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Our Top Ten 'Essentials' for Your Small Farm

Posted by Chanel Duggan on 19 October 2016
Our Top Ten 'Essentials' for Your Small Farm
Whether you are just starting out or an experienced landholder, all farmers need their gear to be tough, durable and ready for just about anything. As everyone knows on a farm some things just don't go to plan, so here is a list of things that can help you get through a hard day's work on your small farm or property. 1. Under Tray Ute Tank 23Lt
No matter what you do as a...
Posted in: The FARM Co Farming Tools General Farm Small Farm Supplies   Comments

Why parasite control should be your number one sheep priority.

Posted by Amanda Walker on 13 October 2016
Why parasite control should be your number one sheep priority.
When you have farm animals, unfortunately worms, lice and flies are sure to follow. Infestations can make members of your flock unwell and even cost them their lives. Regular monitoring of your animals will ensure early detection and the subsequent effective management of common pests. 1. Flystrike Flystrike is the insect pest condition that everyone associates with sheep. I...
Posted in: The FARM Co Animal Health Flystrike Flystrike prevention Lice management Sheep Sheep Lice Small Farm Management   Comments

Fencing for Beginners

Posted by Amanda Walker on 25 August 2016
Fencing for Beginners
Well-designed and constructed fences are essential infrastructure on any property. Without quality fencing, maintaining livestock can be a real headache (just ask me..our sheep regularly go wandering..!!) Straying stock are not only a danger to themselves and passing motorists but also a sure-fire way to get the neighbours offside. Luckily, smart investment in the right fencing mater...
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Soil Testing: 7 Steps to Success

Posted by Amanda Walker on 4 August 2016
Soil Testing: 7 Steps to Success
There is more to soil testing than analysing the soil's nutrient status. The process incorporates the sampling procedure, soil analysis and interpretation of the results leading to a sound recommendation. Accurate soil tests allow landholders to maximise the health of their soils and make sound decisions about fertiliser management to ensure crops and pastures are as productive as po...
Posted in: The FARM Co Small Farm Management Soil Analysis   Comments

Weed Control | take aim and ensure you hit the target

Posted by Amanda Walker on 24 June 2016
Weed Control | take aim and ensure you hit the target
Every weed management plan should aim to achieve: 100 % efficacy in the control of target weeds, prevention of seed set inclusion of an appropriate resistant management strategy.  At the same time is important to aim at zero to minimal damage of non-target organisms and the wider environment including air, water and soil, and zero harm t...
Posted in: The FARM Co 12Volt Sprayers Integrated Pest Management Silvan Selecta Spraying Equipment Spray Tips   Comments

WEEKLY YARN | This weeks product news and special offers.

Posted by Amanda Walker on 21 May 2015
WEEKLY YARN | This weeks product news and special offers.
DEAL | 10 % Off Gallagher Energisers  Need some more ZAP in your fences? We have a range of Gallagher electric fence energisers, so you can keep stock in your paddock and money in your pocket. This week, we're giving 10% OFF any Gallagher energiser ordered, and with such a big selection of quality products, we're sure...
Posted in: The FARM Co Electric Fence Products Flystrike Flystrike prevention Gallagher Sheep Sheep Lice   Comments

The Farm Co Christmas Gift Guide

Posted by Amanda Walker on 15 December 2014
The Farm Co Christmas Gift Guide
Wondering what to buy the farmer, gardener or pet owner in your life? Worry no more with our great gift ideas, suitable for every budget and enjoy easy purchasing and delivery direct to you! For the cocky The Bainbridge Multitool is a great heavy-duty pocket mate that is bound to come in handy on any farm.  A practical gift and great value at just $53.95! Looking for a...
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No more pour-on! - Why injectable controls are the new best options for managing parasites in cattle and pigs.

Posted by Amanda Walker on 1 December 2014
No more pour-on! - Why injectable controls are the new best options for managing parasites in cattle and pigs.
There are a hundred reasons why injectable solutions are so much more effective and wallet-friendly than traditional pour-on solutions, not to mention more effective in the fight against common parasites. Injectables are a much more accurate form of control and prevention, since the risk of pour-on splashing off or not reaching the right area of the animal is completely removed. The...
Posted in: The FARM Co Buffalo Fly Cattle Fly management Cattle Products Lice management   Comments

On-Farm Occupational Health and Safety: Worth a second thought!

Posted by Amanda Walker on 9 July 2014
On-Farm Occupational Health and Safety: Worth a second thought!
Work Health and Safety (also known as Occupational Health and Safety) is becoming an increasing focus for the agricultural industry, particularly for farms with employees.

The Australian Work Health and Safety Strategy 2012-2022 identifies agriculture as a priority industry for action, with a specific focus on reducing traumatic injury fatalities during the first five years of the strat...
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Increasing wheat yields with selective seeding windows

Posted by Amanda Walker on 28 April 2014
Increasing wheat yields with selective seeding windows

  Early sown winter wheat varieties fare well in adverse weather conditions. The trend of sowing early has gained significant momentum in recent years, to overcome a range of issues including changing weather patterns, increasing farm sizes and the narrow window of maturity for more recently released varieties. A current project by the CSIRO aims to better understand whic...
Posted in: The FARM Co Crops Seeding Time of Sowing   Comments

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