CLAAS of America and Alberta AG Centre recently announced that the dealership has been assigned additional territory in Alberta. The expansion comes after the Smith’s Equipment Sales acquisition in Lougheed, Alta., and a new facility in Stettler, Alta. Alberta AG will add a new location in Medicine Hat in the summer of 2021 and relocate from… Read More

There’s a lot of stuff happening with equipment lately — from sales numbers, to what’s going on with the shortage of components, to price increases. To explain it all, for today’s RealAg LIVE! our host Shaun Haney is  joined by Curt Blades, senior vice president of ag services at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)…. Read More

Ag Growth International (AGI) has reached a deal to acquire all the outstanding shares of Farmobile, Inc., after buying a minority stake in the Kansas-based farm equipment data company in 2019. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Farmobile provides farms with hardware and software for real-time collection and analysis of farm machinery… Read More

The biennial farm equipment and ag technology showcase Agritechnica has been moved from its usual time of November to late winter, 2022. Organizers say the show will run from February 27 to March 5, 2022 at Hanover, Germany. The DLG (German Agricultural Society) hopes the four-month postponement will allow companies the “necessary certainty required for… Read More

Clean Seed Capital Group has entered into an agreement to lease a new custom build facility at Saskatoon, Sask. The flagship 16,000 square foot facility will be home to the assembly of the SMART Seeder MAX-S and related electronics systems, and will serve as the sales and customer experience infrastructure, and provide dealer support and related research… Read More

It’s been a few years since DOT, the autonomous farm robot now owned by Raven Industries, made waves in the ag industry. Now that it’s had a chance to run, how does it fare in the field? Daniel Stefner, fourth year Bachelor of Applied Science agribusiness major student at Olds College, recently joined Shaun Haney… Read More

John Deere’s line-up of Hagie self-propelled sprayers is all new — except for the boom. Deere says its Hagie STS sprayers have been rebuilt from the ground up; however, growers will recognize its signature forward-facing spray boom. Joel Basinger, marketing manager for John Deere, says three new self-propelled  models, STS12, STS16, and STS20, are available with… Read More

John Deere’s new See & Spray Select technology will give farmers the ability to identify weeds, spot spray herbicide, and reduce non-residual, pre-emergent herbicide use by 77 per cent, the company says. Deere officially launched the commercial sale of the technology today during the annual Commodity Classic. It will be available on the company’s 400… Read More

Custom hay operators and large hay producers can add higher baling capacity with Krone North America’s three new Generation 5 BiG Pack large square balers. This latest generation of large square balers from Krone come with several new features and benefits, such as improved Variable Fill System (VFS) which the company says allows for easier… Read More

 

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