Pottinger Torro Combiline.

Grassland, cultivation and seeding specialist Pottinger has updated its guide to tyre choice and use for agricultural implements, including its own balers and forage wagons.

Jimny Convert.

The UTV is a workhorse on many rural properties, but the asking prices — $15,000 to $30,000 — cause some farmers to baulk. So imported Japanese micro-trucks or conversions of more mainstream vehicles are gaining ground.

 
Duals are the staple on tractors in New Zealand.

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.

Built like a tank

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.

 
Triple success for New Holland

New Holland Agriculture last month won three awards in the technical innovation contest at the 2018 EIMA International farm machinery show in Bologna, Italy.

Clover Cam.

A new sward scanner soon to be launched by Agrointelli (a spin-off from Kongskilde) produces data usable in variable-rate fertiliser plans.

WOPA TrimMaster on track.

Tractors, harvesters and even trailers might run on rubber tracks, but it’s not something you’d expect to see under cattle crushes or hoof trimmers.

New Holland Agriculture earlier this year extended its Forage Cruiser range with the flagship model, the FR920.

The Case IH Maxxum 145 Multicontroller has won Tractor of the Year 2019 and Best Design 2019 at the EIMA International farm equipment show in Bologna, Italy.

The Kioti NX 6020 tractor has been a "real eye-opener" for Jason and Rowan Turner, who, like many, had been using too bigger tractors for small jobs.

British company BuyAnyPart has launched a service manufacturing rare or obsolete parts using 3-D printing technology. 

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.

 

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