AT the third time of asking, the Circular Head Show will this weekend hold their 112th Annual Agricultural Show when their triumphant return will see old faces welcomed back to new facilities for competitors, patrons and livestock alike.
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Flood hit irrigators cost relief
TASMANIAN Irrigation is offering extended payment terms to irrigators impacted by the recent extreme weather events in a bid to help ease financial pressures
Shipping container houses Peter’s vertical pasture
IN the centre of Hobart is a farm no larger than a soccer field that reliably produces a range of lettuces and herbs all year round
Agriculture leads the way again
TASMANIA’S agriculture, food and beverage production has again recorded another exceptional year, with the agri-food gross value increasing by 9 per cent to $3.52 billion
New zone rules set confusion
THE REZONING of privately owned rural properties over the past few years, brought about by changes to statewide zoning definitions could see landowners on the receiving end of warnings
Cautious hope for cherries
A THIRD consecutive La Nina weather event will potentially pile the pressure on cherry growers who face yet another season of delays in ripening and fruit splitting in the wetter, cooler conditions, but Tasmanian growers are facing the season with cautious optimism.
Tourist appeal of a land steeped in history
HALFWAY between Hobart and the East Coast, outside the village of Buckland, is Twamley Farm, a property steeped in history and long since entwined with the development of the region.
A century of riding the sheep’s back
A CENTURY of the Fairbank Southdown Stud will be celebrated with an on-farm sale in Hagley next week, showcasing a century of experience, evolution and graft.
Just champion as Hobart Show heads North
CAMPBELL Town played host to this year’s stud sheep competition as the Royal Hobart Show continued its far-spread 2022 running.
Safety first in cattle yards
SAFETY sessions focused on cattle handling and stockyard practices are being held across the state this month.