CRV Ambreed is demonstrating a new industry-leading herd-testing device at this year’s National Fieldays.
Mobile phones and devices are making their mark at the National Fieldays.
HIGH VALUE sheep milk products from New Zealand could soon be available in key overseas markets.
Rural News reporter PETER BURKE reports after day two at the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek.
LIC has launched a new app, which will help farmers keep their cows’ health in-check from a mobile device.
The New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays is now into its second day and the Rural News Group team are there checking out the action.
The eight finalists for Rural Bachelor of the Year made a stop in their road trip at Te Kuiti, to take part in one the first challenges of the competition.
Despite a bit of drizzle here and there, day one of Fieldays 2015 welcomed over 28,000 visitors through the gates - almost 8,000 more than opening day last year.
GrainCorp Feeds, formerly BLM Feeds, will officially unveil its new-look at this year’s National Fieldays at Mystery Creek in Hamilton.
Innovations by Corkill Systems, Opunake, have saved millions of dollars in electricity costs for dairy farmers who use their products, the company says.
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.
With its manufacturing base in the corn belt of the US Midwest, Great Plains has a reputation for building strong and highly accurate planters.
Two big secrets in “breakthrough, revolutionary” dairy platforms and technology are being tightly held by Waikato Milking Systems (WMS), says chief executive Dean Bell.
A giant worm weaving through the air marks the location of the AgResearch stand in the Mystery Creek Pavilion at this year's National Agricultural Fieldays.
High-tech Bluetooth 'blip trackers', a dedicated hashtag, and a webpage are among the new initiatives designed to help people plan, and share, their Fieldays travels with live, real-time traffic information this week.
Rural wellbeing programme Farmstrong is hitting the ground running at this year's National Fieldays where it will offer free health checks for farmers.
Averages are a great mathematical tool and brilliant for hiding poorer performing results because they get dragged up by higher results.
Improvements by Hi-Tech Enviro Solutions to its Cobra travelling rain gun make this irrigator even more of a standout in its field, says the company’s general manager, Brian Nicholson.
Milk analysis, ‘gentle’ teat liners and a lower-temperature CIP detergent are among the things to see on the DeLaval site.
Kuhn Farm Machinery NZ will showcase a number of new machines from this renowned manufacturer.
Offerings from some of Europe’s leading farm machinery manufacturers, including Claas, Amazone, JCB and Fliegl, will be on display at the Claas Harvest Centre display.
Gallagher will unveil its most powerful-ever energiser, a robust “supremely portable” strip grazing unit and a clever little dual purpose insulated handle.
Heading for the National Fieldays this week? Depending on which day you turn up at the biggest agricultural event of the southern hemisphere, you may need a brolly and a pair of gumboots.
Cropland's launch of its TurboDrop variable rate (VR) spray nozzle makes available a unit with greater flexibility of application rates than those of traditional air inclusion (AI) units.
Fonterra is selling its troubled China Farms business.
New farming rules around sustainability are driving elderly farmers out of the dairy industry, says agri-economist Phil Journeaux.
New Zealand is heading for an unprecedented shutdown.