The wait is over. Following years of anticipation, John Deere has joined its competitors in building a four-track high horsepower tractor. The 9RX series made its farm show debut at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois earlier this month. As Deere’s Colin MacDonald explains in the video above, the four-track machines share plenty of similarities… Read More

If you’ve never been to the U.S. Farm Progress Show, it’s hard to envision the scope and scale of it. But it is a fair trek for many Canadian farmers, so instead of expecting all of you to head there, RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin went south to capture the highlights of this three-day machinery-palooza. In this… Read More

As if an automated feed-pusher and barn-cleaner weren’t cool enough, Lely has announced a control panel option for the iOS platform, in addition to its Android-based app. Farmers with a Lely Juno feed pusher and/or Lely Discovery mobile barn cleaner will now be able to operate these robots with an iPhone, iPad or iPod through… Read More

John Deere has announced an alliance with Soucy Track to sell and distribute products through its dealer channel. This means John Deere dealers will offer Soucy Track model S-TECH 012P configurations for the 1770NT and 1775NT planter models equipped with hydraulic drive or electric drive. “In some field conditions, this will increase flotation and optimize… Read More

A new seeder design that first caught farmers’ attention in Western Canada several years ago is moving from the prototype stage into production. Vancouver-based Clean Seed Capital Group says it has started manufacturing and assembling its CX-6 SMART Seeder at WS Steel Manufacturing in Steinbach, Manitoba. “This is a major step forward for Clean Seed,” said Graeme Lempriere,… Read More

Manitoba’s largest John Deere dealer is expanding its presence in the southwest corner of the province. Enns Brothers Ltd. and D.B. Murray announced a purchase agreement today that will see Enns Brothers Ltd. acquire 100 percent of the operating assets of D.B. Murray Ltd in Melita. “After 37 years for D.B. Murray Ltd. and over 100 years for the… Read More

Tile drainage in North America has traditionally been installed with a single-leg plow that rips a vertical groove in the soil as it lays the pipe in the ground. Depending on soil type and moisture conditions, the single-shank will disturb the soil and leave a rut or soft spot that can take years to settle. A water management company… Read More

The Kelly Diamond Harrow was yet another implement demoed at Ag in Motion last month. The tool is used with the goal of returning crop residue to the soil, accelerating breakdown and improving soil organic carbon levels, all without the depth of most tillage implements. Each mulching chain link contains an abrasive-resistant concave disc, designed to add weight,… Read More

As regulations surrounding unmanned aerial vehicles are loosened and they become more common on North American farms, one of the world’s largest agricultural machinery manufacturers has announced it’s entering the UAV market. Built on the 3D Robotics Solo platform, AGCO introduced the SOLO AGCO Edition UAV this week. “We thought through everything a farmer needs to not… Read More

Any time you expose dry, flammable material to hot mufflers, worn-out bearings and electrical wiring, there’s a risk of starting a fire where there shouldn’t be one. Unfortunately, a combination of these elements results in combines and balers going up in smoke every fall. With the busy harvest season getting underway or around the corner, now is the time to take… Read More

 

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