Category Archives: K-Line

Eliminating pipeline airlocks with pressure release valves

K-Line irrigation

Behind the success of any irrigation scheme, large or small, is the ability to maintain a constant water pressure. Both low and high pressure systems can be severely compromised by air in the pipelines or a vacuum behind water. To mitigate these problems RX Plastics offer pressure release valves for your irrigation system. Continue reading

Precise, Intelligent Irrigation using G-Set system controls

To the untrained eye, irrigation is just a question of applying water on to land to allow crops or pasture to grow.

However, in reality it’s not that simple; there are a number of variables, including climatic conditions and soil types, which greatly affect efficiency. Continue reading

Keeping your stock happy and healthy with RX Troughs

RX-plastics-troughsAs the end of the year rolls around, the heat starts to ramp up, particularly down here on the edge of the Canterbury Plains.

With precious little natural moisture coming down from above, down on the farm we look to our water reserves to keep our pastures and stock happy.

Getting water supply to livestock is one thing, but being able to deliver it effectively requires tough, durable troughs that are not only able to deal with extremes in weather, but also capable of dealing with knocks from large animals. After all horses, cows, sheep, deer and even buffalo aren’t known for their table manners! Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Colostrum

With lambing already happening in some parts of the country and calving about to start in the next couple of weeks, colostrum production will soon be in full swing. This amazing substance is vital to the good health of your young livestock, so we’ve put together a fact file for your reference.

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