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Shaydan inclinometer: safety on the slopes

Shaydan inclinometer: safety on the slopes

A tractor-mounted slope alarm that improves operator safety and prevents expensive accidents is now available.
Smart Farming in South Africa

Smart Farming in South Africa

A South African farmer was amongst a number of producers selected by the German Agricultural Society to highlight the success that smart farming can achieve.
Harvesting the ‘Hands-free Hectare’

Harvesting the ‘Hands-free Hectare’

The ground-breaking Hands-free Hectare project, which sought to grow a crop using only autonomous vehicles, has come to an end with a successful harvest.
Pöttinger Multiline: The new all-rounder

Pöttinger Multiline: The new all-rounder

The Pöttinger Multiline concept is a combination of either a compact disc harrow or a stubble cultivator, and a seed drill.
Massey Ferguson opens new branch in KZN

Massey Ferguson opens new branch in KZN

Farmers were recently invited to view a range of Massey Ferguson and Radium equipment over three days at the Swartberg Polo Club near Kokstad in KwaZulu-Natal.
Wuhlf's Skerpioen: stinging its competitors

Wuhlf’s Skerpioen: stinging its competitors

Wuhlf Equipment recently launched the first articulated tractor-loader-backhoe made in SA. With useful features and at a reasonable price, the Skerpioen offers excellent value, says Joe Spencer.
Vermeer ZR5 self-propelled round baler

Vermeer ZR5 self-propelled round baler

Vermeer, the inventor of the big round baler in 1971, has announced its latest innovation: a self-propelled, big round baler.

Electronic eyes for the operator

Many of the innovations at the Agritechnica 2017 awards were aimed at making the work of the machine operator easier. Joe Spencer reports on two examples.
New Holland’s new concept tractor

New Holland’s new concept tractor

New Holland recently exhibited a concept tractor powered by methane at the Farm Progress Show in Illinois, the largest outdoor farm event in the US.
Big winners at Agritechnica 2017

Big winners at Agritechnica 2017

More than 320 new product registrations were received for this year’s Agritechnica, the world’s top agricultural machinery trade fair.
New Keenan mixer takes top honours

New Keenan self-propelled mixer takes top honours

This Irish company’s first self-propelled mixer took the Innovation Arena Award at Europe’s largest outdoor agricultural machinery show.

Tractors, equipment, machinery at the 2017 Eston Show

New Farmtrac tractors, an imported sprayer, and solidly built livestock transporters were among the items that caught my eye at Eston this year.

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