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TAFCO October E-News

October Myrtleford Farmers Market 
SATURDAY 22nd 8am-12.30pm in the Piazza -

Missed the first market.....come along to our October Market and collect one of 100 FREE signature Myrtleford Farmer Market hessian sacks.  The Myrtleford Show will be giving away balloons for the children and we have 'Cutest Little Monster' providing some entertainment.  All this and meet the producers.

This markets theme is Meat and Smallgoods and we have Patrizia Simone cooking up an Italian treat in her home style cooking demo starting at 10a.m in the church Hall.

Farm SMART - Soil Workshop 28.10.16

TAFCO's Farm Smart project will be hosting an on farm workshop in Merriang and Buffalo Creek on the afternoon of 28th October 2016. Cost is free but we need participants to book a spot by phoning TAFCO on 03-57521800 or email
Full details can be downloaded HERE

IrriGate Soil Moisture monitoring grants

If you have an irrigation licence and looking to purchase soil monitoring equipment you may be eligible for a subsidy of 50% of the cost, up to $2000.  Contact Dennis Watson Irrigation Officer DEDJTR Rutherglen. 
Ph: 02 6030 4567
Or come to the FarmSMART Soil workshop on 28th October and have a chat with Dennis to find out more.

October is garden product month

TAFCO has an extensive range of trusted brands for the home gardener - SEED POTATOES are now in stock

Call in to TAFCO Rural Supplies 215 Great Alpine Rd Myrtleford and check out our range.

Online weather monitor launch 
breakfast invite

The TAFCO online weather monitor has been upgraded and improved - your invited to attend the launch of the new look site and meet with MEA weather station manufacturers from S.A.
FRIDAY 11th Nov. 2016
9.00a.m  - 10.00a.m
134 Great Alpine Road Myrtleford.
RSVP Monday 7th Nov. for catering to or phone 03-57521800

TAFCO AGM  24.11.16
TAFCO's Annual General Meeting will be held at the Savoy Club Myrtleford on THURSDAY 24th November 2016 commencing at 6.00p.m
The Annual Report to members will be available from the TAFCO website mid November with a link included in our next electronic newsletter.  Members who would like a hard copy can email who will arrange for one to be posted.

Myrtleford Show postponed

The Myrtleford Show has been postponed until Saturday November 26th 2016. Schedules can be collected from the front counter at TAFCO or can be downloaded HERE

Control of invasive animals on Crown Land Public forum

Bright Community Centre,
1a Railway Ave and Burke St, Bright
WHEN: Wed. 19 October
Public hearing 11:30am to 5:00pm followed at 5.00p.m for the
Community forum

Full details HERE

Equine workshops

A self loading clinic is being held in Myrtleford on Saturday 5th November followed by a Ground Work Clinic on Sunday 6th Nov. - for more information CLICK HERE

Featured VIDEO

How to give your seedlings a boost - Octobers video of the month is a timelapse cucumber being grown in a seasol tonic compared to water.  The difference is grwoth development is absolutely amazing - and it's all shown in under one minute. 

Go to TAFCO's home page and scroll to the bottom or CLICK HERE

Local weather on the web

Our new look online weather data will be live on Friday 7th November 2016 - see the launch invitation above.  Come along and see how to get the most out of this local weather data.

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