2018 official program – Tuesday, September 18


Tuesday, September 18

8am: Pedigree and Nature’s Table Sheep and Yard Dog trials start

8am: Champion axeman and men’s health advocate David Foster appears at Atlantic Oils site.

9am: Wagga Air Centre’s joy flights begin.

9am: Australian reptile displays by Snake Tails on the hour, every hour, until 3pm near The Stump.

9am: See the JCB Hydradig 110W (wheeled excavator) at the machinery demonstration area.

9.30am: Country Lifestyle program begins.

9.30am: Farm Gate Market Produce pavilion program begins.

10am: See the Brookfield SD150S-TR SuperDrill at the demonstration area.

10am-11.30am: Duo “Happy Hour’’ perform at the Farm Gate stage.

10.30am: Australian Army Band Kapooka acoustic ensemble performs at The Stump.

10.30am: See the New Holland T7.315 tractor in the demonstration area.

10.30am: Acoustic duo Happy Hour perform at the Farm Gate stage.

11am: Official opening by ACCC deputy chairman Mick Keogh and presentation of the 2018 HMFD Machine of the Year Award at The Stump.

11am: George the Farmer performance at Hutcheon & Pearce site 489-498 Block M.

11am: See the John Deere R4045 self-propelled sprayer at the demonstration area.

11am: Fashion parade at Country Lifestyle.

11.30am: See the JCB Hydradig 110W (wheeled excavator) at the machinery demonstration area.

12 noon-1pm: Dreamfields duo, The Inner Vision, perform at the Farm Gate stage.

12.15pm – 1pm: Australian Army Band Kapooka acoustic ensemble performs at The Stump.

Lunch break: Natural horsemanship entertainment and education with Tim O’Brien and the Boggy Creek Show at sheep and yard dog trial site.

12.30pm: See the New Holland T7.315 tractor in the machinery demonstration area.

1pm: 2018 HMFD Natural Fibres Fashion Awards parade with prize money of over $5000 across all sections. Competition to be judged on Thursday.

1pm: See the John Deere R4045 self-propelled sprayer at the demonstration area.

1.30pm: Noon: “5 steps to bank loan success for young farmers “ – NSW DPI at The Stump.

1.30pm-2pm: Dreamfield musician Iva Mahoni performs on the Farm Gate stage.

2pm: Official unveiling of the Joan Meyer stage at Country Lifestyle.

2pm: Duo “Happy Hour” perform at the Farm Gate stage.

2pm: See the Brookfield SD150s-TR SuperDrill at the demonstration area.

2pm: Daily draw of the winner of the Farm Gate Produce Market hamper

2pm: George the Farmer performance at Hutcheon & Pearce site 489-498 Block M.

2.30pm: See the JCB Hydradig 110W (wheeled excavator) at the machinery demonstration area.

2.30pm: Country Lifestyle exhibitor fashion parade

2.30pm: Circus star Marcela Scheuner dazzles at the Farm Gate stage.

2.45pm: Trinity Anglican College musical theatre ensemble at the Farm Gate stage.

5pm: Helicopter joy flights finish. Gates close.