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Ausplow focus on 2004 production
02 Oct 02 A CRYSTAL ball would have been handy for Jandakot manufacturer Ausplow to have last year. It would have shown that by August, the company's order book would be full, and more production space and staff would be needed. The latter is happening
Buntine sprayer released
02 Oct 02 A SHIELDED sprayer developed by Buntine farmers Kim and Neil Diamond was officially released at the Liebe Group's recent Innovation Day. The 9.1m (30ft) model can carry three 800L tanks operated with two Davey fire fighting pumps (petrol engin
Discs are key to better soils
02 Oct 02 WANT TO build better soil structure and increase soil fertility? Then use discs as part of the farm management program. The preference is offset discs but if you were just starting, a one-way plough would suffice. Heretical ramblings of a w
Drills and augers for every need
02 Oct 02 DIGGA West has nearly 250 augers to choose from to fit its drills, including the new release in 2002 ‹ the hydraulic Ramdrill PHD. The new model eliminates the need for a PTO shaft and introduces the ability to spin the auger in both forward and r
End of high horsepower?
02 Oct 02 IF controlled traffic farming is the next trend in world agriculture it could spell the demise of high horsepower articulated four-wheel drive tractors. In simple terms, controlled traffic farming already is showing that with firmer traction,
Farmscan makes steering a cinch
02 Oct 02 FARM electronics specialist Farmscan is offering a one-year GPS signal in the cost of its new Farmlap 5200 guidance and steering system. And to allay farmer fears of technical hitches, the company now has a 24-hour service to allow farmers to seek
Gutsy power plant handles all tasks
02 Oct 02 WA Same tractor dealers Mirco Bros is aiming at an expansion of the Same range in the broadacre market with the release of the Same Diamond series two tractors. Even though it is the number two top-selling tractor brand in Europe and ranked fourth
Market leader in spray accessories
02 Oct 02 SILVAN Pumps and Sprayers' merchandising wing, Selecta, displayed a big range of gear at the recent Mingenew Expo, reflecting its position as the market leader in spraying accessories. Apart from nozzles, pumps, hand-held sprayers and general equi
Offset discs a big success for Grizzly
02 Oct 02 THE disc story can be very compelling if you take the time to listen to Grizzly national marketing manager Scott Williams. Scott was in WA recently to display the company's Sandgroper offset disc at the Mingenew Expo and found no shortage of inter
Riding the Aussie wave
02 Oct 02 AUSTRALIAN tillage and seeding manufacturers are riding the crest of a "buy Aussie" wave, according to Horwood Bagshaw WA manager Jack Barry. Jack, who ironically spearheaded the market push by Flexi-Coil in the 1990s, says Australian manufacturer
Rotamill stands up in trials
02 Oct 02 HARVESTAIRE director Dean Brooks is a patient man. With the patented Rotamill seed crusher producing outstanding results in trials, he has resisted commercial production "until we get it exactly right". "I know everybody is waiting for it
Sales looking good for cultivator bar
02 Oct 02 BOURGAULT salesman Tom Borstmayer is very confident about the sales prospects of the company's new 8810 single fold cultivator bar due in WA in the next few weeks. He already has sold two units off brochures and at the recent Mingenew Expo he
Seeding bar dealers announced
02 Oct 02 MIDVALE manufacturer Primary Sales announced its dealer network at the recent Mingenew Expo to sell its Primary-Nichols no-till seeding bar. The dealers are Farmer's Centre (all branches); Interline Sales, Corrigin; Doneyco, Moora; Hutton and Nort
There's profits in yellow lupins
02 Oct 02 GROWERS with yellow lupins are facing a lucrative harvest with current prices of $280 - 300/ tonne. Department of Agriculture research office Francoise Berlandier said yellow lupins were sought after as a superior stock feed, especially for mono g
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Indonesia has relaxed its trade restrictions on secondary beef cuts, re-opening a market that was worth $42 million to Australian exporters two years ago.
The recent rainfall will lead to a change in the micron profile of the Australian wool clip next spring, while boosting production volume and lamb marking rates.
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