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Hear It From Darren

Hear It From Darren

The big challenge is herbicide resistance – we are all using too much chemical. To combat this, we bought a Brookfield Disc Chain…

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It’s Time for the Field Days!

It’s Time for the Field Days!

It’s that time of year again when the Australian Agricultural Industry gets on it’s wheels, with several Field Days taking place around the country. See us at the following events:

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Trash Flow Problems?

Trash Flow Problems?

Blockages are a major issue at seeding time for Australian growers. The Australian Grains Research and Development Corporation in a recent report on the issue finds that “blockages become an increasing issue when stubble loads are above three tonne per hectare (3t/ha).”

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How Much Is Herbicide Costing You?

How Much Is Herbicide Costing You?

There is one topic on everyone’s lips – the increasing cost of and resistance to chemical sprays used to try to control tough weeds. Paul, a farmer in Western Victoria, fights with common weeds such as heliotrope and melons every season resulting in him turning to high rates of glyphosate and other herbicides…

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Dealing with Fleabane

Dealing with Fleabane

On a recent trip to Central Queensland, our boys were privileged to attend a meeting targeted at addressing the issue of tough weeds. One farmer had found that as soon as a Fleabane plant is larger than a 50 cent piece it was impossible to kill with herbicide!

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Herbicide Resistance – It Only Gets Worse

Herbicide Resistance – It Only Gets Worse

The Australian Government Grains Research and Development Corporation predicts the worsening of herbicide resistance with “at least 39 weed species in Australia with resistance to one or more herbicide modes-of-action (MOA).”

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When Does Canola Stubble Cause Punctures?

When Does Canola Stubble Cause Punctures?

As a result of Bumper Yields in the 2016 Harvest, many canola growers are faced with thick, heavy stubble to manage post-harvest. There is a key time period that you need to look out for as the stubble dries…

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