CNH Industrial — the parent company of Case and New Holland — has entered into an agreement to purchase global satellite positioning company Hemisphere GNSS, whose subsidiaries include Outback Guidance. Hemisphere is owned by Unistrong, which is based in China. “This move enhances our automation and autonomy tech stack and broadens our talent pool,” said… Read More

Farmers looking to upgrade to a header designed to cut through tough conditions and allow for higher cutting speeds can check out the MacDon FD2 header. Wayne Krowelski, with MacDon, says the FD2 header is in full production this year after its release in 2021. He says they’ve reengineered several aspects of their past header… Read More

In looking back at the top stories of 2021, a few themes emerge: the year was one of uncertainty, friction, and rising costs. Yes, there were some high points, such as the dream of a snack-fetching drone and announcements of planned domestic processing, but for most of the year, labour issues, supply chain disruption, and… Read More

Lakeland College is set to receive $1 million in federal research funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in support of smart agriculture technology. The CFI’s College-Industry Innovation Fund investment will support the development of Lakeland’s new Agriculture Technology Centre, the central repository for all data collected on the Student-Managed Farm – Powered by New Holland (SMF)… Read More

CNH Industrial has reached an agreement to acquire Raven Industries for US$2.1 billion, in a move to enhance CNH’s position in the areas of autonomous and precision agriculture technology. The deal would see the parent company of Case and New Holland acquire 100 per cent of the capital stock in Raven for US$58 per share…. Read More

The national youth initiative of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), has announced its 16 finalists for the Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) 2020-2021 program. Finalists were announced after a virtual, judged, roundtable discussion that took place during the Canadian Beef Industry Conference, with 24 semi-finalists in the competition. Smaller roundtable judging sessions were judged by representatives… Read More

Here’s to the dads, stepdads, grandpas, uncles, moms who are also dad, brothers who are dads, brother’s-in-law, and farmhand father figures! We have a gift guide round-up for you. Whether he’s organized and tidy, or chaos can ensue at the workbench, here are some tools for the handy man (not including duct tape, unless your… Read More

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

Working in a chicken barn with a tractor can be tricky, especially when dealing with low-clearance areas. To combat this, and other poultry-related equipment needs, New Holland launched the Workmaster “Poultry House Special” tractor. Todd DeBock, product marketing manager for New Holland North America, was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show to show off… 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

RealAgriculture’s coverage of Agritechnica 2019 is made possible by Brevant seeds. The latest technology, locally tested. Brevant seeds. Seed. Yield. Easy. Day one of Agritechnica featured a big reveal for the show. With test machines ready to hit the field in the fall of 2020, John Deere unveiled its X series combine. The X series a twin… Read More

 

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