Factors to Guide the Purchase of Your Farm's First Tractor

If you have recently ventured into farming, one of the first pieces of equipment that you need to purchase is a tractor. These pieces of machinery come in a vast range of options so you may be confused as to what will be best suited to your individual farming needs if you are new to the industry. And while you may be tempted to let your budget decide for you, this is not the right approach to take if you are intent of buying a reliable tractor that will serve you for years to come.

How to Improve Pellet Feed Quality

Many measures can be taken to improve the quality of the pelletised feed that you give to your livestock. This article discusses some of the changes that farmers who make their own pelleted stock feed can implement to improve the quality of those pellets.  Increase the Conditioning Temperature The quality of pelleted stock feed can be improved by increasing the temperature at which the feeds are conditioned after all the ingredients are mixed.

A Look at Cavitation Problems and How They Affect Bore Pumps

Have you noticed some strange popping sounds coming from your bore pump while in operation? Well, the reason behind these strange sounds could be traced back to a cavitation problem. Simply put, cavitation is the generation of bubbles or cavities in liquid, produced in somewhat low pressure levels close to the impeller. When these bubbles implode or collapse, they elicit shock waves inside the bore pump, damaging the impeller and the pump housing.

Five Signs You Need to Have Your Well Water Tested for Toxins

If you have well water on your land, the water may occasionally absorb chemicals or toxins from the nearby area. Unfortunately, depending on which elements or compounds are passing through your pipes, your plumbing may be damaged, or you or your family may get very ill. Luckily, there is water testing to help you avoid unnecessary injury to yourself, your family or your property. Wondering if you need to have your water tested?

Rainwater Pump Options for Residential Tanks

Rainwater tanks are valuable in residential buildings and small agricultural operations. These assets will provide you with fresh and safe water for irrigation and general household chores. This will contribute to lower cumulative water expenses and to a healthier environment. If you want to purchase and install a rainwater harvesting system, you will need to prepare for the distribution. You will need a water pump to push the water from storage and to the plumbing system in your property.