Last Updated: November 01, 2014

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Unique combination JCB’s versatile spreader combo

GET between jobs quickly with this new three-point linkage spreader and tractor combination.

John Deere 1025R a little ripper

SIMPLICITY and versatility are the main selling points for John Deere’s 1 Series sub-compact utility tractors.

Take the gang any place

THE Mazda BT-50 has the interior features of a car, the ruggedness of an off-roader and value for money.

John Deere 1025R a little ripper

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

SIMPLICITY and versatility are the main selling points for John Deere’s 1 Series sub-compact utility tractors.

Log on to build your own empire

Log on to build your own empire

IF TOO much farming is just not enough, you can farm on your computer with the Farming Simulator ser­ies.

Kuhn’s wide cut gets better

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

A NEW steel flail design is a highlight for Kuhn’s range of trailed mower conditioners.

Unique combination JCB’s versatile spreader combo

JCB Fastrac Demo Day, Southern Spreader

GET between jobs quickly with this new three-point linkage spreader and tractor combination.

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Museum collection Museum a tribute to Banjo

North East Victoria Trip

THINK of the Snowy River and most people imagine Banjo Paterson’s famous poem.

Shed Farm’s salute to the steam age

Lakeside Antique Machinery Museum

GIPPSLAND locals are accustomed to seeing Peter Coleman chugging along on his steam roller.

Warracknabeal Museum Museum’s good medicine

Longerernong, Agricultural College

A BEQUEST from a Warracknabeal doctor has the town’s Wheatlands Agricultural Museum on the move.

Museum gets a ray of Sunshine

Liza Dale-Hallett. Museum Victoria

HUGH Victor McKay himself would surely be proud.

Motoring

Take the gang any place

Take the gang any place

THE Mazda BT-50 has the interior features of a car, the ruggedness of an off-roader and value for money.

Stratos for a rally good time

Motorclassica Preview

PHILIP Allen’s 1974 Lancia Stratos Stradale HF, by his own admission, looks like a bit of a spaceship.

Oh Maloo, you’ve done it again

Supplied News HSV GTS Maloo, October 2014. Photo: Joshua Dowling

WORLDS collide when workhorse meets powerhouse with the supercharged 6.2-litre V8 HSV GTS Maloo.

Rising costs Is this the end of the local mechanic?

Is this the end of the local mechanic?

LOCAL mechanics could soon become extinct.

Taking the hard work out of baling

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

A BALE accumulator and Tenpack Bale Grab were getting plenty of attention at the Elmore Field Days.

Beaut bin tops show

Henty Machinery Field days 2014, day 3

QUALITY finish set apart Coolamon Steelworks’ 50-tonne chaser bin at the Henty Field Days.

Value in cutting out middle men

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

YOU might expect to pay up to $70,000 for this Turkish-made Igli 6m multidisc speed tiller — not $42,500.

Deadly snakes to go on display

Deadly snakes on display

FIVE of the world’s most venomous snakes will slither about at the Wandin-Silvan Field Days this week.

Ouyen’s grim death toll

 West Wimmera Harvest. Unloading wheat at the Laharum Grain Storage site. The wheat is travelling up into silo

UPDATE: The Mallee community has been shattered by the accidental death of another young farmer.

Review into country cricket

Supplied Editorial FW: picture

UPDATE: COUNTRY cricket in Victoria is about to go under the microscope.

Auctions take direct hit

Corowa sheep sale

LAMB pricing appears to have shifted in favour of direct selling this spring.

John Deere 1025R a little ripper

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

SIMPLICITY and versatility are the main selling points for John Deere’s 1 Series sub-compact utility tractors.

Humour is a blowtorch

Country Living: Sculptor and jeweller Russell Petherbridge

RUSSELL Petherbridge successfully crosses the gulf between sport and art.

Editor’s Letter: October 2014

 Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

THE Weekly Times held its first FORUM last month, a day for farmers to get together and hear from some successful producers and marketing gurus on how to build a strong business brand.