Oliver is fittest

Mike Connors of Lardner competes in Farm World’s fittest farmer competition.  He was the best finishing local farmer with third place.

Farm World’s fittest farmer competition proved a keenly contested event, with talented farmers from across the state converging on Lardner Park for the coveted title. Farmers from all industries stepped off the farm and stepped onto the field to undertake

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60,000 visit Farm World

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Almost 60,000 people turned out for Farm World during its four days that for the first time in many years did not feature rain. While the event has become known as a drought breaker, this year’s event marked up four

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Plenty at Farm World

Love Your Farmer is the theme of this year’s Farm World that begins at Lardner Park on Thursday.

Love Your Farmer is the theme of this year’s Farm World that begins at Lardner Park on Thursday. The four day event is one of the state’s premier agricultural field days, providing a platform to showcase the best of agribusiness,

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Strong crowds for Farm World

Emily and Thomas Dunn look the part in their hats as they explore Farm World.

Rain arrived on cue for Farm World over the weekend, but organisers and exhibitors reported strong crowds and strong sales for the annual event. Crowd numbers were just short of last year’s record with more than 55,000 people still attending

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Farming celebration

Former board member Kevin Dale (third left) led a commentary on the history of Frm World, which included interviews with long time supporters and exhibitors (from left) Rob Pandolfo, Nick Rowe, Rob Radford, John Rogers and Graham Rowe.

Farming in the past and into the future was celebrated at the official opening of Farm World on Friday. Past board member Kevin Dale led a history focussed commentary of the Gippsland Field Days, now Farm World, which celebrated its

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Farm World celebrates 50 years

Serving hamburgers to hungry patrons at last year’s Farm World are Drouin Apex Club members (from left) Tony Forrest, Emily Dawson and Chris Robinson.

More than 900 exhibitors will be part of the 50th anniversary of Farm World at Lardner Park this week. The four day event, starting Thursday, will attract thousands of visitors and more than 900 exhibitors on site for the premier

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Farm World, a crowd pleaser

Show jumping at the new equestrian facilities was popular at Farm World on Saturday.

School holidays, good weather and the introduction of an equestrian expo contributed to one of the best Farm World events on record, according to Lardner Park Events chief executive Mark Cockerell. More than 57,000 people attended the four day farming

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