Machinery

Recall issued on Suzuki quad bikes over lack of safety information

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a recall notice on 490 Suzuki Australia quad bikes sold in Australia, stating that they were sold without appropriate safety information and reflectors…Read More

Grain Central, March 26, 2021

JD, USQ join forces to deliver new era in spraying technology

A collaboration between John Deere and the University of Southern Queensland has led to the development of vision-based precision spray technology…Read More

Grain Central, March 15, 2021

Tractor sales boom continues into second year

Australia has registered record tractor sales for the past 12 consecutive months, 34 per cent ahead on an annualised basis compared to the same time last year. ..Read More

Grain Central, March 11, 2021

John Deere confirms farmers’ right to repair, not modify, machinery

John Deere has affirmed the right of Australian farmers to repair the company’s range of tractors and machinery, but draws the line at producers modifying equipment…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 25, 2021

Bait spreaders essential tool in fight against mouse outbreak

Mouse bait spreaders are proving an essential investment for farmers battling to control a severe outbreak of the pest throughout eastern Australia…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 18, 2021

Machinery sales surge continues, manufacturers struggle to meet demand

January has seen a continuation of the sales momentum that saw 2020 deliver the strongest year in tractors sales since the 1980s…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 10, 2021

Self-thinking tractor earns sustainability award

CLAAS’ Axion 960 CEMOS advanced technology tractor has been recognised as the world’s most sustainable tractor in the global Tractor of the Year awards…Read More

Grain Central, January 19, 2021

Game-changing technology will take work from office to paddock

Work planned at the office desk will seamlessly transfer to an automated set up in the tractor cab from today with the launch of Work Planner via John Deere Operations Center mobile…Read More

Grain Central, January 18, 2021

Tractor sales set to top 13,000 for year

Sales of agricultural equipment, particularly tractors, have continued at record levels through November, setting the scene for tractor sales to top the 13,000 mark for 2020…Read More

Grain Central, December 10, 2020

Farm Machinery: Case restructures dealer network; Tractor sales surge; JD expands Machine Sync

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

Grain Central, November 23, 2020

Tractor sales continue strong trend, but supply issues emerge

October has been another standout month for tractor sales across Australia, continuing a very strong trend throughout 2020…Read More

Grain Central, November 11, 2020

Auto harvesters strip thousands of hectares in Russia

Harvesters fitted with Cognitive Pilot autonomous operating systems have harvested more than 720,000 tonnes of crops over 160,000 hectares in Russia this season…Read More

Grain Central, November 4, 2020

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