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Valentini is a strong purpose build for local conditions

Antonio Valentini, owner and managing director of Italian manufacturer Valentini SRL, has undertaken the 16,073 kilometres journey here several times since 2011 to ensure his company’s products are standing up to harsh Australian conditions. About half an hour by road from Venice Ital
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Claas offer Torion wheel loaders for farms

CLAAS has revealed its first range of high-performance wheel loaders for handling farm produce and materials. The Torion range with seven models on offer has been developed in conjunction with German materials handling specialist Liebberr who also manufactures the current CLAAS Scorpi
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Manitou takes compact rough-terrain forklift into tight spots

  Manitou’s MC18 rough terrain forklift is squarely aimed at farm producers that need a compact model with an overall width of just 1.45m (4.7ft), which allows it to manoeuvre into restricted spaces. The MC18 forklift also offers greater visibility than any previous model with le
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Silvan Radak sprayer ideal for tall mature fruit and nut trees

There is a major revitalisation progressing in the Australian nut industry including almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts with numerous expanded plantings underway in the southern states in particular. But it is often forgotten that in north-east Victoria in the upper reaches of the Ovens V
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Aussie-first technology drives push-to-talk radios into the digital age

Australia’s first two-way radio style transceiver on a cellular network has been launched. It provides previously unavailable push-to-talk communication across Australia, powered by Telstra. Sydney-based communications company, ToooAir is behind the Australian-first communications pro
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Reefinator Rocks Gone collects another award

The Rocks Gone Reefinator has been awarded the Growth Category winner at the WA Innovator of the Year awards 2017. Rocks Gone founder and inventor, Tim Pannell was thrilled to receive the award. Many of the soils farmed in Australia can be classed as just a thin layer of dirt that in
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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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