Deep ripping is this the missing link

Much has been made of the benefits of deep ripping in recent years. The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is just one organisation that has conducted numerous studies across Australia. Their research showing highly promising yield results for ripping conducted between 500 and 600mm in Western Australia’s sandy soils, especially when combined with inclusion […]

Flat Battery issues beaten with an ANBI switch

The ANBI Battery Switch has been released for everyone working on the land, as it can ensure equipment is operational at all times. Nothing’s more frustrating than a flat battery. But now you can avoid costly downtime and inconvenience, with an inexpensive and simple to install, ANBI Battery Switch. Designed and manufactured in Australia to […]

Vin Rowe reaches Aussie icon status

Commencing as a single franchised New Holland dealer in 1961 the diversity experienced by Vin Rowe Farm Machinery based in Warragul Vic has been interesting and on occasions even profitable. Founding owner Vin Rowe realised that the company could no longer rely on a single industry (milking) to survive in an increasing changing world. With […]

SWAN Systems offers efficient Weatherwise Watering

SWAN Systems is now able to provide growers with local weather forecasts and data-based insights that enables accurate rate irrigation and nutrient application decisions. Taken together, this service information enables resources to be used to their full potential while also offering reduction in costs through water savings, and overall better yields. And as current growers […]

Bushmans water tanks are now first choice

Bushmans provide a variety of water tanks for storage in homes, around the farm or rural businesses. Choose from their full range of poly water tanks, slimline water tanks, and popular range of Aqualine steel liner tanks. When you rely on your own water storage supply for your home, farm or business, you must have […]

Henty 2019 – All set for a bumper field day

Flat, well-grassed sites with power and tailored to exhibitor needs make the Henty Machinery Field days the premier event on the circuit for national and international agribusinesses. The 2019 HMFD event, held on 17-19 September will give exhibitors access to more than 60,000 visitors who travel from within a 500km radius to buy, learn, research […]

Farm safety report highlights ways to die on a farm

Tractors and quad bikes remain two of the leading causes of injury on Australian farms but deaths from both vehicles have declined significantly in 2018, according to new research. The AgriFutures Australia-funded report shows fatal accidents caused by tractors fell from 13 to nine and deaths involving quads fell from 11 to six, when comparing […]

Honda moves to electric power with eGX prototype

Honda has shown its first prototype electrified power unit developed for commercial-grade work equipment, the eGX. The eGX is an advanced zero-emission electrified power unit, compatible with Honda’s GX Series general-purpose engines. Honda see the electric transition as being seamless as Honda’s GX engine series already hold the world standard as a power source ideal […]

Tsurumi flood proof pump

Traditionally electric drive end suction pumps are used to draw river water for centre pivot irrigation. Usually located on the river bank, these pumps are prone to being washed away or the motors inundated when the river is in flood. One solution growing in popularity is the use of a submersible pump. This is installed […]

Digging deeper for higher grain yields

Widespread Western Australian field trials are generating information that will help grain growers decide which strategic tillage methods are best suited to different soil types on their farms. The first year of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) ‘Ripper Gauge’ trials showed deep ripping to a depth of 60cm (24-inches) generally produced the highest grain […]