The TLC Plus App measures potential differences between the optimal and actual tyre inflation pressure.

TRS Tyre & Wheel, owned by Trelleborg Wheel Systems, has introduced the TLC Plus App to the New Zealand market.

Claas Group saw a 3.7% increase in sales for 2020.

While many sectors of the agricultural machinery were hit by the ravages of Covid-19, the effects of the pandemic did not prevent the privately-owned Claas Group from enjoying a 3.7% increase in sales during 2020.

According to independent testing the John Deere 7R330 has proven to be fuel efficient.

According to the industry respected independent DLG PowerMix test, John Deere appears to be the best choice of tractor for transport applications with its new 7R330 model.

Massey Ferguson's new 5S Series is said to be ideally suited to livestock or mixed framing operations.

Just before Christmas, Massey Ferguson quietly released details of the successor to its popular MF 5700S range in the shape of the new 5S Series.

 
Turley Farms manager Andrew Smith says strong support from the dealership is important in how well problems are addressed when they arise.

Turley Farms is a Canterbury-based, family-owned enterprise that grows vegetable, seed and pasture crops – including wheat, barley, potatoes, white clover, onions, grass seed and carrot seed.

The Honda Pioneer 1000 has a large tilting cargo bed for loads and a one-tonne towing capacity.

Honda's Pioneer UTV range has a huge following on the farms and back blocks of New Zealand.

 
Kramer has announced that John Deere dealers in Australia and New Zealand will now distribute its machines.

Following a move that has evolved in Europe over the last two years, German handling specialist Kramer has announced that John Deere dealers in Australia and New Zealand will distribute its machines.

Bill Davey says that despite its size, the plough is very versatile.

Twenty years ago, a land agent told Bill Davey, “you’ll never buy a better bit of land than this!” Back then he suspected land agent spiel, but now Bill admits the agent was right.

JCB has released it's first 100% electrical loadall telehandler.

JCB has released its first 100% electrical Loadall telehandler, the 525-60E, with similar cycle times and no loss of performance compared to a diesel engine version.

The M5-1 ROPS models will give Kiwi farmers more horsepower choices, more versatility and a wide array of options.

Kubota New Zealand product specialist Shaun Monteith says Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) tractors make up 30% of all tractors in their horsepower category in New Zealand. 

Krone has developed a prototype reverse-drive forage harvester that has been undergoing testing in maize.

Anyone familiar with precision grass harvesting will remember the domination of the drum-type trailed harvesters of the 1980s and ‘90s.

Machinery product and parts supplies for the Australasian markets are likely to come under pressure due to the second wave of Covid lockdowns currently happening in Europe.

With a second wave of Covid-19 bringing Europe to a dramatic slowdown, as more severe lockdowns are imposed, reports suggest that product and parts supplies for the Australasian markets are likely to come under pressure.

Dutch robotic specialist Lely launched a new farm management application called Horizon at its recent Future Farm Days 2020.

WIith an increasing focus on reducing chemical herbicides, largely because of crop resistance and a potential build-up of residues, new methods of weed control are appearing.

Austrian tillage and seed drill manufacturer Pöttinger has expanded its range of Aerosem pneumatic seed drills, with the addition of 4 metre and 5 metre folding versions units with a front hopper.

Following three years of testing with clients worldwide, Ireland-based manufacturer McHale has added a bigger model to its range of variable-chamber round balers with the new V8 series. 

Coolbreene Trust near Taupo is a large-scale dairy operation farming 1150ha, including run-off blocks, within a 10km radius of its home base.

Originally available with amber lenses only, Narva’s Geomax’ Heavy Duty LED Strobe Beacon light range has been upgraded with the addition of amber/clear, blue and green options.

Having declared in July that all farm plastics sold in New Zealand will have to be recycled or reused, the Ministry for the Environment has made two major grants to help this policy become a reality.

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