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Kondinin Group's annual NAS is now open. Credit: Ben White.

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21 May 2024

Reproduction losses from trichomoniasis are most often seen in younger female cattle which are naïve to the disease. Credit: Geoffry Fordyce.

Reproductive disease could be heading south

Kondinin Group's Pamela Lawson investigates the ins and outs of trichomoniasis.

26 April 2024

The ability to accurately measure and mark bolt holes in a circular pattern is more useful than you may think. From specifying wheel stud patterns to accurately marking out a pipe flange before drilling, this month’s Workshop looks at several ways to do both. The good news is you don’t need expensive, specialist tools. Credit: Josh Giumelli

WORKSHOP: Measuring and marking bolt circles

Kondinin researcher, Josh Giumelli, discusses bolt circles.

23 April 2024

Soil moisture ranking map, 17 April 2024 (based on data starting from October 2023). Produced by Dr David Stephens, Agrometeorology Australia

West and east contrast increases

Soil moisture ranking map: 17 April 2024.

23 April 2024

Some areas of Western Australia received much-needed rainfall in March after a long hot, dry spell. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Seeding is underway in some regions across Australia

Growers in some areas of NSW, Victoria and WA have started seeding.

10 April 2024

The repair and restoration of older tools can be a cathartic job for a rainy day in the workshop. In addition, the quality of older hand tools quite often surpasses anything available today. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

WORKSHOP: Make old tools great again

Kondinin Group's Josh Giumelli discusses tool repairs and restorations.

08 March 2024

 Couple-up: Grease gun couplings are a constant source of frustration for farmers, but fortunately there is a range of aftermarket couplings which can be used in place. This month we look at a range of different couplings and attachments for greasing equipment. Photo: Josh Giumelli.

WORKSHOP: Handy attachments for tricky nipples

Kondinin researcher, Josh Giumelli, looks at a range of greasing attachments.

15 February 2024

 MIG mastery: MIG welding is a great process for a range of farm repairs and fabrication. But MIG welding is far more than simply pointing the torch and pulling the trigger. There are distinct differences in which metal is transferred from the torch to the work. Understanding these metal transfer modes can only improve your MIG welding. Photo: Ben White.

WORKSHOP: Metal transfer modes for MIG welding

Josh Giumelli looks at MIG welding metal transfer modes.

17 January 2024


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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.


Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.


Research Report: Sheds

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.


Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

The Report includes a round up of commercially-available batching plants as well as farmer-made approaches.


Research Report: Agritechnica 2023

Kondinin Group’s Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli went to Agritechnica, Germany. This report covers the key award winners from the event and some of the latest autonomous platforms displayed.