NextG phones - the good, the bad and the ugly

In their annual outback pilgrimage, Kondinin Group engineers Josh Giumelliand Ben White head to remote NSW to test the latest crop of handsets. Of the13 units tested, there were several surprises; some star performers, somelacklustre results, and several that just made up the numbers. If you want aphone with good reception or features that matter, read on.

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NextG phones - the good, the bad and the ugly

These days, the mobile phone is just about as crucial to the farm business as any other piece of machinery The sum total of tasks performed using a phone handset only increases as each year goes by....

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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 (May 2024)

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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.