farming and powerlines

Seeding a dangerous time on farms

In the period of March to June, many broad-acre farmers will be working to get their crops underway. But how many realise this a dangerous time on the farm? A range of power lines cross South Australian farms, including transmission lines on steel-framed towers, sub-transmission lines at 66,000 Volts and 33,000 Volts, and Single Wire

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Typical soil composition using X-Ray Fluorescence analysis - Pie Chart

Soil Results – a simple interpretation

Are you striving for a healthy soil … that maximises sustainable plant growth and plant health, has sustainable biological activity, stores and cycles water and nutrients, decomposes organic matter, binds toxic compounds, and protects water quality while enhancing catchment health!?! Have you heard of Biological Farming? Biological Farming takes a whole-of-farm approach to managing soil

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Seeding warning for farmers

New statistics* show farmers are taking significant risks while working around power lines on South Australian rural properties and seeding is the worst time for incidents. Since the beginning of 2012, there have been about 140 incidents where farm activity has resulted in damage to the electricity distribution network causing interruptions to electricity supply. Any

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What to look for when selecting your borehole pump

When selecting a solar borehole pump many questions come to mind other than just, what’s the price? The location of where a typical borehole pump is installed outlines a need to factor the quality, reliability, efficiency and installation flexibility as key decision drivers. Saving a few dollars on an inferior quality product could result in

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