Queensland grain growers’ frustration with the process required to move oversized agricultural machinery is beginning to boil over.
Aggressive soil disturbance techniques designed to reshape the soil profile and overcome a range of underlying constraints are starting to pay dividends for an extensive cropping enterprise in Western Australia’s central wheatbelt.
Case IH has unveiled its new series of large square balers to the Australian market.
Big ticket items stole the show in a total clearance of agricultural machinery at an unreserved second-hand machinery sale conducted by Ritchie Bros at Moree in north west NSW on the weekend.
Grain Producers Australia (GPA) says reports of insurance no longer being available to contract harvesters due to fire risk are exaggerated, following a meeting between GPA’s Grains Policy Council, GRDC, Australian Custom Harvesters (ACH) and representatives of major insurance providers to explore the issue.
Agricultural equipment sales in Australia are now comfortably topping $1 billion on an annual basis and February saw the continuation of what promises to be another landmark year.
For small-grain producers wanting to seed more hectares per day, John Deere has introduced its largest air cart ever – the new C850.
Case IH today announced the impending release of the Optum CVT tractor to the Australian market at their national dealer conference in Uluru, NT.
Following on from an outstanding 2016, agricultural tractor sales experienced a considerable bump in January, although much of this has been put down to an overhang form the pre-Christmas period.
Precision seeding manufacturer, Seed Hawk, has released a new metering system that will enable its Seed Hawk iCon air carts to accurately sow between one and 500 kilograms/hectare of seed and fertiliser at speeds of up to 15km/hour.