A logistical storm is brewing for regional field days in 2021.

Regional field days organisers are already locking in dates for their annual showcases. But a logistical storm is brewing for event contractors and exhibitors.

 
Grease is the word

Grease keeps the wheels of agriculture turning – probably for longer than we realise.

 
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.

The Hisun Sector E1 UTV.

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’.

Bigger than Texas

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

Hustler’s new RX feeder.

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.

Described as a medium duty disc harrow, the Maschio Veloce is ideal for seed bed preparation or for incorporating residues from previous crops.

Farm machinery maker Claas is celebrating having made 150,000 tractors since it bought the Renault brand in 2003.

A new evaluation centre opened by Claas at its headquarters at Harsewinkel, Germany will help maintain its front ranking in harvesting technology.

 

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