Farmdroid, the autonomous seeding and weeding robot, began working Canadian soils in 2022. The solar-powered robots first landed in Canada with the ability to seed 30 different crops, including sugar beets and a range of vegetables. In this report from Agritechnica 23 at Hanover, Germany, FarmDroid’s Eddie Pederson notes that the evolving robot will now… Read More

One spreader for both lime and granular fertilizer — that’s what Amazone has delivered with its new trailed ZG-TX combi-spreader. In this report from Agritechnica 23 at Hanover, Germany, Amazone’s Jeff Schott shares how the ZG-TX can apply both granular mineral fertilizers and earth-moist limes precisely through the one machine. “Both operations can be achieved… 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

John Deere continues its push to bring fully autonomous tractors and tillage to farmers around the globe. At Agritechnica 23, the farm machinery maker’s 8RX 410 tractor with an autonomy kit attracted plenty of attention from farmers visiting the agriculture innovation showcase held in Hanover, Germany. In this video report, Derek Targerson, Deere’s global product… Read More

Väderstad’s TopDown high intensity, multipurpose cultivator is not a new product for Canadian farmers, but the versatile tillage implement will get updates for the 2024 season, including a new design and the introduction of prescription tillage. In this report from Agritechnica 23 in Hanover, Germany, Väderstad’s Western Canada sales director Philip Korczak shares how introduction… 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

After four years, Agritechnica returned this year. The world’s largest agricultural tradeshow for machinery and innovation, the show features a square mile of thousands of exhibitors, from concept-only, pie-in-the-sky ideas to the newest, coolest innovation ready for market. Farmers who didn’t make the trip can still see plenty of what was on offer through our… 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

Smart tractors need smart implements. That’s one of the challenges start-up autonomous tractor maker AgXeed is tackling as its AgBots move on to European farms. In this interview from Agritechnica ’23, AgXeed product specialist Nadine Bietenduvel shares how over the past five years the company has developed three AgBot models —  three-wheel, four-wheel and tracked… Read More

One of the keys to the evolution and adoption of agricultural robots is to ensure the machines can meet safety standards while working autonomously. At Agritechnica ’23 in Germany, French robot manufacturer Naïo Technologies announced that its robots will now be available with augmented autonomy — what the company describes as revolutionary technology that allows… Read More

 

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