Bourgault introduced its L7550 last week at Canada’s 2014 Farm Progress Show. The new seeder features an optional 20 bushel saddle tank; a staircase, railings and wide catwalk; a hydraulic metering drive that automatically adjusts with changes to ground speed; and a user-friendly hydraulic hitch jack. The cart comes standard with a monitoring system, with up to seven cameras available. It also boasts the… Read More

How long should openers last? Should you change them all at once, or in sections? How do you know when it’s time to change them? Shaun Haney, founder of Real Agriculture and new big fan of opener technology, stopped in at the Morris Industries booth at the 2014 Canada’s Farm Progress Show, to ask Garth… Read More

Farmers can look forward to big changes to Seed Hawk’s seeding system on its 2016 models. Unveiled at the 2014 Canada’s Farm Progress Show, the new system totes modular tanks, sectional control technology, an electronic metering system, a fourth 40 bushel seed tank and larger tires. In an upcoming TechTour episode, Shaun Haney will talk… Read More

John Deere recently rolled out the R4045 sprayer — a higher horsepower, large capacity self-propelled sprayer in the 4 Series sprayer line-up introduced in 2013. The R4045, which replaces the company’s 4940 sprayer, offers the high application rates, productive spray speeds, and all the technology and comfort that ag service providers and large producers need… Read More

In the wake of Kramer, Ltd. announcing its intent to exit the agricultural equipment business, CLAAS of America has made immediate plans to fill the gap left by its long-time dealer with two new, full-service dealerships in Saskatchewan. The move, part of a planned dealership expansion in Western Canada, will ensure that CLAAS customers in… Read More

Let’s all take a moment to confess our less-than-safe bad habits — sending a quick text while driving, donning only the minimum of safety gear while mixing chemical or giving the wee ones a ride on the tractor or quad, even if there isn’t a seat for them. Are all of these excusable because, hey,… Read More

Horsch has been selling the Maestro planter for over two years in Europe, and now, with a few minor adjustments, Horsch has catered the outfit to its North American cliental. The unit, ISOBUS-compatible, holds up to 1,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer and is available with 12 or 24 rows on 30 inch spacing. Besides being equipped… Read More

 

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