Henty Field Days 2017: live updates

The third and final day of the Henty Machinery Field Days and we’re expecting another sunny, fantastic day. Fresh here again this morning but it will be even warmer today and 20 degrees. 

Highlights from today include the finals of the sheepdog trials (always a winner!) from 8am and UK guest artists Lauren Diffey and Oli Crawford Craig will be playing on the Farm Gate stage from 12pm-1.15pm today.

If you need a hand finding your way around the site, here’s a downloadable site map:

And have a look at some of the photo highlights from day two here.

Follow all the action from Day Three here:


Day two of the Henty Machinery Field Days and what a day it will be. A chilly start this morning warming to a sunny day where we might just push 20 degrees. 

Highlights from today include the Agri innovator award, vintage machinery display (they work! chugging and puffing along) and always the crowd pleaser – the sheepdog trials. 

Check out more about the vintage machinery here.

Catch up on the winner of the Machine of the Year award, which was announced yesterday here.

And have a look at some of the photo highlights from day one here.


It’s the first day of the Henty Machinery Field Days and the sun is peeking through the clouds for what will be a great day for the kick off.

Highlights from today include the Exelpet Sheep and Yard Dog trials and the Wagga Air Centre’s joy flights. The Country Lifestyle program and Farm Gate Market Produce pavilion program also begin today. 

There’s plenty going on around the site today.and so much to see – read more here and there’s more here.

Journalist Daniel Pedersen grabbed this video of the Kapooka Army Band in action this morning.

They played a range of tunes to delight the gathered crowd:

Want to know what else to see on-site? Here’s some tips:

This year field day patrons will have the opportunity to win a gate prize of $1000 worth of fuel courtesy of Tasco Petroleum! To find out how click here.

One of the Henty Machinery Field Days biggest drawcards, the vintage machinery display, is marking its 40th anniversary this year. Find out what’s in store this year here.

They won’t be the only ones celebrating a birthday at the field days.

New Holland will celebrate 100 years of tractors displaying a series of products from its extensive line up. Find out more here.

Wodonga TAFE fashion design students will have entries in the Natural Fibre Fashion Awards. Read more about them here.

Want to know what the Henty Machinery Field Days looked like back in the day? Or maybe you remember some of the faces that always make their way to the event.

Well then check out this throwback gallery here. It features some great photos from field days gone by.

This story Live Coverage: 2017 Henty Field Days first appeared on The Border Mail.