It’s been more than 30 years since Caterpillar launched the first tracked tractor for farming. A lot has changed since those first basic tracks and under carriages rolled into farm fields. Most of those early tractors were in the 200 to 400 horsepower range. In the past decade however, many of those smaller tractors are… Read More

Pentair Hypro, manufacturer of irrigation pumps, sprayer pumps, and sprayer nozzles, has released its most drift-reducing nozzle to date. The Ultra Lo-Drift Max nozzle provides up to 95 per cent drift reduction, compared to the company’s flat fan 03 nozzle, Pentair says. A FastCap version utilizes SnapLock cap technology, which reduces the installation torque requirement… Read More

John Deere’s newest combine received high praise from the innovation award judges at the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show last week. Normally held in Las Vegas in early January, this year’s version of CES was held virtually. The X Series combine received the top award — the “Best of Innovation” seal — in the robotics category,… Read More

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ (AEM) flash reports that come out every month are a handy way to see how equipment sales are trending in Canada and the U.S. “Equipment sales numbers are a pretty good indication, or tells a lot of things about the economy,” says Curt Blades, senior vice president, agricultural services with AEM…. Read More

The agriculture industry loves its iron and the upcoming trends in equipment manufacturing are an exciting prospect. Al Cervero, senior vice president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, recently wrote an article titled Five Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2021, and also joined Shaun Haney on RealAg Radio. First up is how the equipment industry… Read More

Tillage destroys soil structure, cuts organic matter and decreases soil water infiltration. If that’s the case, reducing tillage makes sense, right? But the decision is not that simple, says Jodi DeJong-Hughes, University of Minnesota soil and tillage extension specialist. In her presentation at the virtual Ontario Agricultural Conference, DeJong-Hughes notes that there’s no hard and fast… Read More

The only tractor manufacturer based in Canada is reporting a jump in sales in its year-end financials. Buhler Industries, which makes and sells Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment, says it saw gross revenue of $249.6 million in fiscal 2020, up from $229.1 million in 2019. The company says the increased sales were “a result… Read More

A Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench judge has approved the sale of seeding equipment manufacturer Morris Industries to the parent company of Rite Way Manufacturing. Morris has been in creditor protection since January 2020. Financial terms of the deal are not included in publicly-available court documents, but Superior Farms Solutions Ltd — which operates Rite… Read More

The new AGCO Challenger MT800 track tractors could be considered the MT700’s “big brother,” with lots of options and upgrades. There’s different sizes and options for models and the new series builds on the success of the MT700s. Joining Bernard Tobin to break it all down is David Soliday, AGCO senior tactical marketing manager. “From… Read More

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