With mice on the rampage throughout many cropping regions this season, some producers have shown renowned ‘farmer ingenuity’ by utilising existing farm equipment to make their own bait spreaders. Here’s some good examples.
Machinery manufacturer, John Deere, has reported net income of US$802.4 million, of US$2.49 per share, for the second quarter ended April 30, 2017, compared with US$495.4 million, or US$1.56 per share, for the period ended May 1, 2016.
March was another strong month for sales of agricultural equipment across Australia as the expectation of a repeat of last year’s levels materialised, according to Tractor and Machinery Association executive director, Gary Northover.
They’ve been around for the past 25 years, many of those in paddocks across Australia, and to mark the silver anniversary, Case IH has given its Patriot sprayers a makeover.
Grain growers in Western Australia who have taken advantage of summer rainfall and deep ripped paddocks have been warned the practice does not necessarily overcome soil water repellence.
The Productivity Commission’s final report into regulation in agriculture released this week has called on the NSW, South Australian, Tasmanian and ACT Governments to remove their moratoria on genetically modified (GM) crops.
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.