ADVANCING AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE

LOTS TO SEE AND DO

The Australian National Field Days (ANFD) showcase new ideas, the latest technology and innovations in agriculture. Since 1952, the field days have provided an informative, social and enjoyable day out for all who attend. Visitors can enjoy…

  • Equipment and Machinery – Demonstrations designed to help farmers improve productivity and efficiency; the latest inventions at ‘The Land Farm Machine of the Year’ competition and new products in the ‘Awards of Excellence’; ATV and 4WD demos; Feature Exhibits.
  • Animals and Stock – NSW Workers Sheepdog Trials (sponsored by Dogpro); the Sheep and Cattle Activities Centre; the Horse Expo.
  • Schools/Education and Government Services – Comprehensive exhibits showcasing school options; Government Agriculture related agencies.
  • Entertainment – Daily fashion parades; cooking demonstrations; a Rural Art Competition and sale; live music; street entertainment; a jumping castle and children’s activities; helicopter joy flights; Racing and Diving Pigs.

THURSDAY 25 OCTOBER
Time Activity Location
8.30am Gates to Australian National Field Days open
9am Feature - Department of Primary Industries TEP
9am Rural Art Competition & Sale Bert Whiteley Pavilion
9am - 4pm Dogpro Three Sheep Trial M Street
9am Combi Clamp - Benefits of sheep handler continuously C 51
9am Greenpro - Weed management, pasture improvements and irrigation C 14
9am - 4pm Hecton Products demonstrating sheep handler and weighing systems D 58
9am - 5pm Waratah Fencing - Tips and Tricks B 37
9.30am Back up Charlie moving sheep through handler - continually D 60
10am - 4pm Hardwood Mills - milling wood and timber into 2x4's K 40 - 42
10am - 4pm Stockpro - Livestock handling and yard designs I 59
10am Maintaining Health Work place Relations with Matt Waring NSW Farmers K 21 - 23
10am History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
10am Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
10am Outback Alternative Training - Horse Sense, assessment of yards HORSE EXPO AREA
10.30am On Target Farm Management with Mitch Highett from Bulls Eye Ag K 21 - 23
10.30am Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
10.30am Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
11am Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
11am Effective Farm Security with Detective Snr Constable Sean Beckett K 21 - 23
11am Native Grasses talk with Phil Cranney Education Centre
11.30am Tori Jeffress Equestrian - Bitless riding demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
11.30am How to bake fabulous Scones with the CWA in the NSW Farmers shed K 21 - 23
11.45am CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
12 noon Official Opening of 67th Australian National Field Days Central Ave Stage
12 noon Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
12 noon Soil Knowledge Network's Dr Andrew Rawson talks about "The World Beneath" Education Centre
12 noon Outback Alternative Training - Value Systems for Horses HORSE EXPO AREA
12.30pm Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
1pm Eliza Walk-Chapman - Vaulting Demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
1pm Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
1pm History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
1pm Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
1.30pm Loading the Truck - chain of responsibility - Wayne Dunford K 21 - 23
1.45pm CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
2pm Pruning the home fruit tree with Guy Gaeta - Local orchardist K 21 - 23
2pm "Thanks Girls and Good-bye" film showing with Sue Maslin Education Centre
2pm The Women's Land Army - Q & A session - following film Education Centre
2.30pm Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
2.30pm Outback Alternative Training - Gaining trust and respect of your horse HORSE EXPO AREA
2.30pm Quad bike safety and incentives - safe work K 21 - 23
3pm Racing and Diving pigs show M Street

FRIDAY 28 OCTOBER
Time Activity Location
8.30am Gates to Australian National Field Days open
9am Feature - Department of Primary Industries TEP
9am Rural Art Competition & Sale Bert Whiteley Pavilion
9am - 4pm Dogpro Three Sheep Trial M Street
9am Combi Clamp - Benefits of sheep handler continuously C 51
9am Greenpro - Weed management, pasture improvements and irrigation C 14
9am - 4pm Hecton Products demonstrating sheep handler and weighing systems D 58
9.30am Back up Charlie moving sheep through handler - continuously D 60
10am - 4pm Hardwood Mills - milling wood and timber into 2x4's K 40 - 42
10am - 4pm Stockpro - Livestock handling and yard designs I 59
10am Maintaining Health Work Place Relations with Matt Waring NSW Farmers K 21 - 23
10am Soil Knowledge Network's Dr Andrew Rawson talks about "The World Beneath" Education Centre
10am Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
10am Outback Alternative Training - Horse Sense, assessment of yards HORSE EXPO AREA
10am - 3pm Texas Fence Fixer XPR Post puller K 17
10.30am Succession Planning with Peter Wilson - NSW Farmers K 21 - 23
10.30am History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
10.30am Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
10.30am Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
11am Q & A Panel "I'm only a Farmer's Wife" with Sally Bryant as MC Education Centre
11am Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
11am Keeping the most important tool in the shed sharp - Mental Health Gi Gill K 21 - 23
11am Stockpro Sheep Handler and Auto Sheep Drafter I 59
11.30am Tori Jeffress Equestrian - Bitless riding demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
11.30am Living in Harmony with Your Neighbour - The Mine - Tony McPaul K 21 - 23
11.45am CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
12 noon Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
12 noon Native Grasses talk with Phil Cranney Education Centre
12 noon Outback Alternative Training - Value Systems for Horses HORSE EXPO AREA
12.30pm Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
1pm Eliza Walk-Chapman - Vaulting Demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
1pm Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
1pm History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
1pm Racing and Diving pigs show M Street
1.30pm Using Drones on Farms with Ben Watts K 21 - 23
1.45pm CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
2pm "Thanks Girls and Good-bye" film showing with Sue Maslin Education Centre
2pm The Women's Land Army - Q & A session - following film Education Centre
2pm Selecting meat at the butchers shop - Stephen Tamplin Tableland Premier Meats K 21 - 23
2.30pm Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
2.30pm Home Honey Production with Charlie Casido from Queen Bee K 21 - 22
2.30pm Outback Alternative Training - Gaining trust and respect of your horse HORSE EXPO AREA
3pm Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
4pm Outback Alternative Training - Body language with horses in yards HORSE EXPO AREA

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER
Time Activity Location
8.30am Gates to Australian National Field Days open
9am Feature - Department of Primary Industries TEP
9am Rural Art Competition & Sale Bert Whiteley Pavilion
9am - 4pm Dogpro Three Sheep Trial M Street
9am Combi Clamp - Benefits of sheep handler continusously C 51
9am Greenpro - Weed management, pasture improvements and irrigation C 14
9am - 4pm Hecton Products demonstrating sheep handler and weighing systems D 58
9.30am Back up Charlie moving sheep through handler - continuously D 60
10am - 4pm Hardwood Mills - milling wood and timber into 2x4's K 40 - 42
10am - 4pm Stockpro - Livestock handling and yard designs I 59
10am History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
10am Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
10am Outback Alternative Training - Horse Sense, assessment of yards HORSE EXPO AREA
10.30am Farm safety for Seniors by Safework K 21 - 23
10.30am Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
10.30am Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
11am Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
11am Growing healthy fruit trees in the home garden - Peter West, local orchardist K 21 - 23
11am Q & A Panel "I'm only a Farmers Wife with Sally Bryant as MC Education Centre
11.30am Tori Jeffress Equestrian - Bitless riding demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
11.30am Training your sheep dog with Ann Moy K 21 - 23
11.45am CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
12 noon Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
12 noon Soil Knowledge Network's Dr Andrew Rawson talks about "The World Beneath" Education Centre
12.30pm Sarah Cox Floral Demonstration Style Pavilion
1pm Eliza Walk-Chapman - Vaulting Demonstration HORSE EXPO AREA
1pm Fashion Parade Style Pavilion
1pm History of Wheat talk by Brett Lobsey Education Centre
1pm Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
1.30pm Recognition of stroke symptoms and speedy response Dr Hayward & Dr Kauffman K 21 - 23
1.45pm CWA Cooking Demonstration Style Pavilion
2pm Pruning the home fruit tree with Daniel McClymont K 21 - 23
2.30pm Hawkesbury Working Kelpie Stud H 43 - 45 Street
2.30pm Outback Alternative Training - Gaining trust and respect of your horse HORSE EXPO AREA
2.30pm Home honey production with Charlie Casido Queen Bee K 21 - 23
3pm Racing and Diving Pigs show M Street
4pm Outback Alternative Training - Body language with horses in yards HORSE EXPO AREA

 


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