Researchers at Massey University in New Zealand have invented a prototype robot designed to perform several different tasks on farms, orchards and vineyards. Source: Radio New Zealand The robot’s design was a collaboration between Massey’s School of Engineering and Advance
John Deere dealership Cervus Equipment Manawatu in New Zealand has formally opened its brand-new, purpose-built branch in Feilding. Source: Scoop NZ Following seven years of local sales, service and support, branch manager Dan Clavelle said the new Feilding branch will enable Cervus E
A rainy start couldn’t dampen a successful Central Districts Field Days in New Zealand, which recorded a 20% boost in numbers over its three days. Source: Stuff NZ Fairfax national events manager Brett McMeekin said it was the first time they had used a ticketing system and had
A quarter of Australian farmers plan to increase their investments in property and expand this year according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey. Source: ABC Rural The survey revealed that the greatest confidence is among cotton and grain growers, while least confidence is
European spray manufacturer, AMAZONE, has released an electric control system that automatically selects the best nozzleaccording to operating conditions. Source: AFDJ eNews Depending on the field size, working width and the number of part-width sections used, AMAZONE claims the techn
The new True-Tandem 335 Barracuda vertical tillage tool from Case IH allows producers to better manage heavy crop residue and soils. Source: Agriculture.com “We developed the new True-Tandem 335 Barracuda to help producers more productively manage the record-breaking amounts of residu
Michelin’s new agricultural tyre is a part of the very-high flexion class of tyres for handling bigger and heavier farm equipment. Source: AFDJ eNews Designed specifically for large combines and grain carts, it has a greater ability to flex under increased loads than a standard
The long-term future of Cat trucks in Australia and New Zealand will not be impacted by the recent decision of Caterpillar to discontinue production of its vocational models in North America. Source: AFDJ eNews North American vocational models have never been available in the Australi
Tong Yang Moolsan, a South Korean manufacturer of agricultural machinery and equipment, has submitted a final bid to acquire full stake in local rival Kukje Machinery Company from its majority shareholder Dongkuk Steel Mill and creditors. Source: Pulse If the deal goes through, Tong Y
In December 2015, the Salesian run Teresa Gerini Vocational Training Center in Rome, Italy opened the first agricultural machinery laboratory for professional training. Source: AFDJ eNews The new laboratory is part of TechPro2, a leading technical training project aimed at providing a
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