The knives automatically remain sharp during operation.

When harvesting grass silage, farmers and contractors strive to get the highest possible forage quality to increase profits.

Duncan Alstrong Aerator.

The Alstrong Aerator enables farmers and contractors to get better pasture growth by aerating the upper levels of paddocks, says the national distributor, the Duncan division of Giltrap Engineering.

 
Tyres turning green

It's not only the rural sector coming under pressure to clean up its environmental footprint.

 
Jana Hocken and Gemma Adams, Vizlink.

A whiteboard messaging system developed by a young newcomer to dairy farming has blossomed into a standalone business.

 
Old name... new product

A veteran of New Zealand’s farm machinery industry has set up his own business to sell selected lines of imported machinery and to source or develop innovative new machines.

Sumo GLS grassland subsoiler in action at Mystery Creek.

A recent demonstration of a grassland subsoiler in the heavily compacted car park at Mystery Creek impressed visiting dairy farmers.

Wagon delivers more options

Giltrap Engineering has unveiled a new Multi-Feeder feed wagon, adding to its range of side and centre-delivery models.

The Case IH Versum.

There's a new name to remember in the Case IH tractor universe: the Versum was recently unveiled at Sima 19, the big Paris exhibition, joining the brand’s familiar Quadtrac, Magnum, Puma, Maxxum and lately the Optum.

Hisun set to hit NZ farms

New Zealand buyers of quads and side x sides now have a wider choice with the arrival of the Chinese brand Hisun.

Enviro Solutions effluent stirrer.

A new heavy-duty, shore-based stirrer from effluent handling specialist Hi-Tech Enviro Solutions can help eliminate the problem of crusts forming on effluent pond or storage towers.

ClearTech binds effluent solids together to settle them out from water.

Ravensdown's ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system has won first prize in the South Island Agricultural Field Days’ Agri-Innovation Awards.

CNH Industrial has made its first 3-D printed spare parts, showing the farm machinery industry to be right up with emerging new technologies.

CLAAS has made its Easy on-board app easier to use thanks to ISOBUS Task Controller documentation that allows it to seamlessly connect with most farm management software.

The latest, fourth-generation Jimny “takes the best of the three previous generations and brings it bang up-to-date,” says Suzuki. 

 

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