2020 has already been a challenging year, and we’re only just now approaching July. While there are plenty of reasons to be down about the year, many areas of Alberta that have endured three years of drought had finally been gifted good moisture, plenty of timely rain, and good heat. Unfortunately, another part of farming… Read More

CLAAS of America has launched the all-new LEXION 6000 series straw walker combines with two new models, targeted for small grain crops, such as wheat and canola. The straw walker combines will make it easier for farmers who want efficient separation without over threshing grain or damaging straw. Blake McOllough, product manager for combines with… Read More

Negativity can really consume you, and in the current state of the world it’s so incredibly difficult to stay positive. Everything is cancelled. Lives are being turned upside down. Borders are closing. I struggle with clinical anxiety and depression. Winter is already tough. The hours of daylight are short, and the nights are cold. This… Read More

This year marks 45 years since New Holland’s original self-propelled twin rotor combine, the TR 70, was launched. J Cole Sanford was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show to celebrate the milestone, as well as provide some highlights of the latest version of the combine. “It’s our DNA. When you think of the yellow… Read More

Landoll showed off its latest vertical tillage machine at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky — the 7500 Series VT Plus. The implement comes with adjustable gangs which allows the operator to change the angle of the disc gangs from the comfort of their tractor. “We can do more with this with adjustments… Read More

As technology advances, spot sprayers are becoming more and more of a viable option — a helpful evolution given the advent of herbicide resistance and the increased focus on environmental stewardship. Trimble has added to the Weedseeker line up with an updated version of the spot-spraying system, dubbed the Weedseeker 2. The tech is mounted… Read More

If you are familiar with JCB’s 541-70 telehandler, the latest model has launched — with a complete redesign of the cab. Regional sales manager for JCB, Brandon Hawkins, was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show for the official launch. “We’re bringing in a lot of the features and benefits that we had in our… Read More