Advice, tips & news for farmers who want to 'work smarter'

Subsoil Aeration Benefits

Posted by Sam Searle on Aug 29, 2018 3:03:40 PM


Advantages of subsoil aeration are not widely known among the New Zealand farming community, so here in this blog we aim to spell out how subsoiling & aerating your soils can help you increase pasture & crop yields by 22%

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Topics: Cultivation, Working Smarter, Soil Aeration & Drainage

What Cultivator Should You Use For The Job?

Posted by Sam Searle on Feb 28, 2018 2:59:22 PM

Cultivator types for you to consider

When it comes to Cultivating your paddocks there are several implement options you have at your disposal to get the job done. But first lets consider the purpose of cultivating your soil so we know what we need.


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Topics: Cultivation

Subsoil & Aeration Equipment

Posted by Glenn Walton on Sep 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Soil Aeration

Rata Panerazer

Soil aeration in pastures is particularly essential for healthy pasture growth, here’s why;

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Topics: Cultivation, Pasture & Crop Management, Soil Aeration & Drainage

How To Aerate Soil Effectively

Posted by Glenn Walton on Nov 29, 2016 1:47:18 PM

Effective Soil Aeration:

The purpose of soil aeration is to overcome soil compaction and its effects. Soil Compaction is created from heavy machinery and livestock hooves. Heavy machinery can cause compaction below the surface while soil compaction from livestock can be nearer the surface.


Water ponding: A sure sign of soil compaction.


Do you have water ponding like this after break grazing cattle? This will be a difficult area of the paddock to work with…

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