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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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Building communities through a simple "G'day"

Building communities through a simple
May 06, 2017

“That’s what kicked off the organisation – one or two people going around properties, knocking on the door and just saying hello. Since then it’s grown, and so have our services - but that’s what we’re about at a base level.”

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Who said farming isn't fashionable?

Who said farming isn't fashionable?
May 06, 2017

From chickenwire dresses, to leafy headwear, and earrings made from sheep tags, the Ag Artwork display at this year's Agfest is showing that creativity is strong among rural Tasmanian students.

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Lambie slams government inaction on Murray Goulburn closure

Lambie slams government inaction on Murray Goulburn closure
May 06, 2017

While the State Government says it's doing all it can to help Murray Goulburn employees, Senator Jacqui Lambie says it's not nearly enough.

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Top Mother's Day picks from the TasNetworks Craft Pavilion

Top Mother's Day picks from the TasNetworks Craft Pavilion
May 06, 2017

Candles, soap, and jewellery galore will make a perfect present for mum this Mother's Day

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Joy plentiful at Jimmy Giggle visit

Joy plentiful at Jimmy Giggle visit
May 06, 2017

It was raincoats and gumboots galore as Agfest's smallest patrons waited to meet their idol.

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Three cheese toastie review: the cheesiest of them all

Three cheese toastie review: the cheesiest of them all
May 06, 2017

A perfect amount of cheese oozes out of the bread and melts in your mouth

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Carving a reputation at Agfest

Carving a reputation at Agfest
May 06, 2017

“My chainsaw becomes a rubber - I rub out a shaded picture and create my shapes.”

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Young's engine steals the show

Young's engine steals the show
May 06, 2017

“My favourite thing about the engine is its visual appeal – because it is all exposed, it’s pretty to look at.” Joe Young shares his latest acquisition with engine enthusiasts at Agfest.

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