Erratic weather and seismic events, more frequent these days, are prompting many farmers to have standby generators on site.
Now part of the Kubota Corporation, machinery manufacturer Kverneland is on a roll, particularly with new products coming to market.
Crop establishment, particularly various ways of doing it, was the focus of a recent field day near Taupo.
Applying chemicals to arable or grassland crops has many variables — differing chemical formats and target volumes, and forward speeds that vary with undulating terrain.
Matamata farmer Matthew Zonderop says he’s never looked back since he started using a Tow and Fert unit about three years ago.
Heavy metal fans in the US are getting a glimpse of new tractors from Case IH and New Holland.
Massey Ferguson has launched new models in its MF GC1700 series sub-compact range.
Well known for its NZ-made range of seed drills, Duncan Ag has recently launched the Enviro ATD30 heavy-duty, triple disc drill with a pneumatic delivery system.
The new JCB Series III Loadall made its international debut at the recent SIMA show in Paris, winning Machine of the Year 2019.
While the German manufacturer Krone can claim a history dating back 115 years, its large square balers are much more recent.
The Canadian manufacturer Versatile is well known for building no-nonsense 4WD articulated tractors.
Waikato dairy farmer Craig Brown's Ubco all-electric bike is making him big savings on fuel and maintenance.
The new Kuhn Performer 3000, with a 3m working width, extends the existing Performer 4, 5, 6 and 7m tine/disc deep cultivator range that will cut, mix, loosen soil and consolidation it in one pass.
The German farm machinery maker Lemken says it grew its business in 2018 despite difficult trading conditions.
A recent demo day in Waikato allowed farmers and contractors a closer look at Allen Custom Drills.
Global positioning specialist Topcon has released details of its Norac tillage depth control system, which uses existing technology proven in the Norac boom height control package.
With a booming global population and more food required from farmland, the solution, apparently, lies in more data.
New Holland Agriculture has picked-up an award for its methane-powered concept tractor.
PPP Industries Ltd, New Zealand-owned company, has been designing, manufacturing and installing innovative agricultural equipment for at least 50 years.
Hari Hari dairy farmer Zane Wyatt says the arrival of the new Pottinger NovaCat Alpha Motion 301 front mower will slash his mowing times.
Two years of product development are on show at the Gallagher Group site at the Central Districts Fieldays.
Rural contractor Steve Murray has run New Holland self-propelled forage harvesters for 20 years. He reckons his newest machine, an FR650, is in a league of its own.
The latest addition to the Power Farming drill stable is the Aitchison Airpro AP 30-24T.
Wayne Coffey designed the original Combi Clamp sheep handler 16 years ago while managing a hill country sheep property east of Taihape.