Safer battery charging

A new compact charger designed for lithium ion phosphate batteries keeps them safer and always ready for use, the manufacturer claims.

 
The Maschio Veloce.

Described as a medium duty disc harrow, the Maschio Veloce is ideal for seed bed preparation or for incorporating residues from previous crops.

 
150k tractors celebrated

Farm machinery maker Claas is celebrating having made 150,000 tractors since it bought the Renault brand in 2003.

 
Faster path in R&D

A new evaluation centre opened by Claas at its headquarters at Harsewinkel, Germany will help maintain its front ranking in harvesting technology.

The runway snowbots in action.

Can a robot be used to clear snow from an airstrip? Yes, it can, as demonstrated by tractor specialist Valtra with Nokian Tyres and three other Finnish companies.

Continuing its long history of farm bikes in New Zealand, Honda now launches the all new CRF250F.

Hecton Products, whose name is familiar to many New Zealand sheep farmers, has a new product — Mobile Stock Worker.

A free cab kit is on offer to buyers of Honda’s Pioneer 700-2P side by side, on show at Fieldays.

Flat rolling pasture, particularly in spring, is an effective method of pushing stones below the ground surface, so preventing damage to mowers, rakes and harvesters used subsequently.

Power Farming at Fieldays will show the latest from the Jean du Bru cultivation camp -- a new roller drill fitted with an APV seeder unit.

The success of a recent UK auction of 1960s tractors should be a prompt to see what’s lurking in the gloom of your old machinery shed.

Determined to reinvent itself as an adventurous SUV brand, Holden recently invaded the far flung Chatham Islands, shipping in its entire SUV range and an army of motoring journalists.

 

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