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Silvan Reel Tuff Hose
01
Sep

400L Silvan ‘Reel Tuff’ remote control hosereel sled unit

SILVAN Australia has released a new 400 litre tank capacity high pressure skid-mounted sprayer that meets the spray application needs of on-property, spray contractor or general grounds weed management tasks. With everything mounted on the galvanised frame, the power is supplied by a Honda GX160 5.5hp engine, coupled to a high-quality Italian diaphragm pump that...
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Horses Near Insulated Post Fence
01
Sep

‘Horse-safe’ Gallagher Insulated Line Posts quickly and simply fit the bill for peace of mind

Wavealee Laird and partner Jacqui Norris bought their small farm in South-West Victoria in December, but widespread fires in March burnt half of “Breezeholme”, including all the eastern boundary fencing and two internal fences. Wavealee says, “Having sold our property before the fires it was really frustrating because we had about three weeks to get...
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Mecardo June October 2017 2018 Rainfall Chart
01
Sep

Dry times a processor’s friend

Processor margins have increased dramatically in this last quarter, sitting significantly higher than historical averages. The large margins have been linked with the low rainfall patterns that have occurred this year. Similar conditions were seen in 2013 and if that is anything to go on the Mecardo theoretical cut-out model is projecting firmer processor annual...
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Castrol RX Super
01
Sep

When your business is ready for the future, you’re ready to win

New Diesel Engine Oils: Building For the Future It’s no secret that a modern diesel engine operates more efficiently when lubricated with a good quality high performance oil, which is why the engine oil has become just as important to the commercial road transport and Agri industry as the hardware around it. Legislative requirements on...
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Cows Near Brassica Crops
01
Sep

Crop protection vital for high yielding forage brassica crops

Good control of weeds and insects is a vital part of achieving high yielding forage brassica crops in the far north-west of Tasmania. Roberts Senior Agronomist, Dan Sutton, said the region was prized as a dairy area with winter dominant rainfall of up to 1600mm per year. Forage brassicas are a key grazing option through...
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Trojan Logo
01
Sep

Trojan – safety is a major strength

Trojan® Insecticide (150g/L gamma-cyhalothrin capsule suspension) is a patent protected fifth generation pyrethroid that is marketed and sold exclusively in Australia by FMC. It is widely used to control pests at early crop establishment in cereals and winter crops, largely targeting either native budworm (Helicoverpa punctigera) in pulses or aphids in cereals. FMC Australia Head...
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Philmac Valve Maintenance Step 3
01
Sep

Float Valve maintenance made easy

With so many jobs to do, it’s easy to forget about your float valves. Most valves provide years of trouble- free service. But it’s always a good idea to check that they are still operating efficiently. If not, you could be losing precious water. The first thing to look for is that the lever arm...
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Cows in Paddock
01
Sep

Spring means Pili Time!

With the current seasonal conditions it is all the more important that you prepare early to minimise losses associated with pinkeye infections. Pinkeye is painful and debilitating for cattle but also time consuming and costly to treat once your herd is infected. Up to 80% of a mob can be affected in a bad pinkeye...
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01
Sep

Faster, Higher, Stronger

The dreams of children know no boundaries, imagination is their realm, Destination undecided they cheer loudly from the helm. Pushing through uncharted waters, vanquished demons in their wake, Superheroes of a journey only they can undertake. But reality looms large, a sober world dismisses fools But dreamtime’s true disciples don’t bow down to sober rules....
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