Toyota ends production of 4.5-litre turbo-diesel engine for Landcruiser

It’s the day that high-powered Ute owners always feared as Toyota signals the end of its V8 turbo-diesel engine from the LandCruiser range following months of demise rumours Anyone who feels everything they have been used to for the past 30 years is being taken from them is correct, as Toyota gets in on the […]

John Deere Technician of the Year Awards inaugural winner Caleb Dover reflects

John Deere offers a career path where the inaugural Tech Awards Parts Apprentice winner was able to change states and be promoted As anticipation builds for this year’s fourth annual John Deere Technician of the Year Awards, Caleb Dover, the program’s inaugural Parts Apprentice of the Year has shared how winning the title facilitated his […]

Norweld cements position as innovative 4WD tray and canopy manufacturer

Norweld holds its leading position in tray and canopy product customising by offering designs for the most current release and all existing models Norweld has cemented its position as Australia’s leading premium 4WD tray and canopy manufacturer following recent groundbreaking industry projects. Partnering with leading automotive accessory fitters and vehicle manufacturers including Mareeba Mitsubishi, ARB […]

Australian Plant Proteins has closed down its Horsham based operation

Following a promising run for eight years it was a surprise for some that Australian Plant Proteins has closed its operation and has gone into voluntary administration In a regional area where employment and value-added industries are essential, Horsham VIC based Australian Plant Proteins (APP) has closed its operation and has been placed into voluntary […]

Fresh food tax stopped by The Nationals working with farmers and industry

The crippling fresh food tax that was expected to be implemented by the Federal Labor government and damaging for many farm sectors has been scrapped Leader of The Nationals David Littleproud said agriculture industries all over Australia will be spared from paying Labor’s fresh food tax, or planned biosecurity protection levy. Adding he was proud […]

Live sheep exports have become a poison chalice for the Federal Labor government

Sheep producers and support industries staring at a $255 million shortfall from live export losses reveal how the ban could leave many in jeopardy Federal Agriculture Minister Murray Watt started the ball rolling in a post-budget speech he gave on 15 May that saw the National Farmers’ Federation and other farm industry bodies stage an […]

Ocean Roads builds a farm Ute tray that gives farmers more space

As part of their Ute tray design Ocean Roads has concentrated on the main two tray categories that farmers operate Nestled within the name ‘Ocean Roads’ lies a story that might not immediately bring farming to mind. But take a look closer, and you’ll find its beginnings rooted in the world of farm Utes. What […]

Growers given more reasons to own a drone for remote crop monitoring

A sensor system developed for drones can switch between edge detection and detailed infrared imaging to tell growers everything they need Development is well underway to fit a compact, lightweight sensor system with infrared imaging capabilities to a drone for remote crop monitoring and help growers get an overall better view of their crop’s progress. […]

Munro Post Driver celebrates 60 years of solid working innovations

Munro launched their revolutionary post-driver in 1964 and has led the market ever since While Munro is celebrating 60 years of its revolutionary Post Driver, first launched in 1964, the company actually started the family business in 1867. Munro Engineers was a leading manufacturer for farmers who were venturing further away from the main regional […]

John Deere leads the market into more subdued sales results

Local market leader John Deere has posted more sobering results that confirm the overall market has reached current growth limits Deere & Company accountants have been busy tallying the second quarter results for the company worldwide and while there was a healthy net income of US$2.37 billion for the 3 months ending on 28 April […]