Buying online is second nature to most people, but with agricultural machinery, there are some real risks and potential safety hazards to consider. Ensure you are buying equipment that is safe, compliant, warranted, with spare parts readily available plus ongoing support if required. Purchasing Agricultural Machinery Online – The Risks, Explained Prior to purchasing online […]
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Compost is one of the most valuable in-house resources of any rural business. It is an investment in the overall health of your soil and a great way to replace nutrients lost through harvesting. Unlike mulching, which uses raw materials laid directly on the soil, composting is a refining process. The refining process improves the value of mulch […]
Slashing is a must for clearing vegetation and sloashers are also the best way to manage ground cover. That said, there are good slashers and there are some that simply don’t make the grade in Australian conditions. Before you purchase a slasher make sure you do your homework. Australia’s unique range of terrains and climates […]
Mulching is one of the fundamental operations in any form of farming. It’s invaluable for returning nutrients to the soil, supporting new crop growth, and supporting soil biota which provides valuable nutrients for crops. Mulch is also an economic consideration. The more mulch you have available, the less you need to spend on fertilisers, phosphate […]
After sales care is one of the most important parts of any business. For buyers, after sales service ensures the maintenance and quality of their purchase. For sellers, after sales service improves customer satisfaction. And when it comes to agricultural machinery, the importance of after sales care only intensifies.
Healthy and structurally sound soils are as complex as they are fertile. A good soil structure should consist of a sufficient amount of minerals. It is important to know what minerals are in your soil, and this can be determined by performing a simple soil test. Depending on what you intend to use the soil […]
To put it simply, slashing is the older method and form of technology, and mulching involves more modern methods and machinery. Both seek to serve more or less the same purpose: to cut the grass or pasture; whilst leaving the organic matter on the ground (Chop N’ Drop). This serves as organic fertiliser (mulch) for […]
Taking care of your pastures is of an importance that cannot be understated. Looked-after pastures provide continually good grazing for animals, absorb rainfall, filter runoff, and reduce erosion. Here are four tips for good pasture care. Testing Your Soil – Key to good Pasture Care “Has the soil been tested?” asked the man, “Yer, nothing […]
Purchasing agricultural machinery is a big deal. Like any major investment, agricultural machinery should enable you to profit from it down the line. For those two reasons alone, it is important to do your research and choose the right product for your wants and needs. If you don’t choose the right machine, the significant investment […]
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