Agriculture Tag

Australia’s award-winning extra virgin olive oil, Cobram Estate, is advertised as ‘the only oil you need,’ and while that message pertains to the delicate process of cooking, the less delicate process of harvesting the olives relies on other types of lubricants, as Bryden Coote, Branch...

Air compressors have been used on farms for decades, but as the air compressor manufacturing technologies and their energy efficiencies improve, more agricultural businesses are realising the full scope of benefits that can be derived from adopting air compressors across their operations, for crop production,...

From loading pallets onto a truck to securing the cargo with straps and chains, the agricultural sector relies heavily on quality lifting and material handling solutions across the supply chain. Motion Asia Pacific, through its in-house brand Marlin Industrial Products, offers reliable solutions for material...

Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia is home to some of the most famous wine producing regions in the country, including the famous McLaren Vale region. From here, Kew Agricultural Engineering is supporting the farming industry, both as a supplier and manufacturer of agricultural equipment. With decades...

Nearly 70 years ago, brothers Fred and Frank Vermeeren migrated to Australia from the Netherlands along with their parents and ended up settling in the small town of Keith in South Australia. About 11 years later, they founded an engineering and irrigation business that has...

For Stefen Lausch, a mechanic working with Wagga Wagga City Council in New South Wales, no two machinery breakdowns are ever the same. The team he is a part of manages a large fleet of graders, rollers, semi-trucks, trailers, tractors and slashers used by the...

Baler chain failures can be very frustrating when they happen in the middle of the busy harvesting season, particularly at night. As Troy Markland, Product Manager at BSC explains, the broken chain often needs to be replaced right there in the field to continue the...

Autumn rainfalls of above average in most of Victoria and New South Wales this year mean busy times ahead for Shaun Thorneycroft, whose business, Precise Header & Ag Repairs, helps more than 70 growers in north-west Victoria with their header services each year. With over 17...

As an agricultural service contractor, Daryl Phillips, the owner of Nendy Enterprises, spends the harvesting season conducting harvesting and windrowing projects near Albury and in the Riverina region of New South Wales, occasionally taking up projects as far as Geelong in Victoria. No matter where the...