Spraying for pests, weeds and disease prevention is a staple practise in modern farming operations. Although social trends and legislative requirements constantly change and must be carefully taken into account spraying remains a pivotal part to many enterprises’ profitability. […]
Australia's hottest selling drill for 2010 is back – BIGGER & MEANER & AT THE RIGHT PRICE!
New features on our Agromaster Seed Drills for the 2011 season.
FarmTech are pleased to announce several improvements to the Coulter Seed Drill and the Double Disc Seed Drill to make them an excellent seed drill for Australian conditions. […]
The latest Tanco gadget from FarmTech can save time and hassles when handling round bales wrapped in plastic or netting.
The Tanco TCI70 Bale Shear, which will be on display at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo, can be used to transport bales and also remove the plastic or netting from the bale without leaving the tractor cabin. FarmTech’s Phil Hartley said the Bale Shear was ideal for properties where hay and silage was handled regularly. […]
According to a report last year by the Australia Institute, we throw out $5 billion worth of food every year. Global Renewables in Sydney is turning household wheelie bin waste into compost, using heat to kill salmonella and botulism bugs, and selling it to fertiliser distributors. The waste is whiffy in Sydney's west at the 500 metre long conveyor belt of composting. […]
B100 BAG LIFTER-Top quality components : industry-quality rams, protective bushes and grease nipples on pivots, metal double-braid hoses. Large rear visibility. Generous-sized , closed-on-top posts, preventing water and fertilizer entries. Large clearance in the machine-solded chassis for transmission. Faultless operating mechanism, positioning the bale right above the hopper. Fit to all brands of spreaders. […]
INTERNATIONAL Dairy Week at Tatura is not renowned for its machinery displays but showing its latest range of cultivation and seeding equipment proved a good decision for FarmTech Machinery.
FarmTech sales and marketing manager Phil Hartley said he was run off his feet with interest from dairy farmers. […]
THE Miles family at Kotupna has an efficient and sustainable way to take care of about 6000 cubic metres of straw and manure each year.
The straw and manure, a by-product of the family's 1000-sow piggery and 400-head capacity cattle feedlot, is re-used on the property by being broadcast as compost over paddocks and worked into the soil.
It's a practice they have been using successfully for years, but just recently the job of spreading the compost was made much easier with the purchase of a Jeantil manure spreader. […]