Machinery & Equipment

The cutting edge

Falcon’s new Rotogang is now out and the word is, the company has got it right. Joe Spencer reports.

Improved engines, better controls

Case IH showcased two new Axial-Flow combine series at Agritechnica. Major improvements include new, more efficient engines and better control of the grain tank augers. Joe Spencer reports.

New harvesters from John Deere

The S-Series combines have more power, capacity and larger header options for increased productivity. Joe Spencer reports.

Massey Ferguson wins

Not only did Massey Ferguson win Tractor of the Year at the recent Agritechnica Show in Germany, its famous three-point linkage system was named a ‘milestone in agriculture’. Joe Spencer...

Agritechnica honours New Holland’s innovations

Joe Spencer reports from Agritechnica, the world's largest exhibition of agricultural machinery and equipment held in Hanover, Germany. This year, New Holland proved its mettle with five silver medals in...

Go green with the Sepcom

An advanced solids-liquid separating machine will help industrial and farming operations comply with increasingly stringent environmental laws.

Research farm invests in a TD tractor

New Holland TD series tractors are now available in South Africa, and staff at The University of KZN's Ukulinga Research Farm are particularly impressed by the engine power.

2 tractors, 1 driver

With Fendt's GuideConnect, a second tractor can follow your operator, performing the same operation.

Ninth generation of CR Twin Rotor combines

New Holland's latest CR combine harvesters improve harvesting efficiency for large-scale operations, offering flexibility for all crops from grain through to maize and rice.

Conservation implements at KZN No-Till Conference

Distributors and their dealers demonstrated machines from the ever-increasing range of conservation agriculture implements at the KZN No-Till Club's 2010 annual conference near Bergville. Peter Hittersay reports on some new...

British police get serious about farm thefts

An unusual sight at recent agricultural events in the UK was a John Deere 6630 tractor decked out in police livery, complete with the obligatory blue light.

Green trailer to reduce emissions

Transporting 1kg tomatoes in a 40t rig from ZZ2 in Polokwane to the Johannesburg Fresh Produce Market probably has a smaller carbon footprint than a housewife driving in an SUV...

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Further fuel price increases on the cards

Further fuel price increases on the cards

South Africa’s farmers and consumers who are already reeling from the record national fuel prices that hit the country in early October, should brace for these prices to increase even...

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