If you love buying used farm equipment, you’re going to love what Greg “Machinery Pete” Peterson has to say about the latest trends in prices. But before you get too excited, Peterson says that while the price dynamics might have shifted to favour the buyer, it’s only a slight shift, and it certainly doesn’t cancel… 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

A practical design that immediately improves efficiency on the farm is usually a top priority when building a new shop, but ideally, that building will continue providing value for the next thirty-plus years, across multiple generations. Walter Smith would still fall into the category of “young” farmer, but after ten years of running a seed… Read More

What can farmers learn about combine settings from machines running in neighbouring fields or those harvesting wheat in fields over 8,000 miles away in Australia? Agriculture technology company Combine Settings is set to launch an app that will allow farmers to share combine settings on a peer-to-peer platform and give them access to settings they… Read More

Growers looking for a smoother, less stressful grain harvest will have a new tool to consider for harvest 2024. Raven Cart Automation makes it easier for any operator – at any skill level – to effectively run an unload on-the-go operation, says Raven Canada’s Chris Morson. In this report from Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in… 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

The brand-new CR11 New Holland combine made its debut this week at Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany. RealAgriculture’s Bern Tobin was there to speak with Lars Sorensen, global product manager for New Holland combines, and captures all the details in the video below. Sorensen says this combine is a complete redesign of the machine, where the… Read More

RCMP in western Manitoba are investigating a fatal combine rollover. Police say they received a report of a combine harvester having rolled over into a slough located off of Provincial Road 592 in the RM of Riding Mountain West in the late afternoon on November 3rd. Investigators say a 55-year-old male, from Roblin, Man., was… Read More

The latest farm technology doesn’t always come in the form of a new tractor, planter, or combine. Quite often a precision ag upgrade can take equipment to a new level to help farmers reduce inputs or have a significant impact on yield. At the 2023 Farm Progress Show at Decatur, Illinois, John Deere rolled out… Read More

 

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