Twenty years ago, a land agent told Bill Davey, “you’ll never buy a better bit of land than this!” Back then he suspected land agent spiel, but now Bill admits the agent was right.
JCB has released its first 100% electrical Loadall telehandler, the 525-60E, with similar cycle times and no loss of performance compared to a diesel engine version.
Kubota New Zealand product specialist Shaun Monteith says Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) tractors make up 30% of all tractors in their horsepower category in New Zealand.
Agco has picked up eight AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
First seen as an option in its linkage mounted rotary swathers, Pottinger has now released the Flowtast glide bar as an option for its TOP 842 C centre-delivery rake.
Dutch robotic specialist Lely launched a new farm management application called Horizon at its recent Future Farm Days 2020.
Dutch slurry tanker manufacturer Veenhuis has developed a new axle arrange for its Premium range of machines.
Coolbreene Trust near Taupo is a large-scale dairy operation farming 1150ha, including run-off blocks, within a 10km radius of its home base.
Originally available with amber lenses only, Narva’s ‘Geomax’ Heavy Duty LED Strobe Beacon light range has been upgraded with the addition of amber/clear, blue and green options.
Having declared in July that all farm plastics sold in New Zealand will have to be recycled or reused, the Ministry for the Environment has made two major grants to help this policy become a reality.
Larger quads have become increasingly popular with operators looking to tow heavy loads, be it feed or animals.
Crop production technology supplier Lemken is celebrating its 240th birthday.
Austrian manufacturer Pottinger has added the NOVACAT 402 ED to its range, claiming that with a working width of 3.88 metres, it is the biggest rear-mounted mower with conditioner on the market.
Leading New Zealand rural insurer, FMG says nesting birds continue to account for around $700,000 worth of tractor fire claims each year.
In a move that appears to have been repeated by many equipment manufacturers, Kuhn confirms it currently working on several autonomous solutions – particularly in the area of feeding.
John Deere has updated and expanded its mower conditioner line-up for 2021.
Projecta's popular ‘Charge N’ Maintain’ automatic battery charger range has now been recharged – with the introduction of new features across four new models.
The Krone Comprima Plus is the latest addition to the German company’s range of variable chamber round balers.
Lely has launched three new products to make on-farm tasks easier for farmers.
Do you know what’s happening in your soil? Water usage and productivity company Watermetrics believes it’s essential for farmers to know this.
Enterprise Ireland and the Ploughing Association decided to push ahead with the annual Innovation Arena competition for new innovations from agri-tech and farm machinery companies – albeit in a virtual format.
While many contractors still use trucks for haulage duties, the last decade, with the advent of larger tractors, has seen a great deal of interest in the use of high volume, high-spec tipping trailers.
CLAAS Harvest Centre product manager, Luke Wheeler, says the end goal should always be the starting point when making purchasing decisions.
Third-generation dairy farmers Hayden and Tania Edmeades run 500 dairy cows and associated young stock over 190ha near Putararu in the Waikato.