Australia’s biggest solar diesel pump for irrigation up and running

You are looking at the biggest solar/diesel pumping system ever put into operation in Australia and it’s also a fully accredited power station on a family farm It’s all about improving farm viability by lowering energy costs as science merges with agriculture to make affordable cleaner and greener electricity. The home to Australia’s newest renewable […]

Hardi Hellios is an affordable an agile addition to range

HARDI has released the HELLIOS lightweight self-propelled sprayer for growers and contractors in Australia and New Zealand. Specifically designed for use on soft soils, tight headlands and difficult slopes, the 3,000-litre HELLIOS has already proven popular with European growers. HARDI Australia’s CEO, Bill Franklin, said the local business had invested considerable time and expertise to […]

Massey Ferguson MF 3700 Series next generation vineyard and orchard tractor

The Massey Ferguson MF 3700 Series specialist tractor range offers the ideal solution for farmers working vineyards, orchards and now includes a Wide Fruit model for the first time that offers greater stability on hilly terrain. The hood shape in now in keeping with the current MF family look and there are extensive updates and […]

Case IH RB5 Series round balers offer high density in a perfect shape

Precision and consistency are the hallmarks of Case IH’s round baler range, with recent improvements now taking the range up a notch for producers seeking better returns on the product they can offer. The latest variants of RB5 Series balers from Case IH is the result of three years of worldwide paddock testing, and the […]

BKT BIG BASH cricket is off to a flying start

What does a beautiful actress, a billionaire heir and famous sports hero have in common. All played a major role in getting the KFC Big Bash League (BBL) BKT sponsorship underway for 2018. BKT Tyres and Tradefaire International signed off on a three-year partnership as the official Off-Highway tyre supplier and at the launch event high […]

Case IH JXM Farmall has the power at a budget price

The reliable Case IH Farmall Series of tractors is gaining an addition with the introduction of the Farmall JXM, Series. It joins the Farmall B, JX, C and U Series tractors with two models on offer with engine power of 55 and 66kW  (75 and 90hp). Seamus McCarthy, mid-power and compact tractors product manager for […]

Delmade discs continue to break through tough ground

Born in the heart of Tasmania, tried and tested in the harshest of environments. The Delmade 1050 Series Offset Disc is one seriously tough machine. The first of these legends was built in 2001, when Delmade recognised the need for a machine with a high weight-to-disc ratio and ultra-low maintenance. Today Delmade Offsets are known […]

Brown Brothers Engineers gets an offer they cannot refuse

  Brown Brothers Engineers has sold their pump companies to AxFlow, a Swedish based family owned Group. The companies affected by this changeover include Brown Brothers Engineers and Kelair Pumps Australia. AxFlow is the fluid handling solutions business group within Axel Johnson International. They specialise in marketing and distribution as well as complete sales and […]

Study tours for growers with funding offered by the GRDC

It’s one of those hard gigs to win, but for some lucky soles the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is offering funding support for groups of growers and their advisers interested in undertaking study tours on key issues facing the grains industry. Available through the GRDC Grower Development Program, applications for the domestic and […]

Schinckel hay rakes takes away the Henty grand prize

A strong hay rake designed and manufactured in Australia has won the 2018 Henty Machine of the Year Award. The Next F Series V-Rake, entered by Schinckel Hayrakes from Naracoorte SA impressed judges with its simplicity, ease of operation and price competitiveness. The V-rake was fitted with self-opening wings to reduce heavy lifting by the […]