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Some Posts Are Poles Apart

Posted by Glenn Walton on Jun 12, 2020 2:50:10 PM

Rural fencing has been a traditional trade for many years in New Zealand and is often a topic of conversation among farmers, often with robust discussion because a good fence is the difference between keeping livestock in the right paddock or not. It's one thing to have good gear like our Rata Log Forks to build a good fence, but to last the test of time it often comes down to the materials fencing crews or builders use. Here we talk particularly about the timber that should be considered before purchasing, before you build a good quality and enduring rural fence.

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Topics: Material Handling, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Farming technology

UTV v ATV - Which is best for farming?

Posted by Troy Walton on Jun 8, 2020 10:52:36 AM

Off-road vehicles have become indispensable in the agriculture world and farming in general has been redefined by the use of ATV’s and UTV’s in lieu of a tractor for smaller jobs.  Accessing every corner of the farm or large-scale station has become markedly easier over the years.  Horses gave way for 4x4’s and during the last 2 decades, 4x4’s have been swapped for all-terrain vehicles. Although not a direct replacement for a tractor, the ATV and UTV are both brilliant additions to your mode of transport for on-farm activities.

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Topics: Fertiliser Spreading, Working Smarter, Farming technology

Instant Asset Write Off! (AU & NZ)

Posted by Sam Searle on May 28, 2020 9:14:12 AM

Both the New Zealand & Australian governments have announced economic stimulus packages which can be of benefit to farmers and agricultural contractors. While each differ from the other we will give you a broad outline of each below with relevant links to other helpful resources.

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Topics: Insider

May/June Beet Bucket Deal - Dispatch in 72 hours or it's FREE!*

Posted by Sam Searle on May 20, 2020 5:28:50 PM

As we head into the colder months we thought we'd heat things up with our "Dispatch in 72 hours or it's FREE!*" deal on Beet Buckets! (see more details below).

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Topics: Fodder Beet, Silage & Winter Feed Handling