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MEDIA RELEASE: 2018 Murrumbateman Field Days still a success

Although battling winds and thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon, Manager of the Murrumbateman Field Days Bill Chapman is still pleased with the turnout for last weekend’s event. “While Saturday’s weather made things difficult for us, we can’t begrudge many of our region’s farmers receiving at least some rain, especially while there are many areas in our state still in drought,” Mr Chapman said. “The visitor numbers do appear to be down on last year, but only by around 1,000 w..Read more

MEDIA RELEASE: 2017 Murrumbateman Field Days a success

The 39th Murrumbateman Field Days has now come to a close for 2017 and has been deemed a success according to Manager, Bill Chapman. Mr Chapman said that although the counting of visitor and on site numbers is still continuing, at this early stage it looks as though we will equal if not surpass last year’s numbers. “It was great weather for the weekend, with a wonderful sunny Saturday and rain holding off until just before close of gates yesterday,” Mr Chapman said. “Standouts ha..Read more

We’re on countdown for 2017!

The 39th Murrumbateman Field Days is coming up on the weekend of 21 and 22 October and we’re marking out the exhibitor sites and checking communications. Nearly all exhibitor sites are sold and it’s going to be a full two days. It’s going to be a great weekend out for the family – this year there’s a new Under5s area with face painting, balloon animals, bubble blowing, temporary tattoos and our new photo cutouts. For the littlies there’s also the NSW Rural Fire Service’s Inflatable Smoke..Read more

2016 Murrumbateman Field Days a success

The 2016 Murrumbateman Field Days was held over two days of beautiful sunshine and is now over for another year. Manager Bill Chapman says although visitor numbers are still being counted he is optimistic that the numbers will be excellent. More news to come... ..Read more

New exhibitors for 2016

Following on from a successful year at the Field Days last year, we have around 500 total exhibitors including more than 120 new exhibitors for 2016. Although too many to mention, they range from Relens Mini Donuts to Choppa Chops Gourmet Pet Bakery, Wormlovers, Yamaha Of Canberra, the Nature Conservation Trust, Snowy River Collections and West Wyalong Movies. Even our newest Member of Parliament, the Hon Mike Kelly AM, Member for Eden-Monaro will be here. Drop in and say hi. ..Read more

2016 Spotlight's 10th birthday

This year is Spotlight's 10th birthday and we’re celebrating. There’ll be great exhibitors including La Barre Olives, Dog Trap Vineyard, The Abbey Footwear, Homeleigh Grove, Gibley Gardening, Anthony's Sauces & Condiments, Beth's Garden Delights, Visit Yass Valley, Green Homes Australia, Murrumbateman Mens Shed, Hillgrove Pottery, 123 Jump Designs, La Truffiere, Idyllic Hills Wines, The Abbey Footwear. All are under the coordination of Manager, Robyn Rowe from Robyn Rowe C..Read more

Local student wins inaugural Field Days Fellowship

Andrew Harvey, a Charles Sturt University student from near Gundaroo won this year's inaugural Murrumbateman Progress Association Field Days Fellowship and was presented with his award at this year's Field Days by the President of the Progress Association, Ms Margaret Head. The Fellowship will provide Andrew with $7,000 that will allow him to take a trip overseas next year to further his study in agronomy/plants. Congratulations Andrew!..Read more

Progress Association announces new Field Days award

The Murrumbateman Progress Association has announced an inaugural Fellowship for a local young person to support and encourage further interest in agriculture in the region. More information about the Fellowship can be found on the Murrumbateman Progress Association ( website...Read more

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