The Kuhn i-Bio+ stands out from the rest in the layout of the machine.

While baler-wrapper combinations have become the backbone of baled silage production, one machine stands out from the rest in the layout of the machine.

The MF 1842S is described as a premium, super heavy-duty machine.

While round or large square bales have the dominant shares in the rural landscape, small square bales still play an important part, especially in the equine sector, but also where the large packages are not easily managed.

The Carrier XT 425-625 features rotating disc axles, which optimizes results over a range of working depths.

Väderstad has introduced a new disc cultivator – the Carrier XT 425-625 – featuring rotating disc axles, that optimizes results over a range of working depths with easy machine setting.

Plasback's Neal Shaw (L) and Agrecovery's Tony Wilson want to provide the most efficient and cost-effective means to collect and recycle used farm plastic.

The two main plastic collection programmes in New Zealand’s primary sector have agreed to work together to improve the services they provide farmers and growers.

JD recently announced that it will open up its Autotrac self-steering arrangement to all TIM systems.

As a long-term advocate of digital technology, John Deere has taken the route of mass data capture, rather than concentrating on direct driver aids – such as TIM (tractor implement management).

Kverneland's f-drill front hopper is suitable for applying all types of seeds and fertiliser.

Suitable for applying all types of seeds and fertiliser, Kverneland’s f-drill front hopper can also be paired with a range of implements over a range of working widths.

Amazone’s Precea ComboDisc 300 cultivates and sows all at once.

Ag machinery maker Amazone has paired up its Precea precision air seeder and Combi-Disc 3000 compact disc harrow to deliver onepass seedbed preparation and sowing, with operating speeds of up to 15km/h.

Andrew Olsen acknowledges that he inherited a well-organised trade association, but thought it needed a few changes to the direction it was travelling.

Specialised root crop harvester manufacturer Grimme has announced updates to the third generation of its Varitron 470 self-propelled harvester.

Valtra's fifth generation model range has been completed with the addition of an allnew Q Series, which fits between the popular T and S Series and offers 230 to 305hp.

One of the greatest ‘pains’ when changing loader attachments, apart from having to climb down from the cab, is having to change hydraulic hoses that either can’t be undone or can’t be reattached because of residual hydraulic back pressure.

Grassland specialist Pöttinger has released a new portfolio of products and innovations for the new mowing season.

In May, Case IH released details of upgrades to the RB344, variable chamber baler and has now indicated multiple redesigns to the high-end RB456 and 466 HD-Pro models.

While most farmers are always happy to ‘recycle’ used tyres by using them on top of a silage stack, these don’t make much of a hole in the total number produced in New Zealand every year.

Winter can often be a quieter time where an opportunity exists to reflect on what has worked well in the past and think about improvements to help make your farming operation more efficient.

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