The Fendt 1000 Vario is ideal for large-scale farmers and contractors that are looking seriously at purchasing a tractor class not previously available. Up until now no one has channeled more than 368kW (500hp) through anything other than tracks or four equal size wheels. But Fendt en
For those smaller jobs where or where more precise spraying is required Silvan Australia has responded with a new 300 litre capacity Smoothflo Squatpak spray unit combination. It is compact and fully equipped with a 12-volt electric pressure pump and a choice of a 30-metre hand wind u
Australian fruit and vegetable growers have been warned by a visiting US horticulture expert that while the quality of their produce is better than ever before. The demands of the average consumer now start at “perfection”. In Australia this month to meet with local growers, Rabobank’
Adele and Dave O’Connor were the first graziers in Queensland to gain Grazing Best Management Practice (BMP) accreditation and are now the first to be renewed. Adele and David first got involved in the BMP program in 2010 and were part of a group of ten producers who trialled the orig
It has been the dream of farm veterans in cardigans to get back behind the wheel of what was one of the budget priced European tractor builds, Zetor. And now rumblings of Zetor’s search to find the ideal partner to distribute their range once again in Australia is expected to flush ou
Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) is strengthening its international team with a strong focus on building their Agricultural tyre business. Matthias Engelhardt (55) and Harm-Hendrik Lange (35) have taken up the newly created positions as field engineers. Before joining Cont
John Deere has revealed four new S700 Series combine with the most advanced grain harvesting technology in combines they have ever released. These models designated as the S760, S770, S780 and S790 offer growers the most significant improvement ever from the Deere stable in technology
The most recent survey of farm cash income for broadacre farms nationally has shown an average of $216,000 per farm, the highest recorded in the past 20 years. Much of this has been due to record winter grain production in most regions, but add to these high prices for beef cattle and
The way consumers buy their food has been changed forever by an online retail grocer who links farmers and growers direct to consumers. This all part of a push that is expected to reduce sales volume of big supermarkets, by 50 per cent or more by 2025. Stepping into the void is local
John Deere has announced an investment in Kramer-Werke GmbH in order access material handling equipment for distribution through the John Deere dealer network under the Kramer badge. This strategic partnership will enable John Deere to provide its dealers with an extensive range of ag
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