ON-FARM

Smart idea fills tanks quicker

LOOKING TO reduce the time taken to fill the spray tank, Lockhart farmer John Stevenson invested in some home-made three-inch fill points for his spray water tanks.

Ben White
 Lockhart farmer John Stevenson's solution to fast filling tanks.

Lockhart farmer John Stevenson's solution to fast filling tanks.

With the pipes buried underground and pressure levels low (just a few metres), John was looking for large diameter pipe to maximise flow rate. Having priced up pressure pipe and been staggered at the...

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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

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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.