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PRECISION FARMING OPPORTUNITY

GOVERNMENT GRANTS TO ALLOW PRECISION AG INVESTMENT The Victorian government’s Drought Infrastructure Grant Program was given an $11.8 million boost last week, providing a great opportunity for farmers in Northern Victorian regions to invest in precision agriculture technology. Previously only available in Central and East Gippsland areas, the grant offers up to $5,000 to be…

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Strengthening of dealer network

Pictured: O’Connors’ CEO Gareth Webb (L), with Case IH General Manager Australia & New Zealand, Peter McCann (R). Strengthening of dealer network puts Case IH in drivers seat Case IH dealership O’Connors is consolidating its place within the Australian agricultural machinery industry, with a significant expansion into the NSW Central West region. The McClintock Group…

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Shepparton strengthens with dairy and broadacre appointments

O’Connors’ Bernie Teasdale (L) and Tom Hunt (R). Shepparton strengthens with dairy and broadacre appointments Leading farm machinery dealer O’Connors has welcomed two new staff members into their Shepparton sales team. Bernie Teasdale and Tom Hunt recently joined the company, bringing with them extensive dairy and broadacre experience, respectively. The duo will work with the…

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Relationships the focus for O’Connors’ new crop

L to R. Bordertown Service Manager, Alex Toogood with Branch Manager David Rogerson and Sale Team Member Alan ‘Spike’ Milligan. Relationships the focus for O’Connors’ new crop O’Connors Bordertown has boosted its Parts and Service Team, with the recent appointment of Alex Toogood to the role of Service Manager. Just four months into the job,…

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Case IH horsepower enabling local business

Tim Gaffy, Gaffy’s Hire with his Case IH Maxxum 140 with Stoll Front-End Loader   Case IH small horsepower enabling local business  Buying farm machinery versus financing – or just hire   The pros and cons of buying farm machinery versus financing is an ongoing dilemma for many farmers. So much so that Mooroopna local…

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200mm Increased Trash Clearance with new Horsch

Mark, Alan, Tim and Geoff with the Horsch Sprinter 18NT, May 2018.   200mm increased trash clearance With the upgraded Horsch Sprinter NT   Responding to the demand of farmers from the Mallee and Wimmera, Horsch have released an upgraded version of their Sprinter NT air seeder. By lifting the bar’s frame by an extra…

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Farmall 60B Customer Story

Sound Advice And Superior Service

Brian Patten’s Case IH Farmall 60B, with Titan Loader and Small Square Baler     Sound advice, superior service Hobby Farmer steps up with Case IH Farmall 60B It was a case of positive peer pressure for Brian Patten recently, and he couldn’t be happier with the outcome. The small land holder thought he was…

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A Change of Leadership For O’Connors

A new era is ahead for award-wining Case IH dealer and family business O’Connors, with the announcement today that Managing Director Mark O’Connor will be retiring at the end of this year, after 42 years service to the company.

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Case IH Steiger CVT

A Victorian first at Wimmera Field Days 2018

Visitors who drop by the O’Connors Farm Machinery site at this year’s Wimmera Machinery Field Days are up for an action packed three days, with the innaugural Victorian appearance of the newly released Steiger® CVT, as well as daily talks and panel sessions with a strong hay focus. The new Case IH Steiger CVT Officially…

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Performance, support and price…

… a no-brainer for baler purchasing decision. With five generations behind them, it’s a fair bet that the Somers family, who farm south of Warracknabeal, Victoria, have made some good decisions in their time. For Scott Somers, who’s currently at the helm, good decisions are often aided by good relationships. So when it came to…

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Expanding RTK Network

Expanding Precision Ag Network puts farmers in driver’s seat Precision agriculture has been a game-changer for Australian farmers but it’s only as good as the network it’s connected to, a challenge one agricultural machinery dealer has taken head-on. O’Connors is fast becoming one of the leaders in Precision Agriculture hardware sales and support, with a…

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Ausplow Tillage Demo Drive Days

Cropping Review – Tillage Drive Days 2017

REMEMBER OUR TILLAGE DEMOS? Do you remember the Tillage Drive Days 2017? Three months ago we were running two different sets of Tillage Drive Days. In our central branches we had an Ausplow DBS demo rig, and around our Corowa and Shepparton branches we were demoing the Case IH Magnum Rowtrac and a Horsch Sprinter…

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