It's often said the ingenuity of farmers and growers knows no bounds.
John Deere claims a joint venture between it and California-based technology company GUSS will assist horticulture producers achieve greater on-farm efficiency.
Like many Kiwis in agritech, Don Sandbrook grew up on a farm.
An innovative low emission, driver-less tractor able to perform up to three tasks at once is on the cards for New Zealand orchards.
Orizzonti is well known in the viticulture and orchard sectors for its specialised range of mowers and mulchers.
While farmers and growers are familiar with ground compaction and soil damage, most attempts to alleviate the problem centres around the tractor - usually fitting larger section tyres or reducing pressure.
While the auto industry seems to be galloping into electrification, the agricultural sector seems to be a little more reserved in adopting plug in and play.
Yamaha is made up of two separate companies - Yamaha Corporation, famed for musical and electronic products, and the Yamaha Motor Company, which started producing motorcycles in 1954.
Following a decade playing at Super Rugby, NPC and Top 14 level in France, Leon Power decided to hang up his boots and put his life experiences – and a Massey University degree in Agricultural Science – to good use.
William Geuze was brought up on a Gisborne property growing citrus and kiwifruit.
Grimme, the manufacturer of specialist potato, beet and vegetable machinery for cultivation, planting and harvesting has released a new series of mounted WV vegetable windrowers.
The recently introduced Trimax Force mower/mulcher is a multi-functional machine that can leave a quality finish on grass or deal with prunings in vineyards and orchards.
With kiwifruit being the "go to" good food of the 21st century, it was inevitable that orchard prices would skyrocket.
Belgium based company Keestrack, a manufacturer in the mining, recycling and construction equipment sector, has purchased Italian company Goldoni.
With more than 40 years of two and four-row self-propelled harvester production behind them, the latest Dewulf harvester - imported by Ashburton-based New Zealand Tractors - puts that expertise to good use in the shape of the RCA 3060.
While global player John Deere and German manufacturer Horsch are believed to be well down the track with autonomous field robots, it looks like Dutch start-up company AgXeed will be the first to enter series production with the aptly named AgBot.
Having got throught the ravages of PSA, kiwifruit production has bounced back delivering record harvests and record prices for orchards.
Probably better known in the viticulture sector, Tractor Repairs and Spares (TRS) is now expanding into the horticulture area - with a focus on apple - after purchasing the FMR business in late 2020.
Claimed to have some of the most revolutionary spray technology to enter the Australasian market, the BA Smart Sprayer is now available in New Zealand.
With the gradual rise in horsepower of tractors being used in orchards, Power Farming NZ has introduced a duo of heavy-duty mulchers aimed at capitalising on this extra power.
New Zealand’s largest garlic and shallot producer is finding success with Kubota tractors.