The Alberta government is moving ahead with plans to reduce its funding and involvement in agricultural research, although what that will look like is still to be determined, according to the provincial agriculture minister. The United Conservative Party’s budget, tabled last fall, included a plan to reduce spending on ag research by $34.1 million over… Read More

New Holland’s Genesis T8 Series brings a whole new cab to the T8 line, with the company’s precision farming platform, improved visibility, and enhanced comfort, and it just so happens it was on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany. With Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, Genesis T8 tractors offer advanced connectivity between operators, vehicles, advisors… Read More

The customer is always right, but who is the customer? If you’re a grocery store or a coffee shop trying to stay on-trend, is it consumer opinion that matters most, or those of your shareholders, as the pressure for profits rises? “The demands of the average consumer are pretty intuitive — they want affordable, tasty… Read More

Old-style flow indicators on sprayers can be tricky — keeping an eye on those floating balls, placing it somewhere in your cab that is visible, and ensuring your sprayer is working all at the same time can be difficult. To address the issue, Canadian manufacturer Wilger Industries Ltd. is headed into the first full production… Read More

Launched at Crop Production show at Saskatoon, Sask., the latest addition in the Väderstad tillage series made an appearance — the inline sideband knife. The knife is an insertable tip that creates a side-band effect. It can be used on any of the company’s drills worldwide, but is particularly useful for western Canadian conditions. “We’ve… Read More

Move over antique tractors: it’s time to make way for the very modern, very bizarre concept of watching people playing video games. But not just any video game, of course — no, we’re talking about Farming Simulator 19, a realistic, fully-involved video game that has over 2 million downloads worldwide. RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019… Read More