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TAS Country : May 31st 2012
2 Tasmanian Country Friday, June 1, 2012 Bush Telegraph country ON THE COVER country TASMANIAN the AGFEST newspaper June 1-7, 2012 $1.00 inc GST WAR WAGES ON FREIGHT PACKAGE P3 YEAR OF THE FARMER 2012 Ploughing on P3 Colin Berne at the national ploughing championships at Elliot STORY: P3 Picture: CHRIS KIDD INSIDE Lift in prices Boost for poppy growers P5 Women in agriculture Our top land leaders P14-15 Tassie in world spotlight Wool s yarn worth telling P21 Mixed reaction to freight package .. 3 Water key to state growth .............. 4 Biosecurity under review ................. 6 Wine industry has great future ....... 7 Dairy industry to pump growth ...... 8 Tasmanian Trail revived ................... 9 McCain under fire ........................... 10 TFGA Matters ................................... 11 Ashgrove the cream of the crop 12-13 Recruit foreign workers call .......... 13 Your Say .......................................... 16 The Stock Report ....................... 17-21 Richard Bailey's Market talk ......... 17 Milk price will recover .................... 17 Over the Fence with John Rich ..... 19 Rural property ........................... 22-23 Products and services .............. 24-25 Country classifieds ......................... 26 Crossword, weather ........................ 27 Country Wheels ............................... 28 Tasmanian Country is published by Davies Brothers Limited, 93 Macquarie St, Hobart, 7000. ABN 37 009 475 754 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 LILY BONANZA: The North West Lily Society is having it's annual bulb sale on Saturday, June 2 and the Penguin Uniting Church Hall, Main St Penguin. There will be a broad range of garden lilies, species as well as other plants and bulbs available. Doors open at 2pm. Details: Bev Gibson 6424 2096. HAVE YOUR SAY: Women in Rural Lifestyles are hosting a discussion evening on Monday at the Exeter Show Grounds from 7.30-9pm. Guest speaker is Denis Giasli who will talk about the NRM North's rural lifestyle landholder engagement pilot program. It will be an opportunity to have a say in what projects are promoted for better land, livestock and rural-based business management. Details: Carol Bracken 0423 255 776 SOCIAL NETWORKING MADE EASY: The MLA will be holding a free social media workshop to provide red meat producers with the skills to use the major social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blogging. The workshop is aimed at those already familiar with social media and looking to take the next step with their activities; Campbell Town, June 14-15. Details: Matthew Dwyer firstname.lastname@example.org POULTRY SHOW: The Southern Tasmanian Poultry Club is holding its annual two-day show at the Pontville Recreation ground, Brighton, on June 9-10 from 9am both days. Details: Tina Moate 6268 5240. 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). Enquiries: email@example.com. LAUNCESTON HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY: Spring Show September 15-16. St Ailbe's Hall Margaret St. Featuring daffodils and camellias, cut flowers, fruit and vegetables, specialist plant grower stalls, floral art and children's exhibits. Saturday September 15, 10am to 5pm. Sunday September 16, 9am to 4pm. Rose, iris and rhododendron show is on in November, also at St Ailbe's Hall. Featuring roses, irises and rhododendrons. Open Saturday November 10, 2pm to 5pm, Sunday, November 11, 9am to 4pm. 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 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Grasslands Society of Southern Australia's national conference will be held in Launceston at the Tram Sheds on July 27, with farm tours to be held on July 25-26. Details: http:/ /www.grasslands.org.au/Events/ conference/ or Claire 5433 5324 STOCKHORSE AGM: The Australian Stock Horse Society Tasmanian branch AGM will be held on June 17 at the Carrick Inn, Carrick. The AGM will start at 11am followed by a counter lunch and then a general meeting. Anyone interested is welcome and members are encouraged to attend. Details: Karolin Enno on 0417 544 009 COMBINED DINNER: The Combined Western Breeds High PointdDinner will be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Grange, Campbell Town. Details: Vicki Hume, 6383 1176 or firstname.lastname@example.org WEEKEND MARKETS SATURDAY Launceston Harvest Market, Cimitiere St Car Park, 9am to 1pm. Details: Kieryn Deutrom 0417 352 780 or email@example.com 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 Burnie Farmers Market, Burnie Showgrounds, 8.30am to noon. Details: Show Office 6431 5882. St Marys Markets, Community Hall, St Marys, 9am to 1pm. Details: Robina 6372 2022 Deloraine Showgrounds Market, Deloraine Showgrounds, 9am-1pm, Details: Bodhi McSweeney 040 9695 321. Wilmot Markets, Old Wilmot Town Hall, Main Rd, 9am to 2pm. Details: Sharon Whitbread 6492 1302. Forcett Hall Community Market, 9am to 1pm. Details: Sharon Fotheringham 6265 9174. Bridport Market, Main Rd, Bridport, 9am-2pm. Details: Annemarie Laubsch 6356 1474 Smithton Saturday Market, 135 Nelson St, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249.SUNDAY Axeman s Makers Market, Axemans Hall of Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm Details: 6426 2099. 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. e c ed O D WDD 22P C A D O S $ e O 0 72 AS V M o a SW r a Gra Gb g 3 $ e ee ! A 9 S $ 2 5 O RRP 8,9 sr a a s he es ! ae as NEW APOLLO 25HP Australia s Cheapest Fully Supported Tractor!
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