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Bellerive Community Farmers Market
Bellerive Boardwalk, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Details: Brenda Marsh 0447 926 202.
Railton Farmers Market Railway Hotel car
park, 8am to 2pm. Details: Jackie Gillespie
0427 652 366.
Richmond Farmers and Makers Market
Town Hall, Richmond, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Harvest Launceston Community Farmers
Market Cimitiere St car park, Launceston,
8.30am to 12.30pm. Details: 0417 352 780 or
Big River Growers Market Willow Court
Complex, New Norfolk, 9am to 2pm. Details:
Mowbray Community Market 330-336
Invermay Rd, Mowbray, 9am to 3pm. Details:
Richard 0418 133 308.
Smithton Saturday Market 135 Nelson St,
Smithton, 8.30am to 3pm. Details: Ray
Murphy 0418 144 249.
St Helens Market Memorial Hall, Cecilia St,
St Helens, 8am to noon. Details:
Burnie Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Burnie, 8.30am to noon. Details: 6431 5882.
Huonville Market Town Hall, Huonville,
10am to 2pm. Details: Sami 0400 505 069.
Mole Creek Market Memorial Hall, Mole
Creek, 9am to 1pm. Details: Leanne Stephens
0409 713 240.
Campbell Town Farmers Market
Showgrounds, Campbell Town, 8.30am to
4pm. Details: 0455 872 784.
Westbury Church Market St Andrew's
Church, Lonsdale Promenade, Westbury,
8am to 12.30pm. Details: Rob Menzie
0417 931 619.
Longford RSL Market Wellington St,
Longford, 8.30am to 1pm. Details: Rozanne
0409 014 394 or 6391 1639.
Producers of King Island Market Currie
Club, Netherby Rd, Currie, 9.30am to noon.
Details: Liz Clemons 0428 202 909,
Jill Munro 0448 201 667.
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall and oval,
Sorell, until 1.30pm. Details: Rod 6243 8282
or 0417 509 558.
Penguin Market Old Primary School,
Penguin, 9am to 3.30pm. Details:
Don Village Market Memorial Hall, Don,
8am to 2.30pm. Details: 0428 921 443.
Evandale Market Russel St, Evandale, 8am
to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191.
Esk Market Showgrounds, Launceston,
9am to 2pm. Details: Philip Le Fevre
0408 487 154.
Hobart Showground Market
Showgrounds, Howard Rd, Glenorchy, 8am
to 2pm. Details: 6272 6812.
Kingston Rotary Friendly Market Kingston
Town Shopping Centre car park, Kingston,
9am to 2pm. Details: Annette 0419 543 287.
Cradle Coast Farmers Market Pier Wharf,
Ulverstone, 8.30am to 12.30pm. Details:
Ian 0418 386 380.
Axemans Makers Market Axemans Hall of
Fame, Bells Parade, Latrobe, 9am to 3pm
Details: 6426 2099.
Cygnet Market Town Hall, Cygnet, 10am to
2pm. Details: Julie 0488 066 873 or
Wynyard Market foreshore area, Wynyard,
8am to 1.30pm. Details: Chantelle French
Ross Village Market Town Hall, Ross, 9am
to 3pm. Details: 6381 5444.
Derby Market Town Hall, Derby, 10am to
3pm. Details: Margaret 6352 2951 or
0408 994 923.
Village Market Triabunna Melbourne St,
Triabunna, 10am to 1pm. Details: Tom
Teniswood 6257 7583.
Derwent Valley Community Market The
Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk, 10am to
2pm. Details: Sheryl Rainbird 6261 5230.
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TFGA Matters ......................... 12
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Stock Report .......................... 18
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JAGS OUT: The Jaguar Car
Club of Tasmania will be add-
ing British horsepower to the
Mole Creek Market tomorrow.
The market runs from 9am to
1pm at the Mole Creek Mem-
orial Hall, corner of Pioneer
Dve and Caveside Rd. Details:
Ross 0413 681 252.
STOCK HORSE AGM:
The Australian Stock Horse
Society's Tasmanian branch
will hold its annual general
meeting on Monday at the
Olde Tudor Inn, 229 Westbury
Rd, Prospect from 7pm. RSVP
to Tanya on 0409 452 642.
FEED DATING: Harvest
Launceston will hold a speed-
dating style event for food,
produce and agriculture busi-
nesses on June 20. The aim is
to deliver advice in areas such
as food innovation, marketing,
financial planning or social
media. Speaker is Karina
Dambergs from Van Dieman
Project. Enterprize, 24 Pater-
son St, Launceston, from 4pm
to 6pm. Cost: $10, Harvest
Launceston or Sprout mem-
bers free. Register by email to
DAIRY COURSE: TasTA-
FE, Dairy Australia and Dairy-
Tas are holding a training
course on euthanasing live-
stock on June 20 in Deloraine
from 9.30am to 3pm. The
course covers methods for hu-
mane destruction of livestock
and using captive bolt devices.
Details: Jocelyn Griffiths on
6477 7480 or email jocelyn.
LIVESTOCK DATA: Meat
and Livestock Australia,
RMCG and Tamar NRM will
be holding a free field day at
Winkleigh on June 29. The
day, from 11am to 2pm, will
highlight the latest techno-
logies for measuring perform-
ance. Register, details: Emma
Egan on 0448 214 745, email
Longley Organic Farm is run-
ning a biochar-making work-
shop on July 1 from 9.30am to
midday at the farm. Cost: $30.
RSVP to 0427 995 867 or
Hermione 0498 545 424.
PONY CLUB: The Mid-
lands Pony Club will be hold-
ing its annual general meeting
at the next MPC rally on July 2
at Myrtlewood, Cleveland.
Nominations to be sent by
email to midlandsponyclub1@
gmail.com by June 30.
GRAINS UPDATE: The
Grains Research and Develop-
ment Corporation will be hold-
ing a research update at
Campbell Town on July 21.
The day runs from 9am to 1pm
at the Grange, 4 Common-
wealth Ln, and includes morn-
ing tea and lunch. Cost: $30 or
$20 for subsequent partici-
pants from same business. De-
tails: 03 5441 6176 or email
TFGA DINNER: The Tas-
manian Farmers and Graziers
Association will be holding its
annual gala dinner in Launces-
ton on June 22. The guest
speaker is temperate agricul-
tural systems specialist Rose
Grant. The dinner will be at the
Country Club from 6.30pm.
BURNS FIELD DAY: The
State Fire Management Coun-
cil, Tasmania Fire Service and
the TFGA will hold a field day
on planned burning on July 27
at Wattle Hill near Sorell. Key
topics include planning, re-
sourcing and conducting a
burn and safety. RSVP: email
email@example.com. gov.au or 6225
8526 for catering purposes.
RED MEAT UPDATE:
This year's Red Meat Updates
conference will be held on July
28 at the Tramsheds in Laun-
ceston. Registration required.
Details: Sarah on 6427 5327 or
FOCUS: A grains research update will be held next month.
Nominate rural achievers
ACHIEVERS working on land
or marine farming can nomi-
nate for the Tasmanian com-
munity achievement awards.
The agriculture award of
the program covers the diversi-
fied plant and animal indus-
tries, including field crops,
horticulture, forestry, livestock
and livestock products.
Eight category winners will
be presented with $1000 and a
trophy. Two category winners
will receive a local commercial
television airtime package and
To nominate for the awards
go to www.awardsaustralia.
com/tascaa and follow the
www.agricontracting.com.au Ground Spraying
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