Bourgault releases third generation ParaLink Hoe Drill

Bourgault 3335QDA

Bourgault is introducing the third generation of its ParaLink Hoe Drill. Frame designs have been updated with an expanded range of options and the ability to automatically adjust seeding depth from the comfort of the tractor cab. The third generation has two new models; the 3330SE replaces the 3320 Standard Edition, with depth control set […]

Cyclone Silos engineered to last

Cyclone Silos

On farm grain storage is an important strategy for all grain farmers. The decision to deliver at harvest, or store and sell when the market is best can make a significant difference to a farm’s bottom line. But maximising the value when ready to sell is particularly dependent on the quality of the grain in […]

Jadan one-person hay handling and stacking solutions

Jadan-Big-Bale-Stacker

Based in Cowra, NSW, Jadan Enterprises specialises in equipment solutions designed to make it easy for a single operator and tractor to collect, stack and transport hay. Jadan’s bale stacker range includes popular models for farmers, contractors, produce stores and horse studs. From the time Jadan started out in 1990, the firm has grown from […]

Grains Research and Development Corporation appoints new MD

Tony Williams

International food and agriculture executive Tony Williams has been announced as the new Managing Director and CEO of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). GRDC Chairman and Goondiwindi grain grower Mr John Woods said the comprehensive search for a new GRDC MD had successfully resulted in Australian ex-pat Tony Williams returning to assume the […]

Aussie Pumps partners with Goldacres on Batchmate

Aussie Pumps has teamed up with leading homegrown sprayer manufacturer Goldacres to create a fast batch mixing and transfer system. The Goldacres Batchmate is a stand-alone batching system that allows chemicals to be pre-mixed easily, safely and quickly, ready for transfer into sprayers. Goldacres selected an Aussie Pumps 3in smart pump as the heart of […]

NFF is behind driverless vehicles

The National Farmers Federation (NFF) says autonomous vehicles could reduce isolation, boost agricultural productivity, and save lives on country roads. Source: ABC Rural News The House of Representatives Industry, Innovation and Science committee is investigating the potential benefits and challenges involved in taking up emerging autonomous vehicle technology. NFF rural affairs manager Mark Harvey-Sutton told a committee hearing […]

Funding Grants for Women’s Leadership Development

Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s agricultural sector. Source: AFDJ eNews The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3000 and $8000 to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs. The leadership development programs are part-time and delivered nationally […]

New seeding at Hawk

Seed Hawk has announced the appointment of Ms. Birgitta Ewerlöf as the newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Seed Hawk Inc. at Langbank, Saskatchewan, Canada. Source: AFDJ eNews Ms Ewerlöf was born and raised in Sweden, and recently moved to Whitewood, Saskatchewan with her husband, who also joined the Seed Hawk team. Since October 2016, Ms Ewerlöf was the […]

Continued strong month for sales

April was another strong month for sales of agricultural equipment but sales of 100-200hp tractors paused due largely to the Easter-Anzac Day break combined with extreme weather conditions experienced on the eastern seaboard. Source: The Weekly Times In general terms, tractor sales volumes were down for the month but remain 2% ahead of the same time last year. Victorian […]