Many dream of owning a farm and growing their own produce to make a living.
When you need a hand to cultivate, spray, plant, harvest or process your produce, Stewart Witchard is the man you are looking for.
Stewart Witchard Agricultural Contracting is a complete agricultural contracting service, servicing the upper and lower Macleay Valley.
They offer a complete round bale silage service as well as direct drill and sod seeding, oversowing, conventional cultivation, deep ripping and sub soiling, slashing, mulching and bare tractor hire.
“Having grown up farming, I have a genuine insight into the direct needs farmers have and what they expect when they hire a contractor to complete a job on their farm, this has allowed me to tailor my business to suit the needs of local farmers.
“From the knowledge and experience I have gained in practical agriculture, I also completed a diploma of agriculture to further my knowledge of the agricultural industry. With a dedicated team of employees, we look forward to working with you to achieve your enterprises agricultural success.” Mr Witchard said.
“The purchase of a claas jaguar self propelled forage harvester puts my business ahead of others.
“The forage harvester cuts grass, corn and sorghum and features a 4.5m kemper style front as well as a 2.2m pick up front.
“We can do grass and corn and every crop in between with a brand new processor there's no crop we can't handle. We have just completed our first season with this machine and look forward to servicing all our existing and new clients.” Mr Witchard said.
This cutting edge piece of machinery will allow Stewart to keep time management at the forefront.
“Having this machine on the coast helps us to manage the harvest more efficiently, which allows the crop to be harvested at it’s optimum level, which is best for our clients.
“We are excited to be able to offer our agricultural contracting services to the entire Mid North Coast region. We will travel from Gloucester to Grafton and anywhere in between.” Mr Witchard said.
Recent customer Peter Notley shares his experience having harvested his crop of corn with the help of Stewart Witchard Agricultural Contracting this season.
“The new machinery worked brilliantly, I was really impressed and Stewart was great and easy to deal with. The processor cracked the grain really well. We were able to harvest at the best time possible and I am really pleased with the results, plus he maintains the blades and cutters promising the same great result in future.” Mr Notley said.
For enquiries call Stewart on 0435 291 976.
As featured in Rural Life magazine