FARM BUSINESS

Fund too far off in the future

A bit of good old-fashioned angst across the country and city divide was one of the levers pulled in the first sitting week of the freshly- elected Parliament this month, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison got the big stick out to bash his Future Drought Fund legislation through both Houses of Parliament.

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 The Drought Fund needs to be well managed.

The Drought Fund needs to be well managed.

Bushwhacker has traditionally believed that the future fund concept has economic merit for meeting foreseeable reoccurring expenditure, like infrastructure upgrades or government employee superannuation....

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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: High Horsepower Tractors

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

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: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

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

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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.