September/October 2017 Issue

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FEATURE ARTICLES

GERBERA FARM

Flower power
Business blossoms at Rosemount Flower Farm

GUY FAWKES HERITAGE HORSES

A call to the wild
Friends share a passion for heritage horses.

HERITAGE RHUBARB

Di-hard rhubarb
Food purist Di McDonald’s highly-prized produce.

GROWING TOMATOES

The tomato, who doesn’t love it?
Tips for home-grown varieties.

BEEF BREEDS

Beef breeds on the hill
Ideas for starting a small beef herd.

REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE

Recyling on the farm
How to correctly dispose of your farm waste.

ORGANIC FARMING

Elderslie Organics
Fifth-generation farmer reaping rewards of traditional practices.

COMMUNITY PARK

A very important park
Therapeutic and beautiful, Rollo Meyers Park has a special place in Runaway Bay’s heart.

SPECIAL FEATURE: MACHINERY

Some of the latest machinery available for you to consider.

SPECIAL FEATURE: ALPACAS

Practical advice from the Australian Alpaca Association.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

TACFARMER JULY/AUGUST 2015:
RIVER COTTAGE AUSTRALIA – BACK TO PARADISE

People find their way to a life connected to the land and to food through countless avenues. Some are born into it, others have a health scare that prompts a change in diet and lifestyle, while others dream of a simpler, more wholesome life as a way to escape the rat race. How I came to fall in love with tending the earth to produce the very best food can be traced back to a single moment, it was without a doubt, love at first taste.

Article by Paul West.

River Cottage Australia - July-August 2015

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TACFARMER MARCH/APRIL 2016:
OLIVE GROWING IN AUSTRALIA

Australia produces around 93,500 mt of olives.

Article by Dr Joan Tous.

Olives March-April 2016

Click here to read and download March/April 2016 issue’s “Olive growing in Australia”.

 

Archived Special articles

Perry cider Dec 2015 Perry the Pear Cider. Article by James Kightly (November/December 2015)
farm-vehicles-may15 Special Farm Vehicles Feature (May/June 2015)
ANTIBACTERIAL POTENCY SET TO LIFT HONEY BEE INDUSTRY: A $billion market by 2015. Source: RIRDC “Diversity” Magazine (May/June 2015)
Smart Farming May 2015 GETTING SMART ABOUT FARMING: Get smarter about farming the digital way. Article by Frank Smith (May/June 2015)