Bake lamingtons this National Agriculture Day | Goulburn Post

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Finally some respite for farmers in the region! It’s been a great year for farmers in the region and to top it all off, today is National Agriculture Day. The day is dedicated to Australian agriculture and the people behind it, the farmers. READ ALSO: Towrang RFS crew recognised for their hard work last summer NSW Farmers Goulburn Branch Chair Margaret Cameron said the day was all about the farmers. “We’re so pleased we got a better season than previous years and rural areas have been also been considered in the state budget,” Ms Cameron said. Although farmers in the region were pretty much unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic, others were not so lucky. READ ALSO: White Ribbon Day calls for action to end men’s violence against women “In some areas, there have been issues with shearing and contracting,” Ms Cameron said. While there were no official celebrations this year, there were more than 150 events registered. Some were also involved in an AgDay Bake Off where people shared their best home made lamingtons to social media. Did you know the Goulburn Post is now offering breaking news alerts and a weekly email newsletter? Keep up-to-date with all the local news: sign up below.



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