Whether it is the drop in oil prices due to a major spat between Russia and Saudi Arabia or the COVID-19 outbreak, the ethanol industry is dealing with massive challenges in the short term. Ethanol plants in Canada and the U.S. are reportedly scaling back production as a result, which is creating concern for corn… Read More

We’re back with our latest episode of the Fit Farmer podcast. Co-hosts Shaun Haney and Gary Chambers talk with Kira Sutherland, Australian Naturopath, to talk all things nutrition and the importance of knowing that everyone has different genetic make-up. To start off, Sutherland goes through the differences between a nutritionist, dietician, and naturopathic nutritionist. Mainstream… Read More

Negativity can really consume you, and in the current state of the world it’s so incredibly difficult to stay positive. Everything is cancelled. Lives are being turned upside down. Borders are closing. I struggle with clinical anxiety and depression. Winter is already tough. The hours of daylight are short, and the nights are cold. This… Read More

Many of Canada’s smaller farm equipment manufacturers are at risk of being left in the cold by the main U.S.-based manufacturers if the Canadian government doesn’t change its intellectual property rules, say representatives from a Saskatchewan-based company that builds attachments for harvesting equipment. Honey Bee Manufacturing’s general manager, Jamie Pegg, and Scott Smith, manager of… Read More

This year marks 45 years since New Holland’s original self-propelled twin rotor combine, the TR 70, was launched. J Cole Sanford was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show to celebrate the milestone, as well as provide some highlights of the latest version of the combine. “It’s our DNA. When you think of the yellow… Read More

Landoll showed off its latest vertical tillage machine at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky — the 7500 Series VT Plus. The implement comes with adjustable gangs which allows the operator to change the angle of the disc gangs from the comfort of their tractor. “We can do more with this with adjustments… Read More

As technology advances, spot sprayers are becoming more and more of a viable option — a helpful evolution given the advent of herbicide resistance and the increased focus on environmental stewardship. Trimble has added to the Weedseeker line up with an updated version of the spot-spraying system, dubbed the Weedseeker 2. The tech is mounted… Read More

If you are familiar with JCB’s 541-70 telehandler, the latest model has launched — with a complete redesign of the cab. Regional sales manager for JCB, Brandon Hawkins, was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show for the official launch. “We’re bringing in a lot of the features and benefits that we had in our… Read More