Machinery

Destructor reduces reliance on herbicides for WA farmers

WA farmers Roger and Angela Dring have invested in a New Holland CR8.90 header fitted with a Harrington Seed Destructor (iHSD) to reduce chemical use and herbicide resistance on their Carnamah farm…Read More

Grain Central, March 31, 2020

Machinery after-sales market put under the spotlight: ACCC

The ACCC has released a discussion paper looking into concerns raised about the after-sales warranties, repairs and servicing of agricultural machinery…Read More

Grain Central, February 28, 2020

Harrington Seed Destructor kills nearly 100pc of weed seeds in US lab study

In laboratory germination tests in the United States, the Australian-designed Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) rendered almost every weed seed unviable…Read More

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, January 30, 2020

Farm Machinery: K-Line sold | NH acquires ATI | RDO takes over Vanderfield | Agritechnica + more

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

Grain Central, December 6, 2019

JCB Fastrac sets record as world’s fastest tractor

JCB’s Fastrac has raced into the record books after being crowned the world’s fastest tractor with a speed of 217.5688 kilometres/hour..Read More

Grain Central, November 21, 2019

Iconic Quadtrac tractor returns to where it all began

After more than two decades plying its trade in Australian paddocks, one of the first Case IH Steiger Quadtrac tractors has been restored and returned to its manufacturing ‘birthplace’ in the United States…Read More

Grain Central, November 18, 2019

Innovative ag tech ideas showcased at AgTeCH2019 + PICS

The latest in high-tech innovations, from farming robots to precision earthworks controllers, were on display at this year’s AgTeCH2019 at Emerald in Central Queensland…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 14, 2019

New mill option for weed seed destruction

A new weed seed impact mill from Canada will give Australian growers a third option for destroying weed seeds – adding to the Australian-built iHSD and Seed Terminator…Read More

Cindy Benjamin, October 18, 2019

SwarmFarm teams with Roesner to build autonomous fertiliser spreader

CQ-based SwarmFarm Robotics has signed a memorandum of understanding with WA-based Roesner to develop a fully autonomous fertiliser spreader…Read More

Grain Central, October 17, 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

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