Promising harvest boosts AgQuip sales

Promising harvest boosts AgQuip sales

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Record cattle prices and a promising winter crop harvest have combined for a huge Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days.

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Simplicity Australia sales manager Cameron Jordan, Dalby, Qld, and Neil Westcott, "Swansea", Alec Town, take a look at the TB3 30,000L airseeder while at the Agquip Field Days. Simplicity will release the airseeder this week.

Simplicity Australia sales manager Cameron Jordan, Dalby, Qld, and Neil Westcott, "Swansea", Alec Town, take a look at the TB3 30,000L airseeder while at the Agquip Field Days. Simplicity will release the airseeder this week.

RECORD cattle prices and a promising winter crop harvest have combined for a huge Commonwealth Bank AgQuip Field Days, with exhibitors reporting improved buyer confidence and strong sales at the Gunnedah event. 

About 100,000 visitors were expected to attend the three-day event, Australia’s largest agricultural supermarket.

Demand for cropping machinery, implements, augers and silos has been high, but improved cattle, lamb and wool prices have also prompted more interest in livestock handling, yards and fencing equipment.

Walgett agronomist Greg Rummery’s work in north western NSW cropping systems was recognised with the Brownhill Cup, and New England Girls’ School students Megan Galbraith and Sophie Sutherland won the Wallaroi Perpetual Shield in the Local Land Services Schools Property Planning Competition.

Fairfax Rural Events group manager Kate Nugent said there was strong confidence in all agricultural industries, leading to more farmers wanting to invest in new infrastructure and equipment.

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