Agrton Enterprises Inc’s Legend Detection System was on display at Canada’s Farm Progress Show this year. Using an iPhone or Android device to track air drill operation, the system proves there is indeed an app for that. And with the built-in Seed Rate Wizard it allows the operator to check their pounds per acre or seeds per acre calibration for both… Read More

New Holland had their largest 2015 CR series combine on display at the Canadian Farm Progress Show in Regina this year. The CR10.90 Elevation (shown above) tops the six model series, with the highest capacity yet at 410 bushels. The combine runs at up to 653HP, with a Tier 4B compliant Cursor 16 engine. Check out more… Read More

Farmers across Western Canada may notice two very remarkable things on the Prairie landscape soon — stand alone CLAAS dealerships and brightly coloured Xerion tractors. Caterpillar recently announced its shift out of the agriculture market, which started a chain reaction that will see CLAAS, a company who had a distribution deal for its Lexion combines… Read More

At up to 10.5mph planting speed, the Tempo planter from Vaderstad will certainly get the job done in a hurry. The unique seed meter operates through a system of checks and balances to eliminate double seeding, while working quickly enough to keep up to the incredible ground speeds. Check out more of our 2014 coverage of Canada’s… Read More

This year, Morris Industries unveiled a new, polymer-injected opener, which will allow operators to use liquid or solid fertilizers. The highest wear regions have seen an increase in tungsten carbide by 32%, though the low, narrow profile already minimizes width, wear and reduces soil build-up. Related: When Should I Change My Openers? In this episode of the… Read More

One nozzle type rarely does all jobs well, and it’s tempting to find one or two general purpose nozzles and switch them out between jobs. Hypro has a better idea, and is rolling out its Duo React nozzle body that allows farmers to choose — automatically — up to three configurations from one nozzle body…. Read More

Whether you’re harvesting or hauling grain in the off-season, augers play a huge role in on-farm efficiency. Over the years we’ve seen the introduction of larger capacity augers, and the hoppers to match. Eventually, these hoppers were on wheels, able to easily swing right into place. Now, there are hoppers available to producers that can actually… Read More