Melody Labinsky, FarmOnline

Melody Labinsky


Toowoomba, QLD, Australia

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Past articles by Melody:

Volvo heavy duty electric truck trial underway in Queensland

Volvo's triple axle electric prime mover has a gross weight of 42,500kg and an expected range of about 300 kilometres. A heavy duty battery electric truck that is commercially available in Europe is being trialled in Queensland. → Read More

Farmyard Viewer streamlines the process of designing sheep and cattle yards

The Farmyard Viewer makes it possible to visualise yard designs in 3D. The time it takes to design a new set of sheep or cattle yards has been significantly reduced thanks to a collaboration between two businesses synonymous with rural Australia. → Read More

Ritchie Bros Annual Market Trends Report 2022 reveals increase in ag sales volumes

The second-hand agricultural machinery market is forecast to flourish in 2023. → Read More

Ford F-150 Australian pricing to start from $106,950 plus on-road costs

Ford Australia has released pricing and specifications for its F-150 range. → Read More

AgriProve launches Next Generation Soil Measurement Platform at evokeAg

AgriProve managing director Matthew Warnken unveiled the Next Generation Soil Measurement Platform at evokeAG on Tuesday. Soil carbon project developer AgriProve has built an integrated system to make it easier than ever to measure and map soil. → Read More

NBN satellite service running three-month unmetered data trial from March

An unmetered and unfettered trial on the Sky Muster satellite service is a win for farming families. Picture supplied by BIRRR Bush internet users will move a step closer to the speeds experienced by their city counterparts under a trial announced this morning. → Read More

MinRes to receive first batch of electric Toyota HiLux utes in April

An all-electric converted Toyota HiLux at the Mineral Resources Park charging station at Lathlain in Western Australia. Lithium and iron ore miner Mineral Resources Limited will soon use Australian-engineered electric Toyota HiLux utes for its mine site operations. → Read More

Ineos Automotive here to build a company and vehicle that will go the distance

Australian customers who have ordered the Ineos Grenadier will be able to take their vehicles on off-road adventures this year. It's a company generating US$65 billion in sales last year but until recently very few people had heard the name Ineos. → Read More

Ineos Grenadier delivers a capable and comfortable driving experience

Everything about the Grenadier speaks to the fact the team behind it value quality and simplicity. → Read More

John Deere See & Spray Select a hit with Krui Pastoral team at Condamine

Jake Hamilton, Krui Pastoral, Condamine, with operator Nathan Tidswell in front of the John Deere 616R self-propelled sprayer, which was factory fitted with See & Spray Select. Spot spraying technology has long been hailed for its ability to reduce chemical inputs but it can also play a role alongside education in mitigating spray drift. → Read More

Kimberley pastoralists contend with lost or damaged machinery following floods

Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association business development officer Lauren Bell said machinery sheds had been inundated on a few... → Read More

Australian machinery dealers sold roughly $2.3 billion worth of tractors in 2022

National sales of under 30 kilowatt (40 horspower) tractors increased 30 per cent in December to finish the year 12pc ahead of 2021 figures. A record $2.3 billion worth of new tractors were sold in Australia last year. → Read More

John Deere signs right to repair MOU with US farm organisation

John Deere has struck a deal in the US to provide farmers and independent repairers with access to diagnostic and repair codes, manuals and product guides. American farmers have had a significant win on right to repair after years of debate. → Read More

Toyota HiLux named Australia's top-selling vehicle in 2022

The Toyota HiLux has retained its crown as Australia's top-selling car for the seventh year straight. → Read More

New Holland e-Source and Nobili e-Sprayer to help cut on-farm emissions

A New Holland T4 tractor fitted with an e-Source power pack and towing a Nobili e-Sprayer. New Holland is continuing to refine its e-Source power pack prototype to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the viticulture sector. → Read More

Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum offers an insight into the inventor's early works

Find out more about the Italian farm boy who became a household name. → Read More

Strong finish to machinery market in 2022 with another positive year expected

Farmers are continuing to capitalise on high commodity prices and tax incentives to upgrade their machinery. → Read More

New Holland T7 Methane Power LNG tractor will help reduce CO2 emissions

The New Holland T7 Methane Power LNG tractor has the company's Clean Blue livery, which will be used on its alternative fuels tractor range. Finding ways to reduce emissions is all the rage yet what if there was a way to not only hit carbon neutral but surpass it. → Read More

New Holland T4 Electric Power to be commercially produced at the end of 2023

The New Holland T4 Electric Power can be fully charged in under an hour with DC fast charging. Does a utility tractor offering a 90 per cent reduction in operating costs sound too good to be true? → Read More

Autonomous Case IH Trident 5550 applicator will be trialled in Australia in 2023

The driverless Case IH Trident 5550 applicator was on show at the CNH Industrial Tech Day on December 8. The world's first autonomous spreader is making its mark in the northern hemisphere and will be heading down under next year. → Read More