Machinery & Equipment

Keep that old combine moving

Keep that old combine moving

A combine harvester is a major investment. Keep it in good working order through regular maintenance.
New Holland self-propelled, front boom sprayer model

New Holland’s self-propelled, front boom sprayer model

According to New Holland, a front-mounted boom offers many advantages over a rear-mounted one.
Pöttinger Terradiscs

Pöttinger Terradiscs – wider and faster

Pöttinger Terradiscs, very wide, high-speed disc harrows, were launched at Agritechnica 2018 in Hanover.
Husqvarna: The right tools to fight winter veldfires

Husqvarna: The right tools to fight winter veldfires

South Africa has not one, but two fire seasons: the dry summer months in the Western Cape, and the dry winter months in the rest of the country.
Caring for your tractor tyres

Caring for your tractor tyres

How long will your new tyres last? That depends on whether you use them correctly and drive carefully. And this applies regardless of tyre quality.
Case IH unveils a new six-cylinder tractor: the Maxxum 150

Case IH unveils a new six-cylinder tractor: the Maxxum 150

Improvements have resulted in far more powerful four-cylinder tractor engines. But Case IH has bucked the trend, adding a six-cylinder engine to its Maxxum range.
Anro Boerdery

New software helps farmers extract value from drone images

Since its launch four years ago, agri tech company Aerobotics has been working on algorithms to improve the interpretation of aerial data. James Paterson, Andrew Sheard and Marloe van Niekerk...
The Husqvarna 325S25 Sprayer.

Husqvarna motorised sprayer: even spray and easy to use

Follow any manual knapsack sprayer out of the store to its destination, and you will find an application that could be made more efficient by using a motorised sprayer.
Krone Big X 1180 forage harvester.

Meet the world’s most powerful forage harvester

The official launch of the latest Krone Big X forage harvester took place in Germany in September 2018. Joe Spencer reports on this advanced machine.
John Deere 6130R with CommandPRO option.

Even better gear from John Deere

John Deere recently announced improvements and additions to the specifications of some of its tractors and combines.
Kuhn Assembly

A visit to Kuhn’s vast implement factory in France

Rovic Leers dealers and farmer customers were recently taken on a tour of Kuhn’s impressive factory in Severn, France.

EkoNiva producing more than 1 300t of milk a day!

EkoNiva-APK is a leading milk producer in Russia and Europe. Sophisticated technology and facilities are largely behind its success.


panel discussion

‘Growing the agri value chain through partnerships’

Partnership linkages are required throughout the agricultural value chain to ensure that the sector contributes to the growth of the economy.

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