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Henty 2019 – All set for a bumper field day

Flat, well-grassed sites with power and tailored to exhibitor needs make the Henty Machinery Field days the premier event on the circuit for national and international agribusinesses. The 2019 HMFD event, held on 17-19 September will give exhibitors access to more than 60,000 visitors
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Farm safety report highlights ways to die on a farm

Tractors and quad bikes remain two of the leading causes of injury on Australian farms but deaths from both vehicles have declined significantly in 2018, according to new research. The AgriFutures Australia-funded report shows fatal accidents caused by tractors fell from 13 to nine an
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Honda moves to electric power with eGX prototype

Honda has shown its first prototype electrified power unit developed for commercial-grade work equipment, the eGX. The eGX is an advanced zero-emission electrified power unit, compatible with Honda’s GX Series general-purpose engines. Honda see the electric transition as being seamles
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Tsurumi flood proof pump

Traditionally electric drive end suction pumps are used to draw river water for centre pivot irrigation. Usually located on the river bank, these pumps are prone to being washed away or the motors inundated when the river is in flood. One solution growing in popularity is the use of a
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Digging deeper for higher grain yields

Widespread Western Australian field trials are generating information that will help grain growers decide which strategic tillage methods are best suited to different soil types on their farms. The first year of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) ‘Ripper Gauge’ trials
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Provenir launches a solution to eliminate live cattle transport

Provenir has come up with a unique way to sell its meat. With catchy phrases such as crowdfunding, Provenir embarked on a campaign to pre-sell prospect supporters their on-farm processed beef. With delivery of the pre-sale Meat Packs expected by the end of July 2019. The result, more
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Record crop to drive local Almond exports

Ideal growing conditions for Almonds will see the total Australian crop reach 100,000 tonnes for the first time. This has coincided with a 50 per cent tariff on hulled and unshelled Californian almonds in China, which has been in place since last year. The last Chinese tariffs on Aust
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Honda will stop selling ATVs if ACCC proposals become law

Honda said it will stop selling ATVs in Australia if a draft standard proposed by the ACCC becomes law. The standard is proposed to improve farmer ATV safety but instead Honda believes it is flawed, unworkable and may put farmers’ lives at greater risk. Honda says, rather than relying
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Olivia Newton-John is selling Australia Farm

Olivia Newton-John’s longtime Australia farm at Dalwood NSW that she has owned for almost forty years is for sale. Olivia Newton-John was first introduced to the world in the 1970s with a string of #1 hit songs and blockbuster movies. The super-star actress is also a four-time G
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