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Options Galore
The M5-1 roll-over protective structure (ROPS) engine technology had been redesigned to give maximum horsepower at the lower engine speed of 2,400 rpm, Kubota announces. Kubota senior product manager for tractors and precision farming Konstantin Bler
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A Load To Like
As one of the key players in the loader wagon business, Strautmann produce wagons for bulk silage harvesting, as well as specialised machines for zero grazing (cut and carry) for dairy goat and sheep milking operations. As well as wagons, Strautmann
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Stable Mate
As technology is rapidly moving forward, it’s not often that a new series of tractors is released and the current model stays as a stablemate. Bucking the trend, the Rex 120 GT has been a great success for large growers and contractors, primarily due
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Duo On The Case
Stag Machinery Group is poised to assume responsibility for the Case IH dealerships in Toowoomba and Dalby, previously operated by Wideland Ag. This new business is the result of a partnership between Craig Brimblecombe of St George Machinery Centre,
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Reaching Out
At the Farmsafe Virtual Conference, hosted in November by the Public Health Association of Australia, Derek Schoen, director of mental health charity Beyond Blue, discussed the metal health challenges faced by regional and remote communities. He poin
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Fresh Leadership
Originally from Inverell in NSW, Chandler has a 25-year background in agriculture, most recently as chief economist for John Deere at its Illinois headquarters in the United States. Chandler says he is excited to have the opportunity to apply his glo
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Safe Waters
The upfront statistic is rather galling. Of the 248 child drowning deaths that occurred in Australia between 2009–10 and 2018–19, 10 per cent occurred at lakes and dams. A total of 112 people drowned in dams from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2018 – of wh
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Winter Crops Boom
New South Wales is on the verge of a record-breaking winter crop, with forecast production of more than 17.6 million tonnes driving near all-time high production prospects for Australia overall. ABARES executive director Steve Hatfield-Dodds says pro
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Up To Scratch
Speaking at the Farmsafe Virtual Conference held in November, Mick Keogh said that this new standard was developed in an effort to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries caused by quad bikes. With 149 deaths related to quad bikes between 20
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Better Together
The Australian developers of a precision irrigation and fertiliser platform have won a $10,000 prize after a two-week global mentoring program for startups. Swan Systems was among 45 companies from 14 countries and from a field of 340 applicants to b
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Rethinking Drug Wars
Recognising the use of drugs as a health and social issue and addressing these issues could be significant in solving the problem of drug use in society. This is one of the important messages that came out of the New South Wales ‘Ice’ Inquiry led by
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Looking Up
The financial wellbeing of farmers and farm managers improved 4.3 per cent, compared to the national average, which declined 6.4 per cent in the five months to August 2020, according to the ANZ Roy Morgan Financial Wellbeing Indicator. The report als
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Power Performance
Designed as heavy-duty machines, these tractors are targeted at the larger farmer or contractor for roles such as mowing or twin rotor raking where manoeuvrability rather than the extra weight and cost of a larger six-cylinder machine is required. As
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Farm Machinery Finance Up
Commonwealth Bank’s executive general manager regional and agribusiness Grant Cairns says New South Wales has led the growth, with lending up more than 100 per cent in the state, compared to the same time last year. “For many of Australia’s farmers,
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Looking For A Deutz-Fahr?
$94,490 TA1060419 2020 DEUTZ-FAHR AGROFARM 115GS. 4cyl 4.0L 115hp diesel engine. • QLD 07 3171 1108 $153,890 TA1054534 2020 DEUTZ-FAHR 6140 POWERSHIFT - 50KM. 4cyl/3849cc turbo engine. • VIC 03 9998 4876 $113,190 TA1027995 2020 DEUTZ-FAHR 5125.4G HD.
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Standout Year
Gary Northover is executive director of the Tractor & Machinery Association of Australia (TMA). He can be contacted on (03) 9813 8011 or at gary@tma.asn.au 2020 is now on course to deliver sales well above the 13,000-unit mark. Optimism in the agricu
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Packed With Talent
The latest Claas Arion 620 CIS is powered by a six-cylinder 6.8-litre PowerTech engine, putting out a maximum 158 horsepower (118kW). This engine is well proven in other machines for its reliability and for being virtually bulletproof. Claas has deve
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Safety First
Most older farmers would be aware of the important role that Australia’s farm-based post-secondary agricultural colleges have historically played in educating those who want to work on the land, but few would be aware that most of the original colleg
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Looking For A Claas?
$94,990 TA1055625 2007 CLAAS CELTIS 456 RX TRACTOR. Aircon cabin, 1320hrs, 102hp. • NSW 02 6171 3260 $42,900 TA610249 2009 CLAAS ARES 556. In great condition, 32x32 transmission, 115hp. • VIC 03 8373 7136 $63,000 TA1062863 2012 CLAAS ARION 630 Arion
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Events Calendar
Held at the Moruya Showground in Moruya on the south coast of NSW, the Eurobodalla Agricultural Show will focus on local produce alongside animal shows, showjumping and a vintage and veteran vehicle show. WHEN: January 23-24, 2021 MORE INFO: https://
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Fresh Focus
With more than 100 hectares of sweet potatoes to tend to, Doug and Ann Nilsson need a lot of horsepower. In keeping with their passion for investing their energy in something they enjoy, they also boast one of the largest Kubota fleets in New Zealand
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Toilet Trained
A cow toilet developed by Dutch company Hanskamp AgroTech BV has won the only Gold Medal for innovation awarded at 2020’s Eurotier – a significant animal husbandry show held every two years in Germany, organised by the German Agricultural Society DLG
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Looking For A Kubota Or Kioti?
$33,950 TA1052740 2016 KUBOTA M108S TRACTOR. 4x4 FWA, fully enclosed a/c cabin, 108hp. • NSW 02 6171 3056 $39,600 TA1061955 KUBOTA M120 TRACTOR. 120hp, mechanical front wheel drive, 3459hrs. • QLD 0428 054 644 $33,950 TA1049658 2016 KUBOTA M108S TRAC
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EDITOR Andrew Hobbs andrew.hobbs@aremedia.com.au SENIOR JOURNALIST Randall Johnston randall.johnston@aremedia.com.au CONTRIBUTORS Jaiden Drought, Mark Fouhy, Harrison Hunkin, Brent Lilley, Chris McCullough, Gary Northover, Trevor Whittington ART DIRE
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Silver Spotlight
This new sensor keeps an eye on the correct calf milk mix. Rearing calves on any farm is time consuming, but moreso on a dairy farm where automatic calf feeders have proved invaluable and ensure animal-friendly and needs-based calf feeding. Powdered
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Ready For Work
To see the McCormick X7.650 in action, we opted to get some raking done as well as a direct drilling job, in order to have the tractor perform under a range of conditions. This allowed us to get a better feel of the transmission, hydraulic controls a
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Generational Change
Bobcat has launched its R-Series skid-steer and compact track loaders as part of a new premium range of loaders for the company. Australian Bobcat distributor Clark Equipment is starting to land inventory of the T66 and T76 compact track loaders and
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Vote For Your Favourite And You Could Win Big!
The 2020 Valvoline Truck of the Year Award marks the culmination of the third year of the highly-popular Truck of the Month feature in Owner//Driver. The team here at Owner//Driver has chosen the 12 finalists, but the responsibility of selecting the
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Looking For A 100-200hp Tractor?
$29,990 TA1013103 SAME SILVER 100-6. Cab Tractor On Rowcrop wheels, 6cyl 100hp. • QLD 07 3085 2724 $68,750 TA1035517 MASSEY FERGUSON 7465. Dyna VT, Austoft 9 tonne trailhaul, 118hp. • QLD 07 3085 2959 $63,800 TA1053909 2005 JOHN DEERE 6520P TRACTOR.
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New Player Down Under
As in Europe, John Deere dealers in Australia and New Zealand will distribute Kramer machines. The first dealer is Cervus Equipment in Victoria and New Zealand. Kramer-Werke GmbH is a medium-sized manufacturing company in southern Germany that places
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