Saskatchewan-based seeding equipment manufacturer SeedMaster has announced plans for a $10 million expansion to its manufacturing facilities at Emerald Park, just east of Regina. The company says it has acquired land adjacent to its existing company headquarters, and plans to add six thousand square feet of production space to an existing six thousand square foot… Read More

There’s a new farm equipment brand based in Western Canada following the acquisition of Morris Equipment Ltd. by Rite Way Mfg. Co. Morris and Rite Way have announced the launch of a new parent company — Superior Farms Equipment Ltd. (or SFE, for short). Rite Way and Morris will continue operating under the new parent… Read More

Dairy farmers looking for consistently short-chopped straw for total mixed rations should take a look at Teagle’s Tomahawk 8250 bale processor. There are lots of machines on the market that will give farmers chopped straw, but Teagle’s North American sales manager Andy Robson, says the Tomahawk “consistently” delivers the short-chopped straw that nutritionists want for… Read More

Looking for an intuitive and user-friendly tractor that makes loader work less taxing on the operator? Kubota says its M7-4 Series tractors, with an LM2606 front loader and a new loader joystick, fits the bill. In this report from Commodity Classic at Houston, Texas, Kubota product manager Morgan Ludwig shares how the loader-joystick combination allows… Read More

From hitch pin to closing wheels, Kinze plans to introduce a new 5670 pivot fold, split-row model planter for the 2025 planting season. “It’s kind of the next member of our 5000 series family,” says Kinze product specialist Brad Niensteadt. In this report from Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas, he tells RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin that… Read More

The topic of soil compaction often arises when talking about the heaviest of farm machinery — four-wheel drive tractors, grain carts/buggies, and manure spreaders — but sprayers should also be at the forefront when it comes to trying to minimize compaction. After all, with some sprayer tanks now exceeding 2,000 gallons and booms extending upwards… Read More

Sales of new 4-wheel drive tractors in Canada are up 10.8 per cent over last year, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ monthly sales data for January through March. It’s the lone category that has seen year-to-date growth in both the Canadian and American markets, as sales of 2-wheel drive tractors of all sizes… Read More

In 2019, John Deere’s eAutoPowr concept arrived at Agritechnica touting the potential of the world’s first electric variable transmission. That year, the new transmission concept, developed through a partnership with Joskin, won Agritechnica’s gold innovation award. Fast forward to Agritechnica ’23 and eAutoPowr was again attracting throngs of farmers at the innovation show’s John Deere… Read More

 

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