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Meet the Farmer: Adam Coffey

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Meet the Farmer: Adam Coffey

After working in the cattle breeding industry for over 15 years, no challenge is too big for Adam and Jacynta Coffey, founders of Coffey Cattle Co. Originally from Tasmania, the duo travelled around Australia before moving to the Northern Territory in 2006. It was there that their cattle breeding journey began. “[Cattle breeding] is something that we have always wanted to be involved in. I guess we don’t have any generational backing, which can be seen as a negative, but I guess it also means that we aren’t set in any particular way and we’re pretty happy to take on...

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How to get better voltage at the end of your electric fence!

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How to get better voltage at the end of your electric fence!

Improving the voltage on your electric fence is an easy way to increase its performance and effectiveness. It helps reduce the amount of resistance on the electric fence, and in turn, allows for higher current flow. This article will give you a few helpful hints as to how you can improve the voltage at the end of your electric fence. It's so simple! If your fence has more than 1 live wire join them together at the start and end of each section. This is called a parallel circuit and it reduces the series resistance of the wires. Wire the fence in...

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13 Essential Tips to get the most our of your JVA Electric Fence Fault Finder!

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13 Essential Tips to get the most our of your JVA Electric Fence Fault Finder!

Since its invention by JVA's co-founder and Director in 1991, the Directional Electric  Fence Fault Finder has revolutionised the way people monitor their electric fence all around the world.  Like with any product, there are tricks to get the most "bang for your buck", and we want to share ours with you! If you have any additional tips to add, please comment them below.   JVA Fault Finder Tip # 1. The difference between Voltage and Current. Electricity can be compared to water: To move water along pipes we need to push it with a pump which creates pressure. To...

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Essentials for your Emergency Electric Fencing Toolbox! - JVA

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Essentials for your Emergency Electric Fencing Toolbox! - JVA

The average Australian household like to keep a few choice items in their car for emergencies, from a first aid kit and umbrella to a spare tire. Until it was repealed in 1980, there was an enforced Australian law stating that all taxicabs must drive around with a hay bale in the boot! For those with electric fencing, unexpected accidents will likely occur from time to time. To help minimise damage and stress during these occurrences, here is a list of items that should be in your emergency electric fencing toolbox! 1. Mobile Phone Following the introduction of JVA’s IP...

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How to add Wi-Fi to your farm: Part 2

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How to add Wi-Fi to your farm: Part 2

Last week we talked about using inexpensive Wi-Fi extenders to extend your home Wi-Fi signal to your shed.  But what about other areas of the farm? Read on for part two of "How to Get Wi-Fi on your Farm"!

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