Last Updated: September 02, 2014

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Bogballe spreader now in six-tonne

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.

MACHINE TV Lifeguard wins at Agfest

Agfest Friday
THE ATV Lifeguard won a major safety award at Agfest field days in Tasmania earlier this month.

Hamilton ready to rally

 Hamilton Pastoral Museum will run their Vintage Machinery Rally on May 17 and 18, featuring single and twi cylinder tractors...
THEY may be celebrating all things old, but even vintage rally organisers need new ideas to ­attract crowds.

JCB Workmax on show at Agfest

JCB Workmax on show at Agfest
A TRIAL shipment of British-built utility vehicles has led to a new product launch for Australian farmers.

What an Agfest that was

Agfest Saturday
AGFEST organisers have reported a bumper year, with  record  exhibitors and a crowd of 60,000-plus.

Rain tumbles at Agfest

Agfest Friday
FARM machinery exhibitors were back in the demonstration ring at Agfest with tillage implements, all-terrain vehicles and precision agriculture systems.

Busy time at Agfest

Agfest Thurday
DEVONPORT farm machinery dealer Trevor Shipton had a busy opening morning at Agfest, the three-day agricultural field days that began near Launceston today.

AGFEST 2014 Innovation in irrigation

 Trenching Systems Australia (TSA) digging trenches and laying pipes for the Tasmanian Irrigation Development Board-funded Wh...
A SERIES of state-managed irrigation schemes across Tasmania has prompted farmers to re-evaluate the way they work with their water infrastructure.

SOWING Boss sows seeds of success

Boss sows seeds of success
BOSS Agriculture handed out an intriguing brochure about its seeding equipment at Wimmera last month.

AGFEST 2014 Seaweed fertiliser a dinkum product

Farm World Day 1
THE staff in the factory at Fair Dinkum Fertilizers monitor the weather conditions just like any agricultural concern that they provide nutrients for.

#FTA4dairy kicks off

#FTA4dairy kicks off

DAIRY farmers today launched a #FTA4dairy “selfie” campaign to help secure a China-Australia FTA.

Big finish gets Weeks in 100 club

Supplied Editorial Fwd: GVFL pics

ROCHESTER forward Grant Weeks became the ninth and final player to snare 100 goals this season.

Vic farmers feeling flat

Haywards of Locksley Wines

VICTORIAN farmers’ confidence eased this quarter, citing concerns about the agricultural economy.

Mother bins cut back downtime

Mallee Machinery Field Days.

AS headers work faster, chaser bins and grain transfer to on-farm silos can struggle to keep up.

Steve bends the rules

Steve bends the rules

THERE was no crisis or yearning for a creative outlet that triggered Steve Tobin’s career change.

Editor’s letter: August 2014

Natalee Ward. Weekly Times. HWT staff.

IN case you’ve ever wondered how important branding is, you only have to listen to Rita Bikins from Red Rock Olive oil at Pomonal to know the truth.