Last Updated: April 25, 2014

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CROPPING Amazone EDX spot on for canola

AMAZONE has made modifications to its high-speed EDX 6000 precision air seeder for use in canola.

At last, a pedal car to call his own

BRIAN Dixon has a fascination with restoring children’s pedal cars.

Cruze delves into diesel

WE TURN the spotlight on one of the car world’s newest and brightest stars.

Green Diesel Anger as diesel firm winds up

 Henty Machinery Field Days. Ron Kukler, Green Diesel Fuel System

A LIQUIDATOR has been appointed to wind up former Geelong company Green Diesel Corporation.

LUCERNE Super sprayer drives down costs

Super sprayer drives down costs

A NEW self-propelled sprayer has helped a lucerne seed producer increase on-farm efficiency.

SOWING Boss sows seeds of success

Boss sows seeds of success

BOSS Agriculture handed out an intriguing brochure about its seeding equipment at Wimmera last month.

CROPPING Amazone EDX spot on for canola

Amazone EDX spot on for canola

AMAZONE has made modifications to its high-speed EDX 6000 precision air seeder for use in canola.

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At last, a pedal car to call his own

 Brian Dixon's pedal cars. Picture: Supplied

BRIAN Dixon has a fascination with restoring children’s pedal cars.

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.

Motoring

Cruze delves into diesel

Carsguide 7382m Holden Cruze CDX wagon 2014 Picture: Riley Chris

WE TURN the spotlight on one of the car world’s newest and brightest stars.

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.

AGFEST 2014 Innovation in irrigation

 Trenching Systems Australia (TSA) digging trenches and laying pipes for the Tasmanian Irrigation Development Board-funded Wh...

A SERIES of state-managed irrigation schemes across Tasmania has prompted farmers to re-evaluate the way they work with their water infrastructure.

SOWING Boss sows seeds of success

Boss sows seeds of success

BOSS Agriculture handed out an intriguing brochure about its seeding equipment at Wimmera last month.

AGFEST 2014 Seaweed fertiliser a dinkum product

Farm World Day 1

THE staff in the factory at Fair Dinkum Fertilizers monitor the weather conditions just like any agricultural concern that they provide nutrients for.

AGFEST Milk supplier in good spirits

Milk supplier in good spirits

TASMANIAN dairy and beverages company Betta Milk is strengthening its European trade.

MG steps up

GLOBAL FOOD FORUM

MURRAY GOULBURN lifted its farmgate price for the fifth time this season.

Alpine Saints seek Anzac Day win

 Essendon training. Scott Lucas on the lead.

MYRTLEFORD will look for its first win when it takes on fellow winless club Wangaratta on Anzac Day.

Few gain from high prices

Elders agents take bids on first-cross ewe lambs which made $151 at last week's special store sheep sale at Wycheproof.

LAMB prices above 600c/kg and a bounce of $150 for slaughter cows and bullocks make good headlines.

Anger as diesel firm winds up

 Henty Machinery Field Days. Ron Kukler, Green Diesel Fuel System

A LIQUIDATOR has been appointed to wind up former Geelong company Green Diesel Corporation.

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.