Last Updated: September 20, 2014

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Condor to spread its wings

THE Dutch manufactured Condor Endurance self-propelled sprayer will debut at Henty this year.

Headlie’s header on show at Henty

Headlie’s header on show at Henty
FRUSTRATION was the driving force behind self-taught inventor Headlie Taylor

Towards better seedlings

Towards better seedlings
AUSTRALIAN grain growers are set to benefit from innovative seed coating technology.

MKR chefs come to Henty

MKR chefs come to Henty
MY KITCHEN Rules winners Luke Hines and Scott Gooding at Henty to show how to live the good life.

Experts discuss robotic farming

Experts discuss robotic farming
THE future farm employs teams of robots and sensors to collect information and perform mechanical tasks

Perfect timing for a top event

Perfect timing for a top event
TIMELY rain and strong prices will combine with a full house of exhibitors at the 51st annual Henty Field Days.

Parelli method on show at Henty

Parelli method on show at Henty
NATURAL horse training method developed by US cowboy Pat Parelli set to be a new drawcard at Henty.

Farm robot after weeds

Farm robot after weeds
AN INTELLIGENT farm robot with a penchant for weed removal will be demonstrated at Henty’s Agri-Centre.

Where every dog can have his day

 Henty Field Days, Day 3 - Thursday 22/09. Jake competes in the yard dog trials. Jake is owned by Robert Hollis
COMPETITION is expected to be intense as the nation’s best sheep dogs and their handlers gather at Henty.

Bogballe spreader now in six-tonne

Mallee Machinery Field Days. Speed.
A NEW Bogballe fertiliser spreader was on show at the Mallee Machinery Field Days recently.

Horsch air seeder Speeds in

Mallee Machinery Field Days.
EUROPEAN manufacturer Horsch helps Jordan Farms move to wider operations.

Lardner Park revisits its hay day

Lardner Park revisits its hay day
THE Hay and Silage Demonstration Day will return to Lardner Park exhibition venue on September 10.

Field days to end on a high

Mallee Machinery Field Days.
NUMBERS continue to pour through the gates for day two of the Mallee Machinery Field Days.

It’s full Speed ahead

It’s full Speed ahead
THERE’S a lot of optimism at the Mallee Machinery Field Days today.

New app in drivers’ seat

New app in drivers’ seat
AN NEW website and app improved the functionality of Claas’ remote monitoring, optimisation platform.

Honda campaigns against fakes

Honda campaigns against fakes
RECOGNISING cheap Honda engine copies and components will be part of the show at the field days.

Drones to increase on farms

 Birchip Cropping Group chairwoman Caroline Welsh.
DRONES and unmanned vehicles could be regular on-farm equipment within a decade.

Sun power to control dogs

Sun power to control dogs
MALLEE dogs could have their day at the machinery field days next week.

Silos becoming easier with age

 Mallee Machinery Field Days 2013 Speed Picture: Glenn Mulcaster
SILOS are becoming easier to operate as Australia’s farming population ages.

New two-piece knife point

New two-piece knife point
CASTPOINTS’ new two-piece Green Knife knife point will be revealed at the Mallee Machinery Field Days.

Teething room at field days

 The Royal Flying Doctor Service's Mobile Dental Care van in Robinvale. Dentists Danny Lavery of La Trobe University and Mary...
THE Royal Flying Doctor Service is set to tell the truth about the tooth.

Self-propulsion the way to go

Self-propulsion the way to go
FARMERS chasing extra efficiency has been a driving force behind self-propelled sprayers’ popularity.

Field day welcome for Iraqis

Field day welcome for Iraqis
VISITORS from Iraq and Korea are heading to the Mallee Machinery Field Days this year.

Accurate planter, real Maestro

Accurate planter, real Maestro
GO TO the O’Connors stand at the Mallee Machinery Field Days to see why the Waser family is so happy.

Inventors step out at Sheepvention

Victorian Inventor
TO BE crowned an invention competition winner is a title many have aspired to.

Speed rings up 35 years

 08/08/2005. Aerial view of the Malle Machinery Field Days site, surrounded by emerging crops.
WHEN the Mallee Machinery Field Days cranks up next week, it will celebrate its 35th year.

First look at CVT-fitted Magnum

First look at CVT-fitted Magnum
SUNRISE Ag, of Ouyen, will unveil the first Australian Case IH Magnum 260 equipped with CTV.

Speed’s big day a show for all

 Mallee Field Days at Speed. Mallee field days president Peter Roberts from Speed
SPEED is a bit of a misnomer for the quiet Mallee town.

MACHINE New Holland strives for economy

New Holland strives for economy
NEW Holland has launched a new series of economy tractors.

MACHINE Agronomy back on Henty turf

Agronomy back on Henty turf
ORGANISERS of the Henty Machinery Field Days will reintroduce the agronomy trial plots.

Bega in Chinese UHT deal

21/07/2006 NA: Jersey cows on the Hicks family dairy farm just out of Mooroopna. Dairy Awards. Pic. Zoe Phillips

BEGA Cheese is expected to generate $100 million through a deal with a leading Chinese retail group.

New blood fights for first flag

GFL PRELIMINARY FINAL

THE Geelong Football League will crown a first-time premier regardless of this weekend’s grand final result.

Emerald Grain buys up Ardlink

 AWB Grain Handling. Harvest. Sea Lake.

EMERALD Grain is buying the Ardlink grain storage and receival site at Ardlethan in NSW.

Axion 800 in a Claas of its own

 Axion 800 Claas tractor, built in France, former Renault factory, just won tractor of year and machine of year, 2013, at Agr...

VICTORIAN and southern NSW producers at Henty will be the first to see the all-new Claas Axion 800.

Easy life, easy rider

Grasshopper Advntures

JASON Williams turned a few thousand dollars on his credit card into a successful business.

Editor’s Letter: September 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

I’M not one to be sucked in by outlandish statements or broad generalisations but I just love this one: “Deep down, everyone wants to be a farmer.”