January 21, 2019
Purchase a new truck through your Ram Certified Agriculture dealer, and receive great AgPack rebate offer from Gallagher on livestock scales, handheld tag readers and data management software!
Gallagher is proud to join Ram in recognizing the contribution of farming and ranching families as a Ram AgPack Partner which is being offered to farm and ranch families exclusively through Ram Certified Agriculture Dealers across the United States.
When you buy a new Ram truck, your Certified Agriculture dealer will sign you up for Ram AgPack on the spot. You'll receive an email with a redemption button that gets you a number of great offers on farm and ranch-management tools, including Gallagher scales, electronic identification readers, data collection and data management systems.
From equipment that helps you gain efficiency to predictive analysis software, Ram AgPack adds thousands of dollars of additional real agricultural value to your Ram truck purchase with quality products and services not only from Gallagher, but AgDirect, Agrible, AgroLiquid, Reinke and Rhino Ag.
Gallagher, Vice President, Dan Geller says, “Our objective is to provide producers with the best products, services and profitability for their business. By becoming a Ram AgPack Partner, we have a unique opportunity to partner with other like-minded companies dedicated to equipping producers with the tools they need to continue the legacy of American agriculture.”
Appreciation for agriculture's needs has deep roots with the AgPack Partners, Ram Certified Agriculture Dealers and the Ram brand.
Ram AgPack Program Director, Patrick Driscoll, says, "The Ram Certified Agriculture Dealership program was built with input from educational experts, agriculture experts, family farmers and ranchers so dealerships can offer the industry something more - a partnership that understands them at the core and adjusts to farm and ranch needs at every level, every season, for every reason. We want America's farm and ranch families to know we are their partner. By joining forces with respected companies like Gallagher, we're doing more than selling products. We're all making a difference."
January 13, 2019
January 13, 2019
Zap! Ouch that electric fence must have had a lot of joules. It looks like it hurt enough to shock off your bra and panties! Watch out ladies, this electric fence is a real zapper! Check out more electric fencing ideas at the Gallagher electric fence superstore from Valley Farm Supply!
November 29, 2018
We are planning to closed for Inventory and Christmas Vacation from December 15- Dec 31st. We will be taking orders and answering emails but will not be shipping many orders.
Plan to receive your orders after January 1st.
Thank you and Merry Christmas!!!
November 29, 2018
If you practice M.I.G. (Managing Intensive Grazing) or rotational grazing then you use poly stakes on daily. This video will teach you a simple trick that will save you time in the pasture.
November 19, 2018
Things You'll Need
- Electric Fence Controller
- 10 to 14 Gauge Wire Insulated for 20,000 Volts
- Grounding System (copper or galvanized rods and brass clamps)
- Electric Fence Posts
- Insulation Wrap
- Post-Hole Digger
The common height for an electric fence for horses is 48 inches. With fences this high, it is best to run wires closer together (about six to eight inches apart) near the bottom of the fence to prohibit smaller animals from getting in. The wires from the middle to the top of the fence should be spaced about 10 inches apart. One wire should be set at shoulder height of the animal to be contained.
Tips & Warnings
- Place "Warning: Electric Fence" signs as often as you need, so from any vantage point one is easily seen
- Educate family and friends how to safely disconnect the electric fence in the case of an emergency
- Check your electric fence thoroughly every year for signs of damage, poor connections or poor insulation
- Avoid installing your electric fence grounding system within 50 feet of any utility grounds, underground telephone lines or water pipes.
- Do not use standard household electric wire. It is only rated for 600 Volts
- Avoid using barbed wire
- Do not add any other pieces of equipment to the circuit dedicated for the electric fence
- Do not "tie in" any equipment to the electric fence field controller
- Only fuses rated for 1 Amp/250 Volts should be used for the electric fence
- Avoid adding a second fence controller on the same fence at the same time
- Avoid standing near the electric fence during a lightning storm
- If you are using metal fence posts, ensure that the wire DOES NOT come in contact with the post
Electric fence installation
November 19, 2018
Electric Fencing 101: Grounding
“Why are my animals pushing my electric fence? It was working fine in the spring, and the energizer is still clicking.”
Morgan Renner, Wyoming and Montana Territory Manager for Gallagher, one of the largest electric fencing companies in the world, says this may be the most common question he hears. The problem can usually be solved by checking the most overlooked component of electric fencing: how the system is grounded.
He tells his students at the many hands-on clinics he conducts throughout the west, “There are three things to remember about your electric fence: (1) Grounding, (2) Grounding and (3) Grounding!”
All energizers provide a pulse of energy that originates from their ‘hot’ terminal then travels down the fence line on a charged or ‘hot’ wire. Most users understand this aspect of electric fencing. It’s fairly obvious that the hot wires can’t be touching a steel post or laying on the soil surface. What’s not so obvious is that in the instant when an animal comes into contact with that charged wire, its body contains that energy but is not shocked… yet!
In order to provide a shock and thus the respect for the fence, the energy must travel out of the animal’s feet, through the soil, into the energizer’s ground rods, then into the energizer’s ground terminal. At that point, the circuit has been completed, and the animal receives the shock. What I have described is an “all-hot” electric fence, shown below:
November 14, 2018
Using temporary fencing is a major tool when it comes to rotational grazing. In this video, I take a few minutes to explain some of the basics equipment I use daily for intensive grazing. I also show how I splice poly wire once it's been cut.
November 01, 2018
Gallagher Electric Fence Reel | The easy way to roll up poly wire fence in grazing paddocks. Electric Windup System for temporary electric fencing, strip grazing or cell grazing. www.fenceboss.com.au www.munroeng.com