Last Updated: April 22, 2014

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Isuzu holds its ground

THE Isuzu Ute will probably have to change its name because it now offers a wagon.

GRAINS Chaser bin no Smale feat

SMALE Farm Equipment showed a prototype chaser bin at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days recently.

SPRAYING Gaining control of sprays to cut costs

VICTORIAN farmers are trialling new nozzle control technology retrofitted to self-propelled boom sprayers.

SPRAYING Gaining control of sprays to cut costs

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VICTORIAN farmers are trialling new nozzle control technology retrofitted to self-propelled boom sprayers.

GRAINS Chaser bin no Smale feat

Chaser bin no Smale feat

SMALE Farm Equipment showed a prototype chaser bin at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days recently.

TRACTORS Transmission revolution makes Case

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THE new Constant Variable Transmission tractor was on show at Wimmera Field Days last month.

MACHINERY MARKET Secondhand sales gain traction

Secondhand sales gain traction

VICTORIAN tractor dealers are gaining a solid reputation nationally for secondhand ag machinery.

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The Shed

SHED Planes up there with the best

For Shed: Ballarat Aviation Museum

IT WAS around the outbreak of World War I when Ballarat first got a taste for flying.

SHED Steve saves body and soul

Stage coach builder Steve Barnett

STEVE Barnett’s Motor Works Garage looks like any other small mechanical business.

The travelling clothes horse

 Bev Langley has collected thousands of vintage garments over the past 50 years. They will soon find a new home at Rupanyup. ...

BEV Langley blames her “big mouth” for the huge collection of clothing in her shed.

Speedster has pulling power

 La France Speedster Side Picture: Supplied

ENTHUSIAST John Link’s speedster is by no means the prettiest car on the road.

Motoring

Isuzu holds its ground

 Carsguide 7372m Isuzu MU-X seven seat wagon 2014 Picture: Riley Chris

THE Isuzu Ute will probably have to change its name because it now offers a wagon.

Top down and ready to go

Top down and ready to go

BMW’s two-door coupe and convertible 4 Series line-up is now complete.

Favourite survives Toyota HiLux still reigns supreme

Carsguide 7337m Toyota HiLux 2014 Picture: Supplied

THE Toyota HiLux has been Australia’s top-selling workhorse for more than three decades.

New PHEV kicking goals

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THE new Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle is the first of its kind in the world.

AGFEST Rural Tassie goes on show

 Lee Jamieson for the working dog association with the puppy sold at action during Agfest 2013.

TASMANIA’S largest Field Day will be held near Launceston over the first three days of May and according to Agfest organisers the event is on track for another record.

TRACTORS Transmission revolution makes Case

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THE new Constant Variable Transmission tractor was on show at Wimmera Field Days last month.

MACHINERY Scooping up awards and sales

Farm World. Lardner Park

GIPPSLAND’S Peter and Michelle Boulton had grown tired of pushing wheelbarrows around the farm.

RURAL LIFESTYLE EXPO Trufficulture nuts it out

 8.6.2012 - Tass Maniatis the owner of Superior Fruit Graceville with West Australian Truffles and has trainee truffle hunter...

FOR MANY, the word truffle suggests a sweet chocolate confectionary.

Solar panel bill pain

NQ Solar, solar panels

VICTORIANS will be slugged $400 in higher electricity bills to subsidise those with solar panels.

Eaglehawk soars over South Bendigo

Bendigo FL, South Bendigo v Eaglehawk

EAGLEHAWK is celebrating a runaway win over South Bendigo in the Bendigo Football League.

Leaping lamb exports continue

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LAMB export values in February jumped 40 per cent compared to last year.

Gaining control of sprays to cut costs

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VICTORIAN farmers are trialling new nozzle control technology retrofitted to self-propelled boom sprayers.

Farmers hit with lonely hearts

Easter Show

SYDNEY’S single ladies are looking to the man on the land for love with outback farmers at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Going for gold

 Cut Daffodils in the cool room. David and Robin Jackson of Jacksons Daffodils in Surges Bay on their farm.

FEW growers have won the top daffodil award in the UK or the US. Yet one Australian has taken out both. Meet David Jackson.