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THE VIRTUAL GATES HAVE CLOSED ON A MASSIVE EVENT!

THE VIRTUAL GATES HAVE CLOSED ON A MASSIVE EVENT!
May 28, 2020

The Agfest in the Cloud online platform generating an overwhelming 1,010,000 page views, attracting 45,600 unique visitors to Australia’s first online field day over three massive weeks!

The virtual gates of Agfest 2020 in the Cloud closed today at 5:00pm.  The online platform launched at 8:00am on Thursday 7th May. Day one recorded the single biggest day over the three weeks…

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AGFEST 2020 A VIRTUAL REALITY

AGFEST 2020 A VIRTUAL REALITY
Apr 15, 2020

Agfest 2020 is going ahead – but will be moved from the paddock to the cloud to enable exhibitors to generate much-needed trade and to stimulate Tasmania’s economy during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania, organisers of the three-day field days that inject more than $20 million into the local economy each year, announced the heart-breaking decision to…

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AGFEST 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

AGFEST 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Mar 18, 2020

The Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania has cancelled Agfest 2020 – the first time in the event’s 37-year history – in the best interests of the community’s health and safety.

After much careful deliberation weighing up the latest advice from health officials and the Tasmanian and Australian Government regarding containment measures for COVID-19 and the staging…

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Agfest Field Days 2020 - Coronavirus Update 2

Agfest Field Days 2020 - Coronavirus Update 2
Mar 13, 2020

Coronavirus Update 2 - Friday March 13, 2020

As stated in our media release yesterday we will continue to respond to the global pandemic COVID-19 as circumstances continue to change.

In light of today’s events predominately being the announcement Prime Minister Scott Morrison made around 3:00PM this afternoon in a press conference that all non-essential organised…

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Agfest Field Days 2020 - Coronavirus Update

Agfest Field Days 2020 - Coronavirus Update
Mar 12, 2020

In response to the many emails and phone calls we have received we wish to reassure you that we are still planning on going ahead with the Agfest Field Days 2020.  The Organising Committee are in full swing planning the event.  We currently have over 700 exhibitors finalising their exhibits, suppliers have been locked in and features at this year’s event will include the Tasmanian Lighthorse, Livestock…

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Twins take the helm

Twins take the helm
Sep 23, 2019

Saturday the 21st September saw North West coast twins Jake Williams elected as Rural Youth Tasmania State President for 2019/20, and Ethan Williams as Chairman for Agfest 2020. Both brothers have stepped up from being Vice President and Vice Chairman respectively, and have solid plans for the year ahead.

New Rural Youth Tasmania State President Jake Williams has been in the organisation…

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Rural Alive and Well Inc. Tasmania Donation

Rural Alive and Well Inc. Tasmania Donation
Jun 24, 2019

On Friday May 31, Sophie from Rural Alive and Well Inc.Tasmania was presented with a cheque for $1,045.50 by the Agfest Chairman, Owen Woolley.  Each year we donate 50c per ATM transaction from the Agfest ATMs and this year 2091 transaction were processed at the event.  

Rural Alive and Well Inc. Tasmania were chosen for their work with the mental health and wellbeing programs that focus…

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Official Guide Competition Winners

Official Guide Competition Winners
May 16, 2019

2019 Official Guide Competition Winners 

Thank you to all the patrons who entered the competitions we are again overhelmed on the number of entries received. Winners listed below will be contacted directly by participating companies and delivery arranged. 

ACP Site M65 Main St. Sthil Miniboss valued at $649 - winner Emery Family (Oatlands)

ACP

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RAW Official Charity for Agfest 2019

RAW Official Charity for Agfest 2019
Feb 06, 2019

Agfest is delighted to announce that Rural Alive and Well (Inc.) is the Official Charity Partner for Agfest 2019.

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Official Charity Partner Applications now open!

Official Charity Partner Applications now open!
Oct 24, 2018

For more information, please visit the Official Charity Partner page.

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