Snippets during the last few months about the new John Deere 9000 series SP harvesters no doubt originate in the ‘mothership’ and are disseminated by social media.
The forming of CKNZ, a subsidiary of CB Norwood Distributors Ltd, heralds a new direction for the distribution of Case IH in New Zealand as Norwood prepares a new growth strategy.
Manufacturers of total mixed ration (TMR) mixers should stop claiming their machines have “better steel, bigger tyres and brighter lights” than competitors’ machines.
German harvester specialist Claas has released new cutter-bars for its Lexion range of combine harvesters, with two configurations and three cutting widths.
Although he wasn’t in the market for a new rake, a demo of the Kverneland 15m, four-rotor KV 97150 rake persuaded Steve Murray, of B.A. Murray Ltd, Rangiora, him to buy it.
Hoping to encourage more discussion with farmers in the US, German arable manufacturer Horsch is now running another agricultural demonstration farm.
Africa is mystical and wild, a destination that changes you forever, like no other place on earth.
Te Pari recently released its Racewell HD4, a four-way sheep drafter the company sees progressing the concepts in its HD3 and HD6 units in use in New Zealand and elsewhere.
Tyre giant Michelin is to spend US$1.45 billion buying Camso, a well-known maker of rubber tracks for farm machines and snowmobiles.
Warmer weather and longer days mark the signs of spring approaching and – with it – the promise of more grass and increased production.
Heavy metal addicts of the farm machinery kind made a pilgrimage recently to Morrinsville for distributor and retailer Power Farming’s ‘Big Night Out’.
At PotatoEurope, near Hanover, this year, Grimme will unveil two self-propelled harvesters for the global market.
A Claas Disco 1100 RC, billed as the largest tractor-mounted mower-conditioner on the market, has shattered the world record for mowing, knocking over 141ha of lucerne in just eight hours.
The world's tractor market looked healthy in 2017, with 2.1 million sales – up about 13% on the 2016 total of 1.9 million units.
If you were loaned a $1099 mobile phone to review, would you test its maker’s claims that it was drop-proof to 1.8m and waterproof at depths up to 5m?
Best known as the dairy capital of New Zealand, Waikato can also claim to be the nation’s home of tea.
Quads and light utility vehicles (LUV) get a bad rap because operators’ poor skills and riding judgement cause crashes. Quality training can reduce such incidents.
Ploughing may be traceable back to the dawn of time, but the first real references date to the early 12thcentury in Europe.
New Holland Agriculture has updated the TD4F series orchard tractors to meet stage IIIB emissions regulations.
Te Pari Products, well known here and offshore, has since its founding in 1980 by Pete French, been in animal handling gear.
John Deere has announced several updates to its S-series headers for 2019, to improve performance, ride quality and small grain harvesting efficiency.
New Claas Disco Move 3600 and 3200 mowers, with mowing widths of 3.4 and 3m respectively, are designed for 1m of vertical travel and 30 degrees lateral movement, allowing efficiency and safety in rough paddocks.
Two new products added to the hum on the Rurtec stand at Fieldays last month.
The new Kuhn Performer 3000 (3m working width) extends the existing Performer 4, 5, 6 and 7m tine/disc, deep cultivator range, allowing cutting, mixing, soil loosening and consolidation in one-pass.