03 June 2016

The three Ps

ADHERANCE to a simple three-point philosophy – prepare, place and protect – has helped to almost double the yield potential of a northern Victorian cropping operation over the past three decades.
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20 May 2016

New silage processing method improves digestibility

A NEW maize silage technique that intensively processes both the kernel and long chopped corn stalk particles significantly improves digestibility and livestock performance.
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20 May 2016

Going forward, backwards

A LARGE scale farming operation in Central West NSW has taken delivery of one of the first CLAAS XERION 4500 tractors equipped with a variable cabin in Australia. Boasting permanent 4x4 drive, all-wheel steering and continuously variable transmission, the 483 hp tractor is arguably one of the most technologically advanced tractors available.
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19 May 2016

Launching the pocket rocket

Despite it’s compact size the all-new JCB 516-40 telehandler is capable of lifting 1.6 tonnes up to a maximum height of 4 m and it's sure to find immediate appeal where operating areas can be restrictive.
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21 April 2016

CLAAS wins with the LEXION 780

The CLAAS LEXION 780 triumphed in the newly added “agricultural equipment” category, by virtue of its design and technical functionality.
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20 April 2016

Speed milking

A FORESTRY conversion in the Central Plateau is creating new benchmarks for efficient project management by commissioning a new state-of-the-art dairy platform every six months.
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20 April 2016

80,000 hectares and counting

AGRICULTURAL contractors, Chris and David Haworth, have done more than their bit in helping Seed Hawk to become Australia’s leading brand of precision seeders, having purchased four of the toolbars over the past nine years
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11 April 2016

Partnership aims to deliver a better feed

THE CLAAS Harvest Centre network, the New Zealand distributor of high performance Trioliet Solomix mixer wagons, and leading nutritional consultants, Dairy Business Centre, have announced a partnership that will add significant value to New Zealand dairy farmers.
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31 March 2016

Three times satisfied

HAVING chalked up more than 4000 hours in three CLAAS tractors in the past six years, Waikato dairy farmer, Harvey Kloeten, says he’d recommend the brand to others without hesitation.
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11 March 2016

AMAZONE AmaSelect saves spraying costs

New nozzle technology reduces spraying costs by up to 10 per cent by selecting the best nozzle according to the operating conditions such as field size, working width and boom width utilised.
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03 February 2016

CLAAS releases ‘universal’ nitrogen optimisation system

CLAAS ISARIA has become the first ISOBUS-compatible optical crop sensor available on the market. AEF certification means the cutting-edge nitrogen application system can be operated in combination with any ISOBUS-compatible tractor or implement.
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09 December 2015

AMAZONE ZA-TS spreader named Machine of the Year

The AMAZONE ZA-TS fertiliser spreader featuring new Argus Twin lateral distribution optimisation technology has been named 2016 Machine of the Year 2016 at leading European trade fair, Agritechnica.
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09 December 2015

40 years old and going strong

LIVERPOOL Plains grain growers, Don and Todd Finlay, reckon they have a fail-safe plan if their harvesting contractor fails to show up on time this season.
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01 December 2015

Seed Hawk celebrates 500th machine sale "down under"

NO-TILL precision seeding manufacturer, Seed Hawk, has announced the sale of its 500th unit in Australia, cementing its position as the undisputed market leader.
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18 November 2015

CLAAS LEXION 700 named 2016 Machine of the Year

CLAAS LEXION 700 combine harvester has been awarded the 2016 Machine of the Year 2016 at leading European trade fair, Agritechnica.
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16 November 2015

Five silver medals for CLAAS

CLAAS has been awarded five silver medals for excellence in agricultural engineering at Agritechnica, Europe’s leading farming technology exhibition.
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