Case IH launch 250 Series harvesters

The switch has been flicked on a new era in combine harvesting technology and productivity with the release of the Case IH 250 Series Axial-Flow combines. The local market will welcome the 7250, 8250 and 9250, class 7, 8 and 9 models respectively with a grain tank capacity of 11,100 litres on the 7250 with […]

Drones safety rebate added to quad bike funding

Drones will join the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program (QBSI Program) as part of an extra $2.8 million dollars in farm safety funding from the NSW State Government. The QBSI program now includes a rebate for one drone per eligible business plus an extra $1.25 million to continue the quad bike safety rebates program for […]

BKT Agrimax Force revealed as its biggest ever radial tyre for tractors

BKT has shown its biggest radial agriculture tyre ever produced, the Agrimax Force IF 750/75 R 46 with a diameter of 2.30m. The Agrimax Force is already BKT’s most popular tyre range worldwide and represents one of the highest qualities available in a radial tractor tyre. The Agrimax Force IF 750/75 R 46 highlights the […]

GrainInnovate fund has $50 million for innovations

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has invested $25 million of its funds into a $50 million venture capital fund to draw start-up ideas from across the globe to focus on innovative solutions for grain growers’ hardest to solve problems. GRDC has teamed up with a company trading as Artesian, described as an alternative […]

Rabbit destructive dunes in Coorong make a comeback

When rabbits moved into the vast dune system that flanks South Australia’s Coorong in 1949, their population peaked at 26 rabbits per hectare and they never planned to leave. A long-term study of vegetation cover on Younghusband Peninsula’s transgressive dunes by Flinders University SA  researchers shows that rabbits were the most destructive factor affecting dune […]

Trelleborg marks its contribution to sustainable agriculture

The world’s population reached 6 billion people in 1999 and is expected to increase to 8.5 billion by 2025. One of our greatest challenges is to increase food production in a sustainable manner. Trelleborg is one company that is introducing some major goals in sustainable agriculture. From current cultivated areas it is clear that more […]

John Deere Frontier bolsters tillage and planting line

John Deere has bolstered its lineup of Frontier equipment in some markets with the addition of implements including cultipackers, three-point shank rippers and overseeders. These are implements now being requested by large-scale property owners and Ag contractors that also need smaller equipment to work behind compact, and utility tractors for specialist crop plantings. Deere’s is […]

Farmers Edge SmartPro is a digital tool for Agronomists

Farmers Edge, a developer of precision agriculture tools has launched SmartPro especially for Ag professional advisors to collect data from its farm customers. SmartPro is able to pair digital technology with the agronomic expertise of dealers and rural supply retailers, crop advisers and agronomists. SmartPro will be a must have tool to help ag professionals […]

Volvo Vera electric truck hauls loads without a driver

It’s designed to be safe. It’s quiet and totally predictable – down to the cost savings. Nothing similar to what you’ve seen from us before. In fact, it’s impossible to drive even if you want to. The Vera electric vehicle is from Volvo Trucks autonomous solutions division. It is an electric, autonomous vehicle currently in […]

Rototilt R9 tiltrotator is the world’s largest tool platform

Rototilt says its latest excavator tiltrotator is designed for jobs that demand muscle and ability beyond the norm. With unprecedented capability it makes the largest excavators even more effective. The company bills its R9 tiltrotator, designed for excavators in the 30-40 tonnes range, as the largest in the world. Rototilt says it “transforms the largest […]