PASTURE QUALITY = PROFIT, AT AN IMPRESSIVE RATE OF UP TO 8.0HA/HR!

By | November 19, 2019

The time of the year has come when nature outstrips machine and animal!  The growth rates of pasture is phenomenal currently and as you drive round the countryside and see lush pasture literally climbing out of the ground, it is clear to see that...Read more

WHAT’S SO GOOD ABOUT HARDOX® ANYWAY?

By | October 16, 2019

Hardox® is a world renowned abrasion-resistant steel plate from SSAB Steel Sweden. Popular with manufacturers of truck tipping bodies it is prized for its abrasion and impact resistance (3 x that of normal high tensile steel) and its structural...Read more

GOT THAT ‘NOT ENOUGH HOURS IN THE DAY’ FEELING?

By | October 15, 2019

Don’t worry we know how you feel!  Spring would have to be one of the busiest times of the year for farmers and ag contractors, so much happens at the same time!  As the days get longer and warmer, the nagging feeling of getting crops in the...Read more

ARE YOUR SPRING CROPS GOING IN ON TIME?

By | October 9, 2019

They say ‘timing is everything’.  For sheep & beef farmers putting in summer crops this spring, that combination of the right soil moisture and temperature can often be a limited window of opportunity. With the mixed bag of weather...Read more

LOOKING FOR A TRAILER THAT’LL HANDLE ALL THE PUNISHMENT YOU CAN THROW AT IT?

By | October 1, 2019

The Titan HTP 540 gives you the best of both worlds, in one of the most compact footprints around! Massive 26.5″ rubber means this baby is easier to pull than trailers with smaller rubber, and the steering axle means even loaded up with...Read more

CULTIVATE & SOW IN ONE PASS!

By | September 24, 2019

With farmers and contractors looking for more versatile machines (less tools in the toolbox/implement shed) the option of fitting an air seeder onto a disc cultivator is a popular choice.  Ideal for annual grass or catch crops into stubble, the...Read more

THE SWEET SPOT: FINDING THE PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN STRENGTH AND WEIGHT

By | December 17, 2018

Mark and Sally-Ann Copland have a sheep and beef operation with 4,000 stock units on 800 acres in Southland. Their farm has a variety of topographies with a mix of challenges. “It’s a third flat, a third moderate rolling, and one third...Read more

ONGOING SUCCESS FOR CANTERBURY CONTRACTING THANKS TO 4AG & BEDNAR COMBO

By | November 29, 2018

Canterbury Contracting started using their Bednar 10 metre multi-disc just over 3 years ago and in that time it’s cultivated in excess of 16,000 hectares with no chance of slowing down. It is one machine in a fleet of 4AG Supplied and Serviced...Read more

Taumarunui Titan Triple’s Efficiency

By | November 27, 2018

Taumarunui contractors Paul & Craig Harrison recently took delivery of their new 4AG TITAN 6300 Profi Roller drill, adding to their expansive fleet of professional ag contracting gear. Having operated a 9ft Duncan for many years they...Read more

AN OLDIE BUT A GOODIE!

By | October 29, 2018

  With all the modern tractors around nowadays, it’s not often we get to hook a set of discs up to a mint older machine like this Case IH 956 XL!     This tidy German-built 2WD Case dates back to the late 80’s and was...Read more

"We milk 2600 cows in both North and South Islands, plus grow maize and various crops on 600 hectares of lease ground. We are constantly developing new ground to bring into production and the 4AG 970's are excellent for chopping up old, heavily thatched pasture and contouring rougher areas. Daily throughput is important to our size operation. so we're pretty happy to be averaging 3-4 hectares/hour!"