With strong farm commodity demand and high crop prices, confident farmers attending the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) at Louisville, Kentucky in February look to be eager to replace equipment and upgrade technology. In this interview from the floor of the NFMS, Kurt Coffey, Case IH vice president for North America, tells RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin that the Association… Read More

Based on historical trade data, Canada’s agricultural manufacturers could be among the businesses most affected by the federal government’s decision to cancel permits for exports to Russia as part of its package of sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine. On Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly indicated the cancellation of export permits would affect approximately… Read More

Trimble has launched Virtual Farm, an interactive online platform for farmers across the world to immerse themselves in precision agriculture. Users walk through a digital farm in this online tool, and identify common challenges they encounter on a day-to-day basis. From there, farmers are directed to Trimble’s connected solutions for each challenge and are paired… Read More

Editor’s note: This article has been updated several times, with quotes from a statement issued by Buhler Industries on Thursday morning, details regarding new sanctions announced by the Canadian government Thursday afternoon, and quotes from Member of Parliament James Bezan. Canada’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could potentially affect Winnipeg, Man.-based tractor and farm… Read More

Back in fall of 2019, Vermeer Corporation acquired Schuler Manufacturing to add to its hay tool offerings. Debuted for the first time at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky, was a 600 cubic-foot-mixer — the VT 600 twin-screw vertical mixer. Kendra Davis, forage product marketing specialist with Vermeer, says the leading edge of… Read More

Growers can look for greater capacity and productivity from the new 2150S Early Riser front-fold trailing planter from Case IH. The company unveiled the new split-row configuration of the planter last week at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky. With the arrival of the 2150S, Case IH has boosted planting capacity thanks to a 525-gallon fertilizer tank —… Read More

John Deere unveiled their 5125M utility tractor at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky. Brian Thorpe, manager of territory business at John Deere, was on hand to showcase the additonal 5M series tractor, which brings the lineup range from 75hp to 125 hp. Equipped with Deere’s PowrQuad transmission, the utility tractor can do… Read More

Despite production and supply chain challenges, major farm equipment manufacturers are reporting better than expected earnings thanks to strong demand for tractors and combines. On Friday, Deere & Co. joined competitors CNH and AGCO in publishing quarterly financials this month that have exceeded analysts’ projections. Deere said net sales from equipment operations for the first… Read More

We often take inspiration from the social media feeds of those in our RealAgriculture community. This week, Ron Krahn, farmer in Manitoba and regular guest on the Farmer Rapid Fire, asked a great question on Twitter:   Thinking about farm fuel use/storage (not because of the Ottawa truck protest/jerry can issue). ?? What % of… Read More

VeriGrain has made some updates to their grain inventory product, since the last in-person trade show, including an update to the VeriGrain app. “We really made it easy for growers to take grain samples, track those samples, with the goal of getting a more representative sample and to be able to share and manage that… Read More

 

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