Machinery

Call renewed for right to repair as Deere’s US MOU lands

THE American Farm Bureau Federation and John Deere have signed a memorandum of understanding that allows US farmers to repair but not modify their machinery without voiding warranty. Signed on..Read More

Liz Wells, January 12, 2023

RDO Toowoomba plans shifts to Aatlis

Construction of a new Toowoomba home for RDO Equipment is due to start next year, and will take the leading Darling Downs dealership to the Wellcamp logistics hub. ..Read More

Grain Central, November 21, 2022

Croplands acquires Sonic; O’Connors buys Echuca CIH

O’Connors has expanded its dealership network to 17 with the purchase of Echuca CIH, and Croplands has bought WA boomspray manufacturer Sonic…Read More

Grain Central, November 8, 2022

Outlook for adding hydrogen to diesel diet fires up

A UNSW is keen to connect with agriculture and other industries to commercialise a system it has developed which can retrofit hydrogen power to diesel engines…Read More

Grain Central, October 7, 2022

Field day hitches recovery safety to front of mind

A demonstration about machinery recovery has brought this often overlooked aspect of farm safety to light ahead of what looks like being a big and boggy NSW harvest…Read More

Liz Wells, September 28, 2022

GRDC guide provides benchmark for machinery investment

A two-year project has yielded a machinery investment and replacement guide for growers which includes a formula to benchmark their spend against farm profit…Read More

Grain Central, September 21, 2022

Harvestaire makes move with eye on expansion

A Perth-based business is moving to larger premises to improve its ability to warehouse and manufacture header parts, and make lamb cradles with the offcuts…Read More

Liz Wells, September 7, 2022

WA study quantifies harvester grain loss: GRDC

A study based on WA’s 2021 harvest found growers using set-up trays averaged 1.3pc machine losses across all crops, while those not using trays lost on average 2.9pc…Read More

Grain Central, August 30, 2022

New tech, stewardship on show at GRDC Spray Days

GRDC Spray Days are being held in NSW next month to help provide guidance for growers wishing to invest wisely in spraying hardware and software…Read More

Grain Central, August 26, 2022

RoRo helps machinery flow as container troubles persist

Ongoing difficulties in the supply chain for containerised freight are redirecting some agricultural and other machinery on to RoRo vessels. ..Read More

Liz Wells, August 22, 2022

Case IH releases telehandler, new Patriot at AgQuip

Case IH’s first telehandler and the latest iteration of its Patriot sprayer series are on display for the first time in Australia at the AgQuip field day this week…Read More

Grain Central, August 17, 2022

New pickers boost efficiency in drawn-out season

Five new John Deere cotton pickers have added efficiency to the Keeley family’s Brookstead Farming operation in a challenging season…Read More

Grain Central, July 22, 2022

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