Last Updated: August 01, 2015

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Auto Forester a quiet achiever

SUBARU expects a boost in Forester sales with the introduction of an automatic transmission in diesel variants.

The pharmacy that time forgot

IN 1968 Childtern local Hilda Dow simply turned the lock on her pharmacy and never reopened.

Tracks are best-Case scenario

THE Case IH Magnum Rowtrac will be on the O’Connors stand at the Mallee Machinery Field Days.

New Holland lifts its game

New Holland lifts its game

NEW Holland’s LM range of telehandlers offers models capable of working with weights from 2500kg to 4200kg.

A Claas show at field days

Elmore Field Days 2014 Wednesday

CLAAS Harvest Centre will showcase its spreading, spraying and tractor technology at the Mallee Field Days.

Touring seeders are up to Speed

Touring seeders are up to Speed

FIELD days visitors could meet the developer of two new minimum-till air seeders just released in Australia.

Tracks are best-Case scenario

Tracks are best-Case scenario

THE Case IH Magnum Rowtrac will be on the O’Connors stand at the Mallee Machinery Field Days.

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The pharmacy that time forgot

Dow's Pharmacy Museum

IN 1968 Childtern local Hilda Dow simply turned the lock on her pharmacy and never reopened.

One very pampered Cougar

John Spunner Cougar

ENTHUSIAST John Spunner is meticulous about caring for his 1970 Mercury Boss Cougar Eliminator.

Valiant work helps carve a niche

Craig Jones - Shed

CRAIG Jones created a wooden version of his 1965 Chrysler Valiant ute.

Last laugh in Kelly’s vault

Last laugh in Kelly’s vault

WAS Ned Kelly the quintessential Australian Robin Hood, a larrikin who ended up on the wrong side of the law, or a thug?

Motoring

Auto Forester a quiet achiever

Auto Forester a quiet achiever

SUBARU expects a boost in Forester sales with the introduction of an automatic transmission in diesel variants.

Tough Colorado tries a bling fling

Tough Colorado tries a bling fling

HOLDEN has thrown a blinged-up version of its Colorado into the light commercial truck market.

Aussie ute gets the boot

Supplied News 2016 Ford Ranger (photos supplied, for news story now)

FIRST it was the Sherrin footy, then the Akubra hat. Now it’s the turn of the iconic ute to lose its local identity.

New Navara handles the long haul

New Navara handles the long haul

NOW capable of towing 3500kg, Nissan’s NP300 Navara dual cab is up there with Ford Ranger.

Touring seeders are up to Speed

Touring seeders are up to Speed

FIELD days visitors could meet the developer of two new minimum-till air seeders just released in Australia.

Helping hand for apprentices

MACHINE: NEW Speed field days offices

APPRENTICES will get a $600 cash boost after this year’s Mallee Machinery Field Days.

Younger blood keen to pitch in

MACHINE: NEW Speed field days offices

SPEED Lions Club has been boosted with several young people joining to help with the field days.

New office a Lion-hearted effort

MACHINE: NEW Speed field days offices

THE Mallee Machinery Field Days may be 36 years old, but the Speed field day site’s office is brand new.

Rates for loan schemes reduced

Close-up of dry cracked mud split earth drought thinkstock

INTEREST rates across all Federal Government loan schemes for farm businesses will drop from tomorrow.

New Holland lifts its game

New Holland lifts its game

NEW Holland’s LM range of telehandlers offers models capable of working with weights from 2500kg to 4200kg.

Have a ball in the ’Bool

Edward Mahony Warrnambool

TALK to Edward Mahony and words such as “dynamic”, “community” and “rejuvenation” flow freely.

Massive rain dumped on Wheatbelt

Heavy rain Perth

A DEEP low pressure system has dumped massive rainfall on the West Australian Wheatbelt.