NOW IS THE TIME TO GET YOUR FIRE BREAKS READY FOR 2021/22
Now is the time to begin preparing your property for the upcoming fire danger period. Before you know it the hot, dry, windy days will be upon us again and with that comes the associated fire dangers involved. Acting now to ensure you, your family, your stock and your property are protected going into this period is your best bet.
Commonly used for many years for creating a fire break (or fuel break as it is also known) around the boundary of your property has been some form of cultivation tools such as a plough or scarifier. This helps create a barrier between your boundary fence line and the inside fuel load (whether it is a crop, grass or scrub) on your property by turning over the soil to create bare ground making it harder for the fire to pass over.
THE PERFECT SOLUTION IS THE ECO OFFSET DISC
HELPFUL INFO & TIPS
Below are some links from the RFS website including a Factsheet on Grass Fires as well as their Top 5 handy tips on how to protect your farm against bush fires: