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 All terrain vehicles (ATVs, also known as quad bikes) are one piece of farm equipment that most farmers can’t do without. Although they are not designed  to be a tractor, on most small farms they can reduce the need for one.

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 If you're not familiar with farm tractors, choosing one that’s suitable for a small farm can be a daunting task. Will a compact tractor suffice and how  important is tractor size?

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Tractors

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Tractors

Looking for advice on tractors. Currently running a 230acre grazing property. Tractor will be mainly used for slashing, spraying, fertilizer spreading, general purpose. Not looking at Chinese. Sticking with knowns due to serviceability. Considering JD5055/JD5075 or Massey Ferguson 2625 (64hp). The JD range have all bells and whistles but 6k dearer. MF is no frills workhorse mechanical everything. Chasing thoughts or experiences with these models. I'm leaning towards MF for price and simplicity. My old tractor is a David Brown 880 (1970) and the old girl is getting tired.
Remaining in touch with the evolving needs of professional landscape contractors, John Deere announces the addition of two new commercial zero-turn radius mowers.
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An important decision for any farm, no matter the size, is tractor selection.  The tractor needs to right for your application and your budget, so there are many things to consider. 
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Buying an eco-friendly shed for your farm could be a bit challenging. Due to the wide array of materials and design options available online, you need to be well-informed before making a buying decision. If you are planning to install an environmentally friendly shed, you should pay attention to these valuable tips.
 
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Digital technology is becoming increasingly important in the agricultural industry and many farmers have recognised the very valuable role that it plays in helping them to better manage their operations.
 
One area where technology has been a true business enabler for farmers is in the field of weighing systems such as weighbridges, weighing scales and product inspection equipment, which despite their often rugged an
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The ability to accurately weigh and measure feed is a critical success factor in any agricultural undertaking.
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To the layman, the notion of weighing a silo sounds absurd. How could it be possible to weigh something as huge and heavy as a silo?
 
To those in the know, weighing the contents of silos and tanks is a perfectly normal practice - and for many enterprises and business, it’s an integral part of their everyday operations.
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Now you can build retaining walls, raised garden beds, garden, fences and house walls in concrete, rock or earth in half the time for half the price with the new innovative wallworker formwork.
 
The idea for these forms started when we lived on our small acreage farm and we needed to build concrete and rock walls quickly and simply.
 
After some research we found that slip forms were the best and fastest way for a novice to bu
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