EQUIPMENT NEWS
New Zealand Farm Show Celebrates Ag
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:49 AM CDT

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND (DTN) -- With the farm show season approaching in the U.S., I was fortunate recently to get an early start by attending what promoters call "The Largest Farm Show in the Southern Hemisphere." National Fieldays is a huge celebration of New Zealand agriculture. At 40 years old, it has had time to develop a culture of its own. Charming is a word that comes to mind. If you ever get a chance, Fieldays is worth the long, long trip.

A traffic jam leading out of the city of Hamilton is the first thing you will experience about ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
Machinery Chatter
Russ' Vintage Iron
A Shop Divided
Machinery Chatter
Polaris Combat Vehicle
One of THOSE Days
Machinery Chatter
It's a Small World
Built for 20 Years Into the Future
Machinery Chatter