A Donnybrook farming couple fleeced out of $19,000 after falling for an online machinery scam have had a somewhat happy ending to their story.
The company behind an air drill subject to multiple warranty claims in Australia has been sold to a Canadian tillage specialist, six months after filing for creditor protection.
Green machine juggernaut AFGRI Equipment has been given the approval to build a $1.2 million dealership and service centre at Narrogin, paving the way for dozens of new jobs in the Wheatbelt.
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Gnowangerup-based manufacturers, Duraquip, saw a niche in the market and decided to put their background of 110 years of farming experience to create something that would tick all the boxes.
In 1995, Case IH became the first manufacturer to introduce precision farming technology to the market with the launch of Advanced Farming Systems.
Members of a South Australian grain farming family say they have slashed their input costs by trialling John Deere’s new C650 air cart at their 3000ha property near Barabba.
Its nearly crunch time for farmers thinking about buying machinery that needs to be installed before June 30 to take advantage of increased instant tax write-offs due to COVID-19.
AMAZONE has released the flagship model in the next generation of high-performance Avant cultivator-drill combinations.
Spend time around the any of the people that make WA’s three major agricultural machinery field days happen, and one of the first things you’ll notice is their positive attitudes.
AMAZONE has extended its new range of UX Special trailed sprayers with the addition of the mid-sized UX5200 model.
Green machinery juggernaut AFGRI Equipment has unveiled plans to spend $1.2 million building a dealership and service centre at Narrogin.
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A wind system designed to help harvest shatter-prone crops is now being sold commercially in WA for the first time — with two farmers who used it last harvest saying it paid itself off quickly.
A new transmission option that’s a first-of-its-kind for Case IH’s Australian tractor line-up is now available for local customer orders.
Chemical resistance is a big concern for Carnamah farmers Roger and Angela Dring, so they take a keen interest in technology that can reduce their reliance.
Esperance farmers can get a State-first glimpse of the world’s first fixed-frame, four-track tractor, the John Deere 8RX, when it is put on display at the local AFGRI branch.
Farmers Centre 1978 has scooped an accolade at CASE IH’s annual Dealer of the Year Awards.
Goomalling farmer Luke Siegert has given Canadian manufacturer Redekop’s new Seed Control Unit the tick of approval, after using it for the first time last harvest.
“We hope this bootcamp will open more doors to career opportunities that people might not know are there.”
CLAAS has introduced crawler tracks, Stage V engines and the next generation CEBIS operating system to its advanced technology XERION tractors.
“AGFIN is a game-changer for farmers — it’s a company that was born out of a roadblock to continued innovation in the ag-tech sector/”
WA agrifood ag-tech companies and start-ups looking to expand and raise capital are encouraged to apply for a grant to attend the biggest ag-tech event in the Asia Pacific.
John Deere has launched its next generation of self-propelled sprayers, manufactured at the company’s Horst factory in The Netherlands.
The John Deere cab model 6M tractors are in line for a significant makeover for 2020, including what the machinery giant says includes improvements in comfort, visibility, performance and technology.
The parent company of CASE IH, New Holland and Flexi-Coil has added another feather to its cap, acquiring Australian agricultural equipment manufacturer K-Line Ag.
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