Dowerin Field Days

The annual Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days had something for everyone on August 30-31, with big crowds on both days.

Emma Richards (left), one of the many Dowerin Shire staff helping at the Field Days, with Dowerin St John Ambulance volunteers Denise Sutherland and Carla Proud and their 'care bear' colleague.

Emma Richards (left), one of the many Dowerin Shire staff helping at the Field Days, with Dowerin St John Ambulance volunteers Denise Sutherland and Carla Proud and their 'care bear' colleague.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior research officer at Northam, Chris Gazey, with a display showing research on lime and gypsum soil treatments using barley and wheat samples.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior research officer at Northam, Chris Gazey, with a display showing research on lime and gypsum soil treatments using barley and wheat samples.

Tora Lambert, Tin Dog Shearing "straight out of Dowerin", throws a fleece onto the skirting table during a shearing and wool handling demonstration.

Tora Lambert, Tin Dog Shearing "straight out of Dowerin", throws a fleece onto the skirting table during a shearing and wool handling demonstration.

At The Nationals WA stand were Agricultural Region MP Martin Alrdidge, Central Wheatbelt MP Mia Davies, Moore MP Shane Love and Agricultural Region MP Colin de Grussa.

At The Nationals WA stand were Agricultural Region MP Martin Alrdidge, Central Wheatbelt MP Mia Davies, Moore MP Shane Love and Agricultural Region MP Colin de Grussa.

York farmers David and Paul Jenkins with Kevin Prater from DE Engineers (centre).

York farmers David and Paul Jenkins with Kevin Prater from DE Engineers (centre).

Sandon Knipe and Avon Valley Toyota dealer principal Leonie Knipe.

Sandon Knipe and Avon Valley Toyota dealer principal Leonie Knipe.

Glenn Gray, Middle Swan, with Matthew Chinn, Avon Valley Isuzu.

Glenn Gray, Middle Swan, with Matthew Chinn, Avon Valley Isuzu.

Retired Bindi Bindi farmer and former Liberal MLC for the Agricultural Region, Brian Ellis and his wife Margaret take a break and enjoy a hamburger for lunch.

Retired Bindi Bindi farmer and former Liberal MLC for the Agricultural Region, Brian Ellis and his wife Margaret take a break and enjoy a hamburger for lunch.