Displaying items by tag: tractors

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 16:25

Natural gas power isn’t all hot air

Tractor manufacturer SDF has shown its desire to 'go green' with the introduction of a 'concept' natural gas tractor, based on the current 5 series / Virtus ranges.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 15 February 2016 13:01

Birds may set you ablaze

The risk of tractor fires caused by birds is very real and totally preventable, yet it continues to plague farmers and contractors on an annual basis.

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Friday, 12 February 2016 06:55

Tractor series offers 25hp boost

With the new year comes a new range from the Massey Ferguson Camp – the 7700 series, which will take the place of the award winning 7600 series.

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Friday, 05 February 2016 07:03

Kubota ups the ante

Dealers from New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Papua New Guinea gathered in Melbourne recently for the first Australasian Kubota Conference.

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Sunday, 17 January 2016 11:25

She’ll be right – yeah right!

Tractors, luv 'em or hate them, one thing is for sure - life on the farm would be hard without them.

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Tuesday, 12 January 2016 14:48

Tyres need a little TLC

Those big black lumps at each corner of your tractor are the contact with the ground, and as such they ultimately convert the power delivered by the engine into traction.

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Friday, 11 December 2015 11:56

Three eyes for driver safety

Tractor maker SDF believes many accidents are caused by reduced visibility from today's larger tractors and cites reports that Germany alone reported 42 tractor-related fatalities in 2014.

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Monday, 07 December 2015 08:52

Take time to set up rather than fill up

With the silly, busy season about to happen – and with margins tighter than ever – it might be worth considering a few salient points to save fuel in the trusty farm tractor.

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Thursday, 03 December 2015 15:07

AGCO’s winning trifecta

Back in the 1970s Meatloaf sang "two out of three aint bad", but AGCO has gone one further at the recent Agritechnica exhibition in Germany.

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Friday, 27 November 2015 14:20

Tractor sales dip

The New Zealand tractor market remains affected by the depressed dairy economy: overall sales are down about 14% on the same period last year.

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