In celebration of 2019


Farm Trader 2019 Review Farm Trader 2019 Review
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tthe BvL V Mix Plus tandem axle twin auger mixer wagon Tested: the BvL V-Mix Plus tandem axle, twin auger mixer wagon tthe BvL V Mix Plus tandem axle twin auger mixer wagon
tthe BvL V Mix Plus tandem axle twin auger mixer wagon 2 Tested: the BvL V-Mix Plus tandem axle, twin auger mixer wagon tthe BvL V Mix Plus tandem axle twin auger mixer wagon 2
A sneak peek inside the Argo factory in Italy where Landini and McCormick tractors are manufactured A sneak peek inside the Argo factory in Italy, where Landini and McCormick tractors are manufactured A sneak peek inside the Argo factory in Italy where Landini and McCormick tractors are manufactured
Tested the Kidd 430 float wing gear mower Tested: the Kidd 430 float wing gear mower Tested the Kidd 430 float wing gear mower
Foton Sauvana The Ed put the Foton Sauvana through its paces, testing the seven-seater’s performance as a tow vehicle Foton Sauvana
Double trouble Valtra T234 and Fendt 720 S4 Double trouble: Valtra T234 and Fendt 720 S4 Double trouble Valtra T234 and Fendt 720 S4
the Strautmann Verti Mix 1801 More than a mixer: the Strautmann Verti-Mix 1801 the Strautmann Verti Mix 1801
More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery
More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery 2 More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery More than a century of farming for the Gray family of Ruataniwha has led to quite a collection of machinery 2
Contractor pix A slice of Kiwi life: contractors at work Contractor pix
Contractor pix 2 A slice of Kiwi life: contractors at work Contractor pix 2
Contractor pix 3 A slice of Kiwi life: contractors at work Contractor pix 3
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Big gear for big business S W Broom Contracting Big gear for big business: S.W. Broom Contracting Big gear for big business S W Broom Contracting
Murray Chesterman from Drummond Etheridge left with Simon Broom of S W Murray Chesterman from Drummond & Etheridge with Simon Broom of S.W. Broom Contracting Murray Chesterman from Drummond Etheridge left with Simon Broom of S W
The Can Am and its many fans including Sir David Fagan The Can-Am and its many fans, including Sir David Fagan The Can Am and its many fans including Sir David Fagan
The Can Am and its many fans including Sir David Fagan 2 The Can Am and its many fans including Sir David Fagan 2
Test Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper Test: Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper Test Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper
Test Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper 1 Test: Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper Test Krone Comprima CF 155 XC combination baler wrapper 1
Latest spray tech Horsch Leeb sprayer Latest spray tech: Horsch Leeb sprayer Latest spray tech Horsch Leeb sprayer
Family legacy Klinton Wade of Wade Contractors Family legacy: Klinton Wade of Wade Contractors Family legacy Klinton Wade of Wade Contractors
Test Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT Test: Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT Test Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT
Test Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT 2 Test: Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT Test Landini Rex 4 100 GT and Landini Rex 120GT 2
New release JCB Loadall Series III New release: JCB Loadall Series III New release JCB Loadall Series III
Action from the NZ National 4X4 Trials Action from the NZ National 4X4 Trials Action from the NZ National 4X4 Trials
Hilux New Zealand Rural Games Hilux New Zealand Rural Games Hilux New Zealand Rural Games
Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 2 Hilux New Zealand Rural Games Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 2
Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 3 Hilux New Zealand Rural Games Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 3
Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 4 Hilux New Zealand Rural Games Hilux New Zealand Rural Games 4
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We test drive the Massey Ferguson 8732 S DYNA VT Cover story: We test-drive the Massey Ferguson 8732 S DYNA VT We test drive the Massey Ferguson 8732 S DYNA VT
South Africas biggest carrot farm Global farming: South Africa’s biggest carrot farm South Africas biggest carrot farm
South Africas biggest carrot farm 2 Global farming: South Africa’s biggest carrot farm South Africas biggest carrot farm 2
the He Va Tip Roller cultivates levels and consolidates Multi performer: the He-Va Tip Roller cultivates, levels, and consolidates the He Va Tip Roller cultivates levels and consolidates
New launch avant loader 800 series New launch: Avant loader 800 series New launch avant loader 800 series
SIMA 2019 Event report: SIMA 2019 SIMA 2019
Kuhn GMD 3125 F mower Hammer (head) time: Kuhn GMD 3125 F mower Kuhn GMD 3125 F mower
Northland Field Days Northland Field Days Northland Field Days
Northland Field Days 2 Northland Field Days Northland Field Days 2
Northland Field Days 3 Northland Field Days Northland Field Days 3
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A guide to buying a combine harvester A guide to buying a combine harvester A guide to buying a combine harvester
Cover story Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader Cover story: Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader Cover story Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader
Cover story Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader 1 Cover story: Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader Cover story Schaffer 9630 T telescopic loader 1
Test Merlo Turbo Farmer 42 Test Merlo Turbo Farmer 42.7 CS 140 Test Merlo Turbo Farmer 42
A slice of rural contracting life A slice of rural contracting life A slice of rural contracting life
High performer Manitou MLT 737 130 PS Elite High performer: Manitou MLT 737 130 PS Elite High performer Manitou MLT 737 130 PS Elite
Massey Ferguson 7038 telehandler Raising the bar: Massey Ferguson 7038 telehandler Massey Ferguson 7038 telehandler
Dan Schat at SIAFD South Island Agricultural Field Day: Dan Schat at SIAFD Dan Schat at SIAFD
Event report South Island Agricultural Field Days 2019 Event report: South Island Agricultural Field Days 2019 Event report South Island Agricultural Field Days 2019
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Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet
Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet 2 Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet Norwood Hire debuts its new fleet 2
Bogballe M Line range Review: Bogballe M-Line range Bogballe M Line range
Nils Laursen Bogballe and Dave Donnelly Origin Ag Review: Bogballe M-Line range Nils Laursen Bogballe and Dave Donnelly Origin Ag
Spreading muck with the Ktwo Evo 1400 Spreading muck with the Ktwo Evo 1400 Spreading muck with the Ktwo Evo 1400
Test driving the Kubota M7 171 Test-driving the Kubota M7-171 Test driving the Kubota M7 171
Test Deutz Fahr 6140 Test: Deutz Fahr 6140 Test Deutz Fahr 6140
Pick pack and stack with the Bale Baron 4245P Pick, pack, and stack with the Bale Baron 4245P Pick pack and stack with the Bale Baron 4245P
Central Tractor Pull action Central Tractor Pull action Central Tractor Pull action
Farm advice and stock care tips Farm advice and stock care tips Farm advice and stock care tips
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Forward thinking Ground Gear Agronic front mounted rakes Forward thinking: Ground Gear Agronic front-mounted rakes Forward thinking Ground Gear Agronic front mounted rakes
Birds eye view of Engtech Engineering Ltds Alpine building Bird’s eye-view of Engtech Engineering Ltd’s Alpine building Birds eye view of Engtech Engineering Ltds Alpine building
He Va Disc Roller XL Contours Tested: He-Va Disc Roller XL Contour He Va Disc Roller XL Contours
Claas Xerion 4500 Head-turner: Claas Xerion 4500 Claas Xerion 4500
Deep in discussion on the tractor features Deep in discussion on the tractor features Deep in discussion on the tractor features
Valtra Snowbots Top Tech: Valtra Snowbots Valtra Snowbots
Stuart Child and Brodie Sheepdog trials Sheepdog trials: Stuart Child and Brodie Stuart Child and Brodie Sheepdog trials
Colin Bolton and Crime 2nd NZ Straight Hunt Sheepdog trials: Colin Bolton and Crime Colin Bolton and Crime 2nd NZ Straight Hunt
Goldacres GV4 proves a game changer Goldacres GV4 proves a game changer Goldacres GV4 proves a game changer
New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays� New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays
The Taege team New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays�: The Taege team The Taege team
New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays 2 New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays� New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays 2
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The Allen Custom Drills E D 3000 at work The Allen Custom Drills E-D 3000 at work The Allen Custom Drills E D 3000 at work
By land and by water Argo Frontier Amphibian By land and by water: Argo Frontier Amphibian By land and by water Argo Frontier Amphibian
Full speed ahead Polaris RZR RS1 Full speed ahead: Polaris RZR RS1 Full speed ahead Polaris RZR RS1
Test Househam Air Ride 4000 Test: Househam Air Ride 4000 Test Househam Air Ride 4000
Downsizing with tiny builds Downsizing with tiny builds Downsizing with tiny builds
Dirt eater Can Am Outlander Pro 650 Dirt eater: Can-Am Outlander Pro 650 Dirt eater Can Am Outlander Pro 650
Living the tractor pull life Laura and James Marshall Living the tractor pull life: Laura and James Marshall Living the tractor pull life Laura and James Marshall
Alan Harvey uses a virtual reality simulator as part of the WorkSafe module FMG Young Farmer of the Year: Alan Harvey uses a virtual reality simulator as part of the WorkSafe module Alan Harvey uses a virtual reality simulator as part of the WorkSafe module
Alex Field uses a Honda quad bike to tow a spreader FMG Young Farmer of the Year: Alex Field uses a Honda quad bike to tow a spreader Alex Field uses a Honda quad bike to tow a spreader
Georgie Lindsay climbs into a New Holland grape harvester FMG Young Farmer of the Year: Georgie Lindsay climbs into a New Holland grape harvester Georgie Lindsay climbs into a New Holland grape harvester
Joseph Watts empties a water trough during the agri sports challenge FMG Young Farmer of the Year: Joseph Watts empties a water trough during the agri sports challenge Joseph Watts empties a water trough during the agri sports challenge
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Steve Levet of Levet Contracting Steve Levet of Levet Contracting Steve Levet of Levet Contracting
Cover story Fendt 900 Vario Cover story: Fendt 900 Vario Cover story Fendt 900 Vario
Gearing up for irrigation season Gearing up for irrigation season Gearing up for irrigation season
Helping grow New Zealand Rata Equipment Rata Equipment: helping grow New Zealand Helping grow New Zealand Rata Equipment
Special feature Rural Contractors NZ Special feature: Rural Contractors NZ Special feature Rural Contractors NZ
Test Breviglieri Mekfold 300 five metre power harrow Test: Breviglieri Mekfold 300 five-metre power harrow Test Breviglieri Mekfold 300 five metre power harrow
The business of spray contracting Douglas Farm Contracting The business of spray contracting: Douglas Farm Contracting The business of spray contracting Douglas Farm Contracting
New Giant G2500 HD release from Tobroco Giant New Giant G2500 HD release from Tobroco-Giant New Giant G2500 HD release from Tobroco Giant
A full load for the Wilson Contracting team A full load for the Wilson Contracting team A full load for the Wilson Contracting team
Contractor profile Hall Wilson Contractor profile: Hall & Wilson Contractor profile Hall Wilson
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Fast fencing with the remote controlled Protech Evo1S Fast fencing with the remote-controlled Protech Evo1S Fast fencing with the remote controlled Protech Evo1S
Extreme burnout action Extreme burnout action Extreme burnout action
Precision Ag technology Precision Ag technology Precision Ag technology
Precision spraying with the FarmGem Pioneer 3000 Precision spraying with the FarmGem Pioneer 3000 Precision spraying with the FarmGem Pioneer 3000
Kent Weir has been a pilot for Super Air for five years Meet Super Air pilot Kent Weir Kent Weir has been a pilot for Super Air for five years
Kent Weir flies an area between Otorohanga and Whanganui Kent Weir flies an area between Otorohanga and Whanganui Kent Weir flies an area between Otorohanga and Whanganui
Test drive Kawasaki Mule MX Pro Test-drive: Kawasaki Mule MX Pro Test drive Kawasaki Mule MX Pro
New John Deere 700X combine header New John Deere 700X combine header New John Deere 700X combine header
Bernice and Jon Kimber from JK Engineering and the Keenan brand Bernice and Jon Kimber from JK Engineering Bernice and Jon Kimber from JK Engineering and the Keenan brand
Feature Matthews Vintage Machinery Museum Feature: Matthews Vintage Machinery Museum Feature Matthews Vintage Machinery Museum
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Claas Axion 870 Cmatic Cover test: Claas Axion 870 Cmatic Claas Axion 870 Cmatic
Claas Axion 870 Cmatic 2 Cover test: Claas Axion 870 Cmatic Claas Axion 870 Cmatic 2
Big machinery on display at Henty Machinery Field Days in Australia Big machinery on display at Henty Machinery Field Days in Australia Big machinery on display at Henty Machinery Field Days in Australia
Agritechnica 2019 preview Mercedes Unimog Agritechnica 2019 preview: Mercedes Unimog Agritechnica 2019 preview Mercedes Unimog
Webbline Agriculture open its new Waikato showroom and workshop Webbline Agriculture open its new Waikato showroom and workshop Webbline Agriculture open its new Waikato showroom and workshop
New release Kubota RTV XG850 New release: Kubota RTV-XG850 New release Kubota RTV XG850
Piako Tractors showcase its Fendt range Piako Tractors Morrinsville showcase its Fendt range Piako Tractors showcase its Fendt range
2019 Henty Machine of the Year award winner 2019 Henty Machine of the Year award winner 2019 Henty Machine of the Year award winner
Brent Lilley reports on Kubota s new M7 2 and M5 1 tractors Brent Lilley reports on Kubota’s new M7-2 and M5-1 tractors Brent Lilley reports on Kubota s new M7 2 and M5 1 tractors
Bale wrap and stack with the McHale Fusion3 Plus Bale, wrap, and stack with the McHale Fusion3 Plus Bale wrap and stack with the McHale Fusion3 Plus
Jaiden Drought gets behind the wheel of the John Deere 8500 forager harvester Jaiden Drought gets behind the wheel of the John Deere 8500 forager harvester Jaiden Drought gets behind the wheel of the John Deere 8500 forager harvester
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The latest offerings from Fendt The latest offerings from Fendt The latest offerings from Fendt
DPS pick Special ute feature: our top picks for the year DPS pick
Laour of love 1954 TEA28 Massey Ferguson tractor Labour of love: 1954 TEA28 Massey restoration Laour of love 1954 TEA28 Massey Ferguson tractor
A custom build for Bostock Shelter Trimmers A custom build for Bostock Shelter Trimmers A custom build for Bostock Shelter Trimmers
Digging deep at the Takapau Plough Match Digging deep at the Takapau Plough Match Digging deep at the Takapau Plough Match
World class Kiwi innovation from Pro Form ute accessories World-class Kiwi innovation from Pro-Form ute accessories World class Kiwi innovation from Pro Form ute accessories
Te Aroha Tractors Stan and Fiona Knight expand their brand range Te Aroha Tractors’ Stan and Fiona Knight expand their brand range Te Aroha Tractors Stan and Fiona Knight expand their brand range
Growing their farm with confidence Hollie Whan and Owen Clegg Growing their farm with confidence – Hollie Whan and Owen Clegg Growing their farm with confidence Hollie Whan and Owen Clegg
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AL11 Eric Masset, president of Luzeal, with some fresh cut alfalfa AL11
Talking crap with Dale Brider from Pichon at the NZ Effuent Show Talking crap with Dale Brider from Pichon at the NZ Effuent Show Talking crap with Dale Brider from Pichon at the NZ Effuent Show
One man s junk is another man s treasure One man’s junk is another man’s treasure One man s junk is another man s treasure
Tested Kverneland Optima TFprofi SX Tested: Kverneland Optima TFprofi SX Tested Kverneland Optima TFprofi SX
Tested Case IH Maxxum 135 CVT Tested: Case IH Maxxum 135 CVT Tested Case IH Maxxum 135 CVT
062 71 UTE feature FTM277 Special ute feature – part 2 062 71 UTE feature FTM277
AT19 Sampo combines Agritechnica 2019 report AT19 Sampo combines
AT19 main 2 Agritechnica 2019 report AT19 main 2
AT19 Fendt telehandler Agritechnica 2019 report AT19 Fendt telehandler

The Farm Trader team shares some of our favourite highlights from 2019

As we kick off into 2020, it seems timely to acknowledge and celebrate all that we achieved in 2019, from the impressive array of machinery tested and new releases and innovations reported on, to the many farmers and contractors whose stories we shared.

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