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Air Seeder History

We invented and patented the first pneumatic broadacre air seeder in the world and pioneered its early development.  Albert Fuss set about making a seeder mechanism with central distribution and mounted it on a Graham Holme Chisel Plough. 

In 1956 the family sowed wheat through the air seeder near Dalby in Queensland on 12" rows on a 20' wide machine.

For over 45 years Gyral have manufactured air seeders.   Albert Fuss patented his invention in 1956 and we have still have the number one air seeder here at the factory, and it still runs!

North American cropping farmers, for example, probably have no idea that equipment purchased from the Great Plains Manufacturing Co of Kansas was patented from the drawing boards located at Gyral’s Queensland Head Office or that Australian farmers from Western Australia to Queensland who have purchased Gason, Horwood Bagshaw, Shearer, Napier Grasslands or Simplicity are using equipment that is or has used Gyral’s Air Seeding concepts.

The Gyral "Number 1" Seeder. It still runs today and is at the Gyral Factory in Toowoomba!

Air Seeder Evolution