Friday, 23 August 2019 12:21

Battery-powered tractors still a way off

The likelihood of electric or hybrid powered farm tractors still appears a long way off.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 08:36

Gunning for Fendt

Baseball caps, overalls and jackets are a familiar aspect of aftermarket promotion. But Fendt has taken an interesting step further.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 08:30

New 900 Series tractors coming

German manufacturer Fendt has released details of its new sixth generation 900 series tractors, which will be a big focus at Agritechnica later in the year.

Published in Machinery & Products

Industry leading technology will be plentiful on the AGCO site at Fieldays, says New Zealand manager Peter Scott.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 29 November 2018 10:03

Fendt is powering on

Fendt was once a brand that many farmers and contractors aspired to own.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 09:43

Far North farmer favours Fendts

Northland farmer Ivan Stanisich has a herd of 215 milking cows, a 40ha avocado orchard and in his spare time is developing another 37ha of avocados.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 30 December 2016 09:05

No astronauts needed!

Omarama Contractors David and Prue O’Neill (t/a David O’Neill) offer cultivation, baling, silage, direct drilling and mulching services and at the height of the season employ up to 22 staff.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 20 October 2016 11:25

MARS – not out of this world!

Many tractor manufacturers are talking about autonomous operation, most going about it by modifying existing products.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 04 March 2016 14:55

Track record proves machine’s value

The JCB Fastrac is a little like Vegemite — you either love it or hate it — but it has now been around for 25 years.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 20 November 2015 15:38

Fendt’s new offering pushes the boundaries

Fendt has long pushed the boundaries of new tractor technology.

Published in Machinery & Products
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