Good morning Agfest!

With more that 16,000 people making their way through the gates, Day One at Agfest was a great success.

As the first day of Agfest for 2017 drew to a close, and yesterday’s crowd trudged back through the gates to head home, Agfest Chairman Kate Birch said that the day was a great success.

With over 16,000 people coming through the gates, she said the Agfest team is well on their way to their target of 60,000 patrons to Australia's premier rural event.

New facilities and disabled access are a feature this year, with ramps added to the Betta Milk Unique Taste Pavilion alongside a generous gravel donation from Hazell Bros helping with the flooring for both the Unique Taste Pavillion and the Craft Pavillion. 

Today's highlights include:

ABC Radio broadcasting live from 2pm (Site S82)

DairyTas Legendairy Expo (Eastern end of Main Street)

Stihl Timbersports Australia (Site S34)

The Art Agwear competition (Site 908)

The Working Sheepdog Trials (Eastern end of Main Street, behind Eleventh Avenue)

Make sure to check out the Central Arena today for non-stop entertainment, including Makhita Australia, the Royal Australian Navy Band, Australian Air Force Cadets, and much, much more.