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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

Timing is everything when spreading fertiliser

Posted by Glenn Walton on May 15, 2020 2:33:00 PM

So, when is the best time to apply fertiliser and what are the conditions that should be looked for in order to make the decision whether to apply the fertiliser or not? Here we'll provide some information on the key pointers to help farmers and growers to make these decisions.

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Topics: Insider, Fertiliser Spreading, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Working Smarter, Pasture & Crop Management, Farming technology

What is the best season to Subsoil Aerate? Spring vs. Autumn

Posted by Sam Searle on Apr 23, 2020 12:07:03 PM

"When is the best time to subsoil aerate?"

It’s a question we’re often asked by farmers looking to begin subsoil aeration.

Whilst the best time for aeration is typically understood to be Spring, there has also been some good reasons come to light in recent times that would support aeration your subsoil in Autumn.

The reasons for each are somewhat different, up for debate & really depend on each land owner's unique situation and soil type. In this blog we give a brief explanation of the reasons you should aerate in spring, and may also do in autumn.

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Topics: Cultivation, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage