Posted by Amanda Walker
on 18 March 2014
Amanda Walker www.farmco.com.au
With up to 30,000 species of weeds, 3,000 species of nematodes (microscopic worms) and 10,000 species of plant-eating insects, as well as viruses, fungi, mites and mice, it's no wonder that Australian farmers rely so much on chemicals to protect their agricultural enterprises from pests, weeds and diseases.
Choosing the right chemicals is just one ...
on 15 October 2013
Silvan Selecta adds the new generation 55 litre redline spotpak as the ideal portable sprayer
The latest addition to the Silvan Selecta Spotpak range is the ideal unit for use on an ATV or similar mobile vehicle for spot spraying, fence line, row or general weed control needs.
The Spotpak 12V Redline model sprayer has a 55 litre capacity, UV stabilised Polytuff polypropylene tank and...
on 2 October 2013
Great News! The Entire Silvan Selecta Spring Calalogue is now available online at The Farm Co!
Download it now and get familiar with your new best friend!
This fantastic catalogue, is packed with red hot specials, and many new exciting releases from accross the full range of Selecta products.
New products include:
55L Redline Spotpak 12V Sprayer (Hot...
on 9 July 2013
Did you know that lice cost Australian woolgrowers more than $120 million annually? Lice can reduce sheep fleece weight and downgrade wool quality. Retailers face increasing pressure to minimise chemical residues in wool processing as lice continue to develop resistance to chemicals.
But don't worry - help is at hand.....
LiceBoss is a decision support system from Australian Wool...
on 27 June 2013
Australian Pork Producers have put out this YouTube video that ventures inside an actual piggery and explains the reasons behind what they do.
Too often, people are quick to judge without looking at the facts and reasons as to why certain practices are in place - this may help open some eyes.
This is definitely worth a few minutes of your time to watch. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
on 17 June 2013
We are very excited that we have launched our NEW WEBSITE!
Special thanks to our Online Internet Partner, Andrew Osborn from Bloomtools Adelaide for assisting us create our awesome new online presence.
If you need a website or need to update your existing online presence, then contact Andrew Osborn at Bloomtools Adelaide he will happily assist you in making sure you look profes...
on 26 May 2013
Let's get social!
Here at The Farm and Rural Merchandise Company, we're extremely social. We LOVE getting to know you, our customers, and finding out more about what you do 'on your land'. So why not share with us a little bit of your world via our social sites on Twitter and Facebook? Are you currently mustering on a station, in a tractor seeding, in the sheep yards ...
on 26 May 2013
Iconic Australian company Gallagher are currently celebrating their 75th Birthday! To mark this very special occasion, Gallagher are offering some fantastic one deals on a range of their bestselling electric fence products. To see the full range of offers please see below. For further details and ordering information please contact us.
Posted by The F.A.R.M. Co
on 26 May 2013
Bestselling flystrike prevention product CLIK, from Novartis Animal Health, now comes with Rainlock™ which gives you the optimum tool to achieve SEASON LONG protection against flystrike.
Rainlock™ is a combination of state of the art chemistry and a unique patented formulation which allows dicyclanil (the active ingredient in Clik) to bind to wool grease and resist washout...