Drop-in Day

Coopers Mt Torrens

Sunday 29 April 10-1pm

Do you have a problem with rabbits, foxes or weeds?

Natural Resources Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges will be available to help you with 

·       Weed Identification and discuss control methods (bring in a sample)

·       How to embark on an integrated pest animal control programme (rabbits and/or foxes)

·       Suitable stocking rates for your property

 

Come along, grab a FREE SAUSAGE SIZZLE, pick up a brochure and share some stories

 Coopers Mt Torrens, 25 Townsend Road, Mt Torrens

This event is being provided through the Pests Cost Us All project, a South Australian Government project to combat pest plants and animals across the State. It is a funded by the Australian Government under its Agricultural Competiveness White Paper.

 

April News 2018


Livestock tags orders, get organised and beat the 6 to 8 week delay in peak season. Don’t forget your PIC number, and what type of tag you require.

Norton cattle and sheep yards please give us a call we are more than happy to visit, measure up and quote on yards that would best suit your property and livestock.

Rat and Mice are on the move again (I don’t think they have actually gone away) We are stocked up with wax blox, pellets, grain baits, bait stations, rat and mice traps, live traps. Also a good idea to keep any fodder in galvanised bins.

Animal Health

With the break of the season coming up we have a long acting sheep drench available in injectable and casuals. The long acting drench will give sheep protection for up to 90 days, please speak to the boys for more information.

Garden

Great time to get your brassicas in the ground. To help protect plants with the upcoming frosts spray some Yates Drought shield on the leaves for 90 day protection. Also keep an eye out for snails they will be out and about at the first sight of rain, we have Eradicate and Baysol available.

Agronomy

Broadacre: Please pre order your nodulaide for legume crops with Craig or Anthony, last year there was a short supply.
Viticulture: Please ring Bronte regarding vineyard posts. CCA vineyard post are in very short supply, please get your orders in ASAP or speak to Bronte about alternatives.

Joke of the Month

A young man agreed to baby-sit one night so a single mother could have an evening out. At bedtime he sent the youngsters upstairs to bed and settled down to watch football.

One child kept creeping down the stairs, but the young man kept sending him back to bed.

At 9pm the doorbell rang, it was the next-door neighbour, Mrs Brown, asking whether her son was there. The young man brusquely replied, "No."

Just then a little head appeared over the banister and shouted, "I'm here, Mom, but he won't let me go home!"

March News 2018

Coopers Easter Trading Hours (Yes, Already!!!)
From everyone at Coopers Farm Supplies we wish everyone a happy and safe Easter break.

                                                            Coopers of Mt Torrens                Coopers of Mt Pleasant
March 30 Good Friday                       CLOSED                                       CLOSED
March 31 Easter Saturday               8am – 1pm                            8am – 12 noon
April 1   Easter Sunday                   10am – 4pm                                     CLOSED
April 2 Easter Monday                   10am – 2pm                                     CLOSED

Livestock tags orders, get organised and beat the 6 to 8 week delay in peak season. Don’t forget your PIC number, and what type of tag you require.

Heads up, there will be a price rise on all steel products in the very near future. This includes everything from all wire products, gates and fittings, hay rings/cradles, livestock yards, rails. If you are thinking of purchasing any of these in the near future please get in quick before the price rise.  

Animal Health

Please come in and speak to the boys about your pre lambing and pre calving vaccines. We can help direct you to what product will best suit your livestock. Ideal timing for pre vaccination is 6 to 8 weeks.

Garden

Keep an eye out this year’s fruit trees will be arriving in store this month. Also a good time to start preparing garden beds for your winter vegetables with a top up of compost and mulch. Don’t forget to fertilise your lawn and blueberries if you have them.

Agronomy

Broadacre: Please speak to Craig, Adam and or Anthony, about pre seeding rodent control as well as your spray, seed, and fertiliser requirements.
Viticulture: With Vintage well underway it’s time to start thinking about post - harvest fertilisation. Please contact Craig, Ben, Adam or Anthony for pricing and availability.


Huge Congratulations to Daniel from Eden Hall Wines for winning Viticulturist
of the year for the Barossa and Eden Valley region.

Joke of the Month

A couple was going out for the evening. The last thing they did was to put the cat out.
The taxi arrived, and as the couple walked out of the house, the cat shoots back in. So the husband goes back inside to chase it out.

The wife, not wanting it known that the house would be empty, explained to the taxi driver "He's just going upstairs to say goodbye to my mother."

A few minutes later, the husband got into the taxi and said, "Sorry I took so long, the stupid thing was hiding under the bed and I had to poke her with a coat hanger to get her to come out!"