Month: December 2015

Month: December 2015

John Clothier: Christmas Creek Pastoral Company
Image December 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Farming,Rural Services Charmaine Acworth

John Clothier is the owner and manager of Christmas Creek Pastoral Company, a 147 hectare property 20 minutes south of Beaudesert.  As well as providing agistment services to thoroughbred race horses, he also runs 200-300 head of beef cattle.  For his cattle feed, he plants rye grass in winter and millet and sorghum in summer,

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How Much Calcium Leaves Your Farm Every Day?
Image December 16, 2015 Rural Services,Soil Care Marion Arthy

HOW MUCH CALCIUM LEAVES YOUR FARM EVERY DAY?… How many years have you been driving all the nutrients from your farm, out of the gate in the milk tankers and grain trucks, gradually altering the pH of your soil?

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Recent Fleet Additions: Walking Floor and Fibreglass Tankers
Image December 16, 2015 Chicken Litter,Fleet,Molasses,Rural Services Charmaine Acworth

UPDATES & DEVELOPMENTS ON FLEET ADDITIONS… Recent fleet acquisitions for Arthy Rural Services include a Lusty aluminium walking floor and a B-double fitted with three fibreglass tanks.  The walking floor gives us an extra 5 cubic metres of capacity and the fibreglass tanks are a better alternative to aluminium when carting liquid feed and supplement.

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