Said to be the widest mower produced to date by Kuhn, the recently announced FC 13460RA, when used in conjunction with a FC3125DF or FC 3525DF front mower unit, offers a variable working width of 12.4 to 13.4 metres.
India plans to double its budgeted 2021-22 fertiliser subsidies to a record of more than 1.55 trillion rupees (US$20.64 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, to avoid potential shortages amid a sharp increase in global prices of chemicals, fertiliser and fuels.
German tractor and machinery manufacturer Claas is to stop production of its Cargos self-loading forage wagons in response to a global trend towards what the company describes as technological harvesting technology and more reliance on self-propelled forage harvesters.
By taking a new approach to its apprenticeship programme, agricultural equipment supplier Norwood says it is ensuring farmers’ machinery will be supported in the future, while also bringing a wider range of people into the industry.
A software update for Valtra tractors combines Auto U-Pilot headland management and Valtra Guide automated steering to help deliver automated headland turns.
With many self-propelled forage harvester manufacturers offering machines hitting 1000hp, the bottleneck in any harvesting system is always likely to be at the clamp.
Sometimes the simplest solutions can deliver much better results.
Feedback from farmers highlighted frustration at the time and cost involved in frequently replacing failed pigtail posts.
While most rakes or swathers are tine-based, over the last few years more and more manufacturers have been adding belt-based mergers to their product offerings.
Lameness in dairy cows can have a significant effect on a businesses' bottom line, with vets suggesting that each case has a cost implication of $400-500, made up of increased labour, vet bills, drugs and of course lost production.
While Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) has become increasingly popular over the last decade, German company Amazone is looking to take things further, by placing an emphasis on individual rows.
New Zealand engineering firm Strainrite has been manufacturing its own pigtail standards for many decades, working closely with farmers to design and produce standards that are free of the faults farmers say are often found in cheaper, imported brand.
Available in working widths of 3, 3.5 and 4 metres, Amazone’s new Centaya-C harrow-mounted seed drills are said to allow precise seed metering and exact depth placement at operating speeds of up to 12 km/h.
It looks like 2022 will be a repeat of the previous year, with Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) president Kyle Baxter seeing first-hand how stronger commodity prices are giving farmers and rural contractors the confidence to invest in new equipment.
Alternatively powered vehicles, be they cars, utes or even tractors, never seem to be far from the news.
Horsch's new Maestro precision drill offers the choice of the new AirSpeed system.
The Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) has appointed Phil Holden as its new general manager.
Despite ongoing problems caused by Covid, European tractor registrations for 2021 were up by around 17% over 2020 and reached their highest level in the last decade.
Based at Waipu Northland, Coastal Contracting offers a broad range of services including cultivation and hedge trimming over a 40km radius, encompassing Mangawhai to the south and Whangarei to the north.
With the recent changes to daylight saving and nights drawing in, there is still plenty of traffic on rural roads after dusk.
Agricultural plastic recycler Plasback has announced that the nation-wide farm machinery and silage wrap distributor Webbline has joined its on-farm recycling scheme, a move that will see around 85% of the silage film imported to New Zealand being covered by the scheme.
German machinery companies Krone and Lemken are probably better known for their grassland and cultivation products.
Precision agriculture specialist Ag Leader has added the RightSpot spraying system to its range.
After recently adding the German-built range of Fliegl trailers to its extensive portfolio, Power Farming New Zealand anticipates high levels of interest in the TMK Dump Trailer Range.