Pesticide Residues Testing: Four Precautions for Collecting Samples for Analysis

18 March 2022
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Pesticides are indispensable for ensuring sustainable food production. These chemicals are formulated to eliminate harmful animals, dangerous microorganisms and unwanted plants in agricultural operations. Proper usage will maximise food production by minimising the loss of crops on the farm and during storage. However, the protection of the food supplies using pesticides comes at a cost. These chemicals are absorbed by plants, causing residues to remain in the final product. If the residue levels are high, the consumption of the food could cause harm. Read More 

Are Your Plants Getting the Right Amount of Water?

25 November 2020
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Proper irrigation of crops is vital if you want them to thrive and to enjoy a good yield when harvest time arrives. There was a time when farmers could only look to the weather and hope that a sufficient amount of rain was going to fall at the right time to provide the water for their crops. While natural rainfall can still be an important part of caring for your crop, most farmers now prefer to be able to turn to modern irrigation methods, as natural rainfall can often be unreliable. Read More 

Managing Weld and Wall Failure in Molasses Storage Tanks

28 February 2019
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What's the secret ingredient for fertile soils with readily absorbable nutrients? The answer is molasses. Molasses is a peculiar material that brings many benefits to your farm, some of which are not achievable using ordinary fertilisers. For instance, it is a ready source of carbohydrates and carbon energy for soils microorganisms. This enhances their growth and enables your soil to flourish from enhanced natural fertility. If you have a large plantation, molasses tanks will make it readily available for use on your farm. Read More 

Signs That Your Bore Well May Be Running Dry

28 March 2016
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Bore wells are a dependable source of water in homes, especially if you live in a rural setting. For this reason, proper maintenance and functioning of your bore is key to ensuring that there is an adequate supply of water to your home. However, your bore well can run dry sometimes, perhaps because of picking up a mechanical problem or because of drought, which will affect the level of ground water. Read More 

Dog Digging Up Your Sprinkler Lines? Five Tips to Help Deter Him

12 February 2016
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If you're dog is digging up your sprinkler system, that can be frustrating, and it can lead to costly sprinkler repairs. Luckily, there are several tricks you can use to keep your pup away from your sprinkler system. Here's some ideas to consider:  1. Distract your dog with his own digging spot. If your dog loves to dig, it may be very hard to deter him from digging up your sprinkler lines. Read More