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Longsword seed will be ideal for medium-low rainfall areas

Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) is addressing a gap in the wheat variety market with the release of Longsword, a winter wheat variety specifically designed for medium-low rainfall environments. Industry research in recent years has looked at how capitalising on opportunistic earli
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Sungold Field Days kicks off the circuit list of the most popular farmer field days for 2018

Site bookings are now open for the inspiring Sungold Field Days being held over three days from Wednesday to Friday, 7 to 9 February. The Sungold Field Days kicks off the circuit list of popular farmer attended events that are held around Australia each year, and has grown to become o
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Conservation tillage will be critical for summer crop planting

Conservation tillage will be critical for farmers across the country this summer, with an equal chance of wetter or drier conditions for most of Australia. Jarrod Maskell, a territory manager for Kuhn Farm Machinery, said minimum tillage offers farmers the opportunity to make better u
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Long term exhibitors key to Australian National Field Days success

Many exhibitors have been attending the Australian National Field Days (ANFD) since its inception in 1952. One of those exhibitors is Watson Tractors, They are an established Dealership located in Bathurst NSW and have been apart of the ANFD for 35 years. “We are proud to be one of th
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JCB Loadall telescopic handler ticks off 40 years of production

JCB was the first to launch an innovative machine to save farmers from what was back breaking work – the Loadall telescopic handler was launched on 20 October 1977. Loadall could offer mechanised lifting and loading tasks on building sites that had previously been carried out by work
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Caution urged with pre-harvest herbicide applications

Grain growers are being encouraged to exercise caution when undertaking pre-harvest application of herbicides in this year’s winter crops. Growers applying herbicides late in the season to manage weeds, prevent weeds setting seed or to desiccate crops to accelerate or even-up ripening
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Aussie steamer is ideal for big clean-ups

Australian Pump Industries has developed the Aussie Super Indy, a high pressure hot water steam cleaner, specifically for local farm machinery owners. This three-phase steamer delivers a huge 3,000psi and is a Class A machine, meaning operators won’t require certification.  The combin
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Cattle Health Declarations will eventually be attached to every sale

The Cattle Health Declaration is currently gaining significant exposure for producers to address biosecurity concerns. It’s a document that allows producers to make an assessment of cattle prior to purchase as to the risk they may pose. The Cattle Health Declaration is starting to be
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Holden closes its Australian manufacturing arm forever

The final Holden built in Australia, a Commodore VFII Redline (manual) rolled off the Elizabeth line today at 10.45am (Adelaide time), 20 October 2017. It ended 69 years packed with a memorable home grown heritage. From the very first Holden 48-215 built at the Fishermans Bend Vic pro
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