Ontario-based tillage equipment manufacturer Salford Group, Inc. has acquired a Georgia, U.S.-based company that makes spreaders for the agriculture, poultry, turf and construction industries. The deal to buy BBI Spreaders closed on October 2nd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “BBI is a great fit for us because they come to the market… Read More

Grain Systems Inc’s (GSI) 40 series bins are now available with four-inch corrugation. The bins, offered in 2.66-inch corrugation since their launch in 2013, still use the optional Z-Tek Roof System, but are designed to be built taller, offering capacities up to 282 000 bushels. “We now have a much more comprehensive bin offering along with… Read More

Introduced in August, Grain System Inc.’s (GSI) VersaLoop round tube chain conveyer, can move up to 6000 bushels per hour and can reach a maximum incline of 60 degrees. The Versaloop will be debuted in the first quarter of 2015, along with the four-inch corrugation in GSI’s 40-Series Bins. The conveyor, according to Greg Trame, GSI… Read More

Switching between corn varieties on-the-go while planting is showing a yield benefit, according to Kinze, as the Iowa-based equipment manufacturer ramps up production of its multi-hybrid planters. The last time we heard from Kinze’s Luc Van Herle on Real Ag, the company was rolling out its new electronic metering system for its 4,900 series multi-hybrid planting units. Bern… Read More

Early this year, Sunflower announced seven new models to its Sunflower 6631 vertical tillage series. The new models offer widths from 20’5″ to 34’9″, expanding on previous models above 32′. Sunflower 6631 units feature the much-touted Sunflower Saber blades, which are 22 inches in diameter, with twenty-five flutes and a serrated edge. The blades are staggered, offset… Read More

New Holland’s new Discbine models, the 313 and 316 centre-pivot disc mower-conditioners, offer 13 and 16.3-foot cutting widths, respectively, and improvements in cutting, floatation, efficiency and durability. The models, which are available as both flail and roll conditioning units, feature what New Holland is calling the MoxMax II cutterbar. The cutterbar has larger discs and heavier components,… Read More

Case IH’s 240 series of combines, set to release in 2015, bear some of the largest grain tanks available and yet are still exulted for their productivity and efficiency. The Axial-Flow 9240, the most powerful of the three new models, houses 410 bushels of grain, tops out at 625 peak horsepower and runs on a 15.9L in-line,… Read More

Agrton Enterprises Inc’s Legend Detection System was on display at Canada’s Farm Progress Show this year. Using an iPhone or Android device to track air drill operation, the system proves there is indeed an app for that. And with the built-in Seed Rate Wizard it allows the operator to check their pounds per acre or seeds per acre calibration for both… Read More

New Holland Agriculture, a division of CNH Industrial, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the assets of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc., also known as Miller. The assets of Miller acquired as part of the transaction will become part of New Holland Agriculture, building on… Read More

How do you redesign one of Europe’s most revered tractors to make it fit the needs of North American farmers? At the Farm Progress Show in Iowa, we got the scoop on the new Xerion tractor line makeover from CLAAS Product Manager Drew Fletcher. The German-engineered tractor now comes in three models, ranging from 422… Read More

It’s rare that a new product doesn’t see at least some tweaks within the first few years of it being used in real-world conditions. Following on the heels of last year’s successful launch of the Morris Razr drill, Real Agriculture’s Debra Murphy caught up at Canada’s Farm Progress Show with Don Henry, of Morris Industries,… Read More

 

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