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SwagBot autonomous robot raises $6.5 million for imminent release

The Agerris SwagBot farm robot started out as remote-controlled in 2016, but has now elevated to autonomous farm robot status following an au$6.5 million grant to take into every local paddock in 2020. Then the world. The fully autonomous SwagBot is expected to be capable of identifyi
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drumMUSTER aims to keep farms clean and green

Ever wondered what happens to used AgVet chemicals and their containers. For many years, farmers and other AgVet chemical users had few options for disposing used containers. Consequently, they were dumped, buried or burnt. Times have changed and growers and other users are aware of t
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Hatz completes ultra-compact engine family

Hatz Diesel has expanded its H50 series with the addition of the 3H50 water-cooled engine, that offer a compact solution for powering irrigation systems. The 3H50 was launched to the Australian market in 2018 to mark Hatz‘s 35th anniversary, and is suitable for use across a wide range
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Euro Auctions predict a sell-out at Brisbane unreserved auctions

Euro Auctions, international auctioneers of industrial plant, construction and agricultural machinery, and have already receiving consignments for the next two sales, being held in Brisbane Qld. On 16 May there’s a one-day online sale followed on the 13 June with a one‑day onsite auct
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Honda HRX premium lawn mower delivers more in 2019

Honda Power Equipment has redesigned its HRX lawn mower series with either the HRX217HZU (electric start) for $1499rrp or the HRX217HYU (recoil start) for $1299rrp. Honda research and development was combined with feedback from current HRX users, to drive more innovative upgrades. Beg
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Case IH Austoft cane harvester power into year 75

It’s an all aussie invention that became a global success within the sugarcane industry, and 2019 year marks 75 years of manufacture. Albeit, at the start in 1944 it was simply an Austoft. The Toft brothers invented and sold the first commercially viable cane harvester in that year. T
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Trelleborg IF and VF tyres deliver big results

Along with the need for agricultural radial tyres to carry heavier loads, it’s the reason new IF and VF tyre technology has been developed. And with upgraded IF and VF tyres, manufacturers have been able to keep up with the demands of larger and more powerful farm machinery. The terms
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Aussie release a Class A Electric Blaster

Australian Pump has set a benchmark for quality and safety with the release of its stainless-steel industrial pressure washer, the Aussie 4,000psi Super Scud Monsoon 400-A. “These blasters offer the maximum pressure and flow allowed for a Class A machine, maximising cleaning efficienc
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Chickpeas that offer high-yields and drought-resilient

A global study led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and involving scientists from The University of Western Australia has identified genes that can be used to develop drought and heat tolerant chickpeas. The discovery has important impl
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