Woollen overcoat steals limelight in Henty fashion awards |


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A navy hand felted overcoat stole the limelight in the catwalk at the Henty Natural Fibre Fashion Awards to win the supreme garment. The outfit was designed and entered by Pat Meehan, Albury, NSW, and capably modelled by Billabong High School student Maddie Mohr, 16, Holbrook. The 16th Henty Natural Fibre Fashion Awards were a highlight of the Country Lifestyle program at the Henty Machinery Field Days on September 17-19. Fashion designers vied for the chance to win a Bernina […]

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Incher wins Murray Valley Championships at Henty |


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Adaminaby trialler Dean Incher improved on his placing last year to take out the prestigious Pedigree Murray Valley Yard Dog Championships at the Henty Machinery Field Days. Dean and his black and tan Kelpie, Rafa, won the final on 192 points, closely followed by Greg Walton and Max on 191 points in second place. The win automatically qualified Rafa for the 2020 NSW Yard Dog Championships. The trial drew almost 200 entries and was run over the three days of […]

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HMFD exhibitor awards reward excellence |


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Grain handling equipment, interior décor, fresh bread and financial products were among the winners of the 2019 Henty Machinery Field Days Exhibitor Awards. The awards were presented on Wednesday, September 18 at The Stump by HMFD CEO Belinda Anderson to the winners of the Best Outdoor Large Commercial, Best Outdoor General and Best Indoor Exhibitor sites – Country Lifestyle and Farm Gate. Grain handling equipment manufacturer Grainline, Wagga Wagga, won the Best Outdoor General, while Rabobank took out the Best […]

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Innovative grouper takes judges eye in Henty award |


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A southern NSW designed and manufactured grouper bin has won the coveted Greater Hume Council Award at the Henty Machinery Field Days. The award recognises the best new Australian designed and built agricultural machine and was judged by a panel of independent judges at the Henty Machinery Field Days on September 17-19. It was presented by Greater Hume Council’s Terry Weston and Henty Machinery Field Days director Matt Noll to Kaidan and Dallas Boyd, Clear Ridge Fabrication, West Wyalong, on […]

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Taking exhibition space to new heights at Henty |


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When it comes to engaging with customers at field days, trends now favour roof top viewing decks, banks of big screen TVs, comfortable seating and on-site baristas. Rabobank wowed the public with the latest in field days exhibition space this year at the Henty Machinery Field Days, taking customer engagement to the next level. A prime mover, painted in the company’s livery, was a drawcard while the trailer opened into a seminar area with a rooftop deck boasting views around […]

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Innovative Spreader Chaser wins coveted Henty award |


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A multi-purpose fertiliser spreader and chaser bin offering increased productivity and year round flexibility has won the coveted 2019 Henty Machine of the Year Award. The Coolamon Spreader Chaser, entered by Coolamon Chaser Bins, Coolamon, NSW, impressed judges with its innovation, engineering and design. Featuring a self-cleaning hopper, the Spreader Chaser is equipped with Haze Ag polyurethane spinner blades with bevel edged spinner discs. The variable sized cones have the ability to spread all varieties of product while the chaser […]

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Reducing the cost of solar farms by up to 30 per cent |


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A design borne out of the construction of the Williamsdale Solar Farm is an entry in the Henty Machine of the Year. The Xirasol Dual Axis Solar Tracking system is a world first design offering greater output and designed and manufactured in Albury-Wodonga using mostly Australian steel. The dual axis output with bifacial solar panels provides up to 62 per cent more power than a roof or fixed mount, and up to 30 per cent more output then a single […]

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Efficiency with reduced transport costs in baler |


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To be officially launched at Henty, the Kuhn SB 1290 iD offers hay farmers improved profitability, reduced transport costs and efficiency in all crop conditions, KUHN Australia marketing manager and baler product specialist Michael Murer said the KUHN SB 1290 iD was designed with simple, efficient techniques like integral rotor and power density that produce rock-hard, perfectly shaped bales. The KUHN SB 1290 iD can work in various crops such as silage, hay, straw, Lucerne, maize straw and sugar cane […]

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All set for a bumper field days at Henty in 2019 |


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Timely autumn rains across southern NSW have kick started the 2019 winter crop and a buoyant outlook for the 56th annual Henty Machinery Field Days. The 105ha grounds will be at capacity, with the September 17-19 event expected to draw a crowd from almost every Australian state keen to inspect almost $120 million worth of machinery and goods on site. Exhibitors representing more than 3500 companies will display their products on 1200 sites in what is now the single largest […]

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High capacity and bale weights from new KUHN baler |


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A baler providing the highest density bale, even in the most challenging circumstances, will make its Australian debut for KUHN at Henty. Designed to achieve high capacity and high bale weights combined with more driver convenience, the SB 1290 iD boosts the profitability of the baling operation. This baler produces square bales with up to 25 per cent higher bale density than conventional 120 x 90 balers. The SB 1290 iD will be unveiled by KUHN at the Henty Machinery […]

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