On-farm transport was revolutionised with the arrival of quads, but really came of age with side-by-sides.
Giltrap Engineering's new WideTrac is said to be a cost-effective, easy-to-use fertiliser spreader that eliminates the need for manual adjustment.
Light vehicles – two wheelers, quads, and LUVs or side by sides – are essential tools on New Zealand farms. Unfortunately they also account for up to half the deaths on farms every year.
While the stranglehold of ATV’s on the off-road market has been tempered by the arrival of side by sides or UTV’s, the sector is still strong, particularly on narrow tracks or areas of difficult terrain.
Call them what you will, but UTVs, or side-by-sides, have certainly found a place in much of New Zealand’s rural sector.
Listening to customers across all sectors of agriculture helps the Handypiece team design and engineer options to make its unit better suited for each application.
Introduced in 2020, the Kverneland Turbo T cultivator comes in 6.5 and 8 metre working widths.
Hecton Products have been in the sheep handling business for more than 40 years now.
The Kuhn VBP 3100 series variable chamber baler-wrapper combination can now be equipped with the patented Kuhn Twin-reel film binding system.
Quite often the need to regularly agitate dairy effluent ponds or tanks is overlooked in the initial design stages.
The Deutz-Fahr range of 5D TTV orchard tractors are a specialist tractor for the orchard and vineyard sector.
Northern Irish manufacturer Slurry Kat has developed a multi-purpose trailer.
John Deere's X Series Combine Harvesters received a CES Innovation Award to recognise their ‘outstanding product design and engineering in consumer technology’.
Väderstad has updated its Spirit 400C/S pneumatic seed drill, which aims to deliver greater seeding precision, user-friendly electronics and a high field performance in the 4-metre seed drill sector.
German manufacturer Lemken claims there are yield and quality advantages to be gained by precision planting maize in two staggered rows.
The latest generation of Krone Big Pack balers sets out to minimise the total cost of ownership (TCO), while also boosting operator comfort and optimising high-wear components to increase machine longevity.
A new ultra-compact wheeled loader from JCB offers double the power of the current model.
Recently released in Europe, with expected delivery yet to be confirmed for New Zealand, the new Valtra A series tractors see a range of new transmission options that will get those looking for a compact workhorse.
The new generation Kuhn SB series large square balers are said to deliver high capacity and high bale weights combined with more driver convenience.
All Black captain Sam Cane has a reputation for tenacity and getting the hard work done.
Kverneland is set to expand its product offering, with the addition of a full range of mounted and trailed sprayers being rolled out over the coming months.
The Combi Clamp Sheep handling system is most commonly used for dagging, weighing, drenching and vaccinating, but it is also well suited for foot paring and mouthing.
New Zealand tractor sales finished 2020 on a strong note, with December sales up 18.4 % on 2019.
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