Sector comes out of two years of supply chain issues caused by covid-19 and Russia’s war on Ukraine.
With proven results, industry players should be taking ground spreader certifications more seriously, says Spreadmark testers.
The new system will enhance quality and health and safety by removing much of the manual heavy cutting activity.
What may be the world’s first of its kind, Milk-E begins trials out of Waitoa factory.
Wairarapa-based Phil Holden has taken over as general manager of the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA) from Kirsty Fyfe.
THE Government’s decision to cut road user charges (RUC) by 36% for three months is cold comfort for contractors and farmers using off-road vehicles that will not qualify for the exemption, Federated Farmers says.
Autonomous tractors could be available in New Zealand in the next few years after John Deere announced the technology will have a limited release to North American farmers this year.
Rural contractors have breathed a sigh of relief after the Government granted 200 skilled machinery operators exemption to enter the country.
Recent large deliveries of tractors and equipment reflect strong demand throughout the country on the back of strengthening commodity prices, according to the Tractor and Machinery Association (TAMA).
Rural contractors are warning that the lack of experienced staff and the massive volume of work being pushed on them this spring could lead to fatal consequences.