February Newsletter

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…