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

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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

ACCC commences court proceedings against Agrison, alleging it misled tractor buyers

The ACCC has instituted court proceedings against tractor supplier, Agrison, alleging it made false or misleading representations about the warranties and after-sales services available to its customers…Read More

Grain Central, October 28, 2020

Autonomous ag machinery code of practice takes shape

A draft code of practice (COP) covering the development and application of autonomous machinery in agriculture has been drawn up and distributed to stakeholders for feedback…Read More

Neil Lyon, October 21, 2020

Farm Machinery: Chesterfield sold to Vanderfield; Record tractor sales; Morris Industries new ownership + more

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Grain Central, October 14, 2020

First stage quad bike safety measures now mandatory

ALL new and imported second hand quad bikes sold in Australia must now meet the first stage of the government’s mandatory safety standard after it came into effect on 11 October. As..Read More

Grain Central, October 13, 2020

Surge in machinery sales boosts turnover, puts pressure on supplies

Farm machinery sales continue to surge with another increase in August, giving dealers one of their highest turnover seasons in years but putting pressure on manufacturers and supply chains…Read More

Neil Lyon, September 28, 2020

Authorities on alert for parthenium weed in harvest machinery crossing Qld-NSW border

The law requires people bringing harvesting machinery into NSW from Queensland to ensure equipment crossing the border is free of the devastating parthenium weed and its seeds…Read More

Grain Central, September 28, 2020

Producers warned to be mindful of farm machinery scam

Police are warning farmers to remain vigilant to scams relating to purchasing farm machinery and vehicles, following recent reports of fake online stores…Read More

Grain Central, July 17, 2020

Electric tractors and machinery – the time has arrived

A study into the future of electric vehicles and robotics in agriculture has found that the move is on to develop electric farm vehicles…Read More

Neil Lyon, July 10, 2020

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