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Polaris quad bikes on the way out

POLARIS Inc has announced it will withdraw its quad bike, or All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) models from sale in the Australian market prior to October 2020.

Mark Saunders
 Polaris will remove its quad bikes from the Australian market. Image courtesy Polaris.

Polaris will remove its quad bikes from the Australian market. Image courtesy Polaris.

The October date is when stage one of the new Consumer Goods (Quad Bikes) Safety Standard 2019 takes effect. The new Standard will be introduced in in two stages on 11 October 2020 and 11 October 2021....

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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.