Articles

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 […]

GreenTec Multi Carrier HXF Review

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Jan 06, 2018

Yard maintenance can be one of the jobs that farmers dread. If you can’t do it yourself, it can be very expensive and can lead to the “I’ll do it later” attitude. The Multi Carrier HXF from GreenTec aims to help cut down the costs of maintaining vegetation, hedges, and windbreaks around your farm. The […]

Lemken Upgrades the Heliodor 9 Tillage System

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Dec 12, 2017

I recently traveled to Agritechnica, one of the world’s largest agricultural trade shows in Hanover, Germany. I spent six days at the show alongside Scott Garvey from Grainews and we were looking at some of the newest and most advanced technology coming into the agriculture market. While we were at Agritechnica, one of the thousands […]

Krogmann BaleHandler Hydraulic Balebed

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Nov 06, 2017

Farming can be very hard on your vehicles, particularly cattle farming, where trucks seem to wear out faster than fence posts. Krogmann Manufacturing from Sabetha, Kansas can make your pick-up into a lifting and loading beast. It offers a hydraulic bale bed or flatbed for pickup trucks built to handle large round bales. But that’s […]

Vermeer Launches Self-Propelled Baler Prototype

  • By Spencer Myers
  • Nov 06, 2017

Vermeer is trying to change how you bale with their ZR5, a new self-propelled baler prototype. Livestock farmers and bale handlers have long been using the tractor and baler combination to take care of residue and bale grasses for their livestock. However, tractors can often be too powerful for the baler and thus a waste […]