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People of Agfest: Saturday

People of Agfest: Saturday
May 09, 2016

One final gallery of images taken at Agfest on Saturday 7 May 2016.

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Caution: contains moving parts

Caution: contains moving parts
May 07, 2016

Pictured above: Karl the Blacksmith is one of a few dozen blacksmiths still working in Tasmania. He said that Tasmania has more working blacksmiths than the mainland. Karl says that's because Tasmania still had working blacksmiths years after they fell into obscurity on the mainland.

Agfest has a huge area dedicated to heritage machinery. Get down there if you like tractors in all shapes…

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From Trash to Treasure

From Trash to Treasure
May 07, 2016

Envorinex, helping Tasmanian farmers recycle their rubbish.

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Graduation day for "bio-security legends"

Graduation day for
May 07, 2016

Four months of intensive training has paid off for Lily, Ava, Ruby, Major and Sash.

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Agfest volunteer 'now part of the furniture'

Agfest volunteer 'now part of the furniture'
May 07, 2016

Agfest, in its 34th year, is Tasmania’s premier rural event and is entirely run by Rural Youth volunteers and Alistair Downie has been around for 31 of them.

Mr Downie doesn’t think the event can get any bigger, or any better.

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Handmade outfits are works of art

Handmade outfits are works of art
May 07, 2016

Ag Art Wear has contestants strutting their stuff in an Agfest fashion extravaganza.

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Tiny beauties wow Agfest year after year

Tiny beauties wow Agfest year after year
May 07, 2016

Bonsai expert Noel Kemp showcases his beloved miniaturised trees

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A Chocolate Lover's Guide to Agfest

A Chocolate Lover's Guide to Agfest
May 07, 2016

Everything you need to know about the delicious chocolate delights available at Agfest.

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Good morning...sunshine?

Good morning...sunshine?
May 07, 2016

Welcome to the third and final day of Agfest 2016!

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Kids safety is high-vis for Schumann

Kids safety is high-vis for Schumann
May 07, 2016

Aussie Kids at Work is a Tasmanian business which prioritises the safety of our "future resources".

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