The days of cafes getting milk in plastic bottles may be numbered if two young Dunedin entrepreneurs have their way.
Shane and Kylie McDonald were searching for a reliable, straightforward tractor for their specialist farm at Bell Block, New Plymouth. They looked at several brands and models then test drove a Valtra and loved it, they say.
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.
Graeme Savill's Valtra T174 has made a difference to his Bay of Plenty forestry contracting business since arriving in January and is handy on his dairy farm.
Valtra has won a major international design award for its tractor SmartTouch armrest and interface between operator and machine.
Valtra's Unlimited Design Studio is known for taking tractor customisation to the next level, with upgrades to paint, leather interior, high-end audio and the odd exhaust stack.
The Valtra T254 Versu won the coveted Tractor of the Year 2018 (TOTY) and Best Design 2018 awards at Agritechnica 17 last month in Hannover, Germany.
Hot on the heels of its A and N series, Finnish tractor manufacturer Valtra has topped out its fourth-generation S series with the flagship S394 model.
The fourth generation of the Valtra T series offers models of 155-250hp with up to 1000Nm torque – lots of power to take on demanding tasks.
The fourth generation of the Valtra T Series offers models with 155-250hp and up to 1000Nm torque, a large amount of power to take on demanding tasks.