Reporoa based Murdoch Agricultural Contracting, owned and operated by couple Harry Murdoch and Samantha Parker, started by targeting a niche.
Machinery dealers around the country have reported a substantial increase in sales of both tractors and farm equipment compared with the same time last year.
According to Kverneland distributor, Power Farming, the KultiStrip system will bring opportunities to farm environmentally, while improving yields and profitability.
A new name was on show at Fieldays in the shape of Solis Tractors.
Released in May 2021, the Ceres smart tag is the world's first direct-to-satellite tag for agriculture.
Checking tyre pressure on quad bikes should be a fundamental health and safety process, says WorkSafe New Zealand.
German harvesting specialist and tractor manufacturer Claas has acquired a minority shareholding in Dutch start-up company AgXeed, the developer of the autonomous AgBot vehicle.
German farm machinery manufacturer Horsch says it is at an advanced stage with developing its aptly named Robo autonomous planter and will release more details soon.
Known by most Kiwi farmers for UTV and ATV parts and accessories, TRAX Equipment's products are designed and manufactured in New Zealand.
The rapidly expanding 'virtual farming' arena looks like it's taking a step nearer reality with Hamilton-based Gallagher Group taking ownership of Australian virtual fencing developer Agersens.
Sometimes the simplest product design can be uncannily clever and offer real benefits to the end user.
After giving the go-ahead for a major investment at its Le Mans plant back in 2017, Claas recently showcased its €40 million spend.
Drones have become increasingly popular in agriculture and horticulture over the last decade, whether taking aerial photographs of a property, checking water lines or in some cases even mustering stock. Machinery editor Mark Daniel takes a closer look at the developments in this area...
As anyone will attest to – if they’re married to someone with horses, have kids with ponies or are foolish enough to own these animals themselves – a big downside is the large, regular mess they leave behind.
The increasingly popular UTV/side-by-side sector offers a wide range of choices for farm or rural mobility, which has been made even broader with a new machine from Yamaha.
Hastings-based Kleer Contractors provides 24-hour machine work and labour for a local food processing plant.
The Claas Harvest Centre display at Mystery Creek will include the public debut of the all-new CLAAS Disco 10 series side-mounted rear mowers.
Manawatu dairy farmers Wendy and Richard Ridd consider the environment extensively when making decisions on their farm that runs to 260 hectares, with a milking platform of 196 cows.
Agriculture brings with it several challenges and a level of uncertainty, so premium support for tractors and machinery is never far from a farmer’s mind.
Asset management, remote worker safety, and Electronic Road User Charges are all fleet and location-based technologies that improve operations in the agricultural industry.
For more than 50 years, the Gallagher team has made the annual pilgrimage to Mystery Creek for Fieldays. So, when Covid upset plans last year, Darrell Jones reckons it was like missing Christmas.
When it comes to award-winning innovation, Waverley and Wilco Klein Ovink got started early.
Kubota New Zealand is gearing up for the annual NZ National Fieldays, showcasing its new RTV520, M5-1 ROPS, and M7-2 models.
Alliance, a part of Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres, has introduced a new tyre, especially designed for pivot irrigation systems.