2018 Wingham Beef Week

A unique event: Beef cattle enthusiasts won’t want to miss Wingham Beef Week.
A unique event: Beef cattle enthusiasts won’t want to miss Wingham Beef Week.

From May 14-18 Wingham will be abuzz with all things beef industry related when the 31st Annual Wingham Beef Week takes place at Wingham Showground.

More than 30 schools from around NSW are expected to take part in the 2018 event.

Wingham Beef Week is a week-long festival based on all facets of the beef industry giving students, juniors and producers a rare opportunity to participate in a range of competitions.

The event aims to educate at ground level the next generation of our future junior beef enthusiasts through education and competition.

Producers use the event to pit their skills, and benchmark their finished product against other producers and industry peers by competing in carcase competition’s, both led and unled.

“If you are a beef producer, a junior beef cattle enthusiasts, a school student studying agriculture, a hobby farmer or maybe considering becoming involved in the industry, then you won’t want to miss this unique event,” said Wingham Beef Week’s vice president Denis McKinnon.

“Even if you don’t take home prize money the knowledge gained by being prepared to learn and take advantage of what other successful producers are doing and what the market ability of you product will be invaluable,” he added.

Mark the dates of May 14-18 on your calendar and don’t forget the charity steer auction on Thursday May 17 at 11am.

Find Wingham Beef Week online at www.winghambeefweek.com.au and on Facebook.

Phone secretary Rebecca Kemp on 0423 284 712 for further information.