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

The oat market once again appears headed for a burdensome supply this fall, as strong prices through much of the winter have led growers to pencil more oats into their seeding plans for 2020. New crop prices have started dropping in recent weeks, but many growers on the eastern side of the Canadian Prairies signed… Read More

Transition planning is multi-faceted. There’s the business, the land, and the emotions to deal with; and figuring it out is contingent on the owners’ willingness to start a hard conversation. For farm businesses, often rooted in a family ownership, this means the parents must first have the initial discussion says Merle Good of GRS Consulting,… Read More

While price plays a big role in committing to a grain contract, there are other factors to consider as well, from delivery terms to potential damages. In this video interview, Janelle Whitley, policy development manager, with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, discusses the top five things to know when considering a grain contract, and says,… Read More

A new mental health project that will see rural and remote communities develop action plans for improvements is underway in Alberta. The Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division (CMHA AB), with $1.6 million in funding assistance from Alberta Health, is leading the Rural Mental Health Project with up to 150 rural and remote communities across… Read More

Woods Equipment has been around since the 1940s and was one of the first companies to produce tractor-mounted rotary cutters. The BrushBull rotary cutter has been around for quite some time as well, with many improved iterations since the original. The latest model made its debut at the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky,… Read More

At the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky, Trimble was providing a connected farm tour. One of the highlighted kiosks shown was the steering and guidance solutions station that featured the brand-new GFX-350 display. The Android-based platform is on a 7″ display and runs Precision IQ — the Trimble software. Jesse Chisholm, director of… Read More

Case IH has launched a speed-tiller high-speed disc, which can be found throughout North America heading into the growing season. Dave Long, global product manager with Case IH, joins RealAgriculture in the video below to highlight some of the specs of the speed tiller models 465 and 475. Long says the 465 is available in… Read More

After last year’s sudden switch to wet weather, forecasting into 2020 is proving challenging says Scott Kehler, chief scientist for Weatherlogics Inc. And with no clear patterns in the oceans, and even prediction models for seasonal weather showing little indication of what to expect, this summer’s forecast is even more challenging. Still, Kehler has some… Read More

Skid steers aren’t anything new to New Holland Construction, but things have certainly changed since they were first launched in the ’70s. The 300 series is the next step of the evolution, with a focus on the operator interface inside the cab. Ryan Anderson, product marketing specialist with New Holland Construction, was on hand at… Read More