Tools of the Trade with Husqvarna

What it's like to drive the largest tractor in the world

A new Fendt 1050 500 horsepower tractor has arrived in New Zealand.

04/08/2018

Best products for spring clean, Father's Day

There's nothing Dad loves better than a new piece of quality equipment for the tool shed.

29/07/2018

Rural jobs could be cut by 30% in the next 12 years

However, the labour skill set required to drive machinery and make winter feed may be more of a concern with the number of people wanting to do these.

08/07/2018

Farmside foot the data bill for Young Farmer finals

The prestigious event will be made available to all our rural community thanks to Farmside broadband.

01/07/2018

Husqvarna display futuristic technology at Fieldays

All variations of lawnmowers, electric chainsaws and virtual reality are this week's Tools of the Trade.

17/06/2018

Land Rover link to rural New Zealand

You might be used to seeing them on the city streets, but they suit the farm just as well.

02/06/2018

On-farm health and safety made easy, digital

Zero Harm Farm is an innovative app that many farm owners are using to avoid injury in the agriculture industry.

19/05/2018

FlexiTanks rethink on-farm effluent

Imagine a big wine bladder on the ground that completely rethinks on-farm effluent.

13/05/2018

Get the most out of your waterblaster

There are many 'Tools of the Trade' that come in handy at this time of the year, and water blasters are one.

06/05/2018

Visual learners get a boost with innovative tool

VizLink is an innovative company that create ready-to-go whiteboards especially for the farm and workplace.

22/04/2018

Aiming high with the Agri Plus Evo 2

When you are staking your maize silage stack, the Dieci Agri Plus Evo 23 is where it's at.

07/04/2018

Hilux NZ Rural Games highlights from Husqvarna

Husqvarna's Steve Middleton shares all the highlights from the 2018 Hilux NZ Rural Games.

11/03/2018

Side-by-side vehicles not built for NZ conditions

We tend to import products from other countries forgetting the use and the terrain they were originally built for.

04/03/2018

Flystrike 101: What it is and how to prevent it

Extreme climatic conditions can result in consequences for animal health problems, with this year being exceptionally bad for flystrike.

24/02/2018

Sarah Perriam tests out farming toys at Southern Field Days

Rural Exchange met up with farming machinery experts Kevin Dunlop and Steve Middleton from Husqvarna at the Southern Field Days 2018.

17/02/2018

Slow release capsules offer long-term parasite protection

Trials have shown that the Alpheus Anti-Parasitic Capsules contribute an average of 14 extra kilos in dairy heifers.

03/02/2018

Husqvarna’s involvement with the Hilux NZ Rural Games

Steve Middleton from Husqvarna joins Rural Exchange to discuss wood chopping and upcoming events in rural New Zealand.

20/01/2018

Tools of the Trade: Husqvarna Christmas pack giveaway

To get into the festive spirit, Rural Exchange has pulled together some beautiful gifts for Mum, Dad & the young ones for a deserving family.

16/12/2017

Tools of the Trade: Digital GPS solution for real-time cow data

Shane McManaway, CEO of Allflex, joins Rural Exchange in the studio to discuss how SenseTime can send cow data straight to an iPad.

09/12/2017

Tools of the Trade: Vaderstad Rapid RDA 400S Cultivator

Kiwi ingenuity and diverse soil conditions have played a part in the design of some of the most highly regarded drilling and cultivation gear.

02/12/2017

Tools of the Trade: 'Game-changing' new cherry grading technology

Cherry produce has always been plagued by cherry nose and stem defects, where one bad cherry can affect an entire batch.

25/11/2017

Tools of the Trade

Loey gets to know our regular Steve Middleton from Husqvarna a little better and see’s what great offers they had at the Canterbury A&P Show.

19/11/2017

Tyler tells it like it is on this week's Tools of the Trade.

Hear @NZFarming's honest, raw and no-nonsense review on the farm favourite Suzuki DR200SE.

04/11/2017

Tools of the trade EuroAgri’s precision spreader

Our mate Jaiden Drought from Farm Trader gets excited when he can check out the latest modern farm kit with bells and whistles!

28/10/2017

Tools of the Trade

We talk with Steve Middleton from Husqvarna about their LC walk behind mowers and we are still on the mission to find a jingle for Husqvarna.

22/10/2017

NZ Farming's Tyler Fifield on the Condor Calf 5500 milk trailer

Our old mate Tyler Fifield from NZ Farming was on Rural Exchange reviewing the Condor 5500 Calf Milk Trailer for our segment Tools of the Trade brough

14/10/2017

Review : Allen Custom Seed Drill

Today we are talking about a flash new drill to ensure we get precision planting and fertilizer application this Spring

08/10/2017

30 years on, ride-on mower has evolved

It really does have that Spring feeling in the air and of course the smell of cut grass & lawn-mowers interpreting your Sunday sleep in.

01/10/2017

Tools of the Trade

We catch up with the great team from FarmTrader NZ's Jaiden Drought to talk about the new Lely RP 160.

24/09/2017

The future of ramming your posts

We discover Sarah likes herself a good post rammer!

16/09/2017

Inventor makes tailing/docking easier on farmers

A procedure on farm that sheep farmers deal with annually every docking (North Island) or tailing (South Island).

09/09/2017

The Top Gear of Tractors

The results of the Farm Trader Top Tractor Shoot Out at this years South Island Agricultural Fieldays at Kirwee.

03/09/2017

Battery powered chainsaw for ‘hard men’ too

This week Richard ‘Loey’ Loe was delivered a new Husqvarna battery powered chainsaw to try out hear what he has to say!

27/08/2017

The newest technology on the market

Including the Amazone Pantera self propelled sprayer and the the soon to be released S700 series combine harvesters from John Deere.

20/08/2017