Agricultural Requirements was established in
1948 as an International Harvester Dealership
for the Lockyer Valley, the salad bowl of
Queensland. The Case-IH franchise today remains
the company's flagship of its agricultural
Over the years Agricultural
Requirements diversified into other pursuits
such as irrigation and manufacturing and today
manufactures the AR Boom Irrigator at its Gatton
site. The engineering division also produces
Sprayers, Square Plows and Pulverisers as well
as modifying machinery for horticultural use.
Agricultural Requirements' Engineering
Division manufactures three main products :
AR Boom Irrigators (Low Pressure Water Driven)
in models from 42m to 94m,
AR Boom Sprayers and
AR Square Plow.
Many irrigation components are produced in the
Gatton Workshop as well, including valves,
risers, column and shaft, sockets, stands, pump
bases and aluminium fabrication. They also
carry-out jobbing work for local councils,
businesses and farmers.