This month, Case IH introduced its new Optum series of tractors, marketed to expand their hay and forage lineup. But, the tractors offer flexibility beyond the alfalfa field. “Fulfilling a new horsepower requirement, we designed this series to meet the needs of customers looking for that optimal power-to-weight ratio for any field, cultivation or haulage… Read More

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

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

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

It’s been described as the first major innovation in harvester design since the first half of the 20th century when binders and threshing machines were joined to form “combines.” Now the company behind the unique design is planning to begin production of these units in early 2016. The “Tribine” harvester adds a grain cart component to the… Read More

Horsch is bringing back a concept it first tried in the North American market more than 10 years ago. This time the company is not alone in offering a tender unit designed to fill multiple airseeder tanks simultaneously. “We’ve been working with the tendering concept for a little over 10 years, as far as tendering airseeders… Read More

Farmers and farm equipment manufacturers from across Western Canada and around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Regina last week for the experience known as Canada’s Farm Progress Show. Shaun, Rhett and Kelvin had the honour of attending and covering Farm Progress for RealAg this year, although they were apparently too busy to film a… Read More

Syngenta Canada Inc. has announced the registration and launch of Clariva pn seed treatment, a biological seed treatment for the management of soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Clariva pn works by reducing SCN feeding and reproduction, a “targeted, direct and proven solution,” to the pest, says Nathan Klages, seedcare and inoculants product lead with Syngenta Canada…. Read More

Drake, Saskatchewan-based manufacturer Bergen Industries is following the mantra “two is better than one” with a new farm auger setup advertised to move 600 bushels of grain per minute. The concept and huge capacity of the “Double Barrel Auger” drew plenty of attention at the 2015 Farm Progress Show in Regina, including from the show’s… Read More

Versatile has developed a new DeltaTrack for low-speed, high-torque requirements, the company has announced. Called the DeltaTrack Creeper, the tractor is the first of its kind to be factory-approved for use in low speed applications such as tile plowing. The DeltaTrack Creeper is based on the DeltaTrack Scraper Special but will run in-field at a… Read More

 

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