Launched at Crop Production show at Saskatoon, Sask., the latest addition in the Väderstad tillage series made an appearance — the inline sideband knife. The knife is an insertable tip that creates a side-band effect. It can be used on any of the company’s drills worldwide, but is particularly useful for western Canadian conditions. “We’ve… Read More

You likely won’t see a Mercedes-Benz booth at just any ag tradeshow, but the company was on hand at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, to showcase their Unimog as a “flexible all-rounder and a real alternative to the tractor in agriculture.” In this interview, Mercedes’ Klaus Gauly walks us through the Unimog U lineup, which includes… Read More

A new sprayer prototype built through the collaboration of three companies, is looking to lower the cost of production and protect the environment by providing real time detection and spray application of weeds in row crops. Developed through the joint efforts of Amazone, Bosch and xarvio, SmartSprayer uses software based on economic thresholds to make… Read More

Strautmann’s new self-loading forage wagon line, the Magnon, launched at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, is the biggest in its range. “That’s a completely new machine, designed especially for big farms, using it for silage making…with a completely new system on the pick-up,” says Strautmann’s Felix Rademacher. The new Flex Load pick-up system uses elastomer plastic… Read More

Krone’s BiG X 1180 was on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany in November, and the company claims it’s the biggest in the business. According to Krone’s Henrik Feldmann, the machine focuses on maneuverability and maximum capacity. “And highlights on the machine is, of course, the lift cab, that allows you to lift the whole… Read More

At the Pennsylvania Farm Show, New Holland announced a formal partnership with the National Hemp Association (NHA), a non-partisan hemp advocacy group. The partnership, which will operate under the banner “Pushing Progress Together”, plans to accelerate the return of hemp commodity crops on farms across North America. Brett Davis, vice president of New Holland North… Read More