Machinery

Case’s new Farmall tractor range targets all-purpose market

Case IH has launched the new Farmall M series tractors onto the Australian and New Zealand markets, debuting the new range in Australia at the FarmFest field days at Toowoomba…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 18, 2021

Tractor, machinery sales spree puts pressure on supply

Tractor sales across Australia continued their strong run in May with an 18pc rise on the same month last year, which has put the supply chain under pressure…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 9, 2021

Farmers targeted in sophisticated scam rackets

Farmers were among the thousands of Australians fleeced of millions of dollars by sophisticated scams last year, according to the ACCC’s latest report into scam activity…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 7, 2021

Claas invests in autonomous machinery sector

Farm machinery manufacturer, Claas, has acquired a minority shareholding in Dutch start-up, AgXeed, to co-operate on the development and commercialisation of autonomous farm machinery…Read More

Grain Central, May 28, 2021

ACCC calls for independent competition in ag machinery servicing, repairs

The ACCC has found that competition in after-sales farm machinery markets would be improved if independent repairers had access to software, tools and parts on fair and reasonable commercial terms…Read More

Grain Central, May 4, 2021

Tractor sales surge continues

March has delivered another stellar month for sales of agricultural tractors with a 64 per cent rise on the same month last year…Read More

Grain Central, April 19, 2021

O’Connors expands Case IH dealership network in Victoria

Australia’s largest Case IH dealer, O’Connors, has announced its expansion into central and western Victoria with the purchase of Agrimac locations in Ballarat and St Arnaud…Read More

Grain Central, April 13, 2021

Tractors, earthmoving equipment top agribusiness shopping list

The Australian agriculture sector is capitalising on improved seasonal conditions and government incentives including the instant asset write-off scheme to invest in farm equipment…Read More

Grain Central, April 12, 2021

Recall issued on Suzuki quad bikes over lack of safety information

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a recall notice on 490 Suzuki Australia quad bikes sold in Australia, stating that they were sold without appropriate safety information and reflectors…Read More

Grain Central, March 26, 2021

JD, USQ join forces to deliver new era in spraying technology

A collaboration between John Deere and the University of Southern Queensland has led to the development of vision-based precision spray technology…Read More

Grain Central, March 15, 2021

Tractor sales boom continues into second year

Australia has registered record tractor sales for the past 12 consecutive months, 34 per cent ahead on an annualised basis compared to the same time last year. ..Read More

Grain Central, March 11, 2021

John Deere confirms farmers’ right to repair, not modify, machinery

John Deere has affirmed the right of Australian farmers to repair the company’s range of tractors and machinery, but draws the line at producers modifying equipment…Read More

Neil Lyon, February 25, 2021

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