Clean Seed Capital Group has entered into an agreement to lease a new custom build facility at Saskatoon, Sask. The flagship 16,000 square foot facility will be home to the assembly of the SMART Seeder MAX-S and related electronics systems, and will serve as the sales and customer experience infrastructure, and provide dealer support and related research… Read More

It’s been a few years since DOT, the autonomous farm robot now owned by Raven Industries, made waves in the ag industry. Now that it’s had a chance to run, how does it fare in the field? Daniel Stefner, fourth year Bachelor of Applied Science agribusiness major student at Olds College, recently joined Shaun Haney… Read More

It’s been more than 30 years since Caterpillar launched the first tracked tractor for farming. A lot has changed since those first basic tracks and under carriages rolled into farm fields. Most of those early tractors were in the 200 to 400 horsepower range. In the past decade however, many of those smaller tractors are… Read More

A Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench judge has approved the sale of seeding equipment manufacturer Morris Industries to the parent company of Rite Way Manufacturing. Morris has been in creditor protection since January 2020. Financial terms of the deal are not included in publicly-available court documents, but Superior Farms Solutions Ltd — which operates Rite… Read More

Fendt has made some noticeable changes to the small field robot concept that the company first unveiled in 2017. The Xaver is a compact, electric-powered prototype from AGCO/Fendt that’s designed to work autonomously in swarms or groups in a field, with the aim of reducing soil compaction, energy consumption, and, potentially, labour costs, versus traditional… Read More

Planters and seeders both have their strengths and weaknesses, but with the newest Clean Seed equipment release, the Smart Seeder MAX, you don’t have to choose. Colin Rush, chief operating officer for Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies, joined Shaun Haney to talk about the customer-driven features this new unit has. For the first time, images and… Read More

Seeding equipment-maker Morris Industries will likely be owned by another Saskatchewan-based manufacturer by the end of the month. Rite Way Mfg. is poised to acquire Morris, based on court documents and an announcement published by Morris’ national distributor in Australia. Morris has been in creditor protection since early January. As we reported in May, Superior… Read More

Bourgault has unveiled its 9000 series air seeder units, and early in-field use from this spring resulted in positive purchaser feedback. There are five new 9000 series models says Robert Fagnou, marketing specialist with Bourgault Industries: the 9650, 9950, and the 91300 Trailing models, as well as the 9650 and 9950 Leading models. The main… Read More

 

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