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.
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.
Otorohanga farmer Grant Mitchell milks 176 cows once-aday throughout the year, so good grass growth is crucial.
According to numbers published by ACC, more than 60 farm-related injuries are reported every day, leaving much room for improvement.
Irrigation NZ and global farm management company CropX have established a joint venture agreement for the Bucket Test app.
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.
NZ tractor sales saw a record-breaking September 2021, mirroring a rising market that has been experienced throughout the year.
A Christchurch based business has designed, developed, manufactured and released a modern alternative to the traditional wooden fencing batten.
It has been said that “there are sheep conveyors and then there are sheep conveyors”.
The desire for face-to-face business was recently demonstrated by the return of the 44th EIMA Show in Italy - the first major event of its type since the onset of Covid.
Power Farming has announced its partnership with Fliegl Agrartechnik of Germany, manufacturers of an innovative, highquality range of trailers, muck spreaders and slurry tankers.
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.
International harvesting specialists Claas has increased its offering in the mounted mower arena with the new Disco Contour 4400.
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.
Claas has announced several improvements for its 2022 JAGUAR 900 forage harvesters, including increased options for the front attachment drive.
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 manufacturer Krone has opened a new testing facility at its Lingen site.
German farm machinery manufacturer Horsch says it is at an advanced stage of developing its aptly named Robo autonomous planter.
Italian manufacturer Faresin recently previewed its new FS range of telehandlers.
While much of urban Australia has its chin on its chest because of Covid, out in the countryside the arrival of rain, decent crops and a government write-back allowance has put a smile back on many farmers and rural supply companies - not least machinery dealers.