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Agri-Innovators winner a tie-down solution for the ute |


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It took 46 inventions but Barry Bennett finally struck gold this year by winning the Henty Agri-Innovators Award on Wednesday. A livestock producer from Barooga, Mr Bennett has entered inventions every year at Henty since 2001 and took out the award this year for one of the simplest of his designs, the Slip Tie. The Slip Tie evolved when Mr Bennett had problems with a fuel tank moving on the back of his old farm ute and tandem trailer. It […]

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Farm Gate Market Produce program – Thursday |


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Thursday, September 21 9.30am: Vendor walkabout with Farm Gate chef Michelle 10am: Coffee time with BBB – Joe will demonstrate how to make café quality coffee at home. 10.30am-11.30am: Dreamfields musician Chelsea Knight performs on the Farm Gate stage. 11am: Easy cooking ideas for common food allergies with Farm Gate chef Michelle 12 noon-1.15pm: UK music artists Lauren Diffey and Oli Crawford Craig perform on the Farm Gate stage. 12.30am: Champagne and sparkling wines masterclass with Damien Cofield, Cofield Wines. […]

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Country Lifestyle program – Thursday, September 21 |


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Thursday, September 21 9.30am: Eye health and the latest adaptive technologies with Vision Australia. 9.45am: The fundamental tips in development from new homes to renovations – Mel Williams. 10am: How to jazz up a sponge cake – Diana Wegener 10.30am: Smudgeless lipstick with Barbara Burton 10.40am: Women in Wool with Jenni Turner, Fox & Lillie, Natural Fibre Awards sponsor. 11am: Fashion parade with garments from Country Lifestyle exhibitors 11.35am: Marcela Scheuner – dynamic and explosive circus performance 11.40am: Unlock the […]

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Daily program – Thursday, September 21 |


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Thursday, September 21, 2017 8am: Exelpet Sheep and Yard Dog trials start. 9am: Wagga Air Centre helicopter joy flights start. 9.30am: Chainsaw sculpting with Angie Polglaze near The Stump 9.30am: Country Lifestyle program starts 9.30am: Farm Gate Market Produce pavilion program begins. 10am: Global agricultural leader Case IH celebrates 175 years of production with a ceremony at The Stump. 10.30am-11.30am: Dreamfields musician Chelsea Knight performs on the Farm Gate sound stage. 10.30am: 11am: Country Lifestyle exhibitor fashion parade. 10.30am: 40th […]

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Daily program – Wednesday, September 20 |


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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 8am: Exelpet Sheep and Yard Dog trials start 9am: Wagga Air Centre’s helicopter joy flights start. 9am: Chainsaw artistry with chainsaw sculptor Angie Polglaze near The Stump. 9.30am: Country Lifestyle program starts. 10am: Farm Gate Market program begins. 10am-12noon: Artist Kerri Weymouth invites the public to participate in a collaborative artwork at the Landcare shed. 10am-12 noon: TV celebrity chef James Neeson films a segment of Alive & Cooking at Farm Gate. 10.30am: UK guest music […]

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Country Lifestyle program – Wednesday |


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Wednesday, September 20 9.30am: The process of accessing care – Lutheran Aged Care, Albury 9.45am: Marcela Scheuner – dynamic and explosive circus performance 9.50am: Smudgeless lipstick with Barbara Burton 10am: Flowers with love – Judy Knobel 10.40am: Find your fit, fabric and style – Jo Lucchesi 11am: Fashion parade with garments from Country Lifestyle exhibitors 11.30am: Qualities and uses of lavender – Annemarie Manders 11.45am: How to effectively clean your home with Norwex products 11.55am: The Rural Woman – embracing […]

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Farm Gate Market Produce program – Wednesday |


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Wednesday, September 20 9.30am: Vendor walkabout with Farm Gate chef Michelle 10am: Watch Alive and Cooking celebrity chef James Neeson record an episode in the Farm Gate demo kitchen until 12 noon. 10am: Theatre performance by Trinity Anglican College on the Farm Gate stage. 10.30am-11.30am: Dreamfields UK music artists Lauren Diffey and Oli Crawford Craig perform on the sound stage. Noon-1pm: 2017 Toyota Star Maker winner Rachael Fahim performs on the Farm Gate stage. Noon: Blend your own bottle with […]

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Innovative hoe drill wins Henty Machine of the Year |


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A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes is the winner of the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding mechanism, with the wings able to be folded and unfolded in three-and-a-half minutes for transport. As one of the widest drills on the market, the 3420 was debuted by Canadian manufacture Bourgault to Australian dealers at Howlong in […]

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Daily program for Tuesday, September 19 |


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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8am: Exelpet Sheep and Yard Dog trials start 9am: Wagga Air Centre’s joy flights begin. 9.30am: Chainsaw sculpting with Angie Polglaze near The Stump 9.30am: Country Lifestyle program begins. 9.30am: Farm Gate Market Produce pavilion program begins. 10am-11.30am: noon: Guest UK artists Lauren Diffey and Oli Crawford Craig perform at the Farm Gate stage (southern end) 10am-12 noon: Artist Kerri Weymouth invites the public to participate in a collaborative artwork at the Landcare shed. 10.30am: Australian […]

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Farm Gate Produce Market Program for Tuesday |


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Farm Gate Produce Market program – 2017 Tuesday, September 19 9.30am: Walkabout with vendors – Farm Gate chef Michelle chats to exhibitors 10am: Chop like a chef – knife skills, food safety and other kitchen tips. 10.30am-12 noon: Dreamfields UK guest artists Lauren Diffey and Oli Crawford Craig perform on the Farm Gate stage. 11am: Coffee time with BBB – Joe will demonstrate how to make café quality coffee at home. 12 noon: Learn some quick cheese making skills and […]

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