Goldacres News

Goldacres wins Deloitte best managed company award 2023

Pictured: GM Roger Richards, founder John Richards and Business Services & Supply Chain Manager Richard Stute. Deloitte is an international accounting firm with a team in Australia close to 14,000. Goldacres have employed the services of Deloitte for the last two years to help get our financials and tax obligations in tip top shape. In... Read more

Goldacres TriTech 48m boom now with Weedetect option

Mid-west farmer Kyle Carson took delivery of his Goldacres G6 Crop Cruiser Series 2 with a 48m boom, and Bilberry Weedetect camera technology.  Built-in Ballarat Victoria, the G6 Crop Cruiser Series 2 was purchased through Agwest Machinery Geraldton. The G6 Crop Cruiser Series 2 raises the bar in terms of operator comfort and usability.  Developed... Read more
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Weed detection showcase – Griffith March 22

Recently Goldacres showcased the latest Spot Spraying technology offerings from Goldacres at the Ag Grow Agronomy & Research Day in Griffith NSW. Precision Ag specialist Dave Tuppen demonstrated the Weedetect singleshot Drone-based weed detection system along with the Weedetect Billbery camera detection system mounted on the latest Goldacres G6 Series 2 self-propelled sprayer. Weedetect Single... Read more
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Aberfoyle Farms – for our conditions, Goldacres does it better.

Charlie and Neil Vallance of Aberfoyle farms are located in the heart of Western Victoria in Lake Bolac. Their mixed farming operation is a second-generation farm in one of the country’s most consistent agricultural growing areas. The western districts can produce very consistent rainfall which can equate to very wet and boggy farming, thus needing... Read more
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New lease of life for Goldacres Crop Cruiser

Goldacres Crop Cruiser serial number 8648 rolled out of the Ballarat, Victoria, production line in August 2005. Sold in Western Australia to Stuart Nicholson & Son of Moorine Rock, the Crop Cruiser spent the next 15 years as a broadacre sprayer. It had done about 4000 spraying hours, as it was always intended until it... Read more
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Autonomous Spraying Technology

Autonomous spraying technology with help from Bilberry, Swarm Farm robotic agriculture and Goldacres. Goldacres technical guru, David Tuppen recently commissioned a fully autonomous sprayer with green on green weed detection using a SwarmBot robot and Goldacres Prairie Special trailing sprayer. Swarm Farm produces a range of autonomous robots for many different agricultural applications. SwarmBot “Uniform”... Read more
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Factory fitted weed sensing technology

The latest weed sensing technology system will soon be a factory-fitted option on the Goldacres range of sprayers. French company Bilberry will supply the weed-sensing camera system, and Goldacres will work with them to develop the architecture needed to integrate it with the sprayer rate controller. Bilberry has set up an office in Australia, so... Read more

Glenkeith Ag chooses Goldacres G4 Crop Cruiser

Damien Maunder of Glenkeith Ag contract spraying from Boggabri Northwest NSW writes about why he chose the Goldacres G4 for his contact spraying business. “I’ve had a passion for agriculture for as long as I can remember, and believe it is important to benefit from the latest technology at hand to maximise yields and run... Read more
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Norm Neilson “It’s brilliant! The best weed sprayer I have ever used”.

Located in Metung in country Victoria, is the “Norm Neilson Fine Art Photographic Gallery” ( and open display native gardens on a 1-acre plot. With regular visitors to both the Gallery and the Gardens through Spring, Summer and Autumn, Norm needs to have his garden looking it’s best at all times. Keeping the weeds in... Read more

Goldacres trailing pasture sprayer – A proven performer

On a grazing property just outside Bairnsdale Victoria, Bill Armit tells the story of how he has enjoyed using his old Goldacres Sprayer for over 18 years. The trailed sprayer is still in good working order and has obviously been made to last. When looking to the future, Bill was seeking a larger sprayer with... Read more
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