19 June 2016

New flagship model for CLAAS AXION 800 series

CLAAS has added a new flagship model to its highly successful AXION 800 series, which now boasts seven models spanning 205 to 295 hp. With a maximum rating of 295 hp and CMATIC continuously variable transmission as standard, the AXION 870 bridges the gap between the AXION 850 (264 hp) and AXION 910 (320 hp).
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16 June 2016

À la carte dining for cows

MAIZE and grass silage, palm kernel and minerals are now on the menu at Kelvin and Rita Cutforth’s dairy farm in Waikato, thanks to the purchase of a high performance Trioliet wagon that rapidly and thoroughly mixes and feeds out all types of rations.
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20 May 2016

New silage processing method improves digestibility

A NEW maize silage technique that intensively processes both the kernel and long chopped corn stalk particles significantly improves digestibility and livestock performance.
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19 May 2016

Launching the pocket rocket

Despite it’s compact size the all-new JCB 516-40 telehandler is capable of lifting 1.6 tonnes up to a maximum height of 4 m and it's sure to find immediate appeal where operating areas can be restrictive.
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21 April 2016

CLAAS wins with the LEXION 780

The CLAAS LEXION 780 triumphed in the newly added “agricultural equipment” category, by virtue of its design and technical functionality.
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20 April 2016

Speed milking

A FORESTRY conversion in the Central Plateau is creating new benchmarks for efficient project management by commissioning a new state-of-the-art dairy platform every six months.
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11 April 2016

Partnership aims to deliver a better feed

THE CLAAS Harvest Centre network, the New Zealand distributor of high performance Trioliet Solomix mixer wagons, and leading nutritional consultants, Dairy Business Centre, have announced a partnership that will add significant value to New Zealand dairy farmers.
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31 March 2016

Three times satisfied

HAVING chalked up more than 4000 hours in three CLAAS tractors in the past six years, Waikato dairy farmer, Harvey Kloeten, says he’d recommend the brand to others without hesitation.
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11 March 2016

AMAZONE AmaSelect saves spraying costs

New nozzle technology reduces spraying costs by up to 10 per cent by selecting the best nozzle according to the operating conditions such as field size, working width and boom width utilised.
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03 February 2016

CLAAS releases ‘universal’ nitrogen optimisation system

CLAAS ISARIA has become the first ISOBUS-compatible optical crop sensor available on the market. AEF certification means the cutting-edge nitrogen application system can be operated in combination with any ISOBUS-compatible tractor or implement.
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09 December 2015

AMAZONE ZA-TS spreader named Machine of the Year

The AMAZONE ZA-TS fertiliser spreader featuring new Argus Twin lateral distribution optimisation technology has been named 2016 Machine of the Year 2016 at leading European trade fair, Agritechnica.
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16 November 2015

Five silver medals for CLAAS

CLAAS has been awarded five silver medals for excellence in agricultural engineering at Agritechnica, Europe’s leading farming technology exhibition.
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14 September 2015

CLAAS produces 300,000th baler

CLAAS has produced its 300,000th baler – a high performance ROLLANT 454 UNIWRAP round baler/wrapper – at its state-of-the-art baler factory in Metz, France.
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31 July 2015

50 years of CLAAS loader wagons

CLAAS has celebrated its 50th anniversary of leadership in forage wagon technology with the release of the upgraded CARGOS 9000 series of dual-purpose loader/transport wagons.
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07 July 2015

AMAZONE makes history

LEADING European farm machinery manufacturer, AMAZONE, has announced the sale of its 750,000th ‘ZA’ series twin-disc centrifugal fertiliser spreader.
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04 June 2015

Trioliet Solomix keeps feed flowing into winter barns

The efficient delivery of high quality animal feed is a vital part of the Zeestraten family’s unique dairying operation in Southland.
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