Articles

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 […]

Case IH Announces Seeding Equipment Improvements for 2018

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Mar 02, 2018

Case IH has announced some improvements to their seeding equipment that will hopefully make planting this year’s crop a little easier and more efficient. Some of the improvements include increased manoeuvrability and tank-mounted weigh scales. “Seeding equipment steadily grows in popularity,” said Trent Nowosad, Case IH marketing manager for seeding equipment. “When it comes to […]

Horsch Introduces New Joker RT18 and RT22

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 26, 2018

Just in time for seeding, Horsch is adding two new models to its line of Joker RT high-speed discs: the RT18 and RT22. With little snow remaining on most of the prairies, it’s that time of year where farmers and the agriculture industry are preparing for another production cycle. The importance of tillage and proper […]

John Deere Adds to S-Series Combines and Tractor Attachments

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 16, 2018

John Deere announced a new selection of combines and attachments in mid 2017. These new machines add to John Deere’s 2017 line-up of S-Series Combines. Like other harvesting companies, John Deere releases equipment every year so you might be asking: What’s different about these tractors? These are the main differences according to John Deere. The […]

Ag in Motion Announces 2017 Innovations Winners

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 16, 2018

July 18-20, 2017 was the third annual Ag in Motion (AIM), Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo just outside of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Ag in Motion gives companies and farmers a chance to connect and see a huge amount of new equipment and crop technology along with equipment demonstrations, corporate presentations and live crop trials. Not only […]

A Look at Case IH’s New Steiger Series

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 07, 2018

Case IH launched a new line of their famous Steiger tractors in 2017 and it’s been one of their most popular items in the months since the launch. The new Steiger CVXDrive series is designed to help farmers use the same piece of equipment for as many jobs as possible and switch between those jobs […]

John Deere’s New Frontier VT17 Series Vertical Tillage Tool

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 07, 2018

John Deere announced a ton of new equipment in 2017, and one of those innovations is the new Frontier VT17 Series Vertical Tillage Tool. The VT17 Series from John Deere is designed for easy adjustment and custom-configuration, letting you customize the machine for the amount of residue on the field. By giving you more control […]

DOT Autonomous Tractor System Unveiled at Ag in Motion

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 07, 2018

The DOT Autonomous Tractor System (or DOT for short) was one of the most talked about products of 2017. It’s a new concept and a brand new machine unlike anything we’ve seen on the prairies before. I had a chance to see it in-action at the global product launch at the Ag in Motion farm […]

Mandako Upgrades the Twister Vertical Tillage System

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 02, 2018

It’s almost time to start thinking about spring tillage and with the limited snow we’ve seen in most of the prairies, farmers will be itching to get in the fields as soon as possible. The Twister from Mandako might be an option for you, and it works well in most soil and stubble types. Its […]

Small-Scale Wind Turbines from C&F Green Energy

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Feb 02, 2018

Wind turbines aren’t new to Canada, but we haven’t seen anything like the small-scale turbines produced by C&F Green Energy. The turbines we see now are often very large and expensive. Frankly, they can become a real pain for the landowner having to put up with these on their farm, especially when they aren’t getting […]