Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A listing of events that might be useful for your farming business.


    Title
    Location​​​​​    Description
​​Tasmanian Show Dates 2019
​Statewide
Scottsdale:  16 November
Huon:  16 November
Deloraine:  23 November
Devonport:  29-30 November
Circular Head:  7 Dec​ember
​Tasmanian Show Dates 2020​
(all dates to be confirmed)
​Statewide

Bushy Park: 15 February
Chudleigh: 15 February
Exeter: 29 February
King Island: 3 March
Hamilton: 7 March
Wynyard: 14 March
Bream Creek: 21 March
Agfest: 7-9 May
Campbell Town: 29-30 May
Burnie: 2-3 October
Launceston: 8-10 October
​Flinders Island: 16 October
Longford: 17 October
Hobart: 21-24 October
Ulverstone: 31 October
Sheffield: 6 November
Westbury: 7 November
Brighton: 7-8 November
Scottsdale: 14 November
Huon: 14 November
Deloraine: 21 November
Circular Head: 28 November
NOVEMBER

​Dairy Tas AGM
​Wynyard
When:​  14 November 2019
Where:  The Don Wynyard, 26 Goldie Street
Time: 11am - 2pm
RSVP:  DairyTas​
 (03) 6432 2233
​2019 Hyper Yielding Cereals Project field day
​Hagley
When:​  14 November 2019
Where:  Badcock Lane, Hagley
Time: 10am - 4pm
​​Winning with Weaners Workshop
​Oatlands
Who:  Sheep Connect Tasmania
​​When:​  15 November 2019
Where:  RSL & Community Club, 1 Albert Street
Time: 9.30am - 3.30pm

These workshops are aimed at lifting​ lifetime performance of Merino ewes through improved management of weaners.

Register here by 4pm Tuesday 12 November 2019.
​Scottsdale Show​ScottsdaleWhen:  16 November 2019
​Huon Show​HuonWhen:  16 November 2019
​Blyth - Emu 
Water Resources Information Day​
​Natone
Who:  ​Department Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment
​​When:​  21 November 2019
Where: Natone Hall, 133 Upper Natone Road
Time:  11am - 3pm
Contact:  Marie on (03) 6777 2236
RSVP:  water.operations@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​

There will be a light lunch and hot drinks provided.​
Ethics Masterclass

​Launceston
Who:  Ag Institute Australia: Tasmania Division
​​When:​  21 November 2019
Where: Rory Spence Room, University of Tasmania, Inveresk Campus                8 Invermay Rd, Launceston   
Time:  4pm - 6pm
Website: ​AIA TAS: Ethics Masterclass
​National Agriculture Day​
Oatlands
​​​Who:  WFI, TRGA and Rural Bank
​​When:​  21 November 2019
Where: 'Callington Park' Esplanade
Time: 11am - 2pm
​RSVP:  14 November 2019, Holly Rowlands on 0419 682 941 or  
              holly.rowlands@wfi.com.au

Celebrate farming at this community event, with a BBQ lunch and guest speaker David Skipper, from TAP AgriCo.   Read more
​Future Orchard Session​
​Legana
Who:  APAL
​​When:​  22 November 2019
Where: Montague's Legana Orchard, 38 Jetty Road
Time: 11am - 3.30pm

This session will how to utilise agri-technology to maximise production, improve fruit quality and optimise labour to remain competitive.

Read more  /   View poster   /   View map   /   RSVP​
​Deloraine Show
​DeloraineWhen:  23 November 2019
​Farmgate Festival
​Tamar Valley
When:​  23-24 ​November 2019
Where: Various locations in the Tamar Valley

A selection of farmers and producers are opening their gates for the weekend,  giving you the chance to go behind the scenes on the farm, meet the people who grow and make your food, and hear their stories.
​A Day in the Shed - Shearing Shed Best Practice​
​Cressy
Who:  Primary Employers Tasmania
​​When:​  22 November 2019
Where: "Connorville", Connorville Road
Time:   9am - 1pm
​Contact:  (03) 6343 2244

Primary Employrs Tasmania is running a shearing shed best ptractice event at Connorville's recently upgraded shearing shed.

Read more   |   Register by 15 November
​Devonport Show
​Devonport
When:  29-30 November 2019
DECEMBER​

Hillslope Erosion
End-of-trail field day
Weetah
(near Deloraine)
​Who:  NRM North
When:​  3 December 2019
Where:  Archer Street, off Weetah Road, close to Deloraine
Time:  5pm - 7pm
Contact:  Peter Heading on 0400 737 253 / 6333 7789 or pheading@nrmnorth.org.au

The winter and spring erosion from the trial plots at Weetah has been measured and mapped. Come along to see how different treatments delivered, and get the full results.​

  Hillslope erosion end of trial event   (909Kb)​

Vegetable Research Facility Open Day​
​Forthside
Who:  Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
When:​  5 December 2019
Where:  124 Forthside Road, Forth
Time:  9.30am - 3.30pm
Website:  Forthside Farm Open Day

Catch-up on the latest research trial updates, speak with the researchers and hear from leading agronomists and get out on the farm to see the wide range of trials in progress.

Ample parking - lunch is provided. Please wear clean boots - foot baths will also be provided.​​

Register here
​Circular Head Show
​Circular HeadWhen:  7 December 2019
​Emerging Leaders Workshop
​CarrickWho:  University College, Rural Youth, Agfest, Tasmanian Government
When:​  7 and 8 December 2019
Where:  Quercus Park, Carrick
RSVP:  admin@agfest.com.au
​Free camp - Feed your mind, feed the world 2019
​Ulverstone
When:  9-11 December 2019
Where:  Camp Clayton

Feed your mind, Feed the world is a three-day camp experience for students wanting to learn about exciting career opportunities in agricultural science.
 
The camp is run by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, responsible for teaching agricultural science at the University of Tasmania.
 
The camp is free to attend and open to year 11 and 12 students.
 
​Water Resources Information Day
​Huonville
Who:  Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment
When:​  12 December 2019
Where:  Huonville Hall, 40 Main Street
Time:  10am - 2pm
Contact:  Marie on  (03) 6777 2236
RSVP:  water.operations@dpipwe.tas.gov.au​ by 5 December

There will be a light lunch and hot drinks provided.

JANUARY 2020​ 
FEBURARY 2020​ 

​Australian Dairy Conference

​Melbourne
When:  20-21 February 2020
Where:  Melbourne
Website: ​https://www.australiandairyconference.com.au/
JULY 2020
​Red Meat Updates - Tasmania
Launceston
When:  24 July 2020
Where:  The ​Tramsheds Function Centre, 4 ​Invermay Road
​Time:  8.30am - 5.30pm
Website:  www.redmeatupdates.com or find us at Facebook at 
             (Red Meat Updates – Tasmania) or Twitter (@redmeatupdates)
Contact: Georgia at redmeatupdates@macfrank.com.au or 
                0400 763 904 

​Now in its 8th year, Red Meat Updates covers topics under the themes of beef, sheep, dryland and irrigated pastures and attracts over 350 attendees each year. Red Meat Updates is free for red meat producers to attend. ​

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