The Federal Government recently announced the HomeBuilder grant as an additional support measure for the economic stimulus package. HomeBuilder offers $25,000 to eligible applicants who commit to building or renovating their homes this year. Anyone who signs a building contract between 4 June and 31 December 2020 will be able to apply for HomeBuilder.Read more
Any farmer with grazing livestock knows that pastures play a key role in the farm’s success. An unhealthy pasture that doesn’t produce as much grass is a serious cause for concern. If your farm is failing to produce grass, the number of cattle or sheep you can rear will be limited. The productivity of your paddocks is perhaps the largest influence on your profitability as a grazier.Read more
There are very few farmers who can’t make good use of a shed. Whether you rear livestock or grow crops, it’s all but guaranteed that you have equipment, feed, vehicles or any other number of things that need to be sheltered and stored. You might need to consider steel shed fabrication. Read more
Everyone is feeling the pressure at the moment, from major cities to rural centres. In conditions like these, it’s crucial we all help each other out. Pay special attention to this over the coming months, while we continue to deal with the economic fallout of the pandemic. Australian farmers and businesses far away from cities will be especially challenged by the weakened economy. During recessions, people are more conservative when making monetary decisions. This can be particularly taxing for those far removed from population centres.
Avoiding a serious accident is always a top priority on any farm. Despite this, Australian cattle yard design frequently fails to address a number of concerns effectively. Working with animals that can weigh over a tonne means you need to always pay attention to safety. You need to think about this for both workers and cattle. Having good foresight means you are prepared for the worst-case scenario, no matter how unlikely. A reliable design meets every need, making work easier and also maximising the safety of livestock and handlers.Read more
Many businesses across the country are fighting for survival under the economic strain of COVID-19. In response, the Federal and State Governments have enacted support measures to help businesses. The following funding options may be relevant to you and your business:
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed the way Australians live their lives, from major cities to rural towns. These changes have caused industry wide suspensions of business, except for those deemed essential and those which can operate from home. The threat of COVID-19 on farms is daunting. For farmers and others in agriculture, this is changing the way things get done.Read more
Coronavirus or COVID-19 isn’t just for big cities, with a wave of cases being reported throughout Australia including in rural and regional communities. This is having a substantial impact as people try to retain productivity on farms despite the changing circumstances.
The agricultural industry is mostly business as usual, although restrictions have significantly impacted the supply chain.