Displaying items by tag: tractors

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
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 08:59

Claas adds big beast to Axion range

The Claas Axion 800 series currently includes tractors 205-264hp, so a new range topping model – the Axion 870, 295hp – should raise its popularity with large scale operators and contractors. 

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Friday, 30 October 2015 08:03

New vario models good for contractors

It's taken them a while, considering the 're-birth' of McCormick was in 2001, but manufacturer Argo has realised the need for a 'vario' style tractor, and has launched the VT range.

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Sunday, 25 October 2015 13:12

Dealer relationship more than just good buys

It's spring, so harvest season will soon be upon us and shrewd operators will have used the long winter nights to service their tractors and machinery to ensure a trouble-free campaign.

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Friday, 23 October 2015 10:47

Case launches versatile drafthorse

Witch tractors of 250-300hp favoured by many cropping farmers and contractors it's no surprise to see Case IH launch the Optum series.

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Monday, 19 October 2015 13:34

Ballast system eases tasks

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

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Sunday, 18 October 2015 13:44

Sticking with orange

Ken Wilson started out on the family farm, but a love of machinery drew him to contracting, initially with a bulldozer on the slopes above Colyton, Manawatu.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 15:12

Kubota boosts power

Kubota, well known for its smaller lifestyle tractors and farm units to 100hp, about a year ago announced it would build a range of higher powered models.

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Saturday, 26 September 2015 08:09

Contractors watch drivers set up own tractors

Josh Carston and Dion Richards joined forces two years ago as Carston Contracting, Reporoa. 

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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 16:20

Pungent gel deters birds

A gel that deters starlings from roosting in tractors – raising a sky-high risk of fires – has been launched by Shoof International. 

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