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Radar images showing real-time rainfall and wind conditions across the south-central Great Southern are now available online from the State’s newest Doppler radar site at Newdegate.

Case IH has unveiled an autonomous concept vehicle at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

Mahindra Automotive Australia, trading as Mahindra Ag & Auto Australia, has announced the launch of an exciting new range of side-by- sides called mPact.

More than 300 farmers came to the WANTFA Deep Ripper Demo Day in Goomalling last week, highlighting the growing burden of multiple soil constraints in WA.

Assemblies have been the choice of farmers in the Eastern States for well over a decade, where precise depth control and perfect seed-to-soil contact, is paramount for ultimate germination.

A game-changing 9000-litre sprayer that should create big efficiencies on farms was judged the Best New Release for Self Propelled Machinery at the field days.

Waratah received the Countryman-sponsored award for the most outstanding exhibit at last week’s Dowerin GWN7 Field Days.

Leading heavy road-transport equipment manufacturer Bruce Rock Engineering (BRE) has officially opened its Perth workshop in Forrestfield.

The much-anticipated Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor will be trialled in 12 combine harvesters this season, with hopes the unit can be further rolled out to WA farmers in coming seasons.

With Case IH Australia a willing sponsor in AFL legend Kevin Sheedy’s Country Football game, the brand was a magnet at the Mingenew Midwest Expo.

Flexi-Coil Australia will return to the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days this year to showcase its growing range of big-capacity machines, including the new 60 series air carts and the 5500 air …

At 130m long and 35m wide, the new McIntosh & Sons dealership in Wongan Hills is a monster of a machinery shed — possibly the biggest to be built in WA’s grainbelt.

On July 13, lawnmower shop owner Craig Alford rode a big yellow lawnmower into Elizabeth Quay in Perth, completing the final leg of his lap of Australia.

Efficiencies in time and fuel use were two drawcards for the Shadbolts of Mukinbudin to upgrade their combine to a new Case IH Axial-Flow 7240, which was put through its paces last harvest.

Research is fine-tuning which spray nozzles are best suited for use with different types of chemicals when spraying cereal and canola crops.

As rain continues to fall on the Mollett family’s property at Jerdacuttup, the decision to invest in a set of Trelleborgs 710/70R38 tyres for the sprayer used so much this season has paid dividends.

A full 360 degrees of LED illumination for night work is just one of the upgrades to Case IH’s 2016 Steiger Quadtrac tractor models.

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