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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
Ulverstone Heartbeat Market The
Quadrant car park, Ulverstone, 7am to noon.
Details: Heather 6425 4324 or
Maureen 0427 686 414.
Liffey School Market 1463 Liffey Rd, Liffey,
9am to 1pm. Details: Quenton Higgs
Devonport Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Gunn St, Devonport, 8.30am to noon.
Details: 6423 3384.
Epping Forest Market Midland Hwy, Epping
Forest, 8am to 2pm. Details: Daryl Johnson
0439 433 679.
Woodbridge Market Town Hall,
Woodbridge, 10am to 2pm. Details:
0498 375 043.
Tassie Makers Market Legana Hall, Legana,
10am to 2pm. Details: Fran Rothwell
0407 424 524.
George Town Cricket Club Market
Memorial Hall, George Town, 9am to 1pm.
Details: Pat 6382 3421.
Swansea Community Market Town Hall,
Swansea 10am to 1pm. Details: Laerke
0432 335 548.
Avoca Community Market Memorial Hall,
Avoca, 9am to 2pm. Details: Shirley
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.
Lilydale Village Market Community Hall,
Lilydale, 10am to 2pm. Details: Simon 0408
Judbury Market Calvert Park, Judbury,
10am to 2pm. Details: Tony 0424 035 114.
Tunbridge Market Town Hall, Tunbridge,
9am to 3pm. Details: Rodney 6255 2002 or
Paul 0437 552 173.
Dover Community Market Southgate
Shopping Centre, Dover, 10am to 3pm.
Details: 6297 6220.
Geeveston Country Market Community
Hall, Brady St, Geeveston, 9am to 2pm.
Details: 0484 276 301.
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Toasting the honours
Winemakers noted P4-5
Cluny claims big gong
Fabulous fleece P10
Dairy expansion falls short
Push to get on track P9
Former Sydney butcher Luke
Trengrove has made his
boyhood dream of farming life
in Tasmania become reality.
Picture: LUKE BOWDEN
Passion for pigs P12-13
TFGA Matters .......................... 8
Stock Report .......................... 10
Market Talk ............................. 11
Poppy feature ........................ 18
Trades and classifieds ........... 20
Weather ................................. 23
REGENERATION: Two in-
terstate farmers will be the
speakers at a forum on regen-
erative farming tomorrow.
Fifth-generation 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 tomorrow. The day
will run at Riverlands Centre
in Wellington St from 9am to
5pm. Cost: $25. RSVP by email
RACING SUCCESS: Tas-
manian thoroughbred breed-
ers are running a presentation
on yearling preparation to-
morrow. The TasBreeders
event will be Quamby Estate,
1145 Westwood Rd, Hagley,
from 11am. Bookings essential.
Details: email Liz Nichols at
Partners in Ag and TasNet-
works are holding a free work-
shop on understanding the
financial scorecard of a farm-
ing business on August 17. The
workshop runs from 9am to
3.30pm at Elizabeth Town
Bakery and Cafe. Details and
registrations: Nickie Berres-
ford 0428 662 655 or email
BUSINESS UPDATE: The
Grains Research and Develop-
ment Corporation will hold a
farm business update event on
August 17. The event will run at
the Tramsheds in Launceston
on August 17 from 9am to
3.45pm. Details: 5441 6176 or
CATTLEMEN MEET: The
Tasmanian Mountain Cattle-
men’s Association will hold its
annual 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 an export-de-
velopment training program
from August 22-23 in Launces-
ton. The training will run from
9am to 4pm in Macquarie
Room at Country Club Tas-
mania. The training aims for
understanding of export docu-
mentation and procedures.
Details: 9882 0277 or email ex-
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@
The ABARES regional outlook
conference will be held on Au-
gust 23 in Devonport. AB-
ARES economists will present
an economic overview and
forecasts for agricultural com-
modities. The event is at the
Waterfront function centre, 17
Devonport Rd, from 9am. De-
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 from 1pm to
3pm at Dunalley Community
Hall. Cost: $3, children free.
Details: Ann Millar 6253 5715,
0437 888 476 or email
SPRING BLOOMS: Ca-
mellias and daffodils will star
in the Claremont Flower Show
from September 2-3. The show
is at Claremont Memorial Hall
from 1pm to 5pm on the Satur-
day and from 10am to 4pm on
the Sunday. Details: Barry Da-
vidson 0439 992 509 or Stan
Walker 6275 2285.
OPPORTUNITIES: Export training for smaller vegetable
producers will be held later this month.
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