New innovations in AgQuip spotlight

Organisers this year are again expecting attendance of more than 100,000 visitors over the three days of the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days.
Organisers this year are again expecting attendance of more than 100,000 visitors over the three days of the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days.

Commonwealth Bank AgQuip has developed a reputation over 45 years as the nation’s premier showcase of the latest innovations and developments in agricultural machinery and equipment.

Field day organisers Fairfax Rural Events group manager Kate Nugent said all the latest developments will be showcased at AgQuip.

“We have always considered Commonwealth Bank AgQuip to be a big shop where people on the land can come to see what’s on offer from the biggest and best tractors and harvesters to the latest development in power tools,” she said.

Case IH has planned three days of celebrations for its 175th anniversary and a few surprises are on the cards.  At Case IH, the belief is technology that will come out of the autonomous concept vehicle’s development is the start of something amazing for agriculture.  See the latest machinery and pick up merchandise.

The AgQuip site is located 8km west of Gunnedah off Oxley Highway onto Blackjack Road. Exhibitors only can enter Gate 2 from Oxley Highway or Quia Road.

The AgQuip site is located 8km west of Gunnedah off Oxley Highway onto Blackjack Road. Exhibitors only can enter Gate 2 from Oxley Highway or Quia Road.

Australian Rail Track Corporation will demonstrate the future of the rail industry and its techniques including tamping and welding. The site will also have kids’ activities and face painting.

The Croplands WEEDit Autonomous Sprayer marries the successful WEEDit optical spot spray technology to a smart autonomous platform kit that can be “added-on” to current model tractors with a CVT transmission. This versatile toolbar kit allows your machine to perform autonomous tasks or for normal use when needed.

Barz Optics will showcase its polarised photochromic (clear to dark grey) eyewear with small bi-focal reader lenses and lightweight frames, which won an award.

Oricom will release the new DTX4200 Dual Receive. It allows you to listen and receive two different channels simultaneously, without compromising the regular features you’d expect from a UHF CB radio. 

RainGen will launch a mobile high voltage ionisation rainmaking device (patent pending) that can be located around a catchment to milk major weather systems, it’s proven over seven seasons and peer reviewed trials, a spokesman said.  

Remote Intelligent Control irrigation systems suit big and small farms and apply to all kinds of methods. Accurate data collection and an alarm system enable remote control.