EVENT: Dowerin Field Days 2014

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Dowerin 2014 tin dog Rusty the Tin Dog welcoming visitors into Dowerin. Dowerin 2014 tin dog
Dowerin 2014 sign Dowerin 2014 sign
Dowerin 2014 vintage John Deere A range of vintage machinery like this John Deere were on display to commemorate the field day's 50th anniversary. Dowerin 2014 vintage John Deere
Dowerin 2014 vintage machinery Vintage bus on a vintage truck. Dowerin 2014 vintage machinery
Dowerin 2014 vintage tractor display Dowerin 2014 vintage tractor display
Dowerin 2014 visitors Visitors young and old alike descended upon the field days, making it one of the most successful in its history. Dowerin 2014 visitors
Dowerin 2014 antique bus Dowerin 2014 antique bus
Dowerin 2014 awards A highlight of the annual Dowerin field days is the exhibitor/site awards. Dowerin 2014 awards
Dowerin 2014 Berrima BR1200 roller bar rake Berrima's award-winning BR1200 hay rake. Dowerin 2014 Berrima BR1200 roller bar rake
Dowerin 2014 Berrima Hay rakes Berrima sales rep Craig Woolston posing next to the 2014 Dowerin field days' "Best Engineered New Release" Dowerin 2014 Berrima Hay rakes
Dowerin 2014 New Holland award While New Holland snagged the "Best New Release – Self Propelled Machinery" award. Dowerin 2014 New Holland award
Dowerin 2014 New Holland Don Forrester New Holland's Don Forrester is all smiles after one of his tractors won the coveted machinery award. Dowerin 2014 New Holland Don Forrester
Dowerin 2014 New Holland T8 420 New Holland's T8.420 tractor didn't only steal the spotlight at this year's Dowerin field days but also at last year's Agritechnica international trade fair where it won the "Machine of the Year" award. Dowerin 2014 New Holland T8 420
Dowerin 2014 sonic boompsryas weedseeker Sonic Boomspray's Weedseeker spot sprayer took home the "Best New Release- Machinery Attachments" award. Dowerin 2014 sonic boompsryas weedseeker
Dowerin 2014 sonic weedseeker award Sales Manager Max Hebbermann standing next to the 3000-litre innovative sprayer. Dowerin 2014 sonic weedseeker award
Dowerin 2014 steam engine Visitors were treated to an array of vintage machinery at the field days like this steam engine, manufactured over a 100 years ago. Dowerin 2014 steam engine
Dowerin 2014 vintage John Deere logo Dowerin 2014 vintage John Deere logo
Dowerin 2014 AML Equipment site Lifting equipment specialist AML Equipment's stand was a sea of red and green. Dowerin 2014 AML Equipment site
Dowerin 2014 cake baking award winners It wasn't just machines and technology that was featured at the show. It was cakes and baked goods galore in the Good Food pavilion. Dowerin 2014 cake baking award winners
Dowerin 2014 cakes award winners Dowerin 2014 cakes award winners
Dowerin 2014 cookies stall Dowerin 2014 cookies stall
Dowerin 2014 crowd The 2014 Dowerin field days managed to attract over 24,000 visitors through the gates. Dowerin 2014 crowd
Dowerin 2014 cupcakes Dowerin 2014 cupcakes
Dowerin 2014 dancers Fashion shows and dance performances were held all throughout the three days of the field days. Dowerin 2014 dancers
Dowerin 2014 EMAR chaff deck Primary Sales The EMAR chaff deck, distirbuted by Primary Sales Australia, aim to help farmers eliminate weed seeds at harvest. Dowerin 2014 EMAR chaff deck Primary Sales
Dowerin 2014 faresin mixer wagons These newly arrived Faresin mixer wagons were the highlight of AML Equipment's stand. Dowerin 2014 faresin mixer wagons
Dowerin 2014 farmscan ag stand Precision agriculture specialist Farmscan Ag with its array of locally designed and manufactured on-farm technology including farm navigators , sensors and controllers at the field days. Dowerin 2014 farmscan ag stand
Dowerin 2014 farmscan Farmscan Ag launched its brand new 7000 series touch screen spray controller system at the 2014 Dowerin field days. Dowerin 2014 farmscan
Dowerin 2014 helicopter joy ride Helicopter joy rides were offered to visitors of the show. Dowerin 2014 helicopter joy ride
Dowerin 2014 honey stall Visitors were spoilt for choice with the array of local produce on offer at the show. Dowerin 2014 honey stall
Dowerin 2014 horse cart A touch of old world in the 21st century. Dowerin 2014 horse cart
Dowerin 2014 nuts stall Dowerin 2014 nuts stall
Dowerin 2014 office Dowerin 2014 office
Dowerin 2014 preserves condiments stall Dowerin 2014 preserves condiments stall

Western Australia’s premier farming field days, the Dowerin Machinery Field Days will be held on August 27 and 28 this year.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the annual event will feature its usual array of farming machinery displays and rural lifestyle items for sale, plus several additions to commemorate its significant milestone.

These include a new entry statement currently under construction, historic memobilia and photo displays,  a vintage tractor display, commerative anniversary photobooks and CDs for sale, and performances by WA Golden Guitar winner Chelsea Basham.

Awards to acknowledge innovation and best farming practices will be handed out on the final day, such as  "Best New Release- Self Propelled Machinery",  "Best Sustainable Farm Practices Award" and "Most Outstanding Exhibitor".

Organisers anticipate more than 650 exhibitors to sign up to display their wares this year, an increase of 10 per cent from last year.

Visitors can also look forward to a number of demonstrations, including farm machinery demonstrations, sheep dog trials, cooking demonstrations etc.

View the pictures above captured at year’s event. 

Click here for a full list of videos from the 2014 Dowerin Machinery Field Days

WHEN

Wednesday August 27 to Thursday August 28

Opening hours: 8am to 5pm daily 

WHERE

Memorial Ave, Dowerin WA 6461

WHO

Farmers and families.

TICKETS

Adults - $20

Concession - $10

Children (under 16) – Free

Accommodation

To help plan your trip, click here to find accommodation in Dowerin.

MORE INFORMATION

Find out more information ie program details, awards an competitions, contact details and detailed sitemaps on the Dowerin Field Days website.

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