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Chemical Drums
01
Sep

Disposing of IBC and chemical drums

As farmers, the use of chemical drums is part of everyday life. The days of being able to just dump them into landfill are long gone. CRT encourages the responsible disposal of all chemical containers so that we all have a sustainable industry long into the future. The drumMUSTER service is a great way to...
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01
Sep

Farm safety: side by side vehicles and quad bikes

Accidents involving side by side vehicles and quad bikes are one of the leading causes of fatality on farms in Australia. Side by side vehicle and quad bike related fatalities are often due to the vehicle rolling onto the passenger or the passenger being ejected from the vehicle in a crash. According to Farm Safe...
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Zoetis Farm Planner
01
Sep

Introducing the new Zoetis Farm Planner

Farm planner, a free, easy-to-use, Vaccination, Scheduling Tool for Sheep and Cattle. Farm Planner is a web application that lets you register your farm and livestock details and management practices; then based on the information provided, the system records and recommends important dates and times to assist you in farm planning. The Farm Planner has...
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Year on year change in January to June 2018 merino volume and price
01
Sep

Microns ain’t microns

Year on year auction volumes were up by 2.4% in 2017- 2018 while AWTA core test volumes were up by 1% (farm bales). Superficially these small changes in total greasy wool supply indicate that supply is unlikely to be a significant factor in the current market. Apparel wool has a wide range of end uses...
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Virbac Multimin Sheep
01
Sep

Choosing the right mineral injection for sheep

Virbac are set to launch their new and exciting Multimin Plus Copper for Sheep in September 2018. It marks a momentous point for Australian sheep producers, as it is the country’s first and only copper injection registered for Sheep. Multimin Plus Copper was formulated exclusively for sheep that require additional copper. Copper has many functional...
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Airone WG Bag at Seppeltsfield
01
Sep

Seppeltsfield continues to drive efficiency in fungicide programs

Risk management forms the base of an effective fungicide program for one of Australia’s oldest wineries. Established in the 1850s, Seppeltsfield has an iconic cellar door in South Australia’s Barossa region, with vineyards based in the Barossa, Clare and McLaren Vale totalling 2265 hectares. Seppeltsfield Vineyard Manager Kingsley Fuller is responsible for the company’s 1300ha...
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Horse Safe Fence Caps with Horse
01
Sep

New horse-safe caps

Whites Rural Horse Fence Caps are a newly-designed cap ideally suited for keeping horses safe. Made from UV-resistant polymer, the cap features a special three-slot pattern for holding various sizes of electric tape and wire. The first slot suits up to 5mm hotwire, while the second and third slot will take electric tape from 12mm...
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Australian Cattle
01
Sep

Cattle tick treatments should happen now – 5 tips to plan your approach

Did you know that a single female cattle tick lays up to 3000 eggs leading to rapid contamination of pasture and new infestations for your cattle? Cattle tick remains the most significant pest of cattle in Australia and right now with some warmth and moisture, tick numbers are rapidly increasing. Dr Matthew Ball – Technical...
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Mecardo Lamb Slaughter and Forecasts Chart
01
Sep

How will the drought impact lamb supply?

Dry weather in New South Wales, northern South Australia and Victoria is impacting the timing of the turnoff of winter sucker lambs. The question is, how will the dry impact total lamb supply for 2018? The worry we’ve been hearing about, is that NSW lambs which weren’t at slaughter weights as suckers are going to...
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