It last happened 60 years ago: the Deep South hosted the final of the NZ Ploughing champs in 1958.
New Holland is now offering its Auto Command continuously variable transmission on the T9 Series tractors.
What a year it’s been for anyone interested in technology.
German harvester manufacturer Claas, known for the rubber track system it developed 30 years ago, went on to refine it.
The Valtra T254 Versu won the coveted Tractor of the Year 2018 (TOTY) and Best Design 2018 awards at Agritechnica 17 last month in Hannover, Germany.
Anderson Group, in Quebec, Canada, has launched a trailer that collects wrapped silage bales on the move, with no risk of damaging the plastic film.
Welshy contracting is well-known in the South Canterbury region, for 16 years offering no-nonsense earthmoving, site clearance, trenching, directional drilling, vacuum excavation and fencing.
Gallagher has won the supreme award from New Zealand’s industrial design community -- a group beyond the farmgate.
Founded by Victor Joskin in 1968, the Belgian family-owned Joskin company is now reckoned the world’s largest maker of slurry and manure equipment, selling to 60 countries.
Can you guess what's covering the interior of this Case IH Puma? Hint: the driver was on effluent duties.
Have you got a favourite farm memory? Then share it and the best yarn will win a farm bike worth over $5000.
The start of the harvest season brings thoughts such as ‘there aren’t enough hours in the day’ and for farmers and contractors alike the dream of more engine power.
During Kubota's recent celebration of 40 years in Australasia, dealers got their first look at the new BX 80 sub-compact tractors which will hit the shores of New Zealand in April 2018.
The new Espro 6000 RC seed drill offers two separate metering and distribution systems on one universal seed drill package to provide a choice of field operations for arable work.
Vineyards and orchards typically have vertical shelterbelts to ensure crops do not succumb to the effects of wind.
The capital cost of high-output modern tractors and machinery has prompted many agricultural contractors to diversify into civil work such as site development, re-contouring and road or race building.
Global tractor and machinery manufacturer AGCO is never far from the news, so with the grass harvest about to start in New Zealand, two new products from the MF camp will get plenty of attention.
Forage maize remains the crop most favoured for feeding cattle in Europe, but over the last 15 years, particularly in Germany, the maize worm or corn borer has become a major pest.
Kirwee-based business Colin Payne Contracting focuses on direct drilling and bale wrapping.
With the European grain harvest just ending, combine harvester manufacturers are whipping up a frenzy for their 2018 models.
Family-owned harvesting specialist Krone has pulled the wraps off a new offering in its Big X self-propelled range.
For ten years quads have been getting bigger and piling on cubic capacity: it’s no surprise now to see machines of 750, 800 or even 1000cc.
Although conditions in the agricultural machinery sector continue to be difficult, the family-owned Austrian firm of Pöttinger was still able to increase sales by 2% to Eur 308 million in the 2016-17 financial year.
Matt Walker, of Barrhill Dairy Ltd in Mid-Canterbury, runs a mixed operation that focuses on 2200 cows milked through two dairies, producing 1.3 million kgMS per annum.
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