Monthly Archives: June 2015

New cereal and oilseed varieties on show at Henty demo plots |


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June 25, 2015 Soaking rain of 90mm at the Henty Machinery Field Day site has boosted germination of the 2015 demonstration agronomy site. The agronomy plots are a partnership between Riverina and Murray Local Land Services to demonstrate current and soon-to-be-released canola, wheat and barley varieties, and showcase perennial pasture mixes and also phosphorus with nitrogen nutrition in canola. Senior Land Services Officer (Cropping) Lisa Castleman said there was an independent agronomy focus on canola nutrition in 2014, although yields […]

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Chaser bin on tracks entered for prestigious Henty award |


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June 10, 2015 The first Australian designed and built chaser bin with tracks and a unique cushion hitch offered by NSW manufacturer Davimac is the first entry in the 2015 Henty Machine of the Year Award. Davimac manager Shannon McNab, of Molong, said the benefits of tracks included increased flotation and improved turning over a non-steerable dual axle chaser bin. Mr McNab said the narrower track was ideal for row crops and offered reduced soil compaction. “The track comes in […]

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