Executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, Donald Moore, recently told an Australian audience that the biggest future threat to the world dairy industry could be synthetic milk.
Wait! Don’t turn away just yet. I know what you’re thinking - and it probably wouldn’t be wise to print it here.
Some time ago, I used this column as a platform to subtly complain about the lack of action in translating my Farm World field day machinery purchases to actual shiny steel in my yard.
I know you’ve been hanging out for an update on the Ford 7700, purchased before Christmas on something between a whim and a brain fade.
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.
LAST month’s article considered the Fendt 1000 series, masterpieces of modern tractor building that most of us will never need, let alone afford.
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.
FROM time to time we all find ourselves having to adjust paradigms, challenge long-held beliefs, and overturn the wisdom of the ages.
AS A hobby farmer with a distinctly non-executive-paying job and a tenuous-at-best business case for any piece of machinery I purchase, I often find myself unable to buy a machine for every job.
As the more devoted readers of this column (Hi Mum!) will be well aware, Grunt has become a celebration of a diverse range of machines, with the uniting characteristics that they’re made of steel, and they get things done.