The tractor-based system allows for the effective control of unwanted vegetation.

WIith an increasing focus on reducing chemical herbicides, largely because of crop resistance and a potential build-up of residues, new methods of weed control are appearing.

Pöttinger has expanded its range of Aerosem pneumatic seed drills, with the addition of 4 metre and 5 metre folding version units with a front hopper.

Austrian tillage and seed drill manufacturer Pöttinger has expanded its range of Aerosem pneumatic seed drills, with the addition of 4 metre and 5 metre folding versions units with a front hopper.

The new V8 baler can pack up to 30% more crop into a 1.9m bale than can be achieved in a current 1.68m, V6 engine.

Following three years of testing with clients worldwide, Ireland-based manufacturer McHale has added a bigger model to its range of variable-chamber round balers with the new V8 series. 

Hanzon’s web-based app allows new entrants and established workers to create a real-time work experience log in a simple and straightforward manner.

With a 12-year history of recruiting specialised operators from overseas to service the agricultural contracting industry, Hanzon Jobs typically brings in around 200 people to New Zealand each year from the UK and Ireland.

 
TAMA president Kyle Baxter says despite sales volumes being down members remain confident.

New Zealand's agricultural equipment sector remains in a positive mood, according to the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA), which represents the sector in manufacturing, retailing and distribution. 

 
Due to the busy nature of activity undertaken in and around shearing sheds, the opportunity for an accident to happen is high.

With safety at the forefront of all farm activity, there is no better time than now to assess the safety in your shearing shed.

Kevin Barrett is happy how his Kubota RTV-X1140 handles the steep country on his farm.

A Kubota RTV-X1140, the highest horsepower RTV in its class, has been tried and tested by Taranaki farmer Kevin (Smiley) Barrett – who also happens to be the father of three well-known All Blacks.

CLAAS says it has extended the versatility, productivity and user comfort of its Cargos dual purpose transport wagons.

CLAAS has extended the versatility, productivity and user comfort of its CARGOS dual purpose transport wagons with the addition of new steering options, increased capacity and an ISOBUS terminal.

CLAAS will introduce a new automatic tyre inflation system across its AXION and ARION series of tractors.

CLAAS has announced it will introduce a new automatic tyre inflation system across its AXION and ARION series of tractors.

JD’s new R310R Mower Conditioner is said to be ideally suited to operations where paddock size suits nimble 100hp tractors.

Contractors and farmers on the lookout to mow and condition at higher speeds, while producing better quality hay and forage, will welcome the launch of John Deere’s new R310R Mower Conditioner (MoCo).

Originally scheduled for a June Fieldays release, which was stymied by the Covid crisis, JCB has recently unveiled its third generation Loadall telescopic handlers.

Deutz Fahr has introduced the new 8280 TTV, which is aimed at filling the gap between its current 7 and 9 Series models.

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