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ELMORE FIELD DAYS 2017

Welcome President’s Report Well it’s that time again! Spring has sprung and it’s time to go to the best part of October (in my opinion!) the Elmore Field Days. Of course, I am a tad biased but all jokes aside our committee is very proud of the standing our event has within the agricultural fraternity. Like all the different agricultural sectors we service, we too feel the wrath of Mother Nature from time to time. In 2015 we were scorched and dusty and in a cruel twist the next Field Days (2016) we copped the wettest September on record and massive rains the weekend before our event. It tested the resolve of all our exhibitors, committee and patrons but we got through it, albeit flat, and now we are back ready to put our best foot forward to showcase the tremendous agricultural industry that we are all part of. At the time of writing, the season has turned the corner locally and we are looking at a promising year ahead. This has reflected in our exhibitors returning in their

droves. The speed at which all the applications for sites this year came in was truly amazing. We have a great array of new models and machines lined up for this year along with our regular popular features such as our in-paddock demonstrations, sheep demonstrations, livestock exhibits, ag art and general interest areas as well as the over 700 static sites. Our committee is very conscious that our Field Days falls in the school holidays this year and that the mums and dads attending this year will have a few “apprentice” farmers in tow. While the next generation of future farmers love to look at all the great gear and services that mum and dad want, they also love to see some good old fashion kids’

entertainment. We have worked with local companies and exhibitors to source some great entertainment such as face painting, jumping castle and live entrainment for all. Of course, when us adults need time out we have the usual great array of food and drinks in the catering areas to recharge our batteries. The 16 local organisations that run the catering for us have worked incredibly hard this year to get the best range and quality of yummy food and drinks at the Field Days. Who knows, you may even be at the catering site that our guest entertainer Jemma Beech will be playing at, as she will be in attendance the three days. Finally, welcome to you all, have a great time and may your visit to our area and Field Days be enjoying and enlightening. Happy farming. Derek Shotton President Elmore & District Machinery Field Days

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