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SA night moves for machinery

A review on South Australia’s night machinery movement laws could provide farmers with exemptions to shift large agricultural vehicles after the sun goes down. Source: Murray Valley Standard Primary Producers SA is currently seeking feedback on the possible change as part of the State
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New Mahindras enter competitive market segment

Mahindra Ag and Auto Australia has announced the introduction of two new models from the same, and now co-owned, Japanese factory. Built in the newly named Mitsubishi Mahindra Agricultural Machinery Co. Ltd factory in Japan, the new 34 HP 8×8 Synchro Shuttle 1533 and 38 HP Hydros
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Kubota’s new M71 range for 2016

Japanese tractor giant Kubota has signalled its intentions to Australian farmers with a new M71 range punching out up to 125kW (170 horsepower) set for early 2016 release. Source: Farm Weekly Previewed to Kubota dealers just recently, the M71 will open the door to a much wider range o
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NZ farmer honoured for irrigation work

New Zealand Waimate farmer John Kirk received a New Years honour for his work in irrigation. Source: Stuff co nz Mr Kirk received a New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to irrigation in the latest New Year honours. The third generation Waimate farmer has always been interested
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Mobile apps for crop management

Two new mobile apps have been produced by the Australian National Variety Trials (NVT) program and funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). Source: AFDJ eNews The new NVT Long Term Yield Reports App and the Crop Disease Au app are revolutionising growers’ abil
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New Aussie designed and made high lift scraper

Swan Hill based Murray Valley has responded to customer demands with a newly designed and built O’Bryan HD Highlift earthmoving carry grade scraper. Source: AFDJ eNews With a half a metre lift front and back the Highlift is ideal for working in different ground conditions from sands t
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Real time on-combine grain analyser

Case IH is releasing a new on-combine grain analyser in 2016 that monitors grain protein in cereals and oil percentage in oilseeds in real time while harvesting. Source AFDJ eNews Tim Slater, Case IH Product Manager Hay & Harvest, says the new technology is a breakthrough, allowin
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New good work design handbook online

SAFE WORK Australia has launched a new handbook to help businesses meet obligations under the work health and safety laws, reduce worker injury rates, and improve productivity and bottom line. Safe Work Australia Chief Executive Officer Michelle Baxter said that that well-designed, he
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Farmers urged to save time with Common Expiry Date for Vehicle Registrations

  10th August 2015 Media Release Farmers urged to save time with Common Expiry Date for Vehicle Registrations A simpler way for farmers to manage vehicle registrations is now on offer. In the Primary Producers SA Transport Survey of late last year, 80% of those asked showed inter
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