EVENTS, FOOD & FIBRE FESTIVAL AND WHAT'S NEW!Telstra Women in Ag LuncheonThursday 11th April 2019, from 12pm - 2pmThe Telstra Women in Ag luncheon celebrates the vital role of rural and regional women in Australia. The lunch provides the perfect platform to not only listen to some inspirational speakers but also to liaise and network with many other talented women.* Ticket prices include entry to Farm World, lunch, entertainment, champagne on arrival and a gift bag to take home – amazing value and a must attend event!The BIG Gippsland Jersey Milk OFFThe BIG Gippsland Jersey Milk OFF at Farm World. The concept is simple… it’s a hand milking competition – One Hand – One Teat – One Minute. The contestant who can extract the most milk within one minute wins the ‘Milk OFF’ trophy.We have seen everyone from Councillors and the Media to baristas and school children fighting it out against their contemporaries for the glory of the Milk OFF trophy.Alongside the crowd-pleasing hilarity of the BIG Gippsland Jersey Milk OFF, there will also be displays educating the crowd on the history of the dairy industry, and the contribution it makes to both the local economy and the Victorian milk supplies.Food and Fibre FiestaWhen: Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of April 2019Where: Lardner Park Exhibition and Conference CentreFree workshops and demonstrations plus great market stallsThe Lardner Park Exhibition & Conference Centre will be transformed into a Food & Fibre Fiesta showcasing produce, products and information sessions in inspiring ways.The Food & Fibre Fiesta promises a festive ambience of exhibitor sales, demonstrations and workshops running free-of-charge throughout the weekend. The program of demonstrations and workshops will roll over throughout the day, so visitors can stop and listen as they wish.Animal NurseryWe are cute and cuddly, come and visit us!Kids young and old just love the Animal Nursery at Farm World. There’s cuteness galore and plenty of education as well as volunteers to help you get up close and pat the animals. Babies are a plenty with puppies, goat kids, piglets, guinea pigs, ducklings and maybe even a few cute kittens.So head on down and say hi to the folks running the Animal Nursery – Jill, Barry, and Joe and all the fantastic student volunteers from Warragul Regional College.Drone ZoneNew at Farm World in 2018A new introduction to Farm World is the dedicated Drone Zone, located adjacent to the Lakeside Arena. In line with the latest developments in technology and practices, utilisation of drones is an industry game-changer, specifically agribusiness, emergency services and tradies across the globe. A drone demonstration field is located alongside the drone zone so you can see for yourself what amazing things can be achieved with this brilliant technology.Farm World's Fittest Farmer CompetitionRegion against Region - who will be crowned the 2018 winner?Farm World’s Fittest Farmers – pitching farmers from all over Gippsland against each other to prove skill, fitness, speed, and adeptness and be crowned Farm World’s Fittest Farmer! Will that be you?Farm World Entertainment ArenaThe Farm World Entertainment Arena will host four days of fun and interactive activities such as:* Farm World’s Fittest Farmer Competition* Working Dog Competition* Whip Cracking, Chainsaw Carving* 4WD demonstrations, safety tips, and how-to presentations* Pipe Band Music, Busking and Entertainment* plus so much more.Book your tickets online!No more waiting at the gates!These days data-is-king, and Lardner Park has moved forward to introduce a new permanent ticketing system. Buy online and avoid purchase queues at the event, just head straight to the gate for scanning!All tickets have bar codes and QR codes, allowing them to be scanned only once a day, and you can either print off, or keep on your phone – just show for scanning and you are good to go!Your ticket to Farm World includes access to the Farm World Equestrian Expo.Rest Areas and HospitalityNeed a break - these are the areas for you!There is so much to see and do at Farm World and we appreciate that can make for long hours when you have excited children in tow! Or maybe you just want a quiet moment to yourself? Enjoy the wide variety of catering including food trucks and retail café together with a quiet ale in one of our hospitality bar areas.Grassed areas have been reserved in front of the Conference & Exhibition Centre and directly behind the Main Office building for a little rest and respite. A Hospitality Centre is also located for your enjoyment at the Farm World Equestrian Expo.Event Scooter HireDo you have difficulty walking around Farm World, hire a scooter!Do you have difficulty walking distances? Most large events like Farm World involve a sizeable amount of walking. Event Scooter Hire has the solution to ensure you see the entire event comfortably and safely. Gone are the days that you miss out on seeing everything because you are not able to walk the distance. Hire a scooter and see it all! Find us at Gate 5.How do I book?Book online: get a tax invoice and faster processing at the eventReservation: reserve a scooter online and pay on the dayWalk Up: book and hire on the spot (subject to availability)Visit http://www.eventscooterhire.com.au/ for more information.