The Australian agriculture sector is capitalising on improved seasonal conditions and government incentives, including the instant asset write-off scheme to invest in farm equipment.
A new high-definition soil mapping and furrow sensing module is set to help WA growers collect carbon data and other key soil measurements on farm.
Following hot on the heels of last year’s launch of the next-generation AFS Connect Magnum comes a similar makeover for the flagship of Case IH’s machinery fleet, the Steiger.
There are a few more fresh faces in AFGRI Equipment’s Esperance branch this year, with a surge in demand for machinery seeing apprentice intakes boom.
Destroying weed seeds via their harvesters was always going to be a natural progression for the Boultbee family near York.
The Treasure farming family at Moonyoonooka near Geraldton were early adopters of harvester-integrated weed seed control and now believe they have the ideal system to help keep weed numbers down.
A senior AFGRI Equipment figurehead says a decision to close its Pingelly and Wagin branches and consolidate them into a $1.2 million Narrogin branch was “not easy” but “unavoidable”.
CLAAS has posted a 3.7 per cent increase in global sales to $A6.3 billion, despite the coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns in production.
The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers has named its top 50 innovations in the annual AE50 Awards, and Case IH has featured again.
CLAAS is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its LEXION combine harvester.
Timeliness is the name of the game for Nick Westphalen, who looks for technologies he can rely on to keep his broadacre business on track regardless of distance, access to experts, or a pandemic.
A new innovation platform allowing the real-time exchange of machine data between John Deere, CLAAS and 365FarmNet platforms is now live.
Two of the best-known John Deere agricultural equipment dealerships in Australia have joined forces after Vanderfield’s parent company RDO Australia Group bought Chesterfield Australia.
John Deere today launched a new home of digital farming information, insights and learning resources with the unveiling of the John Deere Digital Agriculture Hub.
Pandemic restrictions have forced Australian businesses to take a new approach to their day-to-day operations, and Case IH is no exception.
It’s a big move for a little office, from the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days oval to the heart of town.
The John Deere Operations Centre has evolved to become a central tool for Australian farmers and operators to unlock the power of precision agriculture and optimise machinery performance.
Advanced connectivity, remote monitoring capabilities and additional power are among the features the recently launched Case IH AFS Connect Magnum.
A “game-changing” new level of tractor connectivity and remote monitoring will be on offer when the AFS Connect Magnum becomes available through Case IH dealerships across Australia and New Zealand.
One Kalgoorlie-Boulder company is understood to be seeking 30 drivers, while those servicing the Pilbara’s iron ore sector are reportedly struggling to fill spots to cope with demand.
WA Premier Mark McGowan says a new $7 million autonomous machinery project in the South West will put the State at the ‘cutting edge’ of world mining technology.
The former military man and grandfather of three had been a councillor on the Show’s committee for seven years and vice-president for three before taking over the mantle last month.
John Deere has announced several updates and additions to its line-up of 7R and 8R Tractors for the 2021 model year.
A $7.5 million specialist centre for agricultural mechanisation to be built at Muresk Institute is likely to include two sheds filled with machinery and ag-tech equipment split into sections.
© West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020