Oilseeds

Nasty spring cuts Australian canola forecast 21pc to 1.9Mt: AOF

A dry spring in all but mainland Australia’s southernmost growing areas has prompted a 21-per-cent cut in the Australian Oilseeds Federation tonnage estimate for the canola crop now being harvested…Read More

Grain Central, November 18, 2019

Sydney to host 2020 World Congress on Oils & Fats

Those with an interest in broadacre oilseeds can find out how their extracts compare with those from horticultural, plantation and even marine sources at the 2020 World Congress on Oils and Fats to be held in Australia next year…Read More

Liz Wells, November 11, 2019

Sheep-fodder value shrinks NSW canola as seed hits market

A dry growing season and strong lamb values have seen roughly half the NSW canola crop cut for hay or grazed out, and seed now being harvested is meeting good demand from crushers…Read More

Liz Wells, November 8, 2019

Tweaking harvester settings reduces canola losses + VIDEO

Regularly adjusting harvester settings could dramatically boost profits for farmers by reducing canola losses from the back of harvesters…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

Rollover protection to be made compulsory for quad bikes

New, mandatory safety standards for quad bikes, including the compulsory fitting of rollover protection devices, have been announced by the Federal Government today…Read More

Grain Central, October 10, 2019

Tweaking harvester settings reduces canola losses + VIDEO

Regularly adjusting harvester settings could dramatically boost profits for farmers by reducing canola losses from the back of harvesters…Read More

Grain Central, October 8, 2019

Post driver attachment wins feedlot innovator award

An excavator attachment that allows drill stem posts to be driven through concrete aprons and hard surfaces has won the Innovator of the Year award at the feedlot industry’s Smartbeef conference…Read More

Neil Lyon, October 4, 2019

Modify machinery to handle short and patchy crops

Grain growers who face the prospect of harvesting short or patchy crops this year could consider machinery modifications and alternative options to optimise paddock potential…Read More

Grain Central, September 30, 2019

Farm Machinery: Kuhn sets raking record; Bourgault seeder; Tractor sales slump + more

What’s the latest in the farm machinery world?..Read More

Neil Lyon, September 19, 2019

Case unveils next-gen tractors

Case IH showcased its new Maxxum tractor range at the AgQuip Field Days and gave Australian farmers a sneak preview of its 2020-release AFS Connect Magnum tractors…Read More

Neil Lyon, August 26, 2019

Transport regulator to review harvest loading schemes

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator is calling for feedback on the different heavy vehicle loading schemes used during grain harvest across Australia…Read More

Grain Central, August 26, 2019

Spreader/chaser combo gets it together at AgQuip

AgQuip visitors had a chance to check out a new-concept, two-in-one, spreader/chaser machine that can be used as both a bulk fertiliser spreader and a grain chaser bin…Read More

Neil Lyon, August 23, 2019

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