There is an old saying that “There is nothing new under the sun” and while I don’t completely prescribe to this, certainly most tools we use are a natural development of an existing tool. Every now and then though, one comes along with enough new ideas and innovation to completely revolutionise a tool. The Fenceline strainer is a game changer. … Read More
Fencing Off and Protecting Waterways
How and Where? This week’s video follows Alan Upton as he fences off a riparian section along the creek that runs through his farm. Alan’s reasoning was simple. When you compare his side of the fence with his neighbour’s property, both running cattle, the difference is stark. Alan’s property, fenced off into rotationally grazed and fodder paddocks, with the creek … Read More
Are Woodshield Posts the End of CCA?
Recently an innovative Australian company Woodshield, gave me some posts to play around with. Promising to do away with CCA posts and the environmental issues surrounding the use of heavy metals in agricultural trellising and fencing. I was excited to try them out. I had some reservations, mainly the water proof quality of the posts when fixings were added and … Read More
This week’s (and my first) blog post is about the product review video I am premiering this week on the channel. Fencestay is an Australian-made product that allows you to use the venerable star-picket as fence ends. I hope you like the review. So I am a bit like most of you out there I suppose and guilty of shortcuts … Read More