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Railton Farmers Market Railway Hotel car
park, 9am to 1pm. 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:
Ulverstone Heartbeat Market The
Quadrant car park, Ulverstone, 7am to noon.
Details: Maureen 0427 686 414.
Liffey Valley Market 1463 Liffey Rd, Liffey,
9am to 1pm. Details: Quenton 6397 3670.
Devonport Farmers Market Showgrounds,
Gunn St, Devonport, 8.30am to noon.
Details: 6423 3384.
Epping Forest Market Midland Hwy, Epping
Forest, 8am to 3pm. Details: Jan Crocker
0427 349 321.
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
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: Dianne 6257
Avoca Community Market Memorial Hall,
Avoca, 9am to 2pm. Details: Shirley 6384
Latrobe Village Market 169-171 Gilbert St,
Latrobe, 7am to 2pm. Details: 0429 779 990,
Tasmanian Farm Gate Bathurst St, Hobart,
9am to 1pm. Details: Madi Peattie 6234 5625
or 0401 925 439.
Sorell Market Community Hall, Sorell, until
1.30pm. Details: Rod 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.
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
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
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.
MORE than 20 Chinese dele-
gates are to join an Australian
and Chinese sustainable agri-
cultural technology forum in
Hobart later this month.
NRM South's initiative for
Tasmanian and Australian col-
laboration with the Chinese
Academy of Agricultural Sci-
ences will be held from April
The Chinese delegation will
be led by CAAS vice-president
Professor Mei Xurong.
China is Tasmania's largest
export market for agricultural
produce, and is also the state's
leading source of overseas
tourists and students.
NRM South chief executive
Donald Coventry said Chinese
consumers and investors were
to be increasingly important
for the growth of Tasmanian
Mr Coventry said the visit
of Chinese President Xi Jin-
ping to Hobart in 2014 high-
lighted the opportunities for
Tasmania in building cultural
and economic relationships.
He said NRM South took
the initiative to develop a rela-
tionship with the CAAS.
The forum is to facilitate
planning on four initial joint
research, development and ex-
Forum for stronger
links with China
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RELIEF EFFORT: Rural Busi-
ness Tasmania will host a
fundraising event for the Rural
Relief Fund this evening. The
evening will be a chance to
mingle with politicians, stake-
holders and supporters of the
rural community at one of Tas-
mania's great rural homes. De-
tails: 6334 2768.
OPEN GARDEN: The gar-
dens at Kaydale Lodge in Niet-
ta will be open tomorrow and
Sunday, showcasing the
autumn colours of more than
150 mature maples and other
deciduous trees and thousands
of cyclamens. Food and picnic
areas are available. The gar-
dens, at 250 Loongana Road,
Nietta, are open from 10am to
4pm. Cost: $5, under-18s free.
Details: Lesley 6429 1293.
MOTOR SHOW: The
Launceston Motor Show will
be held on Sunday at Inveresk
from 9.30am. The day will fea-
ture modern and restored
models of all ages, including a
60-year-old fully restored
truck and century-old restored
Fords. Cost: $10, under-16s
free. Details: Graeme 0418 126
876 or Luke 0408 556 355.
ON THE MAP: DPIPWE is
running LISTmap training at
Hagley Farm School. LISTmap
is an online application that al-
lows people to view, create and
share customised maps. Stan-
dard sessions are on April 18
from 9am to noon and from
2pm to 5pm and on April 20
from 9am to noon with shorter
sessions on April 19 from
11.15am and from 1.15pm. Reg-
ister by email to mathew.
webb@ dpipwe.tas. gov.au.
PRECISION SKILLS: The
Tasmanian Agricultural Pro-
ductivity Group will hold the
Precision Agriculture Expo on
April 19 at Hagley Farm
School with a focus on training
and education. The free event,
from 9am to 4pm, includes
presentations, trade displays
and demonstrations. Details:
Biodynamics Tasmania is
holding a field day hosted by
Red Cow Dairies on April 21 at
249 Lowries Rd, Oldina. The
day runs from 10am and in-
cludes morning tea. Details:
GARDEN FEAST: The
Emu Valley Garden is cele-
brating the season with an
autumn spectacular on April
21. The day, at 55 Breffny Rd,
Romaine, runs from 10am to
4pm and includes entertain-
ment by Burnie Concert Band
and Segway Singers, food and
beverages and wine tasting.
Cost:$10, concessions $8, child-
ren free. Details: 0417 551 130.
SEASON IN SWING: Autumn colours can be viewed at Kaydale Lodge this weekend.
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