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Ty is making hay — and progress — at Sun Valley Ag

Ty Kirby has combined three generations of farming tradition with a successful academic background, a successful farm services career and a significant investment in research to meet the challenges of marginal farming head on.

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Ty is making hay — and progress — at Sun Valley Ag

Ty Kirby's Sun Valley Ag is 700ha — with 6880ha arable — spread across four properties at Beacon, northeast of Dowerin in Western Australia. In the past four year's this finalist in the 2012 Kondinin Group-ABC...

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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.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

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

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.