CNH Industrial is the first of the major farm machinery distributors that has implemented a restructure of their agricultural machinery business in Australia and New Zealand. The structure for CNH Industrial going forward rests with the appointment of a new leader across both the Case
Oztec has launched a 40m Tubeveyor, one of the most efficient locally made grain conveyors with a 600mm-wide belt running inside a 1200mm tube. It is seen as ideal for handling crops like lupins and chickpeas. Driven by a powerful 107kW (144hp) John Deere 6068T1 industrial engine, the
Mazzotti sprayers based in Ravenna Italy were taken over by John Deere in 2017, to position the brand for worldwide market release. The business was well known for its continued developments in self-propelled sprayers, but previously these models were sold in southern Europe for more
With good rain across most viticultural districts, rapid growth in inter-row grasses and vegetation is on vineyard management lists for attention. A vineyard mower that has been purpose-designed to mow the full vine inter-row width of 1.93 metres (or 6 feet) is the Gason 6FT Twin Roto
Sitrex has been selling its finger wheel rakes in Australia for 30 years and distributor Inlon says that for a farmer with a failed grain crop, a finger wheel rake is a cost-effective solution for salvaging saleable fodder. The company says cereal hay farmers already know the benefits
The AFS Harvest Command automatic combine adjustment system available in the new Case IH 250 series harvesters uses 16 sensors to control seven combine functions, making for easy adjustments on-the-go. AFS Harvest Command is designed to improve grain quality and grain savings through
Recent sales of RoGator RG1300C sprayers fitted with a 48m aluminium Pommier boom are having positive impacts on growers spraying programs. Since taking possession of their RoGator, growers on a 2,900ha in Cannie Vic – 55km south of Swan Hill have already sprayed over 8000ha. With tra
Peter Mengel, a third-generation dairy farmer from Pittsworth Qld, bought a Strautmann Verti-Mix 2401 mixer wagon and says it is saving him time and money. Peter has 230 cows, mainly dairy Holsteins and a small beef herd, on his 800ha dry land farm. “It’s been so dry out here, we can’
Californian company Solectrac has hit on the idea of converting new 1950s-era Ford tractors built in India into all-electric workhorses. Solectrac is owned by inventor Steve Heckeroth, who has been doing electric conversions on cars, trucks, racing cars and tractors for 25 years. The
ISOBUS control for agricultural applications is rapidly growing in popularity and Arag is an industry leader in the sector. Arag already has a number of ISOBUS offerings for sprayer control and is now introducing its ISOBUS Seed Rate Controller. Arag products are true ISOBUS, which me
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