Growers looking for a smoother, less stressful grain harvest will have a new tool to consider for harvest 2024. Raven Cart Automation makes it easier for any operator – at any skill level – to effectively run an unload on-the-go operation, says Raven Canada’s Chris Morson. In this report from Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in… Read More

Kubota plans to bring its new LX20 Series tractors, featuring 35- and 40-hp engines, to Canadian dealer lots in December. The company showed off the compact tractors at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., last month. Kubota compact utility tractor product manager Chris Isaac says a key feature that catches farmers’s attention is the… Read More

For many farmers visiting Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), the tillage demonstration has become a must-attend event. Independent agronomist and long-time COFS field demonstration host Pat Lynch says farmers see the benefits of tillage and it’s important to keep up to date with the evolution of tillage equipment to understand how it can best fit… Read More

A new sprayer retrofit system from Precision Planting will allow growers to upgrade technology without switching sprayers. Since entering the sprayer market in 2022, Precision Planting has launched its ReClaim boom priming and recirculation technology, and this fall, it will offer its new Symphony nozzle control system. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont.,… Read More

Great Plains tillage tools have been fixtures on Kubota dealer lots since the company purchased Great Plains Manufacturing in 2016. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., RealAgriculture’s Bernard Tobin caught up with Kubota product specialist Jeff Fuller for a tour of the Great Plains HT1100 Terra-Max tillage tool. Fuller says the Terra-Max delivers… Read More

Case IH’s Farmall compact A series tractors have earned a reputation as simple, reliable, back-to-basics machines. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont. last month, Case IH rolled out a new 25A compact machine that features a turbocharged three-cylinder engine that delivers 24.6 hp and 19.2 PTO hp. “There’s certainly a lot more power… Read More

When dairy farmers and staff have free time in their day, what should they do? There’s always tasks waiting to be tackled, says Cattleytics CEO Dr. Shari Van De Pol, but the challenge is often knowing what needs to be done. That’s where the Moo To Do task management system can help. At Canada’s Outdoor… Read More

Kubota showed off its new precision planters at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ont., earlier this month. The Kubota PP1641TF is an eight-row precision planter with 30-inch spacing designed mainly for corn growers. Kubota product specialist Jeff Fuller says it’s a good fit for small- to medium-sized farms, including smaller acreage corn and soybean… Read More

Pests, such as corn rootworm, continue to evolve and so does the technology required to control these these yield-robbing insects. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show earlier this month, Bayer Crop Science launched SmartStax Pro with RNAi technology, a new mode of action to help defend corn plants against the pest. David Kikkert, Bayer Crop Science’s… Read More

When it comes to fertilizer a lot of things are changing — not just prices. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS), held at Woodstock, Ont., last week, fertilizer broadcast spreaders took to the field to showcase how the technology is evolving, where broadcasting fits on the farm and what farmers need to consider when investing… Read More

Getting timely access to a veterinarian can be challenging for many livestock farmers. It’s not only a problem for Canadian farmers: a shortage of veterinarians is being felt around the globe, as farmers across the U.S., the UK, and Australia struggle to find health care for their animals, says Dr. Colin Yates, CEO of a… Read More

Agritechnica, the world’s largest agricultural tradeshow for machinery and innovation, is set for November 12 to 18 in Hanover, Germany. Organizers of the biennial international equipment event postponed the 2021 show during the pandemic, but 400,000 visitors are expected to tour the show later this year at the Hanover fairgrounds as 2,600 exhibitors return to… Read More

The next generation of rootworm control is set to hit Ontario fields in 2024. Developed through RNAi technology, PRIDE Seeds SmartStax Pro rootworm control G9 corn hybrids offers a three-pronged attack for control of this yield robber. Matt Chapple, product development manager with PRIDE Seeds, says this new trait will offer a third mode of… Read More

 

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