It’s been described as the first major innovation in harvester design since the first half of the 20th century when binders and threshing machines were joined to form “combines.” Now the company behind the unique design is planning to begin production of these units in early 2016. The “Tribine” harvester adds a grain cart component to the… Read More

An Austrian-made combine header with an adjustable cutterbar for reducing shatter losses at harvest was recognized in the Innovation Showcase at Canada’s Farm Progress Show last month. The Biso Ultralight 800, with its lightweight aluminum design and movable floor, received a Sterling Award at the show in Regina. The 800mm (~32 inch) variable cutterbar is valuable when straight-cutting… Read More

Front-mount self-propelled sprayers have become more common over the last decade, but the majority of sprayer manufacturers still exclusively build rear boom sprayers. For years, Miller-St. Nazianz and Hagie Mfg were the two main brands with front-mount booms. In 2010, New Holland entered the sprayer market with both front and rear boom sprayers after signing a manufacturing… Read More

Horsch is bringing back a concept it first tried in the North American market more than 10 years ago. This time the company is not alone in offering a tender unit designed to fill multiple airseeder tanks simultaneously. “We’ve been working with the tendering concept for a little over 10 years, as far as tendering airseeders… Read More

Improved stalk strength is a valuable characteristic when breeding corn plants to withstand wind and carry heavier yields, but tougher corn stalks can also wreak havoc on tires at harvest. “The entire tire industry is trying to stay ahead of plant genetics,” says James Crouch, marketing manager for farm products with Michelin, in the video below. “As demand… Read More

Drake, Saskatchewan-based manufacturer Bergen Industries is following the mantra “two is better than one” with a new farm auger setup advertised to move 600 bushels of grain per minute. The concept and huge capacity of the “Double Barrel Auger” drew plenty of attention at the 2015 Farm Progress Show in Regina, including from the show’s… Read More

 

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