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Lifestyle farming, rules of thumb, and the dynamics of farm management

Lifestyle farming, rules of thumb, and the dynamics of farm management Lifestyle farming

All farmers face similar challenges, no matter whether they are lifestyle farmers or commercial farmers, because they all need to work within the constraints of climate, soil, and other natural factors. The main difference is that commercial farmers work on a larger scale because they rely on their land for their income, while lifestyle farmers […]

Love thy neighbour but get them to spray their weeds

Love thy neighbour but get them to spray their weeds Love thy neighbour but get them to spray their weeds in the Adelaide Hills

We all have neighbours who don’t do the right thing. But when it’s not spraying weeds, it’s just frustrating and can undermine farm practices. One of the benefits of having Pods on your team, is that when you’ve engaged him to do your spraying, he’ll cast a weather eye over your fences to check the […]

Adelaide Hills Fencing Repairs: I enjoy it!

Adelaide Hills Fencing Repairs: I enjoy it! Adelaide Hills Fencing Repairs: I enjoy it!

I enjoy it, that’s what Pods says when asked about doing fence maintenance and repairs. Pods is co-owner of Adelaide Hills Farm Services and says of all the jobs in farming, installing or repairing fences is the most satisfying because when you finish you have something solid, straight, and stock-proof to show for your work. […]

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