Technology in the future!

Can You Imagine the future? This could be whats ahead for all of us, maybe cars and roads will become a thing of the past and we will all just hop on our drone to go to whatever destination we have in mind. The mind boggles. Farming can be fun It would be a lot of fun going around the farm on one of these. I currently ride around the farm on a quad bike but these are very dangerous vehicles.  My husband, my son and I have all had…

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New DJI drones: the best drones to buy

What is the best drone to buy? DJI are working constantly to improve their range of drones available for users. They are the leading supplier of drones in the market place today. With Christmas just a few months away it is a very good time to think about what to buy that special person in your life who has everything. Perhaps you have a son or daughter who would like to cultivate an interest in photography, or you have a farmer in the family and you would like to help…

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Fun with Drones

Drones can be a great source of fun for all the family.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy they used to say. That is about to change with the advent of drones as now the boring old hard working farmer will have time to stop and have some fun with his drone.   Drones come in all sizes and a range of prices . Teenage kids would have a lot of fun playing outdoors with their drone rather than being stuck inside playing computer games. They…

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Where is the Water? Is it too little or too much?

Today we went for a drive 200 kilometers east of where we live  where rain has been scarce in the last 6 months. Keep an eye on the water supply Raising  livestock or growing crops both require substantial amounts of water.  Did you know that a grazing cow needs from 40 to 60 liters of water per day?  Farmers need to calculate the amount of water they have available for the number of stock they carry.  A severe drought will affect both the water supply and the pasture growth so…

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Technology Takes Off on the Farm

  By Capricorn4049 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link   Some people think that farmers are hick and uneducated but let me tell you they are anything but. Farmers need to be well versed and competent in many areas. They are managing multi million dollar enterprises  and they need to be very switched on or they will rapidly go down the gurgler. Modern farmers need to be skilled in animal husbandry and animal health, soil health  and plant and weed species, budgeting, mechanics, fencing, and be competent with computer…

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