Jane to share weather news

By Country News

Heathcote and District Farmers will welcome guest speaker, TV personality and meteorologist Jane Bunn to town on Friday for a preview of the weather ahead for the region.

The event, hosted by Heathcote and District Community Bank, will run from 10am to 1pm at the Heathcote RSL Hall.

Guest speakers include Advantage Feeders director Gerard Roney, speaking about the benefits of using his self-feeders; and Coprice Stockfeeds, which will provide information on livestock nutritional requirements at this time of year.

The morning includes free coffee on arrival, two short films presented by the Heathcote Film Festival, a mini trade stall, a free sausage sizzle by the Heathcote Lions Club and free wine and beer tasting from The Shiraz Republic and Cornella Real.

The seminar is open to all people interested or involved in the agricultural industry including the beef industry, sheep and wool, viticulture, horticulture and cropping.

■People are encouraged to RSVP to Heathcote and District Community Bank by phoning 54333115, although they are welcome to just turn up on the day.