Dutch effluent specialist Vredo is testing 15 and 18-metre wide slurry injection rigs for the upcoming 2022 spreading season.
Choosing the right pump for an effluent system is the key to ensuring a system works well and gives many years of reliable service.
Palmerston North headquartered Strautmann Hopkins Ltd imports the extensive range of Strautmann Muck Spreaders for farmers and contractors, built by the German builder that calls on over 60 years of development, manufacturing and experience in the field of specialised spreaders.
Fifth generation farmer Louis English and his wife Angela milk 850 cows on a 335ha family farm at Dipton West, Southland.
While well known in New Zealand’s dairying circles, Matamata-based Forsi Innovations are also sought further afield, such as a project about to be commissioned at the City University of Hong Kong.
Technology is constantly evolving, meaning products change quickly so you need to ensure improvements and upgrades are yielding value from day one. When looking at on farm upgrades, WaterForce suggests that the following are key questions in your investment research:
With just a month to go before all new and secondhand imported ATVs bikes sold in Australia must be fitted with operator protection devices (OPD) and meet minimum stability requirements, one in six quad bikes for sale through dealerships do not meet the new national safety standards.
While New Zealand is regarded to be the home of No. 8 wire and electric fencing, it looks like the future of fencing might be virtual.
The first Valtra tractor joined the Butler family's farming business in 2000, bought in a hurry to work on a Canterbury conversion and proving itself to be capable and reliable. The business has since owned another eight.
John Deere has signalled the latest additions to its self-propelled forage range with the 9500i and 9600i models.
Kuhn has added triple vertical auger models to its cross conveyor equipped range of diet feeders.
Arable specialist Lemken has announced several upgrades to its Azurit 10 precision seed drill, available as early as next month.
The Tailpainter heat detection tool is now complemented by the Daisy Paint tail paint range, which made its debut at the 2021 National Fieldays.
New Holland has announced the first major update of 2021 for the MyPLM Connect Farm desktop platform and mobile app, which includes support for prescriptions, tillage and large square balers, new layer visualisations and machine utilisation maps.
An evolution of ATV and quad rollover protection, the AR quad safety bar uses compressed gas and an electronic control system to offer fully automated, pneumatic roll-over protection – with full deployment in less than 250 milliseconds.
Kuhn has unveiled two new models in its belt merger range, to meet the increasing demand of customers looking to harvest impurity-free forage while reducing the operating costs.
Obviously not wishing to get left behind by some of its competitors, Italian manufacturer Merlo is planning to add to its green-liveried telehandler range with another set of green credentials in the shape of an all-new, all-electric battery-powered Merlo e-Worker model.
John Deere has announced that its JDLink system will be available to customers at no ongoing cost.
A switch to KUHN film binding is paying off for one South Waikato baling contractor, Ireland Contracting, who bought two FBP 3135 balers last spring, attracted to the KUHN FBP’s bale quality (shape and density) and reliability of the film binding system.
We've got used to many forms of tech in agriculture, such as global positioning systems (GPS), auto steering and variable rate application of fertilisers and sprays. Now it looks like the mundane task of moving bales is about to see an upgrade.
Despite Covid, the need for the world to eat has kept farmers busy, meaning that they continue to buy new kit and machinery – so manufacturers are also busy.
Ian and Megan Lockwood, trading as IJ and MA Lockwood, operate a unique contracting business over a 20km radius from their Hunua, South Auckland base.
Waikato farmer Ed Grayling milks 430 cows on mostly peat soil that is low on trace elements.
Feeding livestock can bring with it several challenges including labour shortages, wasted feed, higher prices for smaller quantities, intake monitoring and dominant animals bullying more timid individuals.