New Holland Agriculture, a division of CNH Industrial, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the assets of precision spraying equipment manufacturer Miller-St. Nazianz, Inc., also known as Miller. The assets of Miller acquired as part of the transaction will become part of New Holland Agriculture, building on… Read More

How do you redesign one of Europe’s most revered tractors to make it fit the needs of North American farmers? At the Farm Progress Show in Iowa, we got the scoop on the new Xerion tractor line makeover from CLAAS Product Manager Drew Fletcher. The German-engineered tractor now comes in three models, ranging from 422… Read More

When it comes to planting no-till wheat, Phil Needham, of Needham Ag Technologies, says farmers need to think first about the combine before rolling out the drill. “You can buy the best piece of seeding equipment on the market, but it’s only going to be as good as the residue management (in a no-till system)… Read More

It’s rare that a new product doesn’t see at least some tweaks within the first few years of it being used in real-world conditions. Following on the heels of last year’s successful launch of the Morris Razr drill, Real Agriculture’s Debra Murphy caught up at Canada’s Farm Progress Show with Don Henry, of Morris Industries,… Read More

Protecting honeybees and pollinators is a key focus for Ontario farmers. Limiting exposure of the bees to certain insecticides, namely neonicotinoid-based corn and soybean seed treatments, plays an important role in a thriving bee population in the province. Corn planter air exhaust has been identified as a possible risk to moving neonicotinoid particles off the… Read More

The Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI) will receive $735,000 under Growing Forward 2 for new equipment to support applied research projects for the agricultural sector, it was recently announced. Every year, PAMI conducts about 100 projects in Manitoba and Saskatchewan to address challenges in the agricultural sector, in areas such as equipment design, agronomy and… Read More

Farmers now have a chance to tell equipment manufacturers how they can make their machines safer. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has created an online form where producers can share their safety concerns about equipment made within the last five years. “We decided to develop this online tool after routinely receiving calls from producers… Read More

 

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