How to Keep Your Livestock Nourished During the Summer Heat

As Australian summer approaches, it's important to keep an eye on the feeding habits of your livestock. From pigs to cattle, all animals can suffer under high heat. The discomfort they feel often leads them to eat less, which can be a big problem for farmers—especially those raising dairy cows, pregnant stock or other animals for whom staying well fed is a necessity. Thankfully, there are ways to keep your livestock nourished during the summer heat. Read More 

Some Quick Tips for Ensuring Your Lawn Mower is Always in Good Repair

A heavy-duty, quality lawnmower should run for years without needing major repairs, but of course you want to ensure you're doing everything possible to keep it in good condition. How you maintain your lawnmower every year will probably go a long way toward avoiding otherwise unnecessary repairs and replacement of parts, and also ensure that the mower can do its best to cut your grass quickly and successfully. Note a few simple but very important tips for ensuring your lawnmower is in good repair and always working optimally. Read More 

Dog Urinating on Your Rainwater Tank? How to Stop Him

A rain barrel or a rainwater tank is a great way to harvest a bit of rain water for irrigating plants or watering livestock. If you boil or filter it, it can even supply some of your drinking water. However if you have a dog and your dog keeps urinating on your rainwater tank, that can be a little gross. Luckily, there are ways to deter your dog. Take a look at these ideas: Read More 

Benefits of Industrial Concrete Water Tanks

If you own a farm, ranch or another type of property in which you need an industrial water tank for multiple applications such as watering your livestock, you may want to think about investing in a concrete tank. Though you can choose a water tank built from steel or polyethylene, a concrete tank may offer you benefits that make them the best value for your needs. Here's a rundown of what concrete tanks provide you. Read More 

Simple Ways to Cut the Costs of Irrigation on Your Private Property

If you have a garden or landscaping feature or just want a lush, green lawn, you need proper irrigation. Systems of underground sprinklers with timers and buried spouts can be very expensive, but typically homeowners may be overlooking ways of saving on the cost of irrigating their property. A few changes to the irrigation system and the landscaping itself can cut down on the cost of water and also ensure that the irrigation works as it should, to provide water where it's needed and to avoid overwatering other areas. Read More