 22 Rural Property ........................... 23-25 Bush Fire Prevention ................ 26-27 Products and services directory 28-29 Country classifieds ........................ 30 Crossword ........................................ 31 Weather ............................................ 31 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 firstname.lastname@example.org RURAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY & COUNTRY CLASSIFIEDS 6230 0400 email@example.com CONTACT US AT firstname.lastname@example.org St Helens focus for distance ride Test of endurance P14 WEEKEND MARKETS SATURDAY St Helens Market, library carpark, 8am to noon. Details: Sue 04195 29719 Burnie Farmers Market, Burnie Showgrounds, 8.30am to noon. Details: Show Office 6431 5882. CWA Market, CWA Hall Main Rd, Bridport, 9am to 2pm. Details: Anne Marie Laubsch 6356 1474. Sheffield Town Hall, 9am to 2pm. High St. Details: Sharon Whitbread 6492 1302. Westbury Church Market, St Andrews, Lonsdale Promenade, 8am to 2pm. Details: Margaret 6393 1417. Kettering Market, Community Hall Kettering, 10am-3pm. Details: Jenni 0406 229 807. Smithton Saturday Market, 135 Nelson St, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249. SUNDAY Huon Good Life Summer Market, opposite the esplanade on the Channel Highway in Huonville, 9am-3pm. Details: Roger Oates 6264 0359 (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday morning) or 0418 349 098. Tasmanian Farm Gate Melville St carpark, Hobart, 9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625 or 0401 925 439. Sorell Market, Community Hall and Oval until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282 or 0417 509 558. Cygnet Market, Cygnet Town Hall, 10am to 2pm. Details: Julie 0488 066 873. 6297 8179. Oatlands Mini Farmers Market, lawns in front of police station 10am to 1pm. Details: Jenny Muxlow 0411 232 776. Ross Village Market, town hall, 9am to 3pm Details: 6381 5444. Derby Market, town hall 10am to 3pm. Details: Anne 6354 2520 or 0427 593 108. Village Market Triabunna, 10am to 1pm Melbourne St, Triabunna. Details: Tom Teniswood 6257 7583. Derwent Valley Community Market, The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk, 10am to 2pm. Details: Sheryl Rainbird 6261 5230. 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, Howard Rd, Glenorchy, 8am to 2pm. 6272 6812. Blessington Community Market, garage and car boot sale, North Esk Memorial Hall, Blessington Rd, 10am to 2pm. 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