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Wolfe Brothers bring the country to Agfest

Wolfe Brothers bring the country to Agfest
May 06, 2016

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…

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William Adams showcases surprising agricultural success

William Adams showcases surprising agricultural success
May 06, 2016

The mining and agricultural machinery dealer has shown off its growing agricultural division at Agfest.

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People at Agfest who are having more fun than you

People at Agfest who are having more fun than you
May 06, 2016

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.

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Army war machine surprises patrons

Army war machine surprises patrons
May 06, 2016

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…

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Local champion fights for record

Local champion fights for record
May 06, 2016

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…

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Top Exhibitors recognised in Agfest awards

Top Exhibitors recognised in Agfest awards
May 06, 2016

Out of 765 exhbitors, eleven have been recognised at the 2016 Agfest Exhibitor Awards.

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Picture perfect at Agfest

Picture perfect at Agfest
May 06, 2016

Struggling Artists make a go of a future in illustration at Agfest

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Talk to a mate: rural health workers target mental health and wellbeing

Talk to a mate: rural health workers target mental health and wellbeing
May 06, 2016

Not-for-profit organisation RAW Tasmania supports rural communities in their hardest times

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Agfest TIA Scholarships 2016

Agfest TIA Scholarships 2016
May 06, 2016

Students who have excelled in their studies of agricultural science and business were today awarded scholarships at Agfest. Scholarship recipient, Patrick Amos, said he could now better focus on his studies and achieve his goals of working in the agricultural industry.

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Vee-licious treats

Vee-licious treats
May 06, 2016

For the sweet tooth that's in all of us.

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