MTF makes calf feeding a breeze

Bigger and better, says Stallion chief executive Grant Allen describing the company’s largest MTF mobile calf feeder, the Mixer Tanker Feeder.

 
 
Gunning for Fendt

Baseball caps, overalls and jackets are a familiar aspect of aftermarket promotion. But Fendt has taken an interesting step further.

Fendt 900 series tractor.

German manufacturer Fendt has released details of its new sixth generation 900 series tractors, which will be a big focus at Agritechnica later in the year.

Jerome Wenzlick at the Waiuku plastic post factory.

Working as a farmer and fencing contractor for 15 years made Jerome Wenzlick very familiar with fence posts — now he's “saving the planet one post at a time”.

The tip trailer on show at this year’s Fieldays.

The humble Kiwi tip trailer looks like a distant memory, given the size of some units we now see on farms and roads.

Moving promptly against lameness in cows deals to their pain and can reduce long term hoof damage, says Shoof International, which markets Walkease hoof blocks.

When Giltrap Engineering bought Duncan Ag in 2018, along with the stable of Duncan drills it acquired the company’s line-up of bale feeders and feed-out wagons.

While electric and hybrid vehicles gain traction on our roads, the concept is largely missing from the rural and off-road markets. But Hisun Motors New Zealand is ‘dipping its toes’.

The big mixer wagons seen in New Zealand have a long way to go in size to rival the behemoths used in North America.

Sporting the new Hustler mint green paintwork, the Hastings company’s new RX feeders result from six years of development leading to a five-model range with capacities of 11 to 28cu.m.

A new compact charger designed for lithium ion phosphate batteries keeps them safer and always ready for use, the manufacturer claims.

 

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