Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:12

Data and display conundrum cured

Tractor and harvester manufacturers are cagey about allowing access to their GPS and other software systems — but one farmer may have fixed this issue.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 11:18

Angel keeps watch over vehicle

With farm vehicle accidents far too frequent it’s interesting that the Blackhawk, from Farm Angel, can be a life saver.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:00

No excuses for spray drift

WHEN YOUR spray applications drift they can cause thousands of dollars of damage to neighbouring crops and “there’s really no excuse,” says a US scientist now working in New Zealand. 

Published in Management
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

GPS keeps farmer on the ‘Case’

SOUTH CANTERBURY crop farmer Barry Copland’s Case IH advanced farming system (AFS) has saved him time and money and taken the guesswork out of his spraying and drilling, the company says.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 17 January 2014 15:46

TracMap extends Oz business

DUNEDIN-BASED agricultural GPS business TracMap has extended its market further into Australia, signing a major new supply agreement with Kagome Foods, the country's largest tomato grower.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:01

Throwing fertiliser down the drain?

SUGGESTIONS THAT GPS-guided fertiliser spreading will deliver “major savings” miss a swathe of more fundamental problems with nutrient application in New Zealand, says a farmer with much expertise in the area.

Published in General News
 

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