BOSS Engineering sells half the business for a next level expansion

The leading success story in local farm manufacturing initiates a 50% private equity placement to open a new era of growth Of all the big buy-ins and sell-offs in farm model manufacturing, this is a big one, BOSS Engineering has secured an equity deal that will see the company accelerate its next stage of growth […]

Wine growers take an extra swig as China rubber stamps end to heavy tariffs

The Chinese don’t celebrate easter but have given local winemakers the best Easter possible by abolishing crippling tariffs on Australian wine When the Morrison government went into a stinging attack on the ethics of Chinese diplomats back in 2020, they didn’t bank on encountering a wrath of tariffs of over 200% on Wine and other […]

Syngenta Group reports full-year sales of $32.2 billion with a $4.6 billion profit

Syngenta was boosted in Q4 of their full-year results from continued demand for innovative crop protection products and double-digit growth in China Coming off a previous record season the latest full-year results for Syngenta Group sales dipped slightly by 4% but at $32.2 billion there is still plenty of profit in being a chemical supply […]

Croplands and Robotics Plus partner to introduce Prospr autonomous platform

Croplands has become the exclusive Australasian distributor of Prospr the autonomous multi-use hybrid vehicle designed for horticulture crops Prospr is a multi-use autonomous vehicle designed for sustainable vineyard and orchard production and will be exclusively available from Croplands in Australia and New Zealand. Croplands is a division of Nufarm and is the emerging solutions spray […]

WIA Miller Bobcat 200 Air Pak Diesel at a price you cannot resist

Miller has designed the Bobcat 200 Air Pak Diesel all in one machine specifically for rural operators who work off the back of a Ute or truck This three in one machine delivers compressed air, generator power and full welding capabilities, and can also be used for battery charging/crank assist. Ideal for farm operators, Miller’s […]

ATV farm vehicle fatalities come under scrutiny of SafeWork NSW

Following three fatal accidents already this year the demonisation of irresponsible care when operating a Quad bike or similar has resurfaced SafeWork NSW is reminding farmers to wear seatbelts, use helmets and choose the right vehicle when using side-by-side vehicles, quad bikes and motorcycles after a spate of incidents. On-farm accidents involving children where there […]

GME XRS-660 handheld UHF CB radio is a must have for every farm hand

The XRS range of UHF CB radios was already the most popular for farms and with the release of the XRS-660 more functions have been added Most farm operations were already pleased with the advantages of the GME range of handheld UHF CB radios offered, especially as a safety precaution by issuing a unit to […]

Toyota HiLux gets visual upgrades and V-Active technology to boot

HiLux model upgrades from March will include more dynamic front bumpers along with a honeycomb mesh grille and the introduction of V-Active Technology HiLux SR5 level buyers will come off best when the March 2024 upgrades start landing with dark-finish LED headlamps, while WorkMate and SR single-cab and petrol variants will not be fitted with […]

Invasive red fire ant problem eradicated with a unique formula

It’s the advice that every farmer has been waiting to hear a unique way to end the invasive red fire ant problem and from a home-grown solution Tackling and defeating Invasive red fire ants has just become so much easier with the release of a professional-grade solution developed by a family-owned Aussie company. The main […]

GRDC seeks an energetic person to become a grains leader for WA chair

This Western Regional Panel Chair position is for a two-year period starting on 1 September 2024 with the requirement to spend 75 days a year on GRDC related business The search is now on for an innovative, passionate and committed leader from the Western Australian grains industry to chair the Grains Research and Development Corporation […]