ARC funds Southern Cross Uni climate smart rice breeding program

Southern Cross University makes headway in research to breed rice that grows without standing in flood-irrigation water In an attempt to produce a dryer to grow rice breed that reduces the overall environmental footprint, Southern Cross University has embarked on a breeding program backed by a three-year grant from ARC (Australian Research Council) worth $417,391. […]

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 […]

Rotech Rural make Post and Rail Fencing simple with a strong build

Local family-owned fencing business Rotech Rural has released its RailTight range with an extra strong screw on end bracket to boost post and rail fencing strength Rotech Rural has been developing rural fencing solutions for more than 20 years and remains committed to improving products for farmers and rural contractors by making farm fencing easier. […]

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 […]

Legislation to phase out live sheep exports passes through Parliament

The Australian Senate has today passed legislation enshrining the phase-out of live sheep exports into law This is how it went down for up to an estimated 3,000 farm and associated industry people who will have their livelihoods reduced or even eradicated by this legislation. The Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports by Sea) […]

Sentek releases Nexus Blue for automatic monitoring of BT probes

Growers are quickly latching onto the time savings from applying this latest Nexus Blue logger connectivity to monitor Bluetooth probes Since their release in 2019 Bluetooth (BT) probes have been a game changer in growing regions where there has been limited or even no connectivity to a cellular network. The BT probes have armed growers […]

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 […]

Faresin mid-range FS Telehandlers take farm market by storm

Telehandlers in the FS Middle Series are built to take on any farm jobbing with lift capacities from 4 to 4.5 tonnes and 7 to 10m booms Faresin mid-range telehandlers built for farming have taken a giant performance leap with four models in the FS Middle Series offering 4 to 4.5 tonnes lift capacities and […]