One of the few agriculture tradeshows still on the calendar for an in-person event has now officially been cancelled. Agri-Trade Equipment Expo was to be held November 11 – 13 at Westerner Park, at Red Deer, Alta. Initially, organizers had committed to hold the event despite COVID-19, but in line with provincial health and safety… Read More

The Agri-Trade Equipment Expo held at Westerner Park at Red Deer, Alta. will go ahead as planned from November 11th to 13th this year. Yes, you read that right: a live agriculture event is still happening in 2020. Well, sort of live. In a video released by Agri-Trade management, an interactive display in some exhibits… Read More

It’s Agri-Trade this week in Red Deer, Alta., which means, of course, it’s freezing in the province. The show starts with a quick acknowledgment of the less-than-ideal driving conditions. Then, you’ll hear: The top ag news, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; What’s new at Alliance Seed, with general manager Jim Bagshaw; Agri-Trade Equipment Expo’s David Fiddler… Read More

Every year, Agri-Trade marks the unofficial launch point for the next growing season. Most years, farmers have the crop in the bin, they have a good idea of their income or loss on the year, and they come to the annual show at Red Deer with a decent idea on areas of improvement for their… Read More

Neeralta Manufacturing is well-known for their grain baggers, extractors, and line of grain bags, but they’re adding augers to the product line-up this year. John Weirenga, co-owner of Neeralta Manufacturing, says they’re excited to come out with their first ever auger, the 1046. “We have a heavy-duty auger tube, it’s 10-gauge. The flighting is extra… Read More

Putting down fertilizer or acting as a back-up seeder, the Degelman Pro-Cast precision granular applicator is designed to mount on Degelman’s Pro-Till high performance discs or Strawmaster heavy harrow units. Derek Molnar, territory manager at Degelman, says the unit will fit on the Pro-Till 30 up to the company’s Pro-Till 45 as well as the… Read More

Versatile, a division of Buhler Industries Inc., is introducing their new DeltaTrack and four-wheel drive models for 2022. The tractors feature more power, improved features, newly available options, and an updated appearance. New models 530, 580, and 620 have a larger cooling package designed to improve airflow and cooling capacity, improved transmission, and advanced hydraulic… Read More

Many farm shows and conferences have been cancelled, postponed or are attempting virtual versions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Multi-national companies have the brand strength and budgets to weather the storm of lost tradeshow sales, but for mid-size or smaller companies, tradeshows are sometimes their main method of marketing and selling to farmers. This past… Read More

The longer the COVID-19 pandemic goes on, the more permanent some of the changes to modern society and social norms become. While the work on the farm level has changed little, agriculture businesses — like many others — have moved away from office settings to working from home and have kiboshed most travel. What’s more,… Read More

 

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