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Bellerive Community Farmers Market
Bellerive Boardwalk, 8.30am to 12.30pm.
Details: Brenda Marsh 0447 926 202.
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.
Burnie Foreshore Market Burnie Yacht
Club, South Burnie, 8am to 1pm. Details:
0488 152 339.
Huonville Market Town Hall, Huonville,
10am to 2pm. Details: Sami 0400 505 069.
St Marys Market Community Hall, St Marys,
9am to 1pm. Details: Robina 6372 2022.
Bridport Market Main Rd, Bridport, 9am to
2pm. Details: Annemarie Laubsch 63561474
Deloraine Market Showgrounds, Deloraine,
9am to 1pm. Details: Bodhi McSweeney
0409 695 321.
Latrobe Village Market 169-171 Gilbert St,
Latrobe, 7am to 2pm. Details: 429 779 990,
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.
Esk Market Showgrounds, Launceston, 9am
to 2pm. Details: Philip Le Fevre 0408 487 154.
Evandale Market Russel St, Evandale, 8am
to 2pm. Details: Peter Woof 6391 9191.
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, 6297 8179.
Wynyard Market foreshore area, Wynyard,
8am to 1.30pm. Details: Chantelle French
Oatlands Community Market Gay St Hall,
Oatlands, 9am to 1pm. Details: Rowana
McDougall 0466 816 882.
Bream Creek Market Showgrounds, Bream
Creek, 9am to 1pm. Details: Helen 0417 599
South Arm Community Market 9
Calverton Pl, South Arm, 9am to 1pm. Details:
Pam 6248 9852.
Brighton Market Memorial Hall, Brighton,
9am to 2pm. Details: 0427 008 353.
YEARLING preparation and
business strategies will be the
focus of a workshop next
month aimed at Tasmania's
The workshop will be held
on August 12 at Quamby Es-
tate, 1145 Westwood Rd, Hag-
ley, starting at 11am.
TasBreeders is hosting the
free event featuring interstate
thoroughbred industry experts
Brian Nutt and Brent Grayling.
Mr Nutt from the Attunga
Stud in NSW has a reputation
of consistently good sales pres-
entation of horses of all ages.
Mr Grayling is general
manager and one of the found-
ing members of Supreme
Thoroughbreds, a boutique
broodmare operation that has
presented weanlings, yearlings
and broodmares at all major
Their highlights include a
Written Tycoon-Octangle colt
sold to the Hong Kong Jockey
Club for $500,000 on behalf of
a Tasmanian client.
Each presentation will be
followed by a question-and-
While the workshop is free,
bookings are essential. For fur-
ther details or to RSVP contact
Liz Nichols by email to
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Beef tariff moves a concern
Jittery markets P5
Protected growing popular
Results under glass P6-7
Fine foods judged for awards
Testing time P8-9
Agronico chief executive
Robert Graham with seed
potatoes at Spreyton.
Picture: CHRIS KIDD
Seeds of success P14-15
Spring planting feature ........... 11
Stock Report .......................... 19
Market Talk ............................ 19
Trades and classifieds............24
PIGS IN FOCUS: A roadshow
for Tasmania's pig producers
will be held on August 8 from
2.30pm to 7pm at the Happy
Chef at Longford. Australian
Pork chief executive Andrew
Spencer will give a talk about
industry initiatives and pricing
updates. The event will also
cover research addressing the
cost of production.
YAPN, a network for young
people in agriculture, is organ-
ising an opportunity to chat fi-
nance with a panel of
agribusiness professionals. The
free evening will run on Au-
gust 9 in the Montgomery
Room in Ulverstone from
6pm. Facilitated by George
Gatenby, the panelists include
Andrew Radford from ATR
Accounting, Dean Lalor from
Rural Bank and consultant
Penny Williams. Details:
Emma Egan on info@
yapn.com.au or 0448 214 745.
prominent interstate farmers
will be the keynote speakers at
a forum on regenerative farm-
ing later this month. Fifth-gen-
eration grazier from
Braidwood in NSW, Martin
Royds, and pastured poultry
farmer from Southampton
Homestead in Western Aus-
tralia, Jeff Pow, will present at
the NRM North forum at
Longford on August 12. The
day will run at the Riverlands
Centre on Wellington St from
9am to 5pm. Cost: $25. RSVP
by August 7 by email to
RACING SUCCESS: Tas-
manian thoroughbred breed-
ers are running a presentation
on yearling preparation on Au-
gust 12. The TasBreeders event
will be Quamby Estate, 1145
Westwood Rd, Hagley, from
11am. Guest speakers are Brian
Nutt and Brent Grayling.
Bookings essential. Details:
email Liz Nichols at liz122nich-
CATTLEMEN MEET: The
Tasmanian Mountain Cattle-
men's Association will hold its
annula general meeting on
August 22 from 8pm at the
Westbury fire station. Speak-
ers Olivia Barnard, Tracey
Boon and Sandra Rybarczyk
will share experiences from the
Man From Snowy River festi-
val. Bring a plate to share.
AusVeg will run a two-day ex-
program from August 22-23 in
Launceston. The training will
run from 9am to 4pm in Mac-
quarie Room at Country Club
Tasmania. The training is part
of a package assisting small ex-
porters and aims for under-
documentation and proce-
dures. Details: 03 9882 0277 or
by August 4.
Private Forests Tasmania will
be holding a seminar on euca-
lypt plantations, markets and
marketing on August 24. The
evening is to run from 6pm to
9.30pm at the Tramsheds in
Launceston. Cost: $37. RSVP:
6777 2720 or email admin@
SOILBORNE DISEASE: A
master class on soilborne dis-
ease management will be held
August 30-31 at Devonport ex-
ploring biological, cultural and
chemical options for vegetable
crops. Details: Sandra Marques
02 8627 1040 or email sandra.
FLOWER SHOW: The
Dunalley Spring Flower Show
is celebrating its 90th edition
on September 2. the show runs
from 1pm to 3pm at Dunalley
Community Hall. Light lunch-
es and afternoon teas available.
Cost: $3, children free. Details:
Ann Millar 6253 5715, 0437 888
476or email gmi20517@big-
CRAFTY GROUP: New
members are welcome to the
Happy Hookers group every
Monday to create textiles. The
group meets at the British
Hotel in Deloraine from 10am
to noon. Refreshments $2. De-
tails: Joanne Wild 6368 1373.
'SPRING SEASON: Get set for flower shows.
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