Archive for September, 2010
It will mark Yeo Valley’s first TV ad and sees the four farmers wax lyrical on West Country farming.
With lines such as ‘Yo I’m rolling in my Massey on a summer’s day, Chugging cold milk while I’m bailing hay’ it’s not likely to catch the attention of Simon Cowell but could, the firm hopes, be a hook to draw in a younger audience.” Source: Move over Jay-Z – rapping farmers have the X factor | News | Farmers Guardian
Have you ever written a song about your tractor? Share it here or send us a link to your video on YouTube!
*Photo via FarmBusiness.cc
The interactive website does not just stop at helping you choose the best tractor for your specific lifestyle. It guides you through the entire purchasing process from preparing you with common tractor jargon, specific questions to ask a dealer when buying, a checklist for your test drive, and even post-purchase care. Thus, making it an ultimate resource for even the most rural lifestyler.
What other tips do you have for first-time buyers?
A farmer is allowing DIST to divide a field into 25 plots, each of which has been assigned a different flavor of milk. Over a five-day period, ending on Friday, the agency says the amount of time in which the 10 cows spend in each plot is being tracked using “sophisticated technology.” At the end of the experiment, the plot that the cows have spent the most time in will be declared the winner, and the new flavor corresponding to that patch will be developed.
At the moment, a rice-pudding flavor is in the lead, followed by spearmint, passionfruit and then pomegranate. Other curious combinations that could stage a last-minute rally are chocolate and salted almond, pancakes with syrup, and vanilla cola. The 25 flavors were chosen by users through a Facebook poll.
Footage of the cows is being streamed live on a dedicated website… ” Source: Marketing: Tweeting Cows Pick New Flavor for Litago Milk – Global News – Advertising Age
What flavor of milk would you choose?
The farm safety tool highlights common hazards around your farm, ranch, or acreage and provides suggestions for ways to improve your working and living conditions.
There are 16 questions, and some of the questions will ask one or more sub-questions. For each question, you’ll receive a numerical score. At the end of the farm safety quiz, you’ll get a total score and find out the safety level of your farm.” Source: farm safety, farm safety tips | Nationwide Agribusiness Farm Safety Quiz
Take the quiz now. How safe is your farm? What is your score?