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Animal tracing improves

The latest NAIT data shows farmers are increasing their engagement with the system and becoming more compliant.

Queries linger around water plan

DairyNZ says it is still working through the details of the Government’s Essential Freshwater package announced late last month.

Tractors and Machinery

New JD distributors

From July 1, John Deere Construction and Forestry Equipment will be available from AGrowQuip in the North Island and Drummond & Etheridge (D&E) in the South Island.

CLAAS releases half-track tractors

First seen as concepts at Agritechnica two years ago, CLAAS has now released the world’s first half-tracked tractors with full suspension.

Compact Koreans cut to the chase

Korean tractor brand TYM Tractors have been available in New Zealand for more than a decade, building a reputation for quality as a quiet achiever.

Dairy Equipment

Iconic business changes hands

Numedic, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of dairy and agricultural products, has changed ownership after 25 years.

Vehicles and Motorbikes

Farm bikes bred in NZ

The story of how Suzuki's Trojan became one of the most reliable and durable two-wheel farm bikes on the market begins…

Animal Health

The global AMR battle

One of the greatest threats of our time, potentially on a scale larger than Covid-19, is antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.

Treat milk area like a kitchen

Strict hygiene standards on dairy farms will be an important part of long-term export market protection, say award-winning Waikato farmers Adrian and Pauline Ball.

Farm Services

Helping comply with safety

With on-farm safety being a real challenge, especially for employers, the Smart HS approach might offer some answers.

Farm Products

Data-driven irrigation

A web-based technology is now available to help farmers better manage their water resources and improve decision-making around irrigation.

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