It’s not every day that you see a “deceptively smurf-blue” machine, let alone one that appears to be inspired by the Mesozoic Era. Yet, that’s exactly what RealAg representatives Shaun Haney, Dick Haney and Jason Stroeve stumbled upon at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany this year. Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE – Register Today! See if you can… Read More

Many of the Canadian companies who participated in Agritechnica — the world’s largest ag trade show — in Germany last month were there as part of a delegation led by the Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership, also known as STEP. As president and CEO Chris Dekker explains below, STEP is a unique private-public partnership that receives… Read More

Imagine if robots could both identify and destroy weeds. Well, Bosch Deepfield Robotics is well on its way to making that dream a reality. The company, only one year old, has developed a four wheel multi-purpose robotic platform called BoniRob. It navigates along plant rows, running on batteries or connected to a generator, logging data, or… Read More

The agriculture equipment colour spectrum goes beyond the traditional red, green, yellow and blue that we’re accustomed to in North America. As RealAg’s Shaun Haney notes in this video from Agritechnica ’15, there are many manufacturers around the world that don’t have a noticeable presence in North America, but might hold significant market share elsewhere…. Read More

John Deere’s new ProCut technology won the company a gold medal in innovation at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany this year. The technology revolves around sensors incorporated in the shearbar on self-propelled forage harvesters. Don’t Miss Our Next TechTour LIVE – Register Today! “The ProCut really is on-the-go measurement of the condition of the knife, and… Read More

It’s hard to fathom walking a trade show with over 2,900 exhibitors and 451, 000 visitors, but Shaun Haney and Jason Stroeve did just that this month, when they found themselves in Hanover, Germany, for Agritechnica. Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE – Register Today! Exhibitors used some unique tactics to catch the eye of passers-by (like virtual… Read More

Sugar beet harvest has traditionally required a high number of workers and machines, but that’s changing with innovation in machinery, including the design of self-propelled sugar beet harvesters. Grimme’s special edition Blackhawk Rexor beast was on display at Agritechnica — the world’s largest ag trade show in Germany earlier this month. Don’t Miss TechTour LIVE –… Read More

When equipment manufacturers from around the world display their machines at a global show like Agritechnica, you invariably come across strange-looking technology that hasn’t become common at North American or Canadian farm shows. So here’s episode 2 of “What the heck does this machine do?” (the answer is at the end of the video): Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More


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