Last Updated: March 31, 2015

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Tough air cart seeds like a Boss

NO-TILL seeding has many benefits, but one of the trade-offs is rougher paddocks.

Market boost for augers

FASTER headers and bigger silos for more on-farm grain storage is boosting a market for high-capacity grain augers.

This Jeep reaches the Summit

SALES of Jeeps in Australian are on the rise.

New Arion has a touch of Claas

New Arion has a touch of Claas

CLAAS Harvest Centre has confirmed a new Arion 400 series will be arriving in Australia next year.

Market boost for augers

Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Dairy Week, Schultz Sisters. Terang

FASTER headers and bigger silos for more on-farm grain storage is boosting a market for high-capacity grain augers.

Headers to be smashed in derby

Header demolition derby

IT IS a demolition derby with a difference — headers smashing each other into pieces all in the name of fun.

Welcome boost to hi-tech mapping

Welcome boost to hi-tech mapping

JOHN Deere’s Machine Sync feature has been expanded beyond harvesting.

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Ute swear it was new

Ute swear it was new

LIKE a lot of 1950s utes, Terry Sullivan’s International L110 has seen a bit of action as a workhorse.

Meet Gracie, the great Defender

Meet Gracie, the great Defender

BY MODERN motoring standards, the Land Rover Defender falls down on many fronts.

Van fans get the bargains

Van fans get the bargains

COMPETITION is running hot in the van segment and that means great deals for customers.

Alexander the great pile of bits

John Potts homemade tractor

WHEN John Potts brings out his hand-built tractor to display at rallies, people gather to take photos.

Motoring

This Jeep reaches the Summit

This Jeep reaches the Summit

SALES of Jeeps in Australian are on the rise.

Canter back in the fire fight

Supplied Cars The Mitsubishi Fuso 4x4 Canter fire truck

THE Canter can return to fight fires after Mitsubishi-Fuso’s reintroduction of crucial low-range gearing.

Forester stacks up in value

Forester stacks up in value

SUBARU leads car makers on price rollbacks in Australia, which should make the Forester even more likable.

Dream machines on show

Dream machines on show

DESIGNING cars is a dream job for many and before computers came along, it was an art form.

Reducing field days dismissed

 Crowd. 2006 Henty field days.

THE  Victorian Agricultural Shows Association has defended the number of field days held in Victoria.

Swan Hill field days Second year for Swan Hill

Second year for Swan Hill

SOME sites are still available for the second running of the Swan Hill Region Field Days on April 22.

Focus on health at Farm World

Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Dairy Week, Schultz Sisters. Terang

BEYONDBLUE has praised Farm World organisers for putting a firm focus on health and wellbeing this year.

Pups to herd ducks at Farm World

Pups to herd ducks at Farm World

THE sight of a Kelpie pup shepherding a bunch of disdainful ducks never fails to draw an enthusiastic crowd.

Berries wait on retailers

 Rebello Wines - Strawberry Cider with Ruth and Matt Gallace on farm at Main Ridge.

DESPITE support from thousands of Aussies, Matilda’s Frozen Fruit is still waiting to lock in supermarket contracts.

Dressage enjoys Renaissance

Dressage enjoys Renaissance

THE youngsters were out in force at Werribee last week for Dressage with the Stars.

Forests and fields in record growth

Forests and fields in record growth

PLANTS are growing faster than people can harvest them, with vegetation on the advance around the planet.

New Arion has a touch of Claas

New Arion has a touch of Claas

CLAAS Harvest Centre has confirmed a new Arion 400 series will be arriving in Australia next year.

Take a butcher’s hook

CL: Ivan the Butcher and his shop in Newry.

IVAN McNally’s butcher shop in Newry has two cash registers; the old one and the new one.

Going native one step at a time

Jindi Farm Bush Foods

LESLIE Smith wanders through her farm at Jindivick in Gippsland with daughter Leila.