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by Foxdale
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

Foxdale Here again. Hello Shirley and duane and all the rest. Well I have mowed a hell of a lot. Last big mow was in the Easter/April School holidays. The boys took turns between mowing and riding their trailbikes around the whole property. Now since then we have had a drizzle virtually each weekend...
by Foxdale
Mon Mar 23, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: All ideas for contour lines!
Replies: 43
Views: 19921

All things contoured.

Nice swale. How did you get the picture up on to the forum page? I would like to show you the growth that can occur. Which way does the water flow accross the paddock. left to right? or right to left. which is the way I would do it. Push the soil up hill. Can you truck in manure from a horse trainer...
by Foxdale
Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: All ideas for contour lines!
Replies: 43
Views: 19921

All things contoured.

Hello Nik, Adrian, Duane. All things considered we are all singing from the same hymm book. Swales or contour swales, whatever, they sought of do the same thing. They slow down the water and spread it out and minimize the erosion. I have experimented with them for 8 years now. Shovel in hand. My met...
by Foxdale
Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Cavendish, Victoria and alpacas
Replies: 4
Views: 3443

Cavendish - Alpacas

Hello there, Well Alpacas are better than sheep or goats. They tend to be able to work out that staying on this side of the fence is better than pushing through. They are nice eating at about 18months - 2years old. I say this because you will find it hard to sell them these days. Only the best are w...
by Foxdale
Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

[quote="duane"]foxdale....did you get my pm? What do you meen by pm ? post mortum ? As for the act. Yes it only mentions "manage" but it also gives power to the councils to dictact and come up with their own Class 4 management stategies. In Goulburn's case it has thrown in "destroy".as well, which i...
by Foxdale
Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

Controlling weeds - Using Tussocks

hello Shirley, I have been mowing a lot over the last 2 weekends, Covered a lot of ground. I would like to post a pic of the tussocks i have mowed a month or 2 back. The centre is dead and can be pulled out. Around the ring is green and the horses pull them out for me. I have only sprayed on the are...
by Foxdale
Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

weed control

I know that Monsanto are the devil company incarnate. and someone should drop a nuke on its HQ. But lets just stick to weeds and carbon and sequesting. I'll deal with Monsanto in my own way, buy Organic, Grow your own food, buy seeds from Edens or Diggers. Start a school vegi garden. (which I am doi...
by Foxdale
Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

Controlling Weeds

Foxdale - 100 acres in the rolling hills past the gundary Plains. East of Trentham/Springfield. Due south of Goulburn. Have Alpacas. quite happy with them. they stay put, don't push on fences, don't run away. good on the land, and yes you can eat them. Would like to breed up enough numbers to provid...
by Foxdale
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

Controlling Weeds - Chemicals

OK Duane, here goes. Council - Goulburn, Used to be Mulwaree Shire, but Goulburn was almost bankrupt, so with the amalgamation our rates went up, for no return of course. Chemicals suggested. - Flupropenate. - Linked to Non Hodgekins limphoma. / Not to be used where lactating animals are or any mama...
by Foxdale
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:07 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: 'Controlling' Weeds
Replies: 54
Views: 52297

Controlling Serrated Tussock

Hello to all, I joined a while ago, but this is my first post. 1. I thought this started out as a weed thread, but anyway. To Mondo45, I have only a few so called weeds compared to you. Some horehound and rose briar. I now don’t consider thistles to be a weed. But as you, I have a load of serrated t...