For more than 25 years, the Deltawater Solutions water treatment system has helped Australian farmers provide water for thirsty stock.
Giving smaller operators somewhere to showcase their stock is just one of the benefits to the Dorper Sheep Society of Australia's Eastern Regions Dorper sale.
Hard bore water brings with it a unique mixed amount of salts, calcium or iron. These cause plants to struggle or die and for white or orange crusty build up to occur inside the pipes, sprays and drip lines for homes, farms and businesses.
Windmills have been part of the Australian landscape for over 150 years. Pumping water using wind is the ultimate in renewable energy and is available all year round, working day or night.
State-of-the-art sheep handling technology is enabling one Victorian enterprise to track weight gain in lambs on different feeding systems, and provide a tight range of carcase weights to processors, according to a Te Pari spokesman.
Traditional methods of plunge dipping has been doing a great job in getting rid of lice. But, it seems that re-infestation is occurring on an ever increasing scale. Farmers can no longer wait, especially if they have long wool, to deal with lice.
The impact of the drought has prompted the provision of government-funded grants to assist in improving infrastructure on farm and allow for capital expenditure in testing conditions.
As the record-breaking drought continues, there has been a resurgence in interest surrounding feed lotting and confinement feeding in the dry.