Ben Marshman was so impressed with Flexi-Coil’s 6100 Precision Disc Drill that he bought an 18m (60ft) drill and a Flexi-Coil 4460 air cart after trialling them last year. The South Australian broadacre grower made the switch to Flexi-Coil after 19-years of disc seeding with other bra
The Fendt 314 Vario slots in at the top end of the 300 series, bringing more power and a host of technology smarts not seen before. It’s not being released until the end of 2019 into northern European markets and no date has been set locally, but one thing is certain, this is one of t
Setting a British speed record in a tractor might seem like a pointless exercise but what it does is confirm the credentials of the JCB Fastrac as a fast on-road transport vehicle. Using a modified version of the Fastrac 8000, the record was set at 166.7kph (103.6mph) at Elvington Air
Fendt 1000 Vario tractors are getting a range of technology options that will improve operator efficiency, comfort level and also protect against theft or damage. Currently being rolled out in northern hemisphere markets it includes the option of electrically adjustable rear view mirr
A multi-purpose fertiliser spreader and chaser bin offering increased productivity and year-round flexibility has won the 2019 Henty Machine of the Year Award. The Coolamon Spreader Chaser, entered by Coolamon Chaser Bins, Coolamon NSW, impressed judges with its innovation, engineerin
Steiger 2019 models will offer a number of updates that start with improvements to the track system, engine and undercarriage. The upgrades are designed to boost the tractors’ efficiency, performance and durability in our local farming conditions. The tracks on the 400, 450 and 500 St
Main Roads WA has revamped its pilot escort rules for over-width machinery following a backlash from the farming industry. The changed requirements are designed to be simpler and more streamlined. Three zones will now operate to determine the need for agricultural pilots (anybody who
Davimac chaser bins have been upgraded from top to bottom, with stronger, tougher roll tarps and redesigned track undercarriages. The tougher roll tarp now consists of heavy-duty 900gsm European PVC. The material is made from UV-stabilised panama-woven polyester, that offers significa
Visitors to Queensland’s AgQuip Field Days had a preview peek at the next generation of Case IH’s high-power tractor technology. The AFS Connect Magnum, powered by the company’s Advanced Farming Systems (AFS) precision technology, was launched in North America earlier this year, with
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