2015 AGL Nyngan Ag Expo is bigger than ever
2 July 2015
This year sees the Nyngan Ag expo committee celebrate its 23rd year, having commenced in 1992 with 4 exhibitors; it has seen a growth over those 23 years to boasting 262 exhibitors in 2015 and some 4000 people through the gate. This event has experienced a continual demand for expansion of sites and will expand sites again this year to accommodate the 40 odd new exhibitors.
2015 Chairperson Rod Dewhurst said “the committee is delighted to welcome the back AGL Energy as the naming rights sponsor for this year, we thank all our sponsors, we are appreciative of their ongoing support.”said Rod. “ We also welcome our new sponsors – Western Farm Machinery, Green Collar and Zee Tags.
“Sponsor support is invaluable to the Nyngan Ag Expo” Mr Dewhurst said “it plays a vital role in ensuring the longevity and overall success of this event. We as a committee subscribe to a set of standards that are focused on informing, educating and promoting business in the rural sector, as an event for the community. Funds raised will be devoted to supporting the CEF-Nyngan, Max Tremain education scholarships”. Said Mr Dewhurst.
This year will see two new event in the centre arena, in conjunction with WorkCover NSW there will be quad bike and side by side vehicle safety demonstrations and the Aero Bounce trampoline bungy jump.Aero Bounce has taken a standard trampoline and given it a whole new exciting appeal! The system allows jumpers to experience an exhilarating, action packed ride, achieving eight times the movement achievable on an ordinary trampoline! Participants are able to bounce up to 10 meters in the air defying gravity, performing somersaults and back flips, and will experience the thrill of weightlessness, all in complete safety thanks to the unique harnessing system!
While big machinery, sheep and cattle displays are a vital part of what brings the farming community to the Nyngan Ag Expo, smaller equipment and lifestyle products and services have an equally important part to lay in Australian rural and agricultural life.
The day sees the involvement of a large cross section of the community – children enjoying the activities especially created for their entertainment, The Nyngan Lions Clubs “Merry go Round”, Ivans “Jumping Castle”, Di’s “Baby Animal Farm”, Bogan Bush Mobiles “Face Painting” and from Victoria “Aero Bounce”
For the “Foodies” there is Two Sisters Thai from Canberra, Profijers, Wood fired pizzas, savoury potatoes from Spuddy Buddy, a Korean BBQ, Soups provided by the Nyngan High School, decadent sweets and fudge, coffee and cake, roast meals from our sponsor Aussie Country Catering, award winning wines from around the area plus a fully stocked bar operated by the Nyngan Rugby League Club. The ever popular Royden will entertain in the “Beer Garden” of the Food and Wine Marquee.
Ladies can see the latest in fashion, shoes, handbags and jewellery and consult with schools, on the future education of their children, gather plants for their spring garden or re decorate their home. The CEF-Nyngan committee will also attend to advise on the opportunity to apply for the Max Tremain Scholarships.
For the car enthusiast there is the car show ‘n’ shine, motorists shine up there vehicles, both new and old and compete for prizes sponsored by BMI- Nyngan and for others there is the popular display of antique engines, puttering along in all their former glory.
Show casing the latest in machinery and farm equipment, outdoors and camping products, farm produce, agronomy, country lifestyle, government and health services, agribusiness and finance services. This not-for-profit event is farmer driven and run by a dedicated voluntary committee who focuses on delivering the latest technology and innovations in agriculture and the sharing of knowledge by allowing exhibitors to practically demonstrate product technology to dedicated and progressive agriculturalists.
“Each year new forms of technology and products makes their way to the markets, each trying to find its own niche of making the job of farming easier, more efficient, more profitable or just plain more exciting.” Said Rod Dewhurst
For further information or enquiries contact the administrator; Robyn Harris on
0428 376 068.