Harvest Tag

Richard Hawkes began growing potatoes in the early 2000’s, originally trialling some on a small patch of the family farmland. Now, potatoes make up their largest line. “This is followed by Dutch carrots, and we also grow spring onions, radishes, kale and parsley,” explains his wife, Georgie....

BSC Product Manager Troy Markland has become a Power Transmission connoisseur — managing a substantial portfolio of chain, pulleys, taper locks, sprockets, and ironware that will see a product from harvest, to processing, to the shelf of a local supermarket. Australian agriculture is in unprecedented times, according to Troy. A robust harvest season has seen an increase in demand for power transmission products, impaired by the overseas logistical challenges and shortages...

A few years ago, Thomas Higgins decided to start his own business repairing header equipment for the harvest season from his home on Eyre Peninsula in the South Australian grain belt. He promoted his business by word of mouth, operating solely on referrals and repeat business....

As the agricultural sector is poised for another bumper harvest season, Grant Gray encourages those working in the paddock to plate industries to have a conversation with their local CBC or BSC branch about upcoming equipment requirements. “Preparation is so important, particularly in light of the...