With the annual value of the New Zealand agricultural machinery industry put at a conservative NZ$1.3 billion, and agriculture a key driver of NZ’s GDP, you’d think it would be easy to recruit youngsters into the industry. Source: Rural News (NZ) The facts are the opposite: all land-b
Australian tractor sales are being led by the larger end at present with sales in dollar terms now 10% up on an annual basis. Source: The Weekly Times The big ticket tractors above 200hp are experiencing boom conditions and the grain harvesters are getting set for a big season, up 11%
We hear plenty about satellite and drone technology and the possibilities for it in the farming space, but now trials in North Queensland are taking things even further. Source: ABC Rural Experts have been in Mackay testing direct autonomous control of tractors via satellite with the
The Commonwealth Bank has released its sixth Commonwealth Bank Agri Insights report and it shows one of the strongest results to date, with farmers intending to increase investment across the majority of aspects in their operations. Source: AFDJ eNews According the report nationally t
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston, opened Australia’s first horticultural robotics learning and development hub at the University of Sydney. Source: AFDJ eNews Located within the University’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR), Senato
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