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TAS Country : April 5th 2012
KENTISH GARDEN CLUB: The 20th anniversary of the club is to be held at a luncheon on April 14 at Weindorfers, Gowrie Park. Guest speaker is Tino Carnevale from Gardening Australia. Details: Terrie Pollard 6491 2752 or Anne-Maree Temple on 6492 3012. TASTE OF TAMAR: The Taste of the Tamar celebrates wine and food produced in the Tamar Valley region, bringing together products from more than 20 wine and food producers. At the Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart on July 21 and 22 from noon to 5pm. Entry $15. Tickets www.tasteofthetamar.com.au EQUESTRIAN OPEN DAY: At the Ennovyar Stables, 1512 South Riana Rd, Gunns Plains, on April 9. The first open day held by judge and Arabian breeder Yvonne Downes. Horse Lovers are invited to spend a relaxing day mingling with naturally beautiful performance horses in their home environment, and to kick back and relax with a free sausage sizzle and light refreshments. Details: 6429 1353 FOOD SAFETY TRAINING: TQA Aust- ralia will be holding training sessions for those seeking Freshcare Food Safety and Quality V3; Launceston on April 17, Hobart April 18, Scottsdale April 24, Burnie April 25, Devonport May 2 and in Deloraine May 9. Details: 6423 6008 or firstname.lastname@example.org Registrations close March 26. VEGETABLE LEVY PAYERS' MEET- INGS: AUSVEG is hosting Vegetable Levy Payers' meeting in Devonport and Hobart to provide growers with an opportunity to see where and how R&D levy funds are being invested. Hobart session is on Saturday, May 12, Wrest Point Hotel Casino, 2.30pm-3pm. Details: 9822 0388. TASMANIAN WOMEN IN AGRICUL- TURE: The 10th Women on Farms gathering ''Meandering in Our Valley'' will be held from May 18-20 at Deloraine. Registration forms now available. Details: Maureen 0409 020 417 or Joan on 6497 2141 HOLISTIC GRAZING MANAGEMENT: NRM South is holding a two-day Holistic Management/Planned Grazing course, pres- ented by Graeme Hand, on April 16-17 at Pontville Memorial Hall. The course will run between 8.45am and 4.30pm each day. De- tails: 6221 6111 or email@example.com. BRUNY ISLAND WOODCHOPPING CARNIVAL: And Family Fun Day Easter Saturday at Alonnah Hall and Oval. Start 10am with Sthn Tas Axemen's Assn woodchop, the Old bits and pieces club machinery display, indoor market, sheep shearing and alpacas. Free Jumping Castle and Easter eggs for children. After party Hotel Bruny hot food and cool music. Contact Perri Bottomley 0362 931 548 perri@harbour- sat.com.au. HAPPY HOOKERS: Meet monthly at Elizabeth Town Bakery Cafe on the last Sunday of each month from 11am. Also weekly on Thursdays from 10am at the British Hotel in Deloraine ($2 cost). Enqui- ries: firstname.lastname@example.org. MILLION PAWS WALK: People are urged people to show their support for preventing cruelty to animals by taking part in this year's RSPCA's Million Paws Walk to be held this year in Hobart, Launceston, St Helens and Ulverstone on May 20. WEATHER ONLINE WORKSHOP: With Brendan McMahon (Bureau of Meteorology). Find out about new features on the Bureau's web site. Localised weather information to within 3km of your place. Tuesday April 24 11am-12.30pm or Monday April 30 6.30pm- 8pm at Deloraine Online Access Centre 21 West Parade, Deloraine. Morning Tea/Sup- per. Bookings or further information Anne- Marie Loader, LINC Tasmania Deloraine Library. 6362 3658. email': anne- email@example.com. GREY SANDS VINEYARD: Open for tast- ing Friday-Monday inclusive over the Easter break 11am-5pm. Taste wines and enjoy the autumn colours in the garden. 6 Kerrison's Rd, Glengarry. IRRIGATING THE PASTURE -- POWER- ING THE DAIRY: See Tasmania's first mini hydro running from an irrigation dam outlet. Official launch of the turbines and to celebrate with Ashgrove Cheese platters for lunch. Darren Cooper from Degree C will talk about the turbines, the inverters, learnings from this project and site suit- ability for similar mini hydros. Also overview findings from the DairyTas renew- able energy site assessment project. Wednesday April 18 11.30am-1pm. Ashgrove Farms, Hawthorn Property. 679 Dunorlan Rd. Elizabeth Town (follow signs from Bass Hwy). Respond by Monday April 16 to DairyTas 6432 2233. firstname.lastname@example.org. Information contact Dairying for Tomorrow Co-ordinator Rachel Brown 0419 528 428. GETTING FERTILISER MANAGEMENT RIGHT: Lunch provided. 11am-2pm Thur- sday April 19. Beaufield, 14593 Highland Lakes Rd. Respond to DairyTas by April 17 6432 2233 email@example.com 2 Tasmanian Country Friday, April 6, 2012 WEEKEND MARKETS SATURDAY MoMa Market at MONA, on the roof of MONA, 655 Main Rd Berriedale, 1.30pm to 6.30pm. Details: www.mona.net.au Launceston Harvest Market, Cimitiere St Car Park, 9am to 1pm. Details: Kieryn Deutrom 0417 352 780 or firstname.lastname@example.org Oast House Market, Hobart Rd, New Norfolk, 9am to 1pm. Details: Chrissy Andrew 6261 4476. St Helens Market, library carpark, 8am to noon. Details: Sue 04195 29719 Epping Forest Market, Midlands Hwy. 9am-3pm. Details: Colin 0457 975430. Burnie Farmers Market, Burnie Showgrounds, 8.30am to noon. Details: Show Office 6431 5882. All Saints Market, 9am to 2pm, 339 Macquarie St, South Hobart. Details: Yvonne 0417 370 819. 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 or 0401 925 439. Sorell Market, at the 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. South Arm Market, South Arm RSL, 2972 Main Rd, 9am to 1pm. Details: Pam Larkins 6248 9852. Brighton Market, Brighton Memorial Hall, 9am to 2pm. Details: 0427 008 353 Oatlands Community Market, Community Hall, Gay St, 9am to 1pm. Details Jenni Muxlow 0411 232 776 or Ron Williams 6254 1528. 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. Launceston Esk Market, Launceston 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. Bush Telegraph country ON THE COVER It has been a great season for Tassie's apple growers. STORY: P7 Picture: CHRIS KIDD INSIDE French family adds value Nuts about hazelnuts P3 New direction for historic property Different drum P10 Hereford and Poll Hereford sales Baldies the best P18-19 Vegie boost for Tasmania ................ 3 Agfest is calling ................................ 4 Rural Youth award winner ............... 5 Wet time as March record falls ...... 5 TFGA award nominations ................. 5 Resource for dairy industry ............. 6 Season is looking apples ................. 7 Climate change funding ................... 8 Opinion ............................................... 9 The Stock Report ........................ 11-13 Rural property ............................ 16-17 Hereford and Poll Herefords .... 18-19 Products and services .............. 20-21 Country classifieds ......................... 22 Crossword ........................................ 23 Weather ............................................ 23 Fine Food Awards ........................... 24 Tasmanian Country is published by Davies Brothers Limited, 93 Macquarie St, Hobart, 7000. 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