Machinery

The Axion 800 tractor model series from Claas will be supplemented by two new models in time for the SIMA 2015 trade fair.

Wheat growers could benefit from a more productive season and better crop yields after the recent launch of a new online resource.

Small business entities have been given some good news from the Federal Budget, with business purchases up to the value of $20,000 now tax-deductible.

The Harrington Seed Destructor won gold in the Smart Agriculture category at the recent Edison Awards in New York, giving international credit to inventor Ray Harrington for his 17 years of involvement in weed management technology.

The very first of a new Australian-engineered heavy-duty soil renovator designed to be "simple, strong and reliable" has gone to work in WA.

The new Case IH Farmall U delivers a performance greater than the sum of its parts, while offering top notch durability and ultimate operator comfort, according to tractor product manager Peter Elias.

With 60 years of innovation behind it, Flexi-Coil's 5500 air drill delivers the sowing accuracy that growers need to maximise their yields and their profits, according to Flexi-Coil brand leader Steve Mulder.

The Case IH Red Power Tour hit Perth last week, giving farmers and dealers the opportunity to test drive this year's latest models.

A more efficient range of diesel generators with a number of improved features has been launched into the farm equipment market by JCB Agriculture.

Aimed at large arable farms and contractors, the new JohnDeere R4040i Self-Propelled Sprayer replaces the John Deere 5430i Self-Propelled Sprayer and is designed to provide improved performance, increased uptime and significantly reduced cost of operation.

A stripper front that was originally designed for harvesting rice has become popular with WA graingrowers, enabling them to get their crops off faster with less wear and tear on their harvesters.

The Case IH Magnum 380 CVT tractor has won the prestigious tractor of the year title, at EIMA International in Bologna, Italy.

Growers have quickly taken up new smartphone app SnapCard, which is designed to help broadacre farmers optimise pesticide spray efficiency.

Historic South Australia-based agricultural machinery company Horwood Bagshaw is for up for sale.

A spin-off from last year's popular Farm 2 Food Pavilion, the Royal Agricultural Society's new Farm Tech exhibition did not disappoint younger showgoers keen to get their hands on some of the sophisticated technology used on farms across the State.

It's a multipurpose agricultural machine that has been designed in Europe, made in Italy, with a Japanese engine.

It might be a quirky marketing ploy, but this mascot is actually a living and breathing skid steer and it's sure to attract attention at this year's 50th Dowerin Field Days.

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