Skies clear for another great day at Agfest 2016
Future of Tasmanian agriculture clear as mud
KAAP caps off Agfest
Lunch: the mission
I am not a foodie. When I say “Hey, I don’t mind what we eat,” I actually mean it. I do not go out every Saturday morning looking for the Next Big Thing in brunches. The most complex meal I cook is lasagne, and that’s only if I ever cook. My point is, if I could eat nothing but custard powder and peanut butter and not have it kill me, I would totally eat nothing but custard powder and peanut butter.…Read More
Wolfe Brothers bring the country to Agfest
It has been five years since the Country Music band the Wolfe Brothers visited Agfest.
Originally from Hobart, brothers, Nick and Tom Wolfe, along with guitarist Brodie Rainbird, have met with success after being runners-up in Australia's Got Talent in 2012.
Since then, they have released two albums, were nominated for four Australian country…Read More
William Adams showcases surprising agricultural success
People at Agfest who are having more fun than you
Pat Richards and Sue Atkinson, pictured above shopping at Perry's Lemon Myrtle Rainforest Products, are having more fun than you. Probably because they're at Agfest and you're at work and not at Agfest.
Remember, the Agfest Field Days are on tomorrow too, so come down, buy a walking stick (they're A Thing, apparently) and join the throngs of fun-loving maniacs hanging out and getting muddy.Read More
Army war machine surprises patrons
Visitors to the Defence Force Recruiting tent at Agfest this year might be surprised to see a large piece of war fighting machinary parked out the back.
It has also been put through its paces on the Peter Brock Memorial 4WD track at the Agfest site.
The tank-like vehicle survived a rough transit on the Spirit of Tasmania, but the truck transporting it was damaged.
In order…Read More
Local champion fights for record
Agfest crowds saw a record breaking springboard competition at the Stihl Timbersports Australia site.
The crowd cheered on Brad De Losa, from NSW, chopped holes into the vertical log to place steps in and clamber up to cut through the top section.
As the top of the log fell, the crowd gasped in disbelief as Mr De Losa's time of 43.18 seconds beat that of Tasmanian champion Matt Gurr's…Read More