THERE is nothing quite like the Elmore Field Days.
From working dogs to kids’ activities, big machinery to headers and horticulture, there is something for every age and every interest.
Machine of the Year award went to a clever mini seeder and a seeder bar, which can be towed behind an ATV or ute Other awards went to:
Award for Technology & Innovation: Davey Water Products Monsoon IQ Pump Controller. Honourable Mention: Dingo Fencing Systems - Dingo Fencing Machine.
Betty Childs Memorial Award (best display in the general interest) sponsored by Peat’s Office Equipment Echuca: Pud for All Seasons. Honourable mention BJ Enterprises & Marketing.
The Weekly Times Imported Machine of the Year: Muddy River Agriculture - 12NT Sprinter. Honourable mention Claas Harvest Centre Echuca - Claas Arion 440.
The Weekly Times Australian Machine of the Year: GreenPRO-6 in 1 Seeder. Honourable mention Claas Harvest Centre Echuca - Gason 12.8 tonne spreader.
The Country News Best In-paddock Demonstration: Tow & Farm.
The Best Agribusiness Pavilion Exhibit: Goulburn Valley Oil Supplies. Honourable mention to Fonterra Australia & Mawsons.
The Weekly Times Best Static Award: ASQ. Honourable mention to Coprice, Kanga Loaders & Agribin.
Life Governors Award - Best Overall Exhibit sponsored by Elmore/ Lockington/Rochester Community Bank branches +- Bendigo Bank: Claas Harvest Centre Echuca. Honourable mention Kuhn, Ten Pack Pty Ltd.
HANDS UP FOR ELMORE: Geoff Guy, Super Axe, was stoked to be a part of the Elmore Field Days.
KONIGS: Konigs had a big presence – pictured is Leo Schoonderbeek, from Konigs Shepparton, with Raul Abati.
SO MUCH TO SEE: The very latest in farming equipment was on hand at Elmore, giving buyers a broad range to choose from.
FARM WORK: Leo Schoonderbeek with James Pudney was ready for action at the Elmore Field Days.
BIG SMILES: Nothing makes a field day more than sunshine, good mates and a few laughs. Pictured (from left) is Leo Schoonderbeek from Konigs Shepparton, with Shane Ryan from Inlon.
NOT JUST TRACTORS: There were more than just tractors at Elmore, with the latest in stud genetics and breeds also onsite. Pictured is Robert Mitchell from Ronobri Poll Dorsets.
SMALE: Jeff Smale, from Smale Farm Equipment, was one of many stallholders at Elmore.
INNOVATIVE: Martin Carey from Electrodip at the recent Elmore Field Days.
BIG EQUIPMENT: (From left) Franco Perrotta with Leo Schoonderbeek at the recent Elmore Field Days.
BOYS’ TOYS: Graeme Dunkin with Darren Holmes, Kawasaki.
CHARGE YOUR BATTERIES: Gerard and Debbie Anselmi, from Recharge batteries.
READY TO SELL: (From left) Raph Hymus with Matt Rees at Elmore Field Days.
FARM EQUIPMENT: Derrick Berends from John Berends Implements.