For many of us, shiny new equipment with the industry’s latest innovations are more than eye-catching — they’re drool-worthy. But, you might not have to rush out to get a new sprayer just yet. “There’s a lot of things you can actually do to increase the value of your sprayer — or the performance of… Read More

Earlier this month we brought you all the sizzle from the launch of the new Case IH 2000 Series Early Riser Planter. Now it’s time for the steak. Just after the public unveiling at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, Real Agriculture’s Bernard Tobin took a tour of the new planter with Case… Read More

SeedMaster has rolled out a new tablet-based platform to help growers with seeding operations this spring. The Axis mobile monitoring system features up to eight wireless, magnetic-mount cameras for monitoring what’s happening during planting or on the road between fields. “The quality of our cameras is very sharp. It’s a 720P camera,” explains Tim Ottenbreit,… Read More

Deutz-Fahr won a silver medal last fall in the Agritechnica Innovation Awards for its “Driver Extended Eye” technology. The system consists of three cameras located behind the radiator grill on the tractor, showing blindspots in the tractor’s monitor. But it doesn’t stop there. The cameras can actually detect humans, and can intervene in the transmission… Read More

If you are looking to upgrade your farm’s drying capabilities for 2016 you can always buy the latest model dryer – or just go retro. Real Agriculture caught up with GSI’s Conditioning Applications Manager Gary Woodruff at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky to discuss what’s new in the company’s grain storage and… Read More

Real Agriculture first reported on the new Fendt 1000 Vario tractors at Agritechnica 2015 in Germany last November. Earlier this month, we were on hand for the North American debut at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. At the launch, Real Agriculture’s Bernard Tobin waded through a crowd of farmers to take a tour… Read More

With a new Vision cab, there’s lots to see in Gleaner’s new S9 Series transverse rotary combines. There’s also operator convenience delivered through the new Tyton terminal, plus modifications to the feeder house, drive electronics and drive mechanics. The S9 Series made its public debut earlier this month at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville,… Read More

Sometimes it takes someone doing it wrong to remind the rest of us of the right way. On Tuesday in Lethbridge, a hay truck forgot about height restrictions and plugged the lower side of the overpass on Mayor Magrath Drive. It has been reported that no one was injured and there was no structural damage… Read More

There’s nothing small about the annual National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) in Louisville, Kentucky. With the equivalent of 26 acres of floor space, there’s plenty of room for agriculture’s largest tractors, combines and even what’s believed to be the world’s largest model farm. Register For Techtour LIVE – our one day conference in March “It… Read More

In November, Case IH announced the addition of the 2000 series Early Riser planter, and this week, at National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, the 2150 saw its first public reveal. “This new Early Riser planter series provides the first factory integration of Precision Planting components in North America, resulting in what we believe… Read More

Talk of banding versus broadcasting nutrients is likely to become a much bigger conversation as Ontario works to reduce the impact farm phosphorous on the Great Lakes. In this Corn School episode, Purdue University professor Tony Vyn offers insights on why he feels farmers should consider banding nutrients as apposed to broadcasting. While attending the… Read More

Krone launched its new Big X 770 forage harvester at Agritechnica, bringing updated technology and new style to the Big X lineup. The forage harvester boasts a 16.16 litre V8 engine, and outputs 775 horsepower, with improved safety features, including: additional indicators in mudguards, an extra step on the access ladder, and better overall visibility of all… Read More

Since visiting Agritechnica in November, I have been sharing presentations on some of the cool innovations and products in agriculture. One of the most popular topics to discuss is the opportunity of autonomous tractors. The autonomous tractor product example that I chat about with audiences is the Greenbot. We’ve also seen Manitoba farmer Matt Reimer receive… Read More

 

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