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Hi-tech way to handle pests and large beasts

Just when you thought there was no hope. With pests and animals estimated to cost the Australian economy up to $1 billion a year, CSIRO scientists have developed a pest beating technology that could help save farmers’ crops and livelihoods. After successfully scaring away pests as big
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Case IH Autonomous Concept Vehicle on way to AgQuip

Case IH’s Autonomous Concept Vehicle (ACV) created headlines around the world when unveiled at last year’s Farm Progress Show in the United States and now Case IH has confirmed the machine is on its way to Australia. The ACV will be at Case IH’s site at Gunnedah’s AgQuip, from August
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AgQuip the launch pad for Case IH Steiger with CVT

The latest move by Case IH to maintain its lead in track tractor models will be unveiled at this month’s AgQuip. The company has announced the world’s first articulated tractor with Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) will soon be available in Australia in the shape of the Steige
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It’s the Ute you have always wanted

As you would expect, the Mercedes Benz X-Class will be the most advanced Ute ever offered and even the fact it will be the most expensive will not stop sales outstripping buyer demand. Most effected by the X-Class release will be Toyota, often questioned on whether it really offers a
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Safety rebates grow as ATV sales fall

What started out as a safety argument for all ATVs to have a roll-over protection structure (ROPS) fitted, has escalated into ATV buyers being enticed into accepting government rebates to abandon ATV’s altogether and opt for Side by Side models that already include a factory ROPS. The
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While Deere’s deal is off – AGCO steps in to buy Precision Planting from Monsanto

It was going to be the jaw dropping industry deal of the year. Deere & Co. was making a major purchase, assured that the next big gains in agricultural productivity will come from harnessing big data to help farmers decide when to sow, care for and harvest their crops. Deere &
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Demand is strong for retrofitted harvester feed drum

Merredin WA manufacturer Laurie Phillips, has a production line turning out feeder drums for retrofitting to harvester draper fronts that can barely keeping up with demand. Grain farmers and contractors across the country are putting in orders for the season as this well made but simp
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ChainBar offers mechanical approach to weed control

Hard to kill weeds has been a major focus for growers this season. Flaxleaf Fleabane, Hogweed and Feathertop Rhodes grass are in fact becoming more prevalent every season with ever expanding pockets of chemical resistance. A mature Fleabane plant can produce up to 100,000 seeds and ha
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New Holland offers an economy tractor buy with Series TT4 models

New Holland’s TT4 economy utility tractor range opens an avenue for buyers to buy an economy tractor from a major name in the industry, in this ever expanding segment where cheap imports have been dominating. There are three models that produce engine power from 40 to 55kW (55 to 75hp
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