In The Field

18Nov 2012

Tim Nixon operates a cattle and cropping farm based at New Norcia, situated 120kms north of Perth, Western Australia. Tim produces canola, barley and wheat grown on soils including medium loams to gravel and some heavy rock. It would be fair to say that Tim’s country is unforgiving on points, boots, closers and on the […]

07Mar 2012

Pep and Jules Alvaro farm south east of Merredin at their property “Windsor Farms”. Their soil types vary from sand plain to heavy clays.  At seeding the Alvaros like to rip as deep as they can to make a trench. When it rains this provides a store for moisture. According to Pep this process really […]

08Nov 2011
stuart hocking

Before farming Stuart gained an Ag Science degree and then worked for BASF and CSBP. He has spent the last 5 years farming at Glendavale. The farming operation includes a sheep and cropping enterprise on 2550 ha,cropping wheat, barley and canola. Their cropping country contains a mixture of soils including sandy loams, sand over gravel […]

04Jun 2011
rod shaddick

Rod Shaddick is a third generation farmer located at Pingelly 200km South East of Perth & runs a 100 percent cropping operation with wife Jenny & son Courtney. Rod changed to Groundhog quick change points & boots  & was impressed with the wear rate, strength & competitive price. Initially Rod was dubious of the quick change points in his country as it contains some granite & is […]