Proserpine sugarcane farmer and contractor Peter Miotto is preparing for another busy harvest, and one that even a fierce tropical cyclone only two months ago couldn’t prevent. Cyclone Debbie roared across the Queensland coast on March 28, just north of Proserpine at Airlie Beach, and
More Australians have bought a Toyota LandCruiser than customers from any other nation, according to internal statistics from Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. The figures show Australians – from remote cattlemen to city families – account for an extraordinary 10 per cent
ANZ’s investment and expertise in Australia’s agricultural sector has resulted in its appointment as the Henty Machinery Field Days strategic banking partner. Henty Machinery Field Days chairman Ross Edwards said the bank’s industry expertise, professionalism, demonstrated understandi
About the only thing Darren Lee’s seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s Dowerin property in WA. Darren and his wife, Nadia, together with his parents, Garry and Marj, crop about 80 per cent of their 2500-hectare ‘Rosalea’ farm to wheat, barley,
Generator failure could cost your business in lost production, wages, spoiled produce, and over-run deadlines. Cat suggests you consider these five factors before purchasing your next genset. 1. Calculate the true total-cost-of-ownership when purchasing. Analyse your load requirements
SenseTime is a modular cow monitoring solution that delivers data-driven, actionable information on the reproductive, health, nutritional and wellbeing status of individual cows and groups. It has just been released by the Allflex group. Highly flexible, it is the first cow monitoring
Cereal growers will now be able to combat more than 24 variants of key broadleaf weeds along with their key grass weeds with the launch of Dow AgroSciences’ one-pass grass and broadleaf weed control solution Rexade Herbicide with Arylex active. Rexade is a broad spectrum and highly co
With a 60 per cent increase in pick per hour and a return on investment within nine months, there is little wonder why RYCO Hydraulics is calling their Automated Packing Storage and Retrieval System (APS) a global solution. “In Melbourne alone we pick up to 1,300 work order lines and
Miimo uses a microcomputer, timer and sensors to provide automated, unattended grass cutting. Honda’s battery-powered robotic mower delivers quiet operation, recharges quickly, and offers three different programed cutting patterns. Miimo is available in two models: the HRM 310 and HRM
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