Advice, tips & news for farmers who want to 'work smarter'

The true value of a wrapped bale handler

Posted by Sam Searle on Jan 16, 2019 8:06:56 AM

We all know rips and tears on wrapped silage bales are bad and lead to decreased feed value, with extreme cases rendering the bale useless as aerobic spoilage and mold growth makes it too dangerous to feed out.

But just how much do rips and tears on silage bales cost our farmers? Read on to find out!

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Topics: Bale Handling & Storage, attachments, Silage Making Tips

Appetite for new tech drives efficiency of Kiwi farmers

Posted by Sam Searle on Jan 10, 2019 3:47:30 PM

New Zealand farming is known worldwide for the efficiency of its production. That efficiency is largely based on the willingness of our farmers to embrace the latest advances in agricultural machinery.

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Topics: Farming technology

Four attachments to mitigate risk on your farm over summer

Posted by Sam Searle on Dec 17, 2018 11:15:00 AM

As we head into the summer holiday season, some farmers might be lucky to find time in their busy schedule to take a short break, but others will be working hard through this busy time of year. No matter your situation, the need for good gear that does the right job remains the same.


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Topics: attachments, Material Handling, Working Smarter

Choosing the right bale handler for your farm

Posted by Sam Searle on Dec 10, 2018 4:38:32 PM

Whether they spike or grip, bale handlers all do just what the name says. But as we know, there’s a spanner and there’s the spanner you need, so here’s a guide to what bale handler does what job best, and how the right one can help your operation become more productive.

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Topics: Bale Handling & Storage