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Community Achievement Awards

Community Achievement Awards
Dec 06, 2017

Rural Youth Tasmania - Agfest Organising Committee presented at State Awards

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Official Statement - Agfest public holiday

Official Statement - Agfest public holiday
Nov 10, 2017

Agfest's position on the proposed Agfest public holiday

The Agfest Organising Committee is disappointed to see the decline in support of Tasmanian agricultural shows recently.

We believe that Agfest offers a distinctly different product to an agricultural show and that local agricultural shows are important institutions for the community. We believe that there is space in the market…

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2018 Agfest Executive Committee Elected

2018 Agfest Executive Committee Elected
Aug 03, 2017

A successful Agfest Annual Meeting held on the 8th of July 2017 saw a new executive committee elected for Agfest 2018.

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Sweet victory for Soy Sensual

Sweet victory for Soy Sensual
May 08, 2017

"It's a huge achievement for our first year here."

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Local distilleries are giving state's economy a nip

Local distilleries are giving state's economy a nip
May 07, 2017

Agfest is certainly in good spirits with some of the state's boutique distilleries on show

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Volunteers: The backbone of Agfest

Volunteers: The backbone of Agfest
May 06, 2017

"The experience is great, the people you meet are awesome and it just fills you with this good feeling that you've achieved something amazing"

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The dangers of variation

The dangers of variation
May 06, 2017

Dennis Talbot explains how operating the wrong generator at home can have disastrous consequences - but is very easy to avoid.

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The weird and the wonderful

The weird and the wonderful
May 06, 2017

Barry Smith’s portable display features everything you never knew you wanted sitting in your kitchen, but suddenly feel you desperately need.

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Fencing's new best friend

Fencing's new best friend
May 06, 2017

Droppa-Mate is a tool designed to make fencing easier, and is making its debut at Agfest

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Self-driving tractors are here!

Self-driving tractors are here!
May 06, 2017

To many of us self-driving tractors may seem like a thing of the future, but exhibitors at Agfest are revving up for agriculture’s autonomous future.

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