On-farm business keeps children and babies happy |


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Creative grandmother Kerry Imrie turns out durable handmade children’s swings and hammocks from her farm in central western NSW. Her sturdy range of Sleepy Jays swings come in a vast array of prints, including tractors and farm animals, and will be on display at Country Lifestyle for the first time. Mrs Imrie lives on “Mt Tenandra”, a cattle and cropping property at Gulargambone, in central western NSW, and manufactures all of the swings and hammocks on-farm. Sixteen years ago, she […]

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Extendable drawbar stretches new Ajust-a-bar by one metre |


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In the lead up to sowing 2019, Ajust-a-bar released their new Series 2 model and have also entered it in the Henty Machine of the Year Award. Inventor and owner Nigel Martin said the Series 2 Ajust-a-bar was the result of much of the feedback received from customers. “It is said one of the most important and often hardest things in business is listening to feedback, hearing what your customers want and then making it happen,” Mr Martin said. “The […]

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Powerful new wheel loader perfect for stacking hay |


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Raising the bar, the all new Everun Australia ER30 wheel loader excites with superior performance, functionality and industry leading features of design. The Everun Australia ER30 Wheel Loader is an entrant in the Henty Machine of the Year Award and has an 8500kg operating weight, 2800kg rated operating capacity and 4400mm lift height. This is perfect for stacking hay, feeding mixers and load or unloading trucks. Everun worldwide uses the system of rated operating capacities with their loaders, rather than […]

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Plots to showcase grazing cereal varieties at Henty |


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Grain growers will be able to inspect 27 cereal varieties plus a ryecorn planted across the demonstration plots at this year’s Henty Machinery Field Days. The Henty Machinery Field Days Co-operative has partnered with Rutherglen company Baker Seed Co to present the latest dual-purpose and milling varieties for field day patrons. Baker Seed Co sales and business development manager Aaron Giason said the two hectare demonstration plot complemented the fully replicated trial sites at Rutherglen used to identify elite germplasm […]

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World’s biggest roller-bar rake an entry in Henty award |


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One of the world’s largest roller-bar hay rakes, the Berrima BRX Quad Basket, is an entry in the Henty Machine of the Year Award. Deniliquin based manufacturer Berrima has constructed the BRX series for Australian conditions and boasts maximum raking widths of up to 16 metres achieved through a quad basket design. The BRX 1600 is equipped with Timbren suspension for smooth raking. It has a transport width of 3.2m and length of 11m, a weight of 7.2 tonnes and […]

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Yanco drummers to entertain field days visitors at Henty |


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Field day visitors will be entertained by the Yanco Agricultural High School drum corps at The Stump on Wednesday, September 18. The drum corps is an integral part of the history and tradition of the school, and has won many awards for their performances. Students from Year 8 to 12 make up the drum corps and play at official school functions such as Anzac Day ceremonies, formal assemblies, the beach carnival march past, athletics carnival, performance night and grandparent’s day. […]

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Lighten the load and take the free shuttle bus at Henty |


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A free shuttle bus service around the Henty site this year will help ease the load of heavy shopping bags on weary legs. Ian Dobson will operate two 12-seater buses around the site from 8.30am to 5pm each day, stopping at eight designated points to collect field day visitors. He said the route was also flexible, with field day patrons able to flag him down to hitch a ride. A separate shuttle service to and from the Holbrook airpark will […]

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Wagga Air Centre gives birdseye view of field days site |


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Henty farmers wanting an aerial photograph of their farm can pre-book a flight in Wagga Air Centre’s helicopter at this year’s field days. For over a decade, Chris Cabot, Wagga Air Centre’s chief pilot, has conducted helicopter joy rides for visitors, giving them a bird’s eye view of the field days and surrounding landscape. With district canola crops around the field day site expected to be in full flower, the sight from the air is bound to be breathtaking. Mr […]

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International circus star set to dazzle crowds at Henty |


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International circus star Marcela Scheuner is back to dazzle field day visitors with her hoop and juggling routine in a roving street performance. The 24-year-old grew up in Henty and considers performing at the field days an honour. With 16 years of circus training behind her, Marcela has an impressive resume from years of coaching, directing and creating as well as performances at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre, Melbourne’s Exhibition Centre, Sydney’s Seymour Centre, Adelaide’s Tandanya Theatre, all […]

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Blanket or spot spray with new Sonic WEED-it |


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A new model incorporating WEED-it technology from Sonic Boomsprays is an entry in the Henty Machine of the Year Award. Sonic Boomsprays, in conjunction with Croplands, have the new model, the 5015-36WI. This model has a 5000 litre main tank, 1500 litre WEED-it hot tank, 500 litre flush tank and a 35 litre hand wash tank. Sonic Boomsprays managing director Max Hebbermann said the sprayer was set up for blanket spraying and or WEED-it spot spraying from both tanks. “It […]

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