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

Looking for the latest information on a leaf disease invading your farm fields? Want to know how fungicides recommended for control or suppression stack up? Farmers and crop advisors will find all this and more when they visit cropprotectionnetwork.org, says University of Kentucky plant pathologist Carl Bradley.  The Crop Protection Network (CPN) is a multi-state… Read More

As technology evolves, more and more of the players in the machinery business are coming up with ways to store and track the data we get from our implements. With so many different moving parts, it begs the question — is there a way we can store our data cross-platform? CLAAS’s recent launch of DataConnect… Read More

It’s a special show, recorded with Syngenta, at National Farm Machinery Show in Kentucky. Hear: Tyne Morgan, host of U.S. Farm Report, on grower sentiment in 2020, MFP 3.0, the U.S. election, and more; A product spotlight on Syngenta’s Miravis with Phil Craig and Matt Underwood; and A farmer panel with Jason Robinson, Greg Vermeerch,… Read More

It was a very frosty week in Saskatchewan, which felt just right at -50 degrees Celsius. Inside the walls of Prairieland Park at the Crop Production Show, farmers were in a relatively good mood despite roughly 10% of the 2019 crop still out in the fields. After three days at the show, I decided to… Read More

AgJunction Inc. is bringing autosteer to smaller farms and older tractors that have difficultly accessing the advanced guidance precision agriculture application. At the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month, AgJunction launched the Wheelman Pro and Wheelman Flex — simple, affordable autosteering systems powered by the Whirl app. In this interview, AgJunction chief marketing officer Jeff Morris notes… Read More

New Holland says it has built its new Genesis T8 tractor series from the ground up to deliver improved precision technology and a revamped cab that gives growers a new level of customizable tractor control. New Holland rolled out the Genesis T8 with Precision Land Management (PLM) Intelligence, the company’s precision farming platform, at the National Farm Machinery… Read More

We’re continuing our coverage of the National Farm Machinery Show at Louisville, Kentucky, and trying to keep up with all the great coverage from events across Canada, too. On today’s show, you’ll hear from: News with (Jessika) Guse and special guest Lyndsey Smith; Dr. Tom Deans, on farm business teams; A product spotlight with Scott… Read More

The Trudeau government announced its plan for a federal carbon tax policy on Tuesday. It’s a move many saw coming, but some are already criticizing for the lack of transparency from the start. To break it down, as part of the federal plan, those provinces who don’t have a plan up to the Liberal’s standards… Read More

Farmers from across Western Canada have gathered in Regina to see the the latest in machinery innovation at Fthe arm Progress Show. Real Agriculture has been coming to this show since 2010 and it hass has definitely changed over time, with the increased international visitors, a new competing summer show, and the highs and lows… Read More

What would you do with 100,000 toothpicks? The answer is obvious for Tennessee farmers Chase Long and Colby Counce, builders of the world’s largest model farm. They gathered together some friends and worked for a week to turn the toothpicks into harvested cornfields on their 15,000-acre replica. Real Agriculture first featured the model farm when… Read More

We’re celebrating Canada’s Ag Day today, as Kelvin and Bern co-host the show from the CropConnect conference in Winnipeg and the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. Today’s topics include the latest in the ag equipment world from NFMS, an economic outlook with Glen Hodgson of the Conference Board of Canada, and coinciding with the awareness… Read More

 

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