ON-FARM

OPINION: There's no treat in going Dutch

Did you know the carrot actually began life as purple, or close derivations thereof? But those diligent Dutch, with their Calvinistic approach to global dominance, seized upon that poor little vegie and genetically modified (long before anyone knew what genetics were) it into orange.

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OPINION: There's no treat in going Dutch

Why? Well to make it the national vegie of choice - and to celebrate their monarchy, the House of Orange. For a little speck of dirt - to get an idea it scrubs up about 26,000 square kilometres shy of...

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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.