FARM WORLD – APRIL 7 - 10, 2016

Welcome to Farm World, widely recognised as Victoria’s largest regional agricultural event.

Now in its 54th year, Farm World gives customers access to more than 700 exhibitors launching new products, showcase existing ranges and highlight the latest farming innovations.

Attracting crowds in excess of 50,000 over four days, Farm World is the ultimate setting to connect farmers with manufacturers, suppliers and distributors.

Farm World is proudly supported by its strategic partners:

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Opening Hours

Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th | 8:30am – 5:00pm
Sunday 10th | 8:30am – 4:00pm

Admission 2016

Adults$18
Children (5 - 18* years)
*upon presentation of secondary school student card
$6
Children (0 - 4 years)FREE
Concession*
*full Centrelink concession Veterans concession card
$13
Two day pass$28
Family Pass (2 adults & up to 4 children)$38
Gold Pass (admits 2 adults for all 4 days)$52
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New Farm World Mobile App

Farm World 2016 will introduce for the first time the official Farm World App. Available for both iPhone and Android, you can download this app right now. Just search for ‘farm world’ in either the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store or use the links below.

You’ll find all the exhibitors registered to date, with more being added as they come on board.

Discover where they will be located and what they will be showing.

Download App:

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HONOURING DAIRY IN GIPPSLAND

Join us in celebrating the extraordinary contribution of our dairy farmers, as we showcase the best in dairy practice, innovation and career potential through our 2016 theme; ‘Dairy – An Industry on the Move’, supported by GippsDairy and Dairy Australia.

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INTRODUCING FARM WORLD'S EQUESTRIAN EXPO

Lardner Park is proud to introduce the inaugural Farm World Equestrian Expo in 2016 at its recently constructed Baw Baw Equestrian Centre.

Featuring a broad range of equine stalls, dressage and show jumping events, and master classes from the industry’s best, this promises to be an equine extravaganza fitting of the Farm World name.

Competitions cover a range of competency levels, including HRCAV and EA, climaxing on the Sunday with the ‘Farm World Cup’ – a premium show jumping competition.

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Sponsored by:

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WELL BEING AND FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Following the success of our Health and Wellbeing theme in 2014, Farm World will permanently host a health and wellbeing area focusing on initiatives improving rural health and quality of life.

The kids will be delighted by our always popular animal exhibits, including the ‘Lion Dairy Animal Nursery’ – featuring pigs, calves, ducks, dogs and ponies – while our ‘Animals of Oz’ wranglers offer the chance to interact with pythons, lizards, marsupials, crocodiles and birds.

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CONFERENCES AND FUNCTIONS

Women in Agriculture Luncheon

Thursday 7th April12:00pm – 2:00pm$40
(Includes lunch, drinks and Farm World entry)

Our ever-popular ladies day will once again celebrate the vital role of women in agriculture at our special ‘Women in Agriculture’ luncheon. Past speakers have included Margaret Jackson, Sue Pieters-Hawke and Dame Quentin Bryce.

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Agribusiness Luncheon

Friday 8th April12:00pm – 2:00pm$60
(Includes 2 course lunch and Farm World entry)

MC’d by the ABC’s  ‘Landline’ Victorian based presenter and reporter Tim Lee, this year’s presentations are by Dairy Australia’s Managing Director Ian Halliday and innovative New Zealand dairy farmer, Ben Smith.

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Young Farmers Conference

Saturday 9th April9:30am – 12:30pm$70
(Includes lunch and Farm World entry)

Our agricultural future goes under the spotlight at the Young Farmers conference, where Australian and international speakers will probe new technologies, business structures, leadership opportunities, succession planning and alternate farming methods.

Supported by the Commonwealth Bank, GippsDairy, Dairy Australia, Young Dairy Network Australia, Agribusiness Gippsland, The Weekly Times, Victorian Farmers Federation – Young Agribusiness Professionals, Young Potato People and Victorian Young Farmers.

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