Last Updated: August 30, 2014

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Crop data on hand at harvester

AS FARMERS move towards on-farm storage, crop analysis is increasingly important.

Iseki’s power bloom

SIETZA Baas looked for a replacement for his old Kubota and chose an Iseki TG5470 compact utility.

Combating crop weeds

WEST Australian broadacre farming has embraced the chaff cart to help control crop weeds.

Phone smarts on chaser bins

Phone smarts on chaser bins

HARVESTING crop farmers are now able to maintain a complete record of grain from the tractor cab.

Peace of mind with VDO system

Peace of mind with VDO system

THE ABILITY to see everything around a big machine can provide peace of mind for the oper­ator.

Auger rethinks for future

Auger rethinks for future

THE growing trend towards on-farm storage has seen a boom for augers and conveyors.

On-farm storage solution

On-farm storage solution

VICTORIAN grain growers are casting new shadows on their farms with silo installations.

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The Shed

Adding a touch of Beetle magic

Adding a touch of Beetle magic

RICHARD Graham has been a fan of Volkswagen Beetles for as long as he can remember.

Ford-thinking Eddie’s US dream

 Eddie Ford With A 1959 Cadillac Eldorado, One Of About 20 Cars In His Shed Picture: Supplied

EDDIE Ford bought his first car, a 1932 Ford Coupe, in 1967.

A Fergie workhorse that heals

Pete's Shed

PETER Dickinson was 14 years old when he bought his first Fergie tractor. Now he’s opened Pete’s Shed.

SHED Hidden gems of a true collector

 Max Kerr With Quart Pots. Pics by Genevieve Barlow Picture: Supplied

ON MAX Kerr’s farm there’s a shed with all the usual farm stuff — utes, cars, tractors.

Motoring

Big tick for new Navara

Big tick for new Navara

SMOOTHER, sexier and smarter: that sums up Nissan’s first “all new” Navara (NT300) in 10 years.

Sold out: Holden's fastest ute

Sold out: Holden’s fastest ute

HOLDEN is scrambling to build more of its supercharged HSV GTS Maloo ute after it sold out within 24 hours.

Safer UTVs heading for dealers

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo

MAJOR safety improvements are about to be released for the burgeoning side-by-side market.

EXCLUSIVE Holden - world's fastest ute

Holden making world’s fastest ute

HOLDEN is set to build the world's fastest ute, with a supercharged V8 with almost as much power as a V8 Supercar.

Bogballe spreader now in six-tonne

Mallee Machinery Field Days. Speed.

A NEW Bogballe fertiliser spreader was on show at the Mallee Machinery Field Days recently.

Horsch air seeder Speeds in

Mallee Machinery Field Days.

EUROPEAN manufacturer Horsch helps Jordan Farms move to wider operations.

Lardner Park revisits its hay day

Lardner Park revisits its hay day

THE Hay and Silage Demonstration Day will return to Lardner Park exhibition venue on September 10.

Field days to end on a high

Mallee Machinery Field Days.

NUMBERS continue to pour through the gates for day two of the Mallee Machinery Field Days.

Omeo grand final axed

Omeo grand final axed

UPDATE: TOMORROW’S Omeo and District league grand final has been called off.

Omeo grand final axed

Omeo grand final axed

UPDATE: TOMORROW’S Omeo and District league grand final has been called off.

John Deere spreader Oz first

John Deere spreader

Control traffic farming prompted a Lake Bolac ag contractor to go for this John Deere spreader.

Phone smarts on chaser bins

Phone smarts on chaser bins

HARVESTING crop farmers are now able to maintain a complete record of grain from the tractor cab.

Steve bends the rules

Steve bends the rules

THERE was no crisis or yearning for a creative outlet that triggered Steve Tobin’s career change.

Editor’s letter: August 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

IN case you’ve ever wondered how important branding is, you only have to listen to Rita Bikins from Red Rock Olive oil at Pomonal to know the truth.