Hay and silage contrator Joe Macfarlane has new additions to his arsenal this season.
Leading frontloader maker Quicke has released details of its latest technology – the Quicke Control System (QCS), all designed by the company itself.
With dairy herds growing larger comes a trend towards heavier diet mixers and longer mixing times.
Although it's not a well recognised name in New Zealand ATV or UTV circles, Hisun NZ has recently been gaining traction.
Tyre maker Continental will present its new Very High Flexion (VF) technology for its TractorMaster, TractorMaster Hybrid and CombineMaster agricultural tyres at Agritechnica, in Hanover in November.
The latest New Holland T5 Tier 4B tractor range has been re-engineered meet Tier 4B emissions regulations.
A new EasyCut B950 butterfly mower from German manufacturer Krone looks to have hit the mark with users.
CLAAS will take a silver medal in the Agritechnica Innovation Awards in November for its Cemos Auto performance feature.
The squeeze on plastics should be a sobering warning to farmers and plastic wrap suppliers says the head of Plasback, New Zealand’s on farm recycler.
A robotic feed pusher designed to refresh and remix feed is running on a South Island dairy farm which reports a resulting increase in production and significant labour savings.
A new task management system allows farmers and agricultural contractors to keep track of job and time records with an app, helping reduce mistakes and saving time.
Applying liquid manures or farmyard effluents to standing crops of forage maize is largely unheard of in New Zealand, but the practice is gaining ground in Europe.
Massey Ferguson is further extending its hay and forage equipment line-up with new front mounted mowers and wider mounted and trailed tedders.
Kuhn has launched two mower-conditioners for use in delicate crops like lucerne or alfalfa, where leaf loss can be a major problem if conditioning is done by traditional flail type designs.
A new mower from Irish manufacturer Malone will be of interest as a no-nonsense, heavy duty machine for use in hay or silage production.
Taranaki contractor Jason Holdem’s approach to farm machinery is straightforward: “It’s got to be simple to use and need minimum maintenance.”
A home in the country usually brings with it a little work so Bronwyn Baird figured on buying a tractor.
Beacons are an indispensable health and safety device for many vehicles on farms.
Power Farming says it now stocks an extra $500,000 of parts at its hubs in Christchurch and Invercargill to help cut contractors’ downtime in the South Island.
Signalling changing times, the construction and agricultural machinery maker JCB has begun producing the world’s first fully electric mini excavator.
Already ahead of the game with its methane-powered tractor, New Holland Agriculture has unveiled the first prototype of its Low Carbon Tractor (LoCT).
Designed for deep vertical tillage, the Great Plains inline subsoiler shatters yield-robbing compaction layers.
New SmartRigger fence components build on creativity that won its creator TC Fence Systems an Innovation Award at Fieldays 2018.
Four years after he quit farming, Tim Deans, an engineering-savvy guy, has emerged from his Rangiora workshop with a new electric fence add-on.
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