Machinery

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

Tractor sales up yoy: TMA; Brandt buys Wickham Flower

TMA sales figures show June tractor sales were up 18pc yoy; Brandt has bought Wickham Flower’s four John Deere dealerships to increase its network to 23…Read More

Grain Central, July 15, 2022

Deere stake in Kreisel speeds path for electric tractors

John Deere has bought into battery technology company Kreisel Electric, and expects to release its first electric and autonomous tractor for use in agriculture in Australia in 2026…Read More

Grain Central, June 27, 2022

Popular bush vehicles caught up in Toyota class action

A class action, which has sued car manufacturer Toyota for defects on one of the most popular bush vehicles in the country, is calling for more owners to come forward and claim compensation…Read More

Grain Central, June 20, 2022

Mechanic, spare parts shortage disrupts ag

A global shortage of spare parts is impacting the agricultural sector, with lengthy delays forcing Australian operators to make costly and inconvenient contingency plans…Read More

Eric Barker, June 20, 2022

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