If there was one buzzword to sum up Agritechnica this year it was “electrification.” We’re not going full-steam into electric tractors, but electric drives on implements are gaining in popularity and interest. Raphael Zohner, with ZF Friedrichshafen AG, was on hand at the show to explain the capabilities of electric drives for implements. “You’re capable… Read More

The Storm series from Mandako, built on the success of the Twister series, is looking to fill a demand for vertical tillage with disc options. “We have a two-in-one machine here. This can fit both applications, and with the framework and all the rest of it, no problem,” says Murray Hunter, Western Canada sales manager… Read More

The introduction of dicamba-resistant crops created a need for increased drift management at spraying. Enter the ultra-coarse droplet and the nozzles to create them. Pentair Hypro is one company that’s designed an ultra low-drift nozzle to create ultra-coarse droplets, and it was on display at this year’s Agri-Trade event at Red Deer, Alta. Brian Henderson,… Read More

With the acquisition of Dutch company Machinefabriek Steketee B.V. this year, Lemken has expanded its product portfolio, including the addition of row-crop cultivator EC-Weeder. The cultivator uses the IC-Light camera system to identify rows, and when paired with automatic steering, allows the machine to automatically adjust for accurate placement between rows. “We can go up… Read More