Farmers Tag

Kew Agriculture Engineering is a family-owned and operated business that can be found nestled in McLaren Vale countryside, as part of the coastal wellspring that is the Fleurieu agriculture and wine region.  With the vast number of wine producers in the Fleurieu there is a...

The Inox MX3 lubricant and its food-grade sister Inox MX3FG are popular among both industrial and domestic consumers, used for a variety of maintenance tasks. Australian company Candan Industries introduced Inox MX3 in 1989 as an anti-corrosion and anti-moisture lubricant. The food-grade version followed in 2008,...

Fieldquip is a preferred supplier of tractor implements to major tractor brands. Fieldquip’s mowing and slashing equipment are distributed throughput Australia, New Zealand and other Pacific Island countries, recognised for their wide range and versatility. Founder Stephen Millar talks about the company’s history and approach to product development. Among...

For Jim Lynch, the owner of Jim Lynch Steel Fabrication based in Dunoon, New South Wales, NSK has spelled quality over his years of providing steel fabrication services to local industries. He frequently uses the NSK 6007C3 single-housed deep groove ball bearings, which he says perform much...

With Bundaberg’s macadamia industry booming, Ben Steinhardt’s business, B Fabricated, has been busy building macadamia harvesters for local macadamia farmers. B Fabricated manufactures not just nut harvesters, but all types of agricultural processing equipment, from conveyors to bucket elevators and batch weighing machines. The company also undertakes ad-hoc fabrication and repair services for customers. As...

Bundaberg-based Adds Up Engineering specialising in custom design, manufacture and repair of farming equipment since 1998.  Their innovative fertigation units, harvesters, in-shed equipment, spraying units and ground preparation equipment are favoured by farmers across Australia and beyond. Manager Tony Denton says components such as the Rexnord FalkTM Wrapflex® Elastomer Coupling are critical to the reliability of his machines, which...

When asked about what operational size justifies an investment in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in a food and beverage business, industry expert John Meaney responds back: when isn’t it the right size to adopt an RFID solution? As the National Sales Manager for Inventory Control Systems (ICS), John...

The LOCTITE red bottles have become synonymous with agricultural equipment assembly and maintenance since Vernon Krieble’s invention of the liquid threadlockers in the early 1950s. According to Michael Rowe, BSC Product Manager for Adhesives & Sealants, using threadlockers to safeguard threaded assemblies helps provide peace of mind for farm equipment users as they work in the field. But...

Baker Farm is a third-generation farm producer in the Riverina region of New South Wales,  offering services ranging from contract farming services, feedlot facilities, freight, and storage of grain, hay and machinery since 1989. Maintenance Manager Andrew Stiler recently found an efficient way to maintain the farm’s fleet of Kenworth trucks....

For nearly two decades, BSC and Collier & Miller’s have worked together to provide wholesale and retail supply to industries in the Griffith region. BSC National Account Manager - Agriculture Russell Randal and Collier & Miller’s Mark Stewart talk look back at how the business relationship grew over...