Too much wheel slip on sand hills results in erosion and uneven crops, and it encouraged Tim and Richie Gleeson to look at track technology. Source: AFDJ eNews The Gleesons grow wheat, barley, lentils, chickpeas, lupins and canola on 18,000 hectares at Natya, 60 kilometres north of Sw
The Mullewa Community Farm has completed its first harvest, with the 2.66t/ha yield exceeding expectations and generating an estimated $60,000 for local sporting, youth and clubs. Source: AFDJ eNews One of a growing number of community farms in the Mid West, the farm was established l
New South Wales beef producer Troy Blackman has taken out the title of 2016 Case IH Young Farmer of the Year, as part of the 2016 Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australia Farmer of the Year Awards. Source: AFDJ eNews The 27-year-old emerged as an outstanding farmer in his own right, with ju
Sales of tractors are remaining relatively buoyant, demonstrating a positive outlook in the primary industry, says NZ Tractor and Machinery Association President, Mark Hamilton-Manns. Source: AFDJ eNews Mr Hamilton-Manns said year-to-date (end of September) the total number of tractor
The Case Optum 300 CVX won the EIMA 2017 Tractor of the Year (TOTY). Source: AFDJ eNews While this is not available in Australia, the American tractor impressed the judges who noted its efficiency, ergonomics, power, technology and sophisticated design and presentation. Other awards i
A general crisis in commodity prices and declining farm incomes are some of the reasons behind a general fall in world agricultural machinery sales. Source: The Land That is according to data released during EIMA 2016 which also indicates the trend is set to continue in 2017. The trac
As an antitrust lawsuit continues over John Deere’s intended acquisition of Monsanto’s Precision Planting subsidiary, Kinze Manufacturing finds itself pulled into the fray. Source: Agweb Earlier in November, Kinze filed motions that asks a federal judge stop Deere from accessing infor
EIMA International, the review of agricultural mechanics held at Bologna Trade Fair Center, was a huge success with a record number of visitors in attendance. Source: AFDJ eNews Over the five days of the exposition their numbers swelled to 285,000 for a 21% increase over the figure re
The Michelin CARGOXBIB High Flotation soil-protecting tyre was selected as one of the three top industry advancements during Canada’s Agri-Trade Equipment Expo2016 in the Ag Innovations Awards. Source: AFDJ eNews The Ag Innovations Award honors products that demonstrate unique feature
CEMA, the association of European agricultural machinery manufacturers, called for a revision of the European Union regulations with technical requirement norms no longer based on the automotive sector but specific for agro-mechanics. Source: AFDJ eNews The request was advanced during
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