The Pro-Series openers are said to help increase performance and can also be fitted to existing machines.

The John Deere 750A All-Till drill is a popular choice in New Zealand, offering high outputs in conventional, minimal and no-till regimes and precise seed placement.

 
South Canterbury agricultural contractor is impressed after just one season using a Strebel SAG 16 strip tiller.

To farm more sustainably and profitably, many farmers and contractors are exploring the advantages offered by strip-tilling.

25 years of selective seeding

After 25 years in electrical seed metering, Kverneland claims more knowledge in electric drive systems than any other precision seeding company.

 
Leeb’s new range of trailed and self-propelled sprayers from German manufacturer Horsch is now available in NZ.

A new range of trailed and self-propelled sprayers from German manufacturer Horsch is now available in New Zealand from distributor Norwood.

 
TAMA president John Tulloch.

Tractor importers and distributors have a healthy 2018 report card from the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA).

The Advanced Driving System makes it easier for the operator to control and manage operations rather than just driving the vehicle. 

The Advanced Driving System available for the Landini Rex 4 series tractors won the Technical Innovation Award 2018 at the recent EIMA-18 the trade show in Bologna, Italy.

The Yamaha Wolverine X2-R seems to marry good work prospects with performance and fun.

The Yamaha Wolverine X2-R spec looks to offer great work prospects plus performance — so you can have a little fun.

The world record maize harvest in action.

A US family-owned farming operation has set not one, but two new Guinness World Records by harvesting 1111 tonnes of maize in eight hours and then 1620 tonnes in 12 hours.

This would make a nice little stocking filler.

With Christmas just around the corner, farmers thoughts will be on finding a gift for the domestic manager, the ankle-biters – and maybe a little prezzie for themselves.

Kawasaki's recently introduced Pro-MX UTV sits between the larger, three-seater Mule Pro-FX and the compact Mule-SX.

Rural life, and agriculture is driven by changing seasons that dictate on-farm tasks and operations and busy times can mean pressure on owners or employees.

New Holland has exhibited a concept tractor to give everyone a look at what a Fiat machine might possibly look like if it were built for the modern era.

The latest offering from tyre specialist Cooper, in the shape of the Discoverer AT3, is said to offer a range of benefits for specific vehicle types that are used in on-road and all-terrain situations. 

Tyre manufacturer Continental is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its launch of Europe’s first pneumatic agricultural tyre onto the market.

A firm stand on demonstrating machinery and technology is a key reason why 50% of the exhibitor sites are now sold for the South Island Agricultural Field Days, says spokesman Daniel Schat.

With Christmas closing on us quickly, new year will soon be gone and before we know it we’ll be into the 2019 round of regional field days — Dargaville, Kirwee and Fielding.

 

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