Winnipeg, Manitoba-based farm equipment manufacturer Buhler Industries is reporting progress on finding a new long-term investor. The company that employs around 800 people building Versatile tractors and Farm King equipment announced in July that it had hired Toronto-based Origin Merchant Partners to find an investor who is committed to “preserving the legacy of the iconic… Read More

This year marks my fourth visit to Agritechnica, the premier global agricultural event, and it once again has not disappointed. Agritechnica is buzzing with activity as farmers and industry enthusiasts are here in droves, eagerly anticipating the latest in agricultural innovation and technology. Comparing Agritechnica 2023 to the 2019 edition, there’s a sense of pragmatism… Read More

The brand-new CR11 New Holland combine made its debut this week at Agritechnica in Hannover, Germany. RealAgriculture’s Bern Tobin was there to speak with Lars Sorensen, global product manager for New Holland combines, and captures all the details in the video below. Sorensen says this combine is a complete redesign of the machine, where the… Read More

RCMP in western Manitoba are investigating a fatal combine rollover. Police say they received a report of a combine harvester having rolled over into a slough located off of Provincial Road 592 in the RM of Riding Mountain West in the late afternoon on November 3rd. Investigators say a 55-year-old male, from Roblin, Man., was… Read More

Every fall, farmers race against Mother Nature to bring in the harvest; nearly as often equipment sizes increase, putting significant pressure on soil and causing compaction. To navigate the risk of compaction at harvest — and at planting! — this episode of The Agronomists features Nick Dubuc, farmer and ag engineer, and Marla Riekman of… Read More

Kubota plans to bring its new LX20 Series tractors, featuring 35- and 40-hp engines, to Canadian dealer lots in December. The company showed off the compact tractors at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., last month. Kubota compact utility tractor product manager Chris Isaac says a key feature that catches farmers’s attention is the… Read More

For many farmers visiting Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), the tillage demonstration has become a must-attend event. Independent agronomist and long-time COFS field demonstration host Pat Lynch says farmers see the benefits of tillage and it’s important to keep up to date with the evolution of tillage equipment to understand how it can best fit… Read More

Every sprayer operator has the ability to mitigate sprayer drift. The first and easiest thing an operator can do is change their droplet size. “It’s simple physics,” says Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs application technology specialist Jason Deveau. “When you go to a larger droplet, it’s more likely to continue to travel… Read More

 

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