Category: Manure Spreaders

Nuhn’s Lagoon Crawler Stirs It Up

Three years ago Nuhn Industries’ first Lagoon Crawler emerged from the company’s Sebringville, Ontario plant. Today, the amphibious vehicle designed for agitating lagoons can be found on farms across North America and also in Russia and China. Real Agriculture caught the Lagoon Crawler in action last week at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ontario…. Read more »

Funding Available For Planter Dust Deflectors; Manure Application Mods

Farmers in the Lake Erie and Southeast Shores of Lake Huron (GLASI) watersheds may be eligible for two new funding programs administered by the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA). The first initiative provides financial support to those who have installed or would like to install dust deflectors on pneumatic seeding equipment, with a… Read more »

Choosing a Finishing Tool & The Perils of Working Wet Ground

With the corn crop off to a good start, now is a great time to assess root establishment, check for compaction layers and get a handle on seed placement. See How to Measure Hard Pan In this video, Mark Van Veen of Salford Machinery, walks us through two soil pits — one that shows us… Read more »

IRONSearch.com Launches a New Version of its Website – Scott Derksen

This week Iron Solutions launched a new version of its machinery sales site, IRONSearch.com.  With some great new added personalization features, improved keyword search, and cool tools like changing your searches with visual sliders, the new IRONSearch.com will really impress new and veteran users of the site. Shaun Haney spoke to Iron Solutions, Chief Information… Read more »

Optimal Fertilizer Application Timing for Hay Fields

Whether you’re using commercial blends or manure, shortly after first cut is a great time to fertilize forage fields. But, wait, aren’t perennial crops low-input? Top notch hay producers will tell you that fertility is paramount to getting top production out of a hay corp and to ensure maximum persistence of that stand. In this… Read more »

Beef Research School: Make the Most of Manure Applications

There are two things you’re always going to have with livestock — deadstock and manure. Both byproducts, if you will,  present their own type of challenges. And then there are rules and regulations to contend with. Unlike some other byproducts of beef production, however, manure is a truly valuable resource if handled, stored and used… Read more »

Ritchie Bros Sells More Than CA$1 billion of Canadian Equipment in 2012

The world of machinery is really getting smaller.  Ritchie Bros announced today that they sold more than one billion dollars worth of machinery in Canada in 2012.  This is a new company record according to the company. Follow @RitchieBros on Twitter The Tweet From Ritchie Bros NEWS RELEASE: We sold more than CA$1 billion of… Read more »

Comparing Manure Spreaders at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show

Here at RealAgriculture.com we’re all about convenience. It’s in that spirit that we’d like to keep you from having to drive from dealership to dealership this winter to shop around for manure spreaders. In this video we take you back to the grounds of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show to visit four different manufacturers and get… Read more »