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Running a dairy farm

I run a dairy farm, and this year has been quite hard. The work is never easy, but this year we've had to stretch the dollars further and work even longer hours to break even. I know a lot of dairy farmers are in the same boat. But we're an innovative industry, so I thought it would be useful to start a blog where we could swap ideas on how to maximise yields and bring down production costs on farms. The more we can share these ideas with each other, the better the whole industry will manage to get through the current downturn.

Latest Posts

Two ways that farmers can prevent unexpected expenses
7 February 2018

If you run a small farm, an unexpected bill can wr

Cleaning and Maintenance of Pool Filter Pumps — A Newbie's Guide
25 January 2017

If your new swimming pool is to stay healthy and c

Helpful Tips to Remember Before Installing a Rainwater Tank
30 August 2016

A water tank can enable you to harvest rainwater f

Things To Know About a Water Testing Facility
11 July 2016

As a first-time owner of a farm, ranch or other ki

Helpful Tips to Remember Before Installing a Rainwater Tank

A water tank can enable you to harvest rainwater for future use. You are likely to get great value from that water tank if you keep the following tips in mind before you procure and install it on your residential property. Adjust Your Usage Habits Water conservation should be the overriding principle as you evaluate your water usage patterns before you select the best tank size to buy. For instance, install showerheads that reduce how much water is used in the bathroom. Read More 

Things To Know About a Water Testing Facility

As a first-time owner of a farm, ranch or other kind of large acreage, one of the most important things you must do is to make sure that the quality of water is optimal. Contracting with a water testing facility is an effective way to determine the water quality on your property, and to help you understand their full range of services, here are some of the things you can expect these types of labs to do. Read More