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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

4 Factors that a Farmer Should Bear in Mind When Buying a New Tractor
6 September 2019

A tractor can be an invaluable asset when managing

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

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Things To Know About a Water Testing Facility
11 July 2016

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

4 Factors that a Farmer Should Bear in Mind When Buying a New Tractor

A tractor can be an invaluable asset when managing a large farming property. However, when you come across a wide range of tractors of diverse makes and models, it can be tough to make an informed choice, especially for first-time buyers. There are several factors that tractor buyers must consider before buying, including value for money, farm needs, accessories and availability of after-sale services. Here are some considerations for farmers when buying new tractors like the Solis 90 tractor. Read More