Last Updated: February 28, 2015

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Idler has the hay job rolling

BERRIMA Engineering’s BR1200 hay rake will be vying for the Machine of the Year at the field days.

Control down to the nozzle

INDIVIDUAL nozzle control in Case IH’s Aim Command Pro spray system can improve yield.

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.

One fast pass does it all

One fast pass does it all

NEW Amazone Cirrus 03 offset discs/drill combinations enable one-pass cultivation up to 18km/h.

US ports attack stink bug

US ports attack stink bug

ALL machines and vehicles exported from all US ports will be treated for the brown marmorated stink bug.

Idler has the hay job rolling

Idler has the hay job rolling

BERRIMA Engineering’s BR1200 hay rake will be vying for the Machine of the Year at the field days.

Setting a high bar

Setting a high bar

PRY bars are handy tools for a variety of jobs but they can be cumbersome in some situations.

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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

Fiat family value, with nothing racy

Carsguide 7644m - Fiat Freemont Crossroads Picture: Supplied

MEET the Fiat Freemont Crossroad. Chances are you have no idea what the Freemont is.

Ford’s display of roar power

 Carsguide 7594m - Falcon XR8 2014 Picture: Riley Chris

THE final chapter in Ford Australia’s muscle-car story is a supercharged, track-focused V8 hot rod.

Hyundai ute goes for cult status

Carsguide 7853m Hyundai Santa Cruz Pickup Concept Picture: Supplied

AUSTRALIA’S long love affair with car-based utes appeared doomed until Hyundai dropped a bombshell.

Jeep toys with ute Wrangler idea

Supplied Cars Jeep Gladiator Ute Concept 2005.

JEEP wants a ute as part of the next-generation Wrangler line-up.

Tractorcade return sure to delight

 Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Vintage tractor parade

THE Tractorcade is back at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days.

From the paddock to portal

From the paddock to portal

AN ONLINE portal for grain growers will go on show for the first time at next week’s Wimmera field days.

Get the pulses racing

Get the pulses racing

PULSE growers can learn how to increase their marketing options at this year’s Wimmera field days.

Superman on show at Wimmera

Superman on show at Wimmera

IF YOU think Superman is a cartoon character, you may reconsider when you see freestyle motocross show FactoryFMX in action.

Anthrax kills Tatura cow

 Vic anthrax animal disease outbreak. bodies of infected cows being burnt near Tatura.

UPDATE: FARMERS in Northern Victorian are on high alert after a dairy cow died from anthrax disease.

Lalbert mourns favourite son

Lalbert mourns favourite son

UPDATE: THE Lalbert community has been plunged into mourning after the death of a Mallee Eagles footballer.

VFF focus on grain payment terms

VFF focus on grain payment terms

SHORTER payment terms for grain need to be considered as a solution to trader insolvencies, Jaala Pulford says.

One fast pass does it all

One fast pass does it all

NEW Amazone Cirrus 03 offset discs/drill combinations enable one-pass cultivation up to 18km/h.

Farmer Jack’s place

COUNTRY LIVING: Old sheep farmer Jack Stevens

I WAS intrigued to meet Jack Stevens, a 92-year-old farmer who lives and still works west of Euroa.

Livestock Doc: Not a scrap of trouble

FARM - PIGS at Corop with Katy Brown

THE dangers of swill feeding and why is it illegal in Australia.