Displaying items by tag: tractors

Sunday, 06 September 2015 15:37

What’s that queer smell

While the modern farm tractor runs almost exclusively on a diet of diesel, over the years we have seen derivatives running on bio-diesel and one unit out of Germany that ran on pure rapeseed oil (Canola).

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 22 August 2015 14:00

Sub-soiling pioneer leaves his mark

Like many engineers, Des James’ early days were focussed on tractors. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 17 August 2015 14:33

Designed and built for the operator

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.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 15 August 2015 14:19

Getting tractor ballast right

Setting up tractors for best performance relies, in large part, on getting the ballasting right, to achieve weight distribution and maximum traction in the paddock, or to create balance, and for safety when using frontloaders.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 06 August 2015 14:10

Versatile back in the paddock

Versatile has a good pedigree when it comes to building tractors. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Sunday, 26 July 2015 05:00

Back in a paddock near you

Versatile has a good pedigree in building tractors. Having built the first equal-wheel 4WD (D100) in 1966, the company has gone on to build machines for broadacre farmers in North America and Canada, gaining a reputation for big, strong and simple. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 09:17

A howling success from South Korea

There's no doubt South Korea knows a thing or two about producing great products at extremely competitive prices and the Samsung, Kia and Hyundai are recognised in most households.

Published in Machinery & Products

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.

Published in Special Events
Friday, 05 June 2015 16:12

CVT transmission drives optimum economy

A Taranaki contractor is discovering the economic benefits of Fendt’s Vario CVT transmission, reports AGCO. 

Published in Special Events
Friday, 05 June 2015 15:51

Massey to launch new compact tractors

Massey Ferguson is strengthening its position in the specialist tractor sector with the launch of two models, which make up the MF 3600 Series. 

Published in Special Events
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