Research Reports

Kondinin Group research offers the only independent and comprehensive assessment of farm machinery, equipment, technology and rural services available to Australian farmers. According to the National Agricultural Survey, 67% of members have used the research information published in Farming Ahead to improve their farm practices and drive productivity.

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Research Report: Mobile Phones 2018

Thirteen phones tested, several surprises, some star performers and some lacklustre results

Farming Technology

31 MAY 2018
Research Report: Mobile Phones 2018
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Research Report: Drones and sensors

Drones and sensors rise to the next level

Farming Technology

13 MAR 2018
Research Report: Drones and sensors
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Research Report: Fencing technology

The cost of fencing is as much about the time taken to erect it as it is about the materials

Farming Technology

08 SEP 2017
Research Report: Fencing technology
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Research Report: Grain marketing - understanding the basics

The importance of grain marketing

Farming Business and Best Practice

07 NOV 2016
Research Report: Grain marketing - understanding the basics
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Research Report: Multi-Peril Crop Insurance

We look at a wide range of Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) offerings

Farming Business and Best Practice

01 JUL 2016
Research Report: Multi-Peril Crop Insurance
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Research Report: Fertiliser Spreaders

KONDININ Group’s latest fertiliser spreader test put eight machines from across the test track.

Seeding, Spreading and Tillage

15 JUN 2018
Research Report: Fertiliser Spreaders
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Research Report: Residue management at harvest

The Kondinin Group research team has investigated the performance of a range of harvest weed seed control...

Seeding, Spreading and Tillage

12 FEB 2018
Research Report: Residue management at harvest
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Research Report: Planting seed treatments

We look at the chemistry behind seed treatment insecticides and fungicides

Seeding, Spreading and Tillage

15 DEC 2017
Research Report: Planting seed treatments
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Research Report: 250hp+ tractors

In the April Farming Ahead magazine’s Research Report, Kondinin Group has focussed on larger FWA tractors....

Tractors and Sprayers

24 APR 2018
Research Report: 250hp+ tractors
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Research Report: Trailing boomsprays

Still a popular option for farmers despite the emergence of self-propelled boomsprays

Tractors and Sprayers

10 NOV 2017
Research Report: Trailing boomsprays
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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers

Our researchers look at the latest in self-propelled srayers

Tractors and Sprayers

11 JAN 2017
Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers
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Research Report: Mother bins

Kondinin Group inspects the latest in large-scale grain handling on wheels - mother bins.

Grain Harvesting and Storage

28 SEP 2018
Research Report: Mother bins
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Research Report: 2018 Grain silos

Kondinin Group's latest look at dozens of grain silos from all around Australia.

Research Reports

20 AUG 2018
Research Report: 2018 Grain silos
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Research Report: Smart grain storage setups

Investing in constructing or expanding a grain storage facility on-farm is usually a substantial financial...

Grain Harvesting and Storage

18 AUG 2017
Research Report: Smart grain storage setups
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Research Report: 4WD Utes update 2018

Four of the latest 4WD utes have been put through their paces.

Associated Farm Equipment

30 JUL 2018
Research Report: 4WD Utes update 2018
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Research Report: Our picks for the best gear on show at AgriTechnica

Our picks for the best gear on show at AgriTechnica

Associated Farm Equipment

10 JAN 2018
Research Report: Our picks for the best gear on show at AgriTechnica
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Research Report: Battery powered chainsaws

Do battery chainsaws cut the mustard?

Associated Farm Equipment

13 JUL 2017
Research Report: Battery powered chainsaws
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Research Report: On-farm workshop tool tips

Our researchers give you practical advice and tips for your farm workshop

Associated Farm Equipment

16 NOV 2016
Research Report: On-farm workshop tool tips
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Research Report: Sheep handlers

Putting sheep handlers to the test

Livestock

17 OCT 2017
Research Report: Sheep handlers
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Research Report: Sheep genetics

Research on Improving wool & sheep meat flock performance

Livestock

01 MAY 2016
Research Report: Sheep genetics
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Research Report: Exclusion fencing

Our researchers have put the latest fences to the test.

Associated Farm Equipment

01 JAN 2016
Research Report: Exclusion fencing