On the land Archive

Floating mowers a cut above

WITH its unique suspension system and state-of-the-art cutter bars, CLAAS Disco Contour series mowers can reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent while achieving a cleaner cut and less wear-and-tear. CLAAS Harvest Centre South Gippsland principal Anthony Blackshaw said CLAAS’ ‘active float’

Vealers hit 334c/kg

CATTLE prices continue to soar at the VLE Leongatha saleyards at Koonwarra. There were approximately 1900 export and 500 young cattle penned on Wednesday, representing an increase of 260 head week-on-week. There was a full field of buyers present and competing in a mostly

Amazone makes history

LEADING European farm machinery manufacturer, Amazone, has announced the sale of its 750,000th ‘ZA’ series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader. Claas Harvest Centre South Gippsland dealer principal, Anthony Blackshaw, says the feat is probably unmatched by any other manufacturer. “Amazone has now sold in excess

Temperament in cattle

Nature v nurture By Claire Harris, Livestock Extension Officer CATTLE behaviour can have a big influence on how a farm is managed? There are three major factors that impact stock behaviour. These include, but are not limited to: • the way we choose to

Guide to dairy improvement

GIPPSLAND’S dairy industry has three key organisations servicing farm capability development. Determining who provides what services in the region has been a challenge up until now. The recently released Dairy Services Guide offers Gippsland’s dairy community a comprehensive resource that showcases the available capability