Running with a bulldog: Road testing the Mack Pinnacle mDRIVE

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Sep 27, 2018

Below is an excerpt from a road test review written by Scott Garvey, Grainews Machinery Editor. “This year our annual week of equipment reviews, which takes place on the grounds of the Ag in Motion farm show every July, gave us a chance to follow one of those bulldogs down the road for a couple […]

Massey Ferguson Introduces RB Series Silage Baler

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Sep 18, 2018

Massey Ferguson has announced their new RB Series Silage Baler, the company’s first ever silage-specific baler. AGCO and Massey Ferguson have designed the new RB Series Balers with a modern look, similar to European style balers with the rounded profile rather than a traditional square design. Another notable design feature that you’ll notice upfront is […]

Duck Foot Looks to Solve Swathing Headaches

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Sep 17, 2018

If you’re growing soybeans or lentils, chances are one of the problems you’ve faced during harvest is knife clearance while swathing. Even in crops like wheat and canola, flat crops or uneven stalks can lead to all sorts of clearance issues that can cost you valuable time. Another problem is pod-shattering from the swather reel. […]

GSI’s New Z-Series Grain Bins

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Sep 06, 2018

Grain bins and grain handling equipment are one of the main causes of on-farm accidents. One of the places where farmers or employees can get injured is inside of the grain bin. Thinking back to my time on the family farm, the first job I was able to do on my own was unloading bins […]

AGCO Introduces IDEAL Combine to North America

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Aug 20, 2018

Completely re-designing the combine from the ground-up, AGCO’s IDEAL Combine is aiming to be one of the most advanced combines on the North American market. In terms of design, it’s an all-black combine like nothing we’ve ever seen. The other big surprise is the brand on the side. While most of us at the product […]

Fuel Lock Security and Monitoring System

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Aug 07, 2018

The Fuel Lock monitoring and security system is hoping to help you and your business protect your fuel. Rural crime has always been an issue with farm and business owners in remote areas, and it seems like we’ve been hearing more and more about it as of late. While many things can be locked away […]

Hustler Bale Handlers with Soft Hands Technology

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Jun 13, 2018

Hustler Equipment is introducing the Soft Hands bale-handlers, designed to reduce bale damage and make bale stacking easier and safer. The Soft Hands design comes in three different designs to match your needs and tractor set up, the CXR Soft Hands, Compact Soft Hands, and Mega Soft Hands. All three models have a compact design […]

Updates for John Deere/Hagie High-Clearance Sprayers

  • By Spencer Myers
  • May 11, 2018

John Deere and Hagie have announced some changes to their 2019 high-clearance sprayers. The main changes are new engines and dual product spraying on the upcoming model year machines.  The model year 2019 (MY19) Hagie STS10 and STS12 machines will be powered by 6.8L PowerTech™ John Deere diesel engines, providing 280 and 300 horsepower, respectively. […]

Case IH’s New L10 Series Loaders

  • By Spencer Myers
  • May 10, 2018

Case IH is hoping to make farmers’ lives a little easier with their new L10 Series Loaders. Case IH has released some pretty interesting implements throughout the last year, and the announcements keep coming with their new L10 Series Premium Loaders. Whether you’re moving bales off the field, loading a mixer wagon, or cleaning cattle […]

Krone North America Introduces New Comprima Round Baler

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Apr 30, 2018

Krone North America recently announced their newest baler, the Comprima Round Baler. The first thing you might notice when seeing Krone’s Comprima Round Baler is the new look. It’s a rounded, sleeker design than previous models from Krone. While it looks fancy, that’s not the only change in the newest model. The Comprima Round Baler […]

Amity Introduces the Precision Shank Drill

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Mar 20, 2018

Amity recently released the Precision Shank Drill, the newest addition to their line-up of air seeding equipment. Amity says their Precision Shank Drill (PSD) is a truly new concept in precision seeding and fertilizer placement. The PSD has cutting coulters, precision placement openers, disk levellers, and a wide pneumatic packer tire. All of these features […]

New Holland and Case IH Experimenting with Autonomous Technology

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Mar 12, 2018

Automation is a growing trend in today’s agriculture industry. As technology becomes more advanced and cheaper to purchase, the industry’s biggest players such as New Holland and Case IH are looking towards the future and how agriculture will work with autonomous technologies. Unfortunately as farms become larger, the number of total farms in Canada is decreasing […]