March 2017

Southern Wires have a new promotion going with every pallet of Southern Wires purchased receive a FREE ‘Nitecore LED Flashlight’. Offer ends 31st March

Avenge is having a price increase this month (approximately $9.00 per drum) get your orders in and paid for before the 26th of March.

Now the green feed is dying off keep up with the stock blocks to keep their condition up. Ask the boys what will suit your stock needs best.

Don’t forget the pre-lambing vaccinations!

Now that technically summer has ended but just started (all a bit confusing) don’t forget we have chlorine tabs, granular, liquid, hydrochloric acid, pool floc, pool salt, inflatable pools and toys.      

Horse News:


Barastoc have brought out Groom in an 8kg bucket! Great to improve condition to the skin, coat and hoofs. Barastoc are running a 6 week competition – take photos of your horse weekly on Groom upload them and #barastochorse and go in the running for a year’s supply of Groom.

Garden/Household News


Now that the heat waves are coming it’s a good idea to use Seasol or Lig Kelp to help prevent stress on your plants it also helps with their recovery from the heat. Don’t forget to mulch we have sugar cane and peastraw available. Start thinking about planting your brassica vegetables.


Agronomy News


Snail problems with the upcoming season speak to Adam or Craig about when is the best time to bait. Local research has been done with Sardi and real time cameras showing results of when the time is for more efficient baiting is.   

Joke of the Month


A Scottsman, a Chinaman, a Pom and an Aussie were in the pub debating whose country was the best.
The Scottsman reckoned his was the best, because we got the greenest grass.
The Pom reckoned his was the best because they had the most beautiful flag.
The Chinaman reckoned his was the best because of their Great Wall.
The Aussie said we're the best, 'cos we got the kangaroo, and that can jump over your great wall, crap on your grass and wipe it's ass with your flag!

Summer Weeds are becoming quite a problem this year, if you are having issues please come in store to get the weeds identified and find the suitable control options for your needs. Also with the weeds growing so tall it is always a good idea to check that your electric fence wires aren't being touched and shorted out in the process.


  
 
                                               

February 2017

We have just has notification that bread flour is going up quiet significantly end of next month (first price rise in about 5 years) Get your orders in quick and beat the price rise!

Start thinking about pre lambing vaccination for ewes. There is a limited amounts of Ewe guard available place you orders now.

Opera Yabby nets are still available $9.90 each and there are still plenty of yabbies’ to be caught and eaten.

A lot of people seem to be having issues with rats and mice we have wax blox, pellets and grain baits available as well as traps and bait stations.

Coopers Farm Supplies together with Zoetis are hosting a ‘Cattle day’ on the 7th April, $40 per person.  Please contact us with expressions of interest, more information to follow.



Sheep News


Coopers Farm Supplies are hosting a ‘Sheep Footrot Morning’ at Coopers of Mt Pleasant. Friday the 17th of February at 8am Chris Van Dissel from PIRSA will be giving a demonstration we will also have other animal health supplier representatives with information on relevant products. Please RSVP by the 13th February 08 85682611 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Garden/House hold News


We have a new product called ‘Slasher’ an organic weed killer. Check for ‘black spots’ on your roses, and spray with Tri – fluvalinate which is the active constituents in most rose sprays.

Agronomy News


Broadacre – Its looking like an early break this season speak to Anthony or Craig about your fertilizer requirements and get your seed orders in early.

Viticulture – Huge out breaks in downey and powdery mildew please be vigilant in monitoring and talk to Craig and Anthony about sprays. Summer weed sprays, talk to the boys about which sprays you can use close to the vineyards.

Joke of the Month


A boyfriend asks his girlfriend:
- What gift would you like to receive during the St. Valentine’s Day?
- Well, I don’t know, – she answers shyly.
- OK, that I give you another year to think about it…