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

Moving farm equipment down the road can be a scary situation. To make it safe, everyone  — farmers and drivers — need to understand the rules of the road and follow them, says Matt Mitchell, an enforcement officer for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Speaking with farmers at the SouthWest Agricultural Conference (SWAC) last week… Read More

You likely won’t see a Mercedes-Benz booth at just any ag tradeshow, but the company was on hand at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, to showcase their Unimog as a “flexible all-rounder and a real alternative to the tractor in agriculture.” In this interview, Mercedes’ Klaus Gauly walks us through the Unimog U lineup, which includes… Read More

Are Ontario cash crop growers making effective use of tissue testing to enhance yield and crop performance? The answer requires a little perspective says Jack Legg, agronomist with Guelph-based SGS Agri-food Laboratories. Tissue testing, which provides an accurate measurement of the nutrients within a plant at a given time, has traditionally been used to confirm… Read More

Strautmann’s new self-loading forage wagon line, the Magnon, launched at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany, is the biggest in its range. “That’s a completely new machine, designed especially for big farms, using it for silage making…with a completely new system on the pick-up,” says Strautmann’s Felix Rademacher. The new Flex Load pick-up system uses elastomer plastic… Read More

Global changes are inevitable and are continuously evolving. But how does that impact Canada? RealAgriculture’s Shaun Haney caught up with Janice Stein, founding director of the Munk School of Global Affairs (University of Toronto), at the Grow Canada conference, to talk about re-bordering the world, and what that means. Continues below video… Defining “re-bordering” Stein… Read More

Krone’s BiG X 1180 was on display at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany in November, and the company claims it’s the biggest in the business. According to Krone’s Henrik Feldmann, the machine focuses on maneuverability and maximum capacity. “And highlights on the machine is, of course, the lift cab, that allows you to lift the whole… Read More