Monday, 04 March 2019 15:13

Better cutting on farm, park or roadside

John Deere has introduced a new line-up of rotary cutters in the form of the E, M and R series, with a new deck and cutting chamber design.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 15 February 2019 12:24

No-till drill gets an upgrade

The John Deere 750A All-Till drill is a popular choice in New Zealand, offering high outputs in conventional, minimal and no-till regimes and precise seed placement.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 17 December 2018 15:37

One for Santa’s list

With Christmas just around the corner, farmers thoughts will be on finding a gift for the domestic manager, the ankle-biters – and maybe a little prezzie for themselves.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:44

Upgrades for JD’s 6R series

John Deere is updating its lineup of 110 to 250hp 6R series cabbed tractors for 2019.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:44

John Deere building on zero-turn range

John Deere has introduced the new diesel Z994R Commercial ZTrak zero-turn mower, said to offer more performance and efficiency, and available in New Zealand from early 2019.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 14:10

Tractors for all seasons

The latest 5G series from John Deere takes the tried-and-tested route: a wide range of formats for all horticultural and viticulture scenarios.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 12 October 2018 14:09

JD’s new forage harvesters coming

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. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 27 September 2018 11:26

Precision rollout

John Deere is rolling out precision ag solutions and updated software for use on more brands and for expanding applications: they are the 4240 Universal Display, AutoTrac Universal 300 guidance solution and updated 18-2 Gen 4 software.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:50

John Deere headers updated

John Deere has announced several updates to its S-series headers for 2019, to improve performance, ride quality and small grain harvesting efficiency. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Sunday, 24 June 2018 11:55

JD goes high-tech in SP sprayers

In the northern hemisphere, John Deere has released details of its new R4050i self-propelled sprayer, with a new PowrSpray control system, a larger 5000L tank and an “ultra-lightweight but extremely strong” carbon-fibre boom.

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