Andrew Simpson, of CARNZ Training, is not your typical side-by-side (SxS) user.
The Tru-Test Vat Manager all-in-one vat monitor and controller is giving dairy farmers confidence that their milk is cooled and held to temperature.
Milking machinery provider DeLaval has revealed its new rotary milking system designed for New Zealand farmers.
For years the quad market has been nibbled at by side-by-side (SxS) vehicles with their better carrying capacity and driver protection and, depending on options, shelter from the elements.
New on the Gallagher site at the National Fieldays will be its TW series of weigh scales and its insulated line posts.
German machinery maker Amazone has spent Euro 20 million on a new paint plant at its Hude-Altmoorhausen drill factory; it is reckoned among the most up-to-date in the farm machinery industry.
A well-known figure in world agricultural engineering has recently died.
A new five-calf open feeder from Stallion Plastics is said to be light, strong, easy to clean, big enough for calves to grow into and up to a third cheaper than traditional feeders.
The development of round bales for silage or baleage in the late 1980s made a huge difference to forage conservation, by removing the need for expensive and labour intensive silage clamps.
Farmers or landowners looking to establish seedbeds quickly might want to take a closer look at the new Maschio Presto disc harrow distributed by Power Farming.
John Deere's Horst factory in the Netherlands has a history of plant protection, designing and manufacturing crop sprayers for at least 70 years.
Austrian machinery maker Pottinger has unveiled what it claims is a new concept in ‘smart’ soil cultivation for its drills in the shape of the Terrasem Wave Disc.
With Autumn having been so wet, the spring might call for a little soil loosening to drain excess moisture and allow roots to go deeper in search of moisture in the drying summer.
Hot on the heels of its A and N series, Finnish tractor manufacturer Valtra has topped out its fourth-generation S series with the flagship S394 model.
Telehandlers have brought about a big change in materials handling on farms, with increased lift and reach capacities that traditional tractor/loader combinations couldn’t achieve.
The Kverneland 3336 MT 3.6m mounted mower conditioner takes mower suspension to a new level.
Treating water collected from roofs, streams, springs, bores often falls into property owners’ too-hard basket, the excuse sometimes being that drinking the stuff builds immunities to local nasties.
Hamish Noakes’ Milkabit Farm uses a GEA rotary platform said to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.
The war of words over quad bike safety in Australia has recently been elevated.
The new Kverneland FlexCart from importer Power Farming comprises a 4300L hopper mounted on a robust chassis with oversize wheel equipment and a rear-mounted Cat 2 three-point linkage.
The recently introduced fourth generation Valtra N series boasts many features from its ‘big brother’ T series but is built into a smaller, more manoeuvrable package which should appeal to many operators.
Tulloch Farm Machines, Masterton, has introduced a new Krone Big Pack 870 HDF XC MultiBale unique in its interest to contractors: it would allow them to offer different end products from the one machine.
In one of the farm machinery industry’s worst-kept secrets, global manufacturer AGCO says it expects to buy the forage division of the Lely Group.
The New Holland police tractor hit the roads in 2015, the brainchild of then New Holland operations manager Kyle Baxter (now C B Norwood brand manager) and police inspector Paul Carpenter.
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