Machinery & Equipment

Kuhn NEO planter

A right royal display of farming equipment

The Royal Agricultural Society is well-known amongst local farmers for hosting one of the most comprehensive agricultural shows in SA. The 2017 Royal Show was no different, writes Joe Spencer.
The Zar Trac J16 4x4.

Small tractors at the Royal Show

Two manufacturers displayed budget-priced tractors at the Pietermaritzburg Royal Show.

Case IH exhibits its best

Kyalami was recently the venue for a grand Case IH birthday event, with the launch of several new tractors and a combine harvester, as well as an imposing product line-up.
Vermeer Rancher 6640 big round baler.

Vermeer comes to Africa

This US company introduced a wide range of its products at this year's Nampo Expo in Bothaville in the Free State.
Farmers give Kubota high praise

Farmers give Kubota high praise

Three commercial farmers tell Joe Spencer why Kubota products check all the right boxes.
Meet the mighty JD 8400R!

Meet the mighty John Deere 8400R!

This new record-breaking John Deere tractor made its first appearance in the UK at the recent Cereals Event at Boothby Graffoe in Lincolnshire.
Case IH 9240 Axial Flowcombine

Big agricultural machines at Nampo 2017

The size of agricultural machines continues to increase, and there were plenty of impressive machines at this year’s show, says Joe Spencer.
Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

Valtra A-series: SIMA Machine of the Year 2017

It is predicted that the new Valtra A4 series will be even more popular than the A3, says Joe Spencer.
Fendt tractor 1050

New Fendt line-up at Nampo

Four tractors from the high-tech Fendt brand were introduced to the South African market at Nampo. Joe Spencer reports.
The 825i DOHC John Deere Gator

Gator sales surge ahead

John Deere has built a larger Gator factory to cope with the demand for this tough all-terrain vehicle. Joe Spencer reports.
175 years of Case IH

175 years of Case IH

The celebrations have commenced at the brand’s global headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin, US, says Joe Spencer.
Quiet, cost-effective Avant loaders

Quiet, cost-effective Avant loaders

Avant’s battery-powered loaders are ideal for indoor use where ventilation is limited. They can work at full power without exposing the operators and their co-workers to dangerous exhaust emissions, says...


SA farmers concerned about live cattle exports from Botswana

The South African Red Meat Producers' Organisation (RPO) has expressed serious concern about the announcement by the Ministry of Agriculture in Botswana that the country will be opening its borders...

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