New Lely Welger up the Ante

THE versatile Lely Welger RP 160V which replaces the respected 415 and 445 ranges and features newly designed chamber geometry and the Constant Pressure System (CPS) to produce high density and well-shaped bales which combine to reduce costs and promote rapid fermentation which results in higher feed quality. 

 Wide bodied spreader.png New wide bodied Muckmaster manure spreader with rear hood.

TWENTY years ago when Tom Paltridge needed to fix an effluent problem on his family dairy farm in South Australia, he turned the solution into a business venture. 

Deutz Fahr 9 has the looks

WHEN the designers were responsible for vehicles such as the Ferrari 250 GT, the Lotus Esprit Turbo and the Volkswagen Golf GTI, it was a given that the new tractor would be a looker. 

New Holland’s T8 Blue Power autonomous tractor was unveiled earlier this year.

WELL I don’t know about you, but I’ve finally reached it.   That juncture in life at which it dawns upon you that the world has gone too far.  

New Holland driverless tractors offer a glimpse into the future of farming.

UNVIELED on August 30 at the Farm Progress Show in the United States, the New Holland NHDrive concept autonomous tractor is a driverless machine which can perform a wide range of farming tasks day and night.

Vario masterpiece looks the goods

IT’S news that’s sure to make more than one Australian dairy farmer re-check their budgets for the tough season ahead to see if just a little more equipment finance can be snuck in.

with caption: Tankworks manufactures tanks from 24,000 to 378,000 litres.

TANKWORKS Australia has reached an agreement to join the global building products manufacturer Kingspan Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium and high performance insulation and building fabric solutions.

Greg Allan from Greg Allan Farm Machinery in Colac

2015 was potentially looking to be a disastrous year for Greg Allan Farm Machinery in Colac when Greg had a life-threatening heart attack early in the year and was away from the business for almost four months.

Dealers at Lely’s forage conference were shown the new features of the Welger RP 160V round baler by international specialist, Sjors van Deursen.

THE versatile Lely Welger RP 160 V baler series guarantees high quality output, well-shaped high density bales and is user friendly.

Colin Gray pictured with daughter Robyn Mitchard.

COLIN Gray is in the kitchen of his Gippsland home when we meet, sitting in the motorised wheelchair he’s been confined to since a farm accident nearly five years ago.

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When butter and chocolate collide

TWO New Zealand companies Lewis Road Creamery and Whittakers have teamed up to deliver what must be every dairy lover’s dream: chocolate butter.

Milking it - Ice cream for dogs

EFFORTS to extend the market for dairy know no bounds, with an American company The Bear and The Rat, creating a yoghurt-based ice cream for dogs.