CLAAS is celebrating 50 years of Jaguar self-propelled forage harvesters. The company launched its first Jaguar in 1973 and have produced 45,000 machines over the last half century. Last November at Agritechnica, CLAAS showed off a new special edition of its Jaguar 990 Terra Trac with an exclusive anniversary colour scheme. In this report, CLAAS… Read More

A Saskatchewan based start-up is deploying a combination of cameras and machine learning to automate and dramatically reduce the time it takes to grade a sample of grain. Ground Truth Ag has developed a machine with a vision detection model that can assess around 50 different grading factors for Canada Western red spring wheat, as… Read More

How about an 18-row corn head that folds for transport and also flexes to follow the contours of fields with eroded hills or terraces? That’s the big news from combine head manufacturer Geringhoff at Agritechnica, the agriculture innovation showcase in Hanover, Germany. In this report, Geringhoff product manager Hendrik Schneider tells RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney that… Read More

Keeping it simple has been a key to 35 years of market leadership for MacDon’s FlexDraper headers. In this report from Agritechnica, MacDon product support specialist Myles Shastko tells RealAg’s Shaun Haney that while some competitors have tried to “reinvent the wheel”, the Manitoba-based company has opted to focus on the consistent, dependable performance delivered… Read More

There’s plenty of Canadian content at Agritechnica, the world’s largest agricultural tradeshow for machinery and innovation. For Canadian manufacturers, the show provides an opportunity to explore markets and identify where their products could find success across the global agricultural landscape. In this report, RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney catches up with Redekop Manufacturing president Trevor Thiessen. The… Read More

Kubota expects to make fruit harvesting drones available to North American fruit farmers as early as 2025. The autonomous flying harvesters captured lots of attention at Agritechnica ’23 as the equipment manufacturer showed off the potential of its collaboration with technology developer Tevel. In this video interview with RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin, Kubota representative Sumit Joshi… Read More

Cool, wet conditions have Ontario growers wondering when soybeans will mature and whether the crop can escape the impact of fall frosts. On this episode of the RealAgriculture Soybean School, host Bernard Tobin catches up with Horst Bohner, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs soybean specialist, to discuss what needs to happen in… Read More

In 1923 it took a crew of 12 people to cut, bind, thresh, and bag grain for storage. That was the same year that Curtis, Edwin, and Ernest Baldwin developed the Gleaner combine to make harvesting more efficient, less labour intensive and more enjoyable for the farmer. Fast forward 100 years and the Gleaner brand… Read More

Thunderstruck Ag’s Copperhead concave systems started with a look at harvest losses. Jeremy Matuszewski of Thunderstruck Ag was at Crop Production Show at Saskatoon, Sask., to discuss the concaves, designed to fit the mainstream combine brands such as Case IH, Fendt, and John Deere. What sets these concaves apart, says Matuszewski, are three things: adjustable… Read More

 

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