Power Farming will bolster its popular 6 Series tractors (140 - 226hp in six cylinders) with two four-cylinder workhorses.
AGCO's Massey Ferguson DM TL-V Series offers greater mowing widths, powered by tractors of ‘reasonable’ size.
The Canadian manufacturer Versatile is well known for building no-nonsense 4WD articulated tractors.
The Murray family-owned distributor FarmChief says that as tractors get more powerful there is also an opportunity to update the machinery being used.
Tractor importers and distributors have a healthy 2018 report card from the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA).
The Advanced Driving System available for the Landini Rex 4 series tractors won the Technical Innovation Award 2018 at the recent EIMA-18 the trade show in Bologna, Italy.
Arguments about whether tracks or duals are the best option for getting power to the ground in farming will go on for ever, but duals are the staple on tractors in New Zealand.
Some tractors never die, and look at this Israel-made mixer wagon in Germany, churning out feed to suit the farmer’s typically intensive European dairy production.
Sales of tractors are up 17% on this time last year and could set a record by year-end, says NZ Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) president John Tulloch.