Mechanisation of sugar cane farming in Brazil has boosted the rural economy and helped meet a growing demand.
New Holland’s field trial of its BigBaler 1290 demonstrated remarkable productivity: 1 254 bales averaging 434kg in 17 hours.
The company’s latest specialist tractors, equipment and systems recently revealed in Italy offer many advanced features, enhancing New Holland’s reputation for innovation.
John Deere has received a special mention in the ‘Awards for Innovation’ at SIMA in Paris. Joe Spencer looks back on other milestones in the evolution of the tractor.
Pöttinger has joined the ranks of planter manufacturers that promote the value of double rows in maize and other crops, says Joe Spencer.
Erdvark manufactures rugged, specialised disc implements for cultivating new crops. Amongst its newer products are specialised ridgers that enable fruit and nut farmers to establish ridges for optimal tree growth.
The various brands involved in the deal include Kongskilde, Överum and JF, and represent a major extension to New Holland’s range of hay and grass equipment.
The 225kW Case IH Optum 300 CVX combines power, fuel economy and manoeuvrability, and was recently named tractor of the year 2017.
Turnerland Manufacturing, a South African company, produces world-class potato and onion harvesting equipment. Joe Spencer explores its latest model.
The first-ever national vegetable farmer’s day, attended by visitors from across the country, was held at the JSF farm in Gauteng. Joe Spencer was there.
The recent vegetable farmers’ day in Bapsfontein exhibited a number of implements that can help small-scale growers to plant and cultivate vegetables more efficiently.
Over the past 30 years, Howick-based Falcon Agricultural Equipment has proved that it can compete with the best in the world, especially when it comes to rotary cutters.