It might not be everyone’s idea of a dream holiday, but for members of a WA tractor club, driving their Chamberlain 9Gs through Western Australia’s Mid West region is the perfect adventure. Source: ABC News Hugh Campbell, from Dongara in WA, is in the midst of an adventure
Flexi-Coil Australia returned to the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days this year to showcase its growing range of big capacity machines, including the new 60 series air carts and the 5500 air drills and has taken out the award for Best New Release – Allied Equipment for the innovative
Southern Mallee farmer Garry Summerhayes bought another Case IH Patriot 4430 sprayer, this one has AIM Command PRO. Source: AFDJ eNews “The advantage with this is that instead of the machine being operated by spray jets grouped into seven sections, this has 72 sections. So every time
The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to increase to $58.4 billion in 2016/17 – due in part to a forecast rise in the gross value of crop production –according to the latest analysis released in the ABARES Agricultural Commodities report. Source: AFDJ eNews Acting
Telstra is planning a move into the booming Australian agricultural arena as part of its transformation from a pure telecommunications company into broader technology player. Source: The Australian Telstra chief scientist Hugh Bradlow said the new ven ture would include hi-tech on-far
Autonomous Tractor Gives Glimpse of the Future of Precision Farming Case IH unveiled an autonomous concept vehicle today at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa. The concept vehicle is a cabless Case IH row crop tractor that can operate autonomously with a wide range of field impleme
Mahindra Automotive Australia Pty LTD (MAAPL), trading as Mahindra Ag & Auto Australia, announced the launch of an exciting new range of side by sides called mPact. Designed and built in the USA, the new Mahindra mPact range is based on a full width 3 seater chassis design that co
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) continues to respond to the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia, incursion by further investing in a broad range of research, development and extension activities that will help better inform future management of the pest. First
Horticulture group, Growcom, has hosted a drone demonstration to introduce south-east Queensland producers to the technology. Source: ABC Rural Strawberry, stone fruit and avocado growers joined a group interested to learn how a near infrared agricultural drone could assist with early
The efficiency of precise jet control, reliability, a rear engine and operator comfort are among the reasons Southern Mallee farmer Garry Summerhayes bought another Case IH Patriot® 4430 sprayer. “This one has AIM Command PRO, so is an upgrade on the model we had before. The ad
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