Making Tough Concrete Posts

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Wildlife Friendly Wire Trial Gives Great Results

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Murray Wildlife and equine friendly wire is a new product recently trialled near Cairns in North Queensland. A collaborative trial between landholders, contractors and a progressive conservation group has shown over a period of seven months to reduce wildlife impacts without affecting fence performance or management cost. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new … Read More

How To Weld on Gate Hinges

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James from Walters Fencing shows us how to weld on gate hinges for a perfect result. He also showcases some great Walters fencing gate accessories and tools to make the job even easier. Walters Fencing https://waltersfencing.com.au/ 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

Timber + Cattle = Sustainable Profit

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Super Forest Plantations prove this week that Timber + Cattle = Sustainable Profit. This is a really exciting video about combining two industries and the profitability and environmental benefits that come from it. Spread over more than 3,000 Ha and 13 locations, this family run business is pushing the boundaries of what we know about biodiverse cropping and grazing systems. … Read More

Regenerative Agriculture With Charles Massy – A Conversation

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Regenerative Agriculture With Charles Massy – A Conversation. Part two of my interview with Charles Massy, Author of “Call of the Reed Warbler” and renowned voice for Regenerative Agriculture in Australia. Buy Charles Massy’s Book Here https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34951739-call-of-the-reed-warbler 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 … Read More

Charles Massy Regenerative Farm Tour

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The acclaimed author of ‘Call of the Reed Warbler,’ Dr Charles Massy OAM hosts us this week for a tour of his Monaro grazing property. A highly respected sheep breeder, grazing innovator, avid Ornithologist and respected academic, Charles brings a lifetime of experience and passion to his farm. He spends time going over the fundamental elements of his operation and … Read More

CCA Alternatives! Safe Vineyard Post Options

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Australian Concrete Posts, Super Forest Plantations hardwood posts, Fenceline Solutions End assemblies and the Fencestay system make for really intelligent post and end assembly solutions for modern vineyards worried about CCA posts. This week I spend time with Al, a great contractor from the Shepparton area as he installs new posts into an existing vineyard at the University of Melbourne … Read More

All Electric Loader!! UHI U50 Review

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Electric Vehicles are coming. Here is a sneak peak into the not so distant future, in fact it’s available now and while it may not suit all uses, I can think of some people who would find this little machine very handy indeed. https://www.unitedheavyindustries.com.au/%E3%80%90uhi-u50%E3%80%912022-new-model-australias-eco-friendly-900kg-electric-wheel-loader/ Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! … Read More

Bluetti EB3A Review Tradies Friend?

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Have I just found the best power backup for working in the field? The Bluetti EB3A is tasked with keeping my tools and camera gear charged on a two day shoot, as well as keeping the beers worm for the finish. With a discerning Kiwi fencing contractor to be kept happy, these beers better be cold! https://www.bluettipower.com.au/products/bluetti-eb3a-portable-power-station Check out my … Read More

Low Budget Small Pasture Renovation

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This week I renovate my small pastures around our home using some budget gear, careful testing and great advice. Don’t be put off by the high cost of machinery. There are some great options out there for even the smallest of holdings. Check out my website for even more content https://timthompson.ag/ Subscribe for a new video each week! New content … Read More

High Tech Post Driving Trailer

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High tech post driving trailer takes the effort out of driving end assembly posts whilst increasing safety and efficiency. At the end of the day, the simple trailer design means that it can all be folded up and driven away at 100Km an hour! The team from Walters demonstrates their latest driving trailer, some great little tools and even lets … Read More

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