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, offering the most crucial component of an […]

Chickpea production set to soar as growers catch on to new variety

A pioneering, multi-nation research collaboration is expected to unlock valuable new opportunities for chickpea production in Australia. Researchers supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have collected and multiplied wild chickpea species from the Middle East to build a unique genetic resource from which important traits are being screened for potential incorporation into […]

Trufab local farm machinery maker nominated for international award

West Australian agricultural machinery manufacturer Trufab Global has been nominated as Australia’s only finalist in the Swedish Steel Prize for 2018. The winner of the award for the innovative use of high-strength steel will be announced at a ceremony in Stockholm on 24 May. Judges are looking for the utilisation of high-strength steel that challenges […]

O’Connors and Larwoods bag Case IH Dealer of the Year awards

O’Connors takes out Case IH’s prestigious Dealer of the Year title for three branches or more and Larwoods Ag Services claiming the award for two branches or less. At a ceremony during Case IH’s dealer conference in Sun City, South Africa, O’Connors, for the second year in a row, took out the Case IH Dealer […]

Murray Irrigation and how it became a globally advanced water-delivery system

At the upcoming 2018 Irrigation Australia International Conference and Exhibition, irrigators have a unique opportunity to hear how Australia’s largest private environmental and irrigation water-delivery company, Murray Irrigation, transformed itself from infrastructure dating to the 1930s and 1940s, into being one of the world’s most advanced water-delivery systems. The biennial event – that includes the […]

Aussie Super Pump is capable of moving massive volumes

A new release diesel powered 101.6mm (4-inch) pump that delivers both high pressure and high flow, has been released by Australian Pump Industries. Known as the Super Pump, identified as model number QPT405SLTD, the pump uses twin impeller technology to deliver pressures in excess of 125psi and flows of up to 46,200-litres/ hour. Apart from […]

Insect management support available for grain growers

Grain growers and advisers are being provided with insect management support to inform their crop pest control strategies in 2018 with an updated version of I SPY, a comprehensive identification manual on insects of southern and western broadacre farming systems of Australia. Now available to view at https://grdc.com.au/I-SPY the manual has descriptions of common species, […]

Barley grass confirmed as resistant to glyphosate in South Australia

A population of the widespread winter annual grass weed, northern barley grass (Hordeum glaucum), has been confirmed resistant to the key herbicide glyphosate in South Australia. Dr Chris Preston, Associate Professor of weed management at the University of Adelaide and chair of the Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group (AGSWG), says the resistance has been confirmed […]