Events

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


    Title
    Location​​​​​    Description
​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
JANUARY 2020​ 
​Aussie Reds Field Day
​Cressy and Moltema
​​​​​​Who:  Aussie Reds
When:​  15 January 2020
Where:  Greenacre/Bradley farm, 694 Elphinstone Road, Cressy
Time:   9.20am
Where:  Griffin farm, 3 Brooklyny​ Road, Moltema
Time:   11am
rsvp
:  Bev on 0437 098 045

Opportunity to view herds with pure Aussie Reds and three-way cross and to chat to Aussie Red breeders from all over Australia.  Lunch at ETC.

​APAL Post-harvest Seminar and Orchard Tour​​
​Kialla, Victoria
​​​Who:  Apple and Pear Australia Ltd
When:​  22-23 January 2020
Where:  The Woolshed@Emerald Bank, 7719 Goulburn Valley Hwy, 
               Kialla  Vic  3651

Time:   9.30am - 5.30 pm

Read more and registration
​Fallow Deer Changes Information Evening​


​Longford



Avoca



Ross



Bothwell
Who:  Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

When:​ 
23 January 2020
Where:  Longford RSL Club, 78 Wellington Street
Time:  5-7pm

When:​  28 January 2020
Where:  Avoca Memorial Hall, 3 Falmouth Street
Time:  ​5-7pm

When:​  30 January 2020
Where:  Ross Town Hall, 12 Bridge Street
Time:  ​5-7pm

When:​  4 February 2020
Where:  Bothwell Football Club Rooms
Time:  ​5-7pm

Contact:  Game Services Tasmania on (03) 6165 3225.


Members of the public are invited to an information evening to discuss and ask questions about changes to the management of antlerless fallow deer and other deer and game-related management issues in Tasmania.

The information sessions will be most relevant to Crop Protection Permit holders and Game Licence holders.  BBQ food will be provided.

Read more on changes   |   Download flyer

FEBURARY 2020​ 

TMCA ​33rd Annual Get Together
​Birralee
​​​Who:  Tasmanian Mountain Cattlemen's Association
When:​  1-2 February 2020
Where:  Harveydale Rodeo Grounds
Website:  Tasmanian Mountain Cattlemen's Facebook or www.tmca.net.au​


A full program of horse events will run over two days, including the TMCA Championship.

​Fallow Deer Changes Information Evening​
​Bothwell
Who:  Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
When:​  4 February 2020
Where:  Bothwell Football Club Rooms
Time:  ​5-7pm

Contact:  Game Services Tasmania on (03) 6165 3225.


Members of the public are invited to an information evening to discuss and ask questions about changes to the management of antlerless fallow deer and other deer and game-related management issues in Tasmania.

The information sessions will be most relevant to Crop Protection Permit holders and Game Licence holders.  BBQ food will be provided.

Read more on changes   |   Download flyer

​WildTracker Workshop
​Longford
Who:  NRM North
When:​  8 February 2020
Where: Longford War Memorial Hall, 55 Wellington St
Time:  ​9:30am-12:30pm

This workshop for landholders in the Longford and Carrick areas will provide an opportunity to learn some wildlife survey skills and discuss opportunities available for funding on-ground works on your property to benefit the Eastern Barred Bandicoot. 
To register your interest, or to find out more information, please contact:
Robyn Allchin from NRM North, on 6333 7777 or Helen Morgan from Tasmanian Land Conservancy on hmorgan@tasland.org.au

​Seedlab Tasmania Information Session​

Burnie
​Devonport
Launceston
Hobart
Ross
Who:  Seedlab Tasmania
When:​  10-17 February 2020
Where: Various locations

​If you have a dream to start, expand or develop a product, food or agrifood business in Tasmania, and take it to the world, you’ll want to be at this event.

Read more on locations, times and ticket availability
​evoke AG.


​Melbourne
When:  18-19 February 2020
Where:  The ​Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton
Website:   https://evokeag.com/​

An event which allows delegates to explore what’s next in the agrifood tech space, covering three main themes; food – farm – future. 
​Tasmanian Farm Manager / 
2IC Dairy Program
​Devonport
​​​Who:  DairyTas
When:​  The Workshops will occur over four consecutive Wednesdays
             commencing 19 February 2020
Where:  Paranaple Convention Centre
Time:   9.30am - 3.30 pm
Contact:  Penny Williams on 0408 622 484 or ​​pennywilliams@our.net.au
The participants who complete the Program will be ready to transition exceptional dairy skills and knowledge to Farm Manger / 2IC level as well as adapt to skills to Larger Farm Structures 

Read more and rsvp   |   Download flyer​
​Australian Dairy Conference


​Melbourne
When:  20-21 February 2020
Where:  Melbourne
Website: ​https://www.australiandairyconference.com.au/
​Farming Forums​
​To be advised
Who:  TFGA
When:​  28 February 2020
Where:  Various locations throughout Tasmania
Time:   7.30pm - 8.30pm
Website:  https://tfga.com.au/events/farming-forums
MARCH 2020

​ABARES Outlook 2020 Conference

​Canberra
​Who:  Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)
When:
  3-4 March 2020
Website:  https://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/outlook

ABARES Outlook 2020 conference is exploring the practical steps to reaching what some call an ambitious target - $100 billion in farm output by 2030. Be part of the conversation as we consider the opportunities and threats in reaching that target.​

Register   |   Contact  
​2020 Tasmanian Dairy Conference & Awards Dinner

​Devonport
Who:  Dairy Tas and Dairy Australia
When:​  19-20 March 2020
Where:  Paranaple Centre, Market Square, 145 Rooke Street
Time:   7.30pm - 10am
Website and registration:  ​​​​www.tfga.com.au/events

Acknowledging the challenges and maintaining momentum is critical to the ongoing success of the dairy industry, this conference will be beneficial to anyone involved in the sector.
​​MAY​ 2020
​Agfest
​Carrick
Who:  Rural Youth Tasmania
When:​  7-10 May 2020
Where:  Quercus Park, 415 Oaks Road
Website:  www.agfest.com.au

Agfest is an agricultural and machinery field day event that has been operating for 37 years and is recognised in the top 3 field day events in Australia​.

​Tasmanian Women in Agriculture Gathering

To be confirmed
​​Who:  Tasmanian Women in Agriculture
When:​  22-24 May 2020
Where:  To be confirmed
Time:  To be confirmed​
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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