Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being advised to avoid spraying annual ryegrass with clethodim herbicide when frost is forecast. Researchers say poor performance of clethodim on annual ryegrass – a weed becoming increasingly resistant to herbicides – can be associate
Landini has returned home to Australia in what promises to be an exciting time for the tractor brand, and they have appointed Inlon Pty Ltd as their sole distributor for eastern Australia. ‘Landini has been manufacturing tractors for 132 years, so they have a solid reputation,’ said G
Breaking up solidly compacted ground with loader buckets can be a big challenge. When you are confronted with having to break up hard, clay-compacted ground or other surfaces that over time have acquired the resilience of concrete, most compact loaders fitted with even the best bucket
New South Wales spreading contractor Simon Manwaring expects his new JCB 4220 Fastrac to significantly improve his efficiency and provide him with greater flexibility in all weather conditions. Simon recently purchased the new 4220 Fastrac for spreading lime, gypsum and granular ferti
Business leaders Anthony Pratt and Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest have been confirmed as keynote speakers at the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) 2016 Congress to be held in Canberra on 26 and 27 October. Mr Pratt and Mr Forrest will lead a high calibre speaker and event line-up over the c
Walgett agronomist Greg Rummery on the 17th of August named recipient of the 2016 Brownhill Cup during a ceremony held at the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days in Gunnedah, New South Wales. Mr Rummery, an agronomist and integral part of the Walgett community over his almost 30-year
Challenging weather conditions didn’t dampen the spirits of around 600 Case IH customers who attended the recent Case IH Red Excellence Tour events in Horsham, Victoria and Toowoomba, Queensland. The tour was a unique opportunity for regional customers to meet global product experts f
Victorian Angus cattle and sheep breeder Mark Gubbins tracker and roll-over alert system for four-wheel motorbikes was a hit at Sheepvention. Source: Beef Central His motorbike roll over phone text alert system linked to a GPS tracking system placed second in the farm machinery and te
At least 50% of Australia’s farmers are likely to suffer from premature hearing loss through occupational noise exposure from agricultural industry. Source: Inverell Times Almost all farmers over 55-years of age who have been exposed to loud noise will suffer some degree of hearing lo
The use of tractors to make a chicane on a Rally Finland stage has been deemed “irresponsible” by World Rally Championship drivers and teams. Source: Autosport Two tractors promoting event sponsor Valtra were positioned in the formation of a chicane on the Harju spectator
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