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Canola growers battling blackleg disease handed a new weapon

The potentially devastating disease blackleg may lose some of its sting, due to a smart phone app just released for canola growers. The BlacklegCM app gives growers a tool to forecast the likelihood and severity of the disease, associated yield loss and economic returns on a paddock-b
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Winter grass resistance to glyphosate makes it a weed to watch

Winter grass (Poa annua), once considered a low-key weed, is coming under increasing scrutiny, with glyphosate-resistant populations being confirmed in Victoria. Dr Peter Boutsalis, from the University of Adelaide says the weed has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Testing has s
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Biosecurity network urges care with water for livestock

Livestock producers are being urged to pay attention to the water their thirsty animals drink during current dry spells – and enjoy the payoff in health and productivity. And this also forms part of good biosecurity practices, according Bonnie Skinner at Livestock Biosecurity Network
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Kuhn Profile 24-2 DL mixer wagon delivers quality at a lower cost

KUHN’s Profile 24-2 DL mixer wagon offers a major step up for high-quality silage producers due to the speed and efficiency of its feed delivery system. Available here for the first time the 24-2 DL mixer wagon offers a capacity of 24cu.m is able to produce high-quality silage, offeri
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SDLG LG959 wheel loader a match for Queensland heatwave

Much of eastern Australia has just sweated through an exceptionally warm and dry summer but in south-west Queensland farmers are still talking about February 2017 when the mercury topped 47C. And so too is Chinese manufacturer SDLG. The company is claiming an unqualified victory for i
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Depth Charge deep ripper win fans in WA’s Wheatbelt

The Depth Charger deep ripper from West Australian company Rocks Gone has seen grain growers lining up to place an order at recent live demonstrations. After a hearty reception in the far west, the firm is now heading to South Australia with the hydraulic roller-integrated unit, the l
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TTI Tankers build an all Aussie water cart

Australian Pump has teamed up with Victoria’s leading water cart tank manufacturer TTI (Trans Tank International) to produce a top quality range of pump/tank products for the work sites. TTI chose Aussie’s QP range of pumps because of their reputation and proven record on work sites a
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Case IH Australia and New Zealand makes a change at the very top

Case IH Marketing Manager Pete McCann has been appointed into the role of Brand Leader for Australia and New Zealand, taking over from Bruce Healy who was in the role since 2011, and will move into a different area of the CNH Industrial business in early April. Michele Lombardi, Execu
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Agrotrend Bundaberg celebrates our Agricultural Industry

Agrotrend bases its foundation on celebrating all things agricultural and it is great to see the range of agricultural and lifestyle based businesses that have supported the event over the past 41 years. “The Bundaberg Region is home to a large and productive region of southern Queens
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