Category: Machinery

Monitor Your Bins From the Beach with MiFarm.ag

In a diversified operation, things can get very busy. Balancing harvest with the regular duties that accompany any other business that’s an ongoing concern is tough. It’s during those particularly busy seasons that jobs requiring regular follow up tend to be pushed back or forgotten entirely. Bin monitoring is one of those duties that starts… Read more »

Meet the Pulldozer

If it’s gigantic, shiny or in any way shape or form eye-catching, odds are you’ll see it at the farm show. That’s where we spotted the Pulldozer. Not just the Pulldozer, but the biggest version of the Pulldozer Bridgeview Manufacturing makes. For those of you not familiar with it, it’s a pull-behind implement designed for… Read more »

Applimax Helps Farmers Spray in the Dark

For producers living in areas with a less-than-stable climate, trying to get in to the field to spray can often mean going out before the sun comes up or after the sun goes down. With current GPS technology, spraying in the dark is one option producers can now utilize more effectively than in the past…. Read more »

RealAgriculture Roundtable 2: Farm Equipment – How Big is Too Big?

In part one of our RealAgriculture Roundtable we discussed with Don Henry of Morris Industries the advantages and the complications that have come from the rise of precision agriculture. This time around we bring up a topic that comes up at almost every farm show where big equipment is involved: How big is too big?… Read more »

CAT Enters the Class A Truck Market With the CT660

There were a number of new product launches at Canada’s Farm Progress Show this year. Among those was a brand new offering from CAT that had farmers interest from the minute it was unveiled. The CAT CT660 is CAT’s first step into the class A truck market. It’s an extremely rugged and extremely well thought… Read more »

The Monosem Vacuum Planter Provides Accuracy for Canola Growers

Monosem describes its vacuum planter as a premium product. That may be something every manufacturer describes their product as, but not every manufacturer can live up to the hype. Just looking at the Monosem planter, you can see that it is a very solidly built, durable machine. Every component that goes into the planter reflects… Read more »

The Retriever Self-Loading Trailer Makes Loading Simple

Farming involves making the most of short windows of opportunity. Sometimes missed hours can translate into missed days at harvest time. That’s why time is of the essence when it comes to any job on the farm. A long drive back to the shop in a combine to switch headers can eat up a lot… Read more »

Move Implements Faster with the Retriever Transport Hitch

Equipment management at planting or harvesting can become a bit of a chess game. You often have to think two or more moves ahead when you’re moving equipment from field to field. Tractors can become a hot commodity and a scarcity when you’re making those moves and that can leave you waiting on one job… Read more »

Pellet Making Made Easy with the Mobile Pellet Mill

One of my favourite things about this year’s Farm Progress show was getting to watch live demonstrations of all of the cool equipment and products that manufacturers brought to the show. There is nothing that sells you on a product better than watching that product in action. One of the really cool things I got… Read more »

The BioBaler Offers a Mechanical Solution to a Natural Problem

As far as we’ve come over the past 100 years, our progress creates some problems of it’s own. As cities expand and farmland moves into areas previously unpopulated, the natural balance of the local ecosystem is upset. Where natural events and wildlife used to keep things like willow stands from growing unchecked, it’s now up… Read more »

The Morris CX8105 Seed Drill Provides the Ultimate in Slim Transport Width

In an environment of “bigger is better” the Morris CX8105 seed drill seems to stick out like a sore thumb. Almost every farm show you attend seems to cater to the large acre farmer. The CX8105 is an offering developed especially for the smaller farm. With models that come in 25 and 30 foot widths… Read more »

The Haybine Reverser Saves Time & Sanity

Is there anything quite like being in a hurry, plugging up your haybine and spending hours unplugging it while your precious life blood is being drained by helicopter sized mosquitoes? They say necessity is the mother of invention, so I imagine a few nights like that could create a need for something like the haybine… Read more »

The RealAgriculture Roundtable with Don Henry – Part 1

The RealAgriculture Roundtable reconvened last week during Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina, Saskatchewan. This time around, Shaun and Lyndsey were joined by Morris Industries Chief Operating Officer Don Henry. We’ve talked with Don before on RealAgriculture.com and he is extremely knowledgable when it comes to farm equipment and cropping in general. With that in… Read more »

Get Your Bales Off the Field Faster With the Morris Hay Hiker

In a great many cases there is a very short, specific window in which producers can find ideal conditions to get a hay crop off the field. When that opportunity presents itself, you have to move quickly and get those bales off the field with as little difficulty as possible. Being able to loadĀ and unloadĀ those… Read more »

Versatile Unveils New Combine At Canada’s Farm Progress Show

As organizers of Canada’s Farm Progress Show put it, their show caters to producers interested in “the big iron”. In the spirit of that, a number of new product launches in that “big iron” category took place this week in Regina. One of those new offerings came from Versatile as they showed off their brand… Read more »