Just how old is the humble but delicious peanut? It may not be a question that comes to mind as you pop another handful of moreish salty snacks in your mouth but it has been a hot topic of debate amongst plant geneticists. Competing studies published in the journal Nature Genetics in
Detroit’s series of DT12 transmissions enable down-speeding capabilities for improved fuel efficiency while the updated DD15 engine features up to 50 per cent redesigned componentry to provide performance enhancements. Enhancements to the Detroit DD15 engine and an expanded line
The Henty Machinery Field Days was set to showcase over $120 million worth of machinery and goods on-site at its September 22 to 24 event the 57th consecutive year since its inception in 1963. However, an announcement the event will not proceed this year due to COVID-19 restricti
For the major winter crops, the area planted to wheat is forecast to increase by 27 per cent to almost 13 million hectares. While the area planted to barley is forecast to increase by 8 per cent to just under 4.4 million hectares. Falls in barley prices in early May occurred in the mi
The latest forecast from Agricultural experts identifies the recovery from drought as dominating the very positive near-term outlook for higher farm incomes. Even the COVID-19 pandemic that has presented its own challenges has been brushed off in a flurry that has seen dusty old plant
John Deere is making a push for more market share with the 4-Series self-propelled sprayer range available to order now. Deere intends to entice buyers by offering updates aimed at greater efficiency from these 2021 models with improvements to operational traction. While also offering
Mechanical weeders fell out of use when targeted herbicides arrived, but with the build-up of undesirable ground chemicals, the robots are set to make a comeback. Mechanical weeding has obvious appeal for organic farmers, they deliver a safer weed control method. But in addition, as h
Faresin Industries is a family manufacturing business based in Breganze, Italy. Faresin work closely with Chesterfield Australia, and together form your trusted partnership in Australia for quality, service and performance. This partnership provides the ability to offer exceptional fe
John Deere is adding two X Series combines to its range that will appeal to large-scale farmers and contractors. The X9 1000 and X9 1100 harvesters represent a capacity and performance level that John Deere harvesting has not offered previously and in addition these models also have t
Based on the rise in demand for sustainable crop care and facing ever tighter regulations around use of agricultural chemicals, Lemken of Germany has announced it will cease production of conventional crop sprayers. Lemken has been building sprayers for 10 years but never achieved sig
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