How To Fit a PTO Shaft Easily

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This week I fit a new PTO shaft to an implement. New shafts usually have to be cut down. This is a step by step guide through the process, how to measure the shaft cuts, take off and refit protective covers, grease and fit the shaft. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video … Read More

Regenrating Leased Land and Business

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Simon Van Der Craats is Regenrating leased land. He is rebuilding a business for himself through sustainable grazing practices. A long and storied career in the army has taught him to adapt and persevere. His recent COVID related business losses have barely slowed him down, and paved a way for him to become a grazier on leased land. I find … Read More

Getting On With It With Neville Koch

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Neville Koch had a life changing diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease 25 years ago. No longer able to be employed by his building company, and confined to a wheelchair while he awaited diagnosis, Neville completed a degree in construction. Once diagnosed and treatment began, he got out of the wheelchair and established his own building company and was captain of the … Read More

Revegetation on Farms Made Cheap and Easy

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Revegetation trials currently being undertaken in Queensland promise improvements to make on farm revegetation projects cheaper and easier. Traditional methods of planting in riplines require expensive, time consuming maintenance and can result in weeds that slow site capture. C4 are currently undertaking trials of new methods thatr promise to reduce work and cost, meaning that revetation of poorly performing parts … Read More

Corner Stays, Double Trouble?

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Corner Stays, Double Trouble? Is it better to have a single stay protrude into the paddock on each corner, or two, one on each fence run? There are some interesting phsysics facts to consider before you rush to answer and I go through these with James, from Walters fencing in Tamworth. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ … Read More

CERES High Tech Livestock Tags for better management, stock security and more!

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CERES High Tech Livestock Tags promise better paddock management, stock theft security and value adding with garenteed provenence of livestock. Monitoring for health and welfare is also made possible through built in acelerometers and temperature sensors. I join property owner Jo and the team behind the latest trial of these tags as they are brought to market and discuss their … Read More

Post Winch Hack

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Want to pull out wooden fence posts and don’t have a tractor handy? Use your spare wheel! Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! New content uploaded every weekend. My Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdtlC5DtsgZKCM8gislyDJw

Crimping Wire Easy

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Short tip this week on how to crimp wire safely, easily and strongly. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! New content uploaded every weekend. My Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdtlC5DtsgZKCM8gislyDJw

Home Made Sheep Mesh Roller

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Making your own impliments is sometimes easier and often cheaper than buying them. This week I put my little Weldclass welder to the job of making a sheep mesh roller for the basck ofg the ute. I have been thinking about doing this for some time now, and with a trricky fenceline to complete this week I figured it was … Read More

Straining and Knotting Fence Wire

Straining and Knotting Fence Wire is easier than you think provided you do it correctly. In this video I show how to select and use strainers. Then I illustrate why the correct strain tension is so important. Finally, I show how to knot the wire and break off the dags. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe … Read More

Farm Security Camera Install – Reolink Review

This week I install some remote security cameras from Reolink, The cellular network Go PT and the wifi network Argus 3 (for use close to the house). These two cameras seem to punch above their wieght in terms of quality and features. They make an excellent addition to farm security. I also learn a lot about placement of the cameras, … Read More

Farm Crime Prevention

I spend some time this week with Dr Alistair Harkness from the University of New England and three property owners. We discuss their concerns and excperience with rural and farm crime. The varied experiences and circumstances allow for a rich discussion on the topic. Alistair uses his international knowledge on the subject to discuss simple and effective steps property owners … Read More

Pro Fencers Hand Tools – James from Walters Fencing Tamworth

We all like to see a pro’s kit. This week I spend time with Australian Fencing Awards finalist James Higgins from Walters Fencing in Tamworth. I check out the hand tools he keeps in his kit. Plenty of tips and tricks in this video! Blog Here Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video … Read More

Farm Power – Bluetti Review

This week I look at farm power and review the Buetti EB55. It’s a tiny yet powerful power supply for the farm that is versatile and that packs a punch. While it can’t do everything a big generator can, its an eminently more practical and comfortable auxilery power solution in many cases. I take the little Bluetti through some tests … Read More

Large De Barber Review

The new larger De-Barber promioses to make short work of larger high tensile barb wire, removing the barbs to make fencing tasks easier. This week I put it through its paces. Blog and product details Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! New content uploaded every weekend. My Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdtlC5DtsgZKCM8gislyDJw

Steel Post Clips, Worth It?

There is a bit of a debbate, it seems, around the running of wires through steel posts or using clips to secdure them to the mounting holes. In this video I go through some of the arguments for and against this practice. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! New content … Read More

Figure 8 Tool Midweek Review

The figure 8 tool allows you to tie figure 8 fence knots in plain or barb wire, even under tension. This allows you to use the figure 8 as a straining knot and the tool means that every knot you tie will come out the same every time. More information in my blog here Check out my website for even … Read More

Solar Powered Stock Water for Good Farm Management

This week I take a look at a solar powered system that suopplies stock water for good paddock management. The system is sold by Commodore Australia, a company that is earning a good reputation in the sustainable power space. Their equipment components are good quality, compatable and fit together easily for a “plug and play” approach to solar powered farm … Read More

An Unhinged Review? Fenceline Hinges; The Real Deal?

This week I check out the fenceline adjustable hinge kit. These all steel hinges, designed for use with steel posts allow infinite adjustment and do not require any drilling or welding. These could well put steel end posts within the reach of the everyday punter. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each … Read More

GooliGulch Biodynamic farm. Using Soil, Sequential Farming and Biodynamics to Generate Profit.

This week I chat with Simon from GooliGulch Biodynamic farm. We discuss using Soil, Sequential Farming and Biodynamics to Generate Profit. Simaon is a traditionally educated farmer with a background in commercial systems who has moved to Biodynamic with a production mindset. Now he focuses on soil, carbon and natural sequences for profit. Find out about his journey and what … Read More

Walters Fabricated Fence Strainer Boards Review

If you hate little bits and pieces on tools getting lost in the paddock, and you like good, quality tools then these strainer boards might just find their way into your heart. With locking cams to attach positively to every line wire, these strainer plates grip to the wire safely and easily. Check out my website for even more content … Read More

Walters Fabricated Fence Strainer Boards Review

If you hate little bits and pieces on tools getting lost in the paddock, and you like good, quality tools then these strainer boards might just find their way into your heart. With locking cams to attach positively to every line wire, these strainer plates grip to the wire safely and easily. Check out my website for even more content … Read More