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Three generations of volunteers serve up Henty meals |


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May 30, 2013 Alice Terlich will never forget the year she had to pluck and clean 30 turkeys in readiness for the Henty field days. The turkeys were destined for salad sandwiches to be served to field day crowds in the 1960s. As a member of the Henty Catering Association, Mrs Terlich is one of the field day’s most committed volunteers with a service record spanning almost 50 years. She was among the Henty Public School parents to prepare sandwiches […]

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Peter the go-to man for beef and beer at the Henty field days |


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Last year Peter Skeers was pretty proud of the bar at Henty, nicely decorated with brewery company flags, signs and stickers. But when he arrived on the Friday to pack away the promotional branding after the field days, he found the bar stripped bare. “The field days are held just before the Deni ute muster so all our Henty flags, signs and stickers were turning up on utes,’’ Peter said. He is the licensee at Henty and oversees the 12,600 […]

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Awards recognise innovation in agricultural machinery |


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May 22, 2013 A lightweight tipping trailer designed for all terrain vehicles will be among the technological innovations in this year’s Henty Machinery Field Days Machine of the Year. The prestigious award showcases machines at the cutting edge of spray, tillage, livestock handling and forage technology. Announced on the opening day, this “farmers choice’’ award is presented to the most outstanding new piece of agricultural equipment exhibited at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Machine of the Year chairman Matt Bergmeier […]

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Awards recognise innovation in agricultural machinery |


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May 22, 2013 A lightweight tipping trailer designed for all terrain vehicles will be among the technological innovations in this year’s Henty Machinery Field Days Machine of the Year. The prestigious award showcases machines at the cutting edge of spray, tillage, livestock handling and forage technology. Announced on the opening day, this “farmers choice’’ award is presented to the most outstanding new piece of agricultural equipment exhibited at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Machine of the Year chairman Matt Bergmeier […]

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From dairy calves to catwalk for designer Lindsay Whitehead |


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From dairy calves to catwalk for designer Lindsay Whitehead Exotic costumes on a catwalk are a long way from feeding dairy calves but Upper Murray fashion designer Lindsay Whitehead takes it in his stride. Lindsay, 29, uses breaks at the family’s Corryong farm to care for new born calves and irrigate pastures while perfecting his design skills and bespoke garments. A career in musical theatre costume design has won him a place in the Melbourne School of Fashion, where he […]

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