Machinery

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

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

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

Tasmania extends quad bike rebate scheme

The Tasmanian Government’s quad bike safety rebate, which was due to end on 30 June 2020, has been extended to 10 October 2021.

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Grain Central, July 7, 2020

Rain, tax incentives send machinery sales into overdrive

The return to favourable seasonal conditions in eastern states, coupled with the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off tax incentive, has driven a surge in farm machinery sales…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 29, 2020

Farm Machinery: New JD harvesters; Giant WA seed bar; New transmission for Case Maxxums + more

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

Grain Central, June 26, 2020

Call for manufacturers to stop encouraging panic buying of quad bikes

Farmer representative bodies are urging farmers to ignore rumours quad bikes will soon become unavailable following announcements by some manufacturers they are withdrawing from the market as new safety regulations take effect…Read More

Grain Central, June 23, 2020

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