Canterbury-based Quigley Contracting’s tractors of choice are Fendt – preferred for their technology and versatility.
WIith an increasing focus on reducing chemical herbicides, largely because of crop resistance and a potential build-up of residues, new methods of weed control are appearing.
Austrian tillage and seed drill manufacturer Pöttinger has expanded its range of Aerosem pneumatic seed drills, with the addition of 4 metre and 5 metre folding versions units with a front hopper.
Following three years of testing with clients worldwide, Ireland-based manufacturer McHale has added a bigger model to its range of variable-chamber round balers with the new V8 series.
With a 12-year history of recruiting specialised operators from overseas to service the agricultural contracting industry, Hanzon Jobs typically brings in around 200 people to New Zealand each year from the UK and Ireland.
Walling Contracting’s Ben Walling describes his Krone Big M 450 self-propelled mower as a “brilliant machine”.
New Zealand's agricultural equipment sector remains in a positive mood, according to the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA), which represents the sector in manufacturing, retailing and distribution.
With safety at the forefront of all farm activity, there is no better time than now to assess the safety in your shearing shed.
John Deere has released new software updates to its Operations Centre and MyOperations App.
A Kubota RTV-X1140, the highest horsepower RTV in its class, has been tried and tested by Taranaki farmer Kevin (Smiley) Barrett – who also happens to be the father of three well-known All Blacks.
CLAAS has extended the versatility, productivity and user comfort of its CARGOS dual purpose transport wagons with the addition of new steering options, increased capacity and an ISOBUS terminal.
CLAAS has announced it will introduce a new automatic tyre inflation system across its AXION and ARION series of tractors.
CFMoto has launched the all-new CFORCE 625 EPS quad bike.
Contractors and farmers on the lookout to mow and condition at higher speeds, while producing better quality hay and forage, will welcome the launch of John Deere’s new R310R Mower Conditioner (MoCo).
Farm machinery brand Fendt has expanded into the harvester market in Australia and New Zealand, with is Ideal combine harvester.
Said to “glide like an eagle” – read silky smooth and always under control – Hustler Equipment has recently introduced the new Applic8R and Eagle boom sprayer combination.
Any dairy farmer who has taken a smack in the face from a dung-encrusted cow’s tail on a frosty morning will know the feeling and wonder how to stop it happening again.
Originally scheduled for a June Fieldays release, which was stymied by the Covid crisis, JCB has recently unveiled its third generation Loadall telescopic handlers.
Nationwide on-farm recycler Plasback has more than doubled the volume of waste plastic it collected this year.
St Paul's Collegiate School in Hamilton has come up trumps again at the recent Fieldays Online Innovation Awards.
CLAAS will soon release six new side-mounted rear mowers.
Irish agritech company MagGrow has won the International Innovation Award at the 2020 Fieldays Innovations Competition.
Deutz Fahr has introduced the new 8280 TTV, which is aimed at filling the gap between its current 7 and 9 Series models.
The Great Plains Spartan II triple disc, no-till air drill range has been updated to meet the evolving New Zealand market.