Midwest puts Australia back into the harvest front lead

Throughout the grain-growing period of the past decade, the largest harvest cutting platform available from manufacturers across the world was 13.7m (45ft) in width. This was seen pretty much as the widest front that could be maintained considering the harsh conditions the fronts had to endure. It took a Queensland based maker to change that […]

Case IH 140 series combines has best retained value

The 2017 survey of Combine harvesters has identified the Case IH’s 140 series Axial-Flow combine as the models with the highest retained value. According to results from the survey, notable advantages included the Case IH residue management system built to handle tough residue associated with current crop genetics, an engine that produces up to 325kW […]

John Deere set to launch S700 combines

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John Deere has revealed four new S700 Series combine with the most advanced grain harvesting technology in combines they have ever released. These models designated as the S760, S770, S780 and S790 offer growers the most significant improvement ever from the Deere stable in technology, improved operator comfort and better data functions, along with the […]

Mullewa community celebrates first harvest

The Mullewa Community Farm has completed its first harvest, with the 2.66t/ha yield exceeding expectations and generating an estimated $60,000 for local sporting, youth and clubs. Source: AFDJ eNews One of a growing number of community farms in the Mid West, the farm was established last year following the closure of the Tallering Peak mine […]

Heads up on HeaderTarp

The HeaderTarp is an award winning combine harvester spill and weather protection system manufactured by Tough-As Products in Mannum, South Australia. Source: AFDJ eNews With an ever expanding range to fit more than 30 different harvesters, including John Deere, New Holland, CaseIH and now Gleaner and Massey Ferguson there has never been a better time […]

Real time on-combine grain analyser

Case IH is releasing a new on-combine grain analyser in 2016 that monitors grain protein in cereals and oil percentage in oilseeds in real time while harvesting. Source AFDJ eNews Tim Slater, Case IH Product Manager Hay & Harvest, says the new technology is a breakthrough, allowing improved productivity and better profits by efficient management […]