John Deere has won a series of awards at the Tractor of the Year 2022 Awards.

The tractor of the Year 2022 Awards, held at the recent EIMA show in Bologna, handed out a brace of gongs for the Green Giant John Deere.

A hydraulically actuated “squeezer” grabs, lifts and rotates the bales up onto the trailer.

While the task of moving wrapped bales in New Zealand normally falls to trucks of flat bed trailers, in Europe, probably due to very strict secure load regulations, many trailer manufacturers are now offering more specialised trailers with hydraulically clamped side bars to keep load secure.

The Bucket Test app is another addition to the CropX toolkit, says Eitan Dan, managing director of CropX New Zealand.

Irrigation NZ and global farm management company CropX have established a joint venture agreement for the Bucket Test app.

The new Case IH Optum AFS Connect range features a new cab, interior and connectivity package.

The latest Case IH Optum AFS Connect range features a new cab, interior and connectivity package designed to benefit both the operator and the owner.

Fliegl is a family-owned company, offering a range of transport solutions including trailers, muck spreaders and slurry tankers.

Power Farming has announced its partnership with Fliegl Agrartechnik of Germany, manufacturers of an innovative, highquality range of trailers, muck spreaders and slurry tankers.

Since its launch in 1991 Väderstad has sold almost 28,000 machines to farmers worldwide.

Väderstad, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage, seeding and planting, celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Rapid seed drill, that since its launch in 1991 Väderstad has sold almost 28,000 machines to farmers worldwide.

The new Disco Contour 4400.

International harvesting specialists Claas has increased its offering in the mounted mower arena with the new Disco Contour 4400.

Taranaki-based contractor Andy Hey started his business back in 2004 with two John Deere machine that today has grown to a fleet of 15 green machines.

Based on a 220- head dairy farm near Stratford, and with a good knowledge – gathered first-hand – of the region’s agriculture sector, Hey Harvesting is owned and operated by Andy and Rebecca Hey.

New Holland has launched the T7 Heavy Duty (HD) tractor with Precision Land Management Intelligence (PLM) to the New Zealand market.

Since Hustler Equipment took over Robertson Engineering in 2016, it has developed and improved well established products, incorporating the latest manufacturing and material technologies.

Kverneland Group, part of the Kubota Corporation, has acquired 80% of Italian company ROC, best known for its mergers/swathers.

Tyre manufacturer Mitas has upgraded its tyre pressure app, adding new features.

Known throughout New Zealand for its innovative and robust calf-feeding solutions, Stallion Plastics has never shied away from experimenting with the latest technologies, with the aim experimenting with the latest technologies, with the aim to make life easier and improve a user's bottom line.

German farm machinery manufacturer Horsch says it is at an advanced stage of developing its aptly named Robo autonomous planter.

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