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.
Cally Dupe and Kellie Balaam
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.
The Fendt 942 Vario has taken out the prestigious tractor of the year 2020 award at the world’s biggest trade fair for agricultural machinery.
“A Farmbot is ag-tech which delivers improvements on all three of those.”
About 90 units are expected to operate in WA during harvest, with about 90 per cent of these already rolling.
“There is potential for applications across the entire agricultural sector because we know how hard it can be to get labour and the squeeze on input costs.”
An 11th hour decision to allow oversized vehicles to operate on most country roads at Christmas and Easter has been welcomed by farmers across WA.
Harvesting equipment specialist MacDon Australia has expanded to include McIntosh & Son Esperance to its national dealership network.
The can-do attitude and dinky-di Aussie spirit of the people who make the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days happen have been recognised with a State award in Perth.
HARDI’s self-propelled sprayers are now being sold direct to consumers, in a move the company says will save farmers tens of thousands of dollars.
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