With 25 years experience of electrical seed metering, Kverneland claims it knows more about electric drive systems than any other precision seeding company.
Amazone has updated its EasyCheck calibration system to allow the lateral spreading pattern of fertiliser to be quickly and easily checked in the paddock.
New Zealand is punching above its weight in addressing the world’s needs for protein and animal management.
Lely has launched a sprayable barrier against bacteria to boost the udder health of cows.
Rural folks wringing their hands about tank water levels will welcome a device from Davey Water Products.
JCB has given fans a glimpse of its new-spec agricultural Loadall at the recent LAMMA UK show.
Demand for a retrofit option for its older loader models has prompted Quicke to develop ‘Q-companion’, a unit that fits the 350,000 Dimension and Trima Plus loaders made 2005 - 2017.
John Deere has introduced a new line-up of rotary cutters in the form of the E, M and R series, with a new deck and cutting chamber design.
The benefits of sub-soiling and soil aeration are well known, not least their ability to create vertical fissures that help water and nutrients penetrate to plants roots, so helping increase production.
Subsoiling offers improved drainage and creates healthier soil conditions with increased worm activity, ultimately resulting in higher yields.
RK Flint Contracting, at Ngatea, Hauraki Plains, has been running a Vaderstad Tempo F8 precision planter since September.
Manufacturers may spend lots of time and money promoting their ‘hero’ models, but many potential customers are just looking for a basic hack.
Grassland, cultivation and seeding specialist Pottinger has updated its guide to tyre choice and use for agricultural implements, including its own balers and forage wagons.
The UTV is a workhorse on many rural properties, but the asking prices — $15,000 to $30,000 — cause some farmers to baulk. So imported Japanese micro-trucks or conversions of more mainstream vehicles are gaining ground.
Arguments about whether tracks or duals are the best option for getting power to the ground in farming will go on for ever, but duals are the staple on tractors in New Zealand.
Some tractors never die, and look at this Israel-made mixer wagon in Germany, churning out feed to suit the farmer’s typically intensive European dairy production.
New Holland Agriculture last month won three awards in the technical innovation contest at the 2018 EIMA International farm machinery show in Bologna, Italy.
A new sward scanner soon to be launched by Agrointelli (a spin-off from Kongskilde) produces data usable in variable-rate fertiliser plans.
More appliances and electrical gear on vehicles and boats raises the demand for power.
Massey Ferguson says it will add new products to the MF hay and forage range for farmers and contractors.
Massey Ferguson has announced the S Effect across its entire range of Beauvais-built tractors.
Tractors, harvesters and even trailers might run on rubber tracks, but it’s not something you’d expect to see under cattle crushes or hoof trimmers.
Kubota has unveiled three new models that will replace its previous T series mower line-up.
While New Zealand plays catch-up and Europe leads in using farm effluent, it was always going to fall to the North American continent to go large — very large.