Vaderstad is bringing enhanced precision capabilities to its line of Tempo planters and also adding a new model, which is now for sale in Canada. New to the line is the Tempo K, a 24-row planter with low-compaction tracks and 30-inch row spacing. It features a 150-bushel  central fill system and optional 1,500-gallon liquid carrying… Read More

The term “agricultural extension” generally refers to the process of applying new research and knowledge to help farmers improve farming methods and techniques. While this concept has existed for thousands of years, the word “extension” itself dates back to the 1860s in England when universities made an attempt to extend practical information through lectures outside… Read More

Technology is making it easier for nutritionists and producers to manage dairy cow diets. Trouw Nutrition Canada’s DNA Connect is a new mobile app that allows feed managers to change dry matter levels and update diets with a click of a button. In this report from the Canadian Dairy XPO in Stratford, Ont., Elgin Feeds… Read More

Producers strive to optimize yields, while maximizing the efficiency and minimizing waste with each spray pass. Selecting the right nozzles and adjuvants for spray mixes is important for efficient and effective crop management. Martin Carr, agronomy manager with WinField United Canada, says the decision making process when it comes to sprayer nozzles includes looking at… Read More

Canada has finally decided on how crop varieties developed with gene-editing technology will be handled in the registration and approval process. Announced last week, crops developed using the technique will not be considered a GMO or “novel” and therefore will have a more streamlined path to approval. Now that plant breeders and seed companies know… Read More

Red Sun Farms in Kingsville, Ont., is one of 170 greenhouse vegetable farms in Ontario. Across the province, the Ontario greenhouse vegetable industry grows tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers in 3,900 acres of greehhouse, producing 521 million kilograms of fresh vegetables with a farm gate value of more than $1.4 billion. On this episode of Profitable… Read More

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s third and final ruling announced Friday on gene-editing for crop variety development clears the path for this precise, cost-effective plant breeding tool to be used in Canada. Does this mean farmers will have access to new drought-resistant or nitrogen-efficient varieties for next year? Not so fast, says Krista Thomas, vice-president… Read More

CNH and Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest satellite and terrestrial communication networks, have announced a collaboration that will see farmers gain access to the internet via satellite communications (SATCOM) service. Based on a new memorandum of understanding, Intelsat will provide multi-orbit internet access to connect Case IH, Steyr and New Holland equipment… Read More

From hitch pin to closing wheels, Kinze plans to introduce a new 5670 pivot fold, split-row model planter for the 2025 planting season. “It’s kind of the next member of our 5000 series family,” says Kinze product specialist Brad Niensteadt. In this report from Commodity Classic in Houston, Texas, he tells RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin that… Read More

Fendt’s E-Vario weeder concept presents a weeder that is optimized for combining with an electrically powered tractor. What happens after a company develops an electric tractor and makes plans to bring it to market? In the case of the Fendt e107 V Vario tractor, which made its public debut at Agritechnica, one of the jobs… Read More

 

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