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EPISODE 017 - SILVAN

EPISODE 017 - SILVAN'S HANDSPRAYER RANGE

On this episode we speak with General Manager of Rural Merchandise,  Michel Frost as he discusses the hand and trolley sprayer offering in the Silvan line up. We go through the range and explain the ideal product to use in a number of different applications and markets.

Listen to this Podcast via the link below or watch Michael Frost and our Account Manager, Nick Dicembre deliver the Podcast in person via YouTube (link below).

Links: 

Video YouTube Link - https://youtu.be/UZsF39xx8Yo

EPISODE 016 - SILVAN

EPISODE 016 - SILVAN'S AUTUMN CATALOGUE OVERVIEW

On Episode 016 of the Silvan Australia Podcast we are joined by General Manager of Spraying and Farm Machinery Gavin Wheatcroft. Gavin introduces a new range of products that will be in this years Silvan Autumn Product Catalogue Guide released on 1st May 2020. 

You can listen to this Podcast via the link below or you can watch Gavin Wheatcroft and our Account Manager., Nick Dicembre deliver the Podcast in person via YouTube (link below).

Links: 

Video YouTube Link – https://youtu.be/Cpmn2xkGEBw

Catalogue Link: https://www.silvan.com.au/product-guides-catalogues/

EPISODE 15 - FARMING INNOVATIONS WITH BAYER CROP SCIENCE

EPISODE 15 - FARMING INNOVATIONS WITH BAYER CROP SCIENCE

On this episode of the Podcast we speak with fellow Pod-caster Craig White, Market Development for Agronomy and Field Leader of Integrated Weed Management (Australia) of Bayer Crop Service.

Craig and his team run the Bayer Crop Cast Podcast and we discuss the importance of issuing information via the Podcast medium and how both Silvan Australia and Bayer see benefits in keeping the Australian Farmer across new innovations. We also discuss the importance of correct spraying, some new products to the market and of course application of 2,4-D products.

Some in Podcast links:
Bayer Crop Cast - www.crop.bayer.com.au/news-and-insights/cropcast
Agronomy from the cab - @agronomyfromthecab
Serenade® Opti - www.crop.bayer.com.au/news-and-insig…r-strawberries
Aviator® Xpro® - www.crop.bayer.com.au/find-crop-solu…liar-fungicide
TTI60 Nozzle - Silvanaustralia – Episode-001-24-d-nozzle-selection
Airshear and Airboom Sprayers - Silvanaustralia – Episode-002-silvan-linkage-airboom-pro-and-cannon-jet-sprayer

EPISODE 014 PHIL LAMATTINA OF ROCKY LAMATTINA & SONS

EPISODE 014 PHIL LAMATTINA OF ROCKY LAMATTINA & SONS

On this edition of the Podcast we speak with carrot grower, Phil Lamattina of Rocky Lamattina & Sons from Robinvale in Victoria.

Starting in the 1950’s in Keysborough Victoria, Rocky and his family have grown to become one of the largest carrot growers in Australia. Now operating out of multiple locations in Victoria and Queensland, Phil goes through crop rotations, challenges of modern farming and how he manages his busy lifestyle from running Top Fuel in Drag Racings Group 1 Category - to being the Robinvale Football Club President and managing seamless supply of carrots to Australian supermarkets and wholesalers.

Links referenced in the Podcast:
> Lamattina Farms Website
> Lamattina Top Fuel Racing

 

EPISODE 013 - MEET JOHN COGHILL OF GOLF LINK MOTORS

EPISODE 013 - MEET JOHN COGHILL OF GOLF LINK MOTORS

Located in Rochester Victoria, Proprietor John Coghill commenced Golf Link Motors 49 years ago. Starting out selling Leyland cars and Fiat Tractors he and his son Craig now have an agricultural equipment focus.

John explains the impact the Rural Finance and Settlement Commission had in the 1960’s and how this shaped the surrounding region of Rochester in Victoria.

He also discusses what changes he has seen occur in the region and gives us an insight into what it means in representing premium Agricultural brands.

EPISODE 012 SPRAY GUN USE

EPISODE 012 SPRAY GUN USE

The use of a spray gun is often overlooked or underestimated in terms of quality and ergonomics. On this episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we chat with leading Italian Manufacturer of Spray guns Chierici Tito Srl Aldo Barilli.

He gives us a run down on the history of Chierici Tito Srl (PA) and the different industries they now service. Aldo also gives us a run down in the types of applications he has seen their guns used in over the years, advises on good calibration tips and things to consider when you purchase of spray gun.

EPISODE 011 EVAPORATIVE AIR COOLERS

EPISODE 011 EVAPORATIVE AIR COOLERS

On this episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we talk all things Evaporative Air Coolers with our National Sales Manager, Michael Frost. We discuss the varying applications these coolers have been used in and some of the different features of the products within the Selecta range. With a hot Summer predicted for Australia just around the corner, this episode is one to tune in to.

Episode 010 Custard Apple Grower Dan De Clara

Episode 010 Custard Apple Grower Dan De Clara

On this Episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we speak with Custard Apple Farmer Dan De Clara of Beerburrum on the Sunshine Coast in Qld. Dan is a second-generation farmer and tells of his father’s involvement in growing tobacco many years ago and how Dan has come back to farming Custard Apples.

He also speaks of his some of his farming practices and how he balances a farm, a full-time job, family life and some of the challenges faced in the region of Beerburrum Qld.

Episode 009 Part 2 Comet Pumps Aldo Barilli

Episode 009 Part 2 Comet Pumps Aldo Barilli

This is the second part of the two part Podcast with Aldo Barilli of Comet Pumps in Italy.

Episode 009 Part 1 Comet Pumps Aldo Barilli

Episode 009 Part 1 Comet Pumps Aldo Barilli

In this two part episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we chat with Aldo Barilli of Comet Pumps in Italy. Silvan Australia’s relationship with Comet goes back to the 1960’s and these days Comet distributes their product throughout the world. Aldo talks about the challenges of delivering products that suits a vast array of different applications and the ongoing need to bring to the market place innovative changes. He also discusses the marketing initiatives including the relationship with the LCR Honda Team in MotoGP and developments of Smart Phone Apps that can be used by the grower.

Aldo also covers off on some of the new regulations in spraying that is regulated in Europe and how that has influenced some of their product development.

Episode 008 Part 2 Swarmfarm Robotics

Episode 008 Part 2 Swarmfarm Robotics

This is Part 2 of the two part Podcast episode with Angus Hogan of Swarmfarm Robotics. Their robots are empowering farmers to deploy new technology in their fields with customised solutions for challenges faced in their local farming systems. Their journey commenced in 2012 when they decided farming couldn’t continue with ever larger and more complicated machines. They had a clear vision to create better farming systems and unlock the promise of autonomous agriculture.

Episode 008 Part 1 Swarmfarm Robotics

Episode 008 Part 1 Swarmfarm Robotics

On this two part Podcast episode we chat with Angus Hogan of Swarmfarm Robotics. Their robots are empowering farmers to deploy new technology in their fields with customised solutions for challenges faced in their local farming systems. Their journey commenced in 2012 when they decided farming couldn’t continue with ever larger and more complicated machines. They had a clear vision to create better farming systems and unlock the promise of autonomous agriculture. Tune into this first part of a two part episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast with Swarmfarm Robotics.

Episode 007 Kent Roberts

Episode 007 Kent Roberts

On this episode we catch up with Proprietor Kent Roberts of Stans Manjimup Farm Machinery, Silvan servicing dealer for the region. Once on the airways of Radio throughout Western Australia including morning talkback on 882 6PR radio Kent now finds himself servicing the region for all farm machinery products. He gives us an insight into why he changed over from radio to farm machinery sales and some of his markets he now services.

Episode 006 Shane Bendotti

Episode 006 Shane Bendotti

On this episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we chat with Shane Bendotti of Bendotti Avocados and Aus-Avo in Pemberton Western Australia. He goes through his operations and discusses his Grandfathers and fathers humble beginnings immigrating from Italy to Western Australia after the second world war. He also discusses their beginnings in potatoes and how they moved over to Avocados 20 years ago.

Episode 005 TMA Executive Director Gary Northover

Episode 005 TMA Executive Director Gary Northover

On this edition of the Silvan Australia Podcast we speak with Executive Director of the Tractor and Machinery Association Gary Northover. He gives us an insight to the function and direction of the TMA. He also elaborates on the industry, in particular tractor sales across the nation and gives us an update on the recent TMA Conference which had a focus on better understanding the customer of tomorrow.

Episode 004 On Farm Security with Michael Frost

Episode 004 On Farm Security with Michael Frost

On this episode we discuss with Silvan Australia Rural Merchandise Manager Michael Frost the importance of on Farm Security and some of the steps that can be made in mitigating the potential risk of stolen property on farm. We also discuss some of the other applications the on farm security products can have in no rural markets.

Episode 003 Leo Schoonderbeek

Episode 003 Leo Schoonderbeek

In this Episode of the Silvan Australia Podcast we sit down with Leo Schoonderbeek of Konigs Shepparton. Leo tells us of his humble beginnings in the Machinery industry and some of the challenges he faces in the Shepparton region. He also discusses the emerging technology coming into the industry and where he sees new farming practices heading. Leo's story is a great listen and we really appreciate his time of the Podcast.

Episode 002 New Air Assist Technology with Gavin Wheatcroft

Episode 002 New Air Assist Technology with Gavin Wheatcroft

On this Episode of the Silvan Podcast we discuss with Silvan Spraying Machinery General Manager Gavin Wheatcroft the new Air Assist technology found on the latest 3 Point Linkage Airboom Pro. We also discuss the new Cannon Jet Sprayer that also complements the Air Assist range. Tune in to listen how these products can be applied to a number of different crops and markets, along with their innovations and new features that are part of this exciting range.

Episode 001 2,4-D Nozzle Selection with David Carr

Episode 001 2,4-D Nozzle Selection with David Carr

Welcome to Episode 001 of the Silvan Australia Podcast. In our first Episode we discuss with Silvan Australia's Spraying Machinery Specialist David Carr the selection criteria on spraying nozzles for 2,4-D products as mandated by APVMA.