On the land Archive

Bob’s unique collection goes under the hammer

LOOK up a ‘Furphy Water Tank’ on eBay and you’ll find they’re paying as much as $7500 for a complete water tank and cart. Even a Furphy water tank end, on its own, can sell for $750. There’s a whole world of collecting going

Stud farmers achieve their goals

IT’S been a hectic week at the Cock stud Amberley Park. Malcolm and Carol have been wading through 53 years of farm ‘stuff’ and years of documents ahead of the clearing sale this weekend. The Cocks sold their Hallston farm before auction, to beef

Do you have enough feed?

SEEING a way through a dry summer is very important for helping to manage the stress levels. One thing past experiences tells us is that we can get through tough seasons. The first suggestion is to set some time aside and develop a feed

Hay making goes way back

RIGHT from when the First Fleet arrived in Australian in January 1788 with a bull, five cows, a bull calf, seven horses, 29 sheep, 19 goats, 74 pigs and 300 fowl; fodder production was seen as important. They sent teams of cutters ashore to

Allan focussed on dairy performance

GIPPSDAIRY’s newly appointed regional manager wants farmers to get value for their dairy service levy dollar. Allan Cameron, from Phillip Island, said improving the performance of Gippsland dairy farms would always be at the forefront of his thinking when dealing with the challenges and