Imagine if robots could both identify and destroy weeds. Well, Bosch Deepfield Robotics is well on its way to making that dream a reality. The company, only one year old, has developed a four wheel multi-purpose robotic platform called BoniRob. It navigates along plant rows, running on batteries or connected to a generator, logging data, or… Read More

The Pathfinder from Salford Group is a versatile, steerable cart designed to travel behind anything from a strip till bar to a planter or tillage tool. It’s also designed to carry multiple fertilizer application systems. Salford product manager Brad Baker explains the PathFinder is equipped with a steerable undercarriage that can be adjusted from 120… Read More

The agriculture equipment colour spectrum goes beyond the traditional red, green, yellow and blue that we’re accustomed to in North America. As RealAg’s Shaun Haney notes in this video from Agritechnica ’15, there are many manufacturers around the world that don’t have a noticeable presence in North America, but might hold significant market share elsewhere…. Read More

John Deere’s new ProCut technology won the company a gold medal in innovation at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany this year. The technology revolves around sensors incorporated in the shearbar on self-propelled forage harvesters. Don’t Miss Our Next TechTour LIVE – Register Today! “The ProCut really is on-the-go measurement of the condition of the knife, and… Read More

What has two wheels and a 2 meter fan on an 8 meter lift? Our third riddle, all the way from Hanover, Germany: Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE – Register Today! Related: Agritechnica 2015: What Does This Machine Do? – Ep 2 TechTour: The Future is Now With the Greenbot Driverless Tractor     Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More

Sugar beet harvest has traditionally required a high number of workers and machines, but that’s changing with innovation in machinery, including the design of self-propelled sugar beet harvesters. Grimme’s special edition Blackhawk Rexor beast was on display at Agritechnica — the world’s largest ag trade show in Germany earlier this month. Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE –… Read More

Looking for the right tire pressure to match load and speed for your tractor? With the new Michelin Pressure Calculator mobile app you can follow an easy three-step process to ensure you have the best tire pressure for road travel and soil protection. A key feature of the app is an industry-first, built-in camera to… Read More

You may think of them as a local manufacturing company employing local people selling to local farmers, but many Canadian agriculture companies have a presence that extends well beyond their backyards. Their global reach was evident at Agritechnica — the world’s largest ag machinery show held in Germany earlier this month — as 65 Canadian companies set up… Read More

When equipment manufacturers from around the world display their machines at a global show like Agritechnica, you invariably come across strange-looking technology that hasn’t become common at North American or Canadian farm shows. So here’s episode 2 of “What the heck does this machine do?” (the answer is at the end of the video): Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More

European tractor-maker Deutz-Fahr has unleashed limited editions of its 6 and 7 series tractors that are designed to not only bring the latest technology to the field, but also a unique aggressive look. As Luca Vinceti, export sales manager the Americas with SAME Deutz-Fahr, explains in the video above, the Warrior tractor comes with a special black finish and… Read More

Fendt fans will experience a unique combination of high performance and compact design when they climb into the cab of the new Fendt 500 Vario tractor. The German-engineered tractor integrates a range of features and innovations previously seen on Fendt’s higher-horsepower offerings into the 500 series of 125 to 165 HP tractors. “This is all… Read More

Quebec-based Soucy Holding was founded in 1967 by Gilles Soucy. In 2005, Soucy saw room for expansion, and started Soucy Track, a company dedicated to developing and manufacturing tracks for farm vehicles. The original S-Tech Series of tracks offers options for everything from all terrain vehicles and grain trailers to high horsepower tractors and combines. The company… Read More

 

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