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TAS Country : January 17th 2013
2 Tasmanian Country Friday, January 18, 2013 country ON THE COVER Ewe prices tumble P13 IMPORT THREAT TO VEG INDUSTRY P6 Plea to extend fire relief funds P3 country TASMANIAN January 18-24, 2013 $1.00 inc GST the AGFEST newspaper 18 24 2013 SAVE THE DEVIL 2013 Tunbridge ewe sales Story P13 Picture: ROGER HANSON INSIDE Two tractor runs for fire appeal Tractors on a roll P5 Tax change to shake industry Sour note for wine P11 Daniel Gurr, chopping's rising star Chip of the old block P19 No fire aid for North-West farmers 3 Farmer hits out at burn ban ........... 4 John Rich Over the Fence ............... 6 The Stock Report ......................... 7-13 Market Talk ........................................ 7 TFGA Matters .................................... 7 DNA Merino testing a winner .......... 9 TIA - cherry research ...................... 11 Rural Property ............................ 14-15 Rural Service .............................. 16-17 Country Classifieds ......................... 18 Crossword, weather ........................ 19 Tasmanian Country is published by Davies Brothers Limited, Level 1, 2 Salamanca Square, Hobart, 7000. ABN 37 009 475 754 EDITORIAL INQUIRIES (03) 6331 9144, (03) 6230 0716 DISPLAY ADVERTISING INQUIRIES Carolyn Baker 6230 0640, Mathew Parr 6230 0752 email@example.com RURAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY & COUNTRY CLASSIFIEDS 6230 0400 firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT US AT email@example.com Bush Telegraph WEEKEND MARKETS SATURDAY MoMa Market at MONA, MONA, 655 Main Rd Berriedale, 1.30pm to 6.30pm. Details: www.mona.net.au Bellerive Farm Gate Market, Bellerive Boardwalk, 9am to 1pm. Details: www.tasfarmgate.com.au Collinsvale Makers & Growers Market, Collinsvale Community Hall, 10am to 2pm. Details: Joanne Gullick 0413 434 046. Harvest Launceston Community Farmers Market, Cimitiere St car park, opposite Albert Hall, 8.30am-12.30pm. Details: Misty Sanderson 0417 352 780 or firstname.lastname@example.org Big River Grower s Market, 9am to 2pm, inside the Willow Court complex, New Norfolk. Details: www.bigrivergrowersmarket.com 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. 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. Smithton Saturday Market, 135 Nelson St, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray Murphy 0418 144 249. SUNDAY Huonville Market, Huonville Town Hall and surrounds, 9am-1.30pm. Huonville Rotary Club is holding a barbecue to raise funds for the bushfire appeal. Details: Roger Oates 0418 349 098. 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. 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. Lilydale Village Market, Main Rd, Lilydale, Main Rd Lilydale. Details: www.lilydalevillagemarket.blog- spot.com or Dee Alford 6395 1561. Rainfall chart THE popular rainfall chart inserted in the Tasmanian Country late last month was incorrect. It will be reinserted in the newspaper on January 25. We apologise for the error. ANGUS SOCIETY: The AGM of the Angus Society of Australia, Tasmania State Committee, will be held on February 18 at 4.30pm at Breadalbane. Details: Sarah Cole: 0407 051 047 or email@example.com TASMANIAN OLIVE COUNCIL: There will be a field day at Elmside Olive Grove, Castle Forbes Bay on Sunday February 3 from 11am. Topics include pruning and fertilising. Barbecue lunch provided. Details: Geoff Price 0417 653 619 or David de Burgh 6297 0092. GEM SHOW: The Lapidary club of Tasmania is holding its Hobart Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show on March 16 from 9am-5pm and March 17 from 9am- 4pm at the Grandstand Hall, Hobart Showground, Glenorchy. Details: Rosemary 6249 1408. FLOWER POWER: The Launceston Horticultural Society is holding its Dahlia, Gladioli and Lilium Show at St Ailbe's Hall, Margaret St, Launceston on February 2, from 10am-5pm and February 3, from 10am- 4pm. Details: Pat Wellington 6344 2259. SUMMER FLOWERS: The Westbury Garden Club is holding its Summer Flower Show at the Westbury Town Hall, Lyall St, Westbury, on February 9, from 2-4pm. Selection of dahlias, gladioli, roses and floral art on display. Details: Ros Groom 0417 568 804. MIDDLETON FAIR: The Middleton fair will be held on February 2 from 10am to 3pm. Includes a scarecrows competition lining the Channel Highway. Fair presenters will be Tino Carnevale (ABC Gardening Australia) and Matthew Evans ( SBS Gourmet Farmer). There will be stalls of local fresh produce and craft, rides, demonstrations, sheep shearing, wool spinning, animal displays and entertainment. Details: Gloria Lonergan 6292 1606. SALEABLE MEAT YIELD: A field day will be held on February 5 to show meat producers, cattle buyers, processors and all interested people a much fairer and better way that producers can sell their cattle to processors. The day will be run by Peter Chilcott (Supergene Livestock Evaluation Systems) at the Exeter Showground from 5-9pm. Details: Peter Chilcott 0418 141 910. QUARANTINE GUIDE: THE latest edition of the Plant Quarantine Manual Tasmania is now available on the DPIPWE website. Hard copy versions of the manual are no longer printed. If you want a hard copy download the PDF version from the website. Details: Quarantine Tasmania 6233 3352 or Quarantine.Enquiries @dpipwe.tas.gov.au RAM SALE: John and Kerry McLauchlan will be holding a ram sale at their Leith property at Westbury on February 8. Details: 0428 931 299. *An interstate organisation using a similar name is soliciting business within Tasmania by suggesting or inferring they represent Tasmanian Country. For over 20 years, Tasmanian Country has been and remains the most credible & widely read weekly rural publication in Tasmania servicing our vital farming sector. The following people are the only authorised Tasmanian Country advertising representatives: Carolyn Baker 03 6230 0640 Matt Parr 03 6230 0752 Please contact them if in doubt on any of the above numbers or firstname.lastname@example.org BEWARE OF IMITATIONS* Place your advert in the ONLY OFFICIAL AGFEST edition 2013276-130118 As an official sponsor, Tasmanian Country has exclusive distribution rights within the Quercus Grounds of Agfest 2013 SPECIAL OFFICIAL EDITION CIRCULATION: 26,000 COPIES Published 26 April, 2013 includes program and site plan For Advertising Contact: Carolyn Baker ph: 62 300 640 e: email@example.com Matt Parr ph: 62 300 752 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Publication Date: 26 April Advertising Booking Deadline: 5 April Editorial Material Deadline: 5 April Advertising Material Deadline: 12 April
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