Disc Cultivators

BEDNAR ATLAS HO HEAVY DISC CULTIVATOR – PENETRATION AND SPEED IN ONE MACHINE!

By | November 20, 2016

The recent delivery of a 5.0mtr Bednar Atlas HO heavy disc cultivator to long-standing Te Kauwhata maize grower, Ned Kelly is the latest European cultivation trend for handling high levels of crop residue and heavy soils. Putting the machine into...Read more

7.5MTR SWIFTERDISC PERFECT TOOL FOR CANTERBURY DAIRY OPERATION

By | September 5, 2016

The first 7.5mtr Bednar Swifterdisc XOF 8000 disc cultivator was recently delivered to Ashdown Land Co. a dairy farming business in the Maronan region. With a number of five and six metre machines already operating throughout the South Island and...Read more

CUT COMPACTION – QUEENSLAND COTTON GROWER

By | August 11, 2016

Paul Elsden grows cotton in one of the main areas of this crop in south-eastern Queensland, the Darling Downs region west of Toowoomba. This region has extremely heavy, dense black soil types, described as ‘self-mulching, cracking clay’...Read more

Flying the 4AG Flag

By | July 29, 2015

Fieldays are a firm fixture on the 4AG calendar. Every year we move multiple large machines to the fieldays, one in the South Island and one in the North, for the events. Our machines are not light or easy to pack up; the logistics behind taking a...Read more

MASSIVE BEDNAR DISC CULTIVATORS HELP IMPROVE EFFICIENCIES

By | July 22, 2015

Massive 10m and 12m Bednar Swifterdisc disc cultivators from 4AG have helped improve cultivation efficiency in large contracting and farming operations in the South Island in the past season. 4AG marketing manager Hamish Raikes says large scale...Read more

10 Mtr cultivator makes short work of Canterbury fields

By | February 20, 2014

February 2014 saw delivery of NZ’s first Bednar 10mtr disc cultivator, into Canterbury cultivation and drilling contractor Te Pirita Enterprises.  Owner Steve Roberts says he was not sure what to expect operating such a wide machine, but...Read more

Grasslandz 2014 – a roaring success

By | January 31, 2014

30th-31st January saw 4AG exhibit at one of the major machinery demonstration events, Grasslandz 2014.  This two-day event held every three years in the heart of Waikato, differs from other exhibitions in New Zealand, in that it is the only one...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!"