With Agritechnica 2019 behind us, Dairy News can report it was a case of high-tech, automation and an eye on the future.
Loader wagons are increasingly popular with contractors looking to make quality silage with less power and fewer staff than are needed with traditional self-propelled teams.
Contracting business Hilltop Harvesting has found success with Alpego products.
Simple design coupled with a product that ‘gets the job done’, has led to Datamars taking the Gold Pin at the Best Design Awards.
Reporoa farmer Alistair Neville is using the Tow and Fert range for more environmentally-friendly farming practices.
Danish slurry tanker specialist Samson Argo will this week launch its TG range of tankers at Agritechnica in Germany.
Can-Am has added to its Defender UTV/side by side range for 2020, with the arrival of the Pro HD-10.
Described as Kawasaki’s premium Mule side by side, the PRO-FXR is a sport utility machine that combines a wide-body chassis with a 320mm shorter wheelbase.
The Anderson family has found success with Suzuki, with a fleet of four DR 200SE Trojans and a LT 300 quad.
While quads’ stranglehold of the off-road market has been tempered by side by sides (UTVs), quads persist, particularly on narrow tracks or difficult terrain.
Released in June 2019, the new Polaris Ranger Diesel results from two years R&D including customers, dealers, technicians and engineers.
Replacing the well known XR 125, the new Honda XR 150L is a step up for those preferring two wheel transport on the farm or between properties, as the machine is road registerable and LAMS approved.
Quad safety is back in the news in Australia, where the Government has ruled that rollover protection will be mandatory within 24 months.
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.