Tag: Bourgault Industries

Chembine’s New Knife Designed to Empty Jugs with Speed

Freeform Plastics describes its Chembine as “a cutting-edge way of mixing and blending your chemicals.” The chem-handler offers a 66 gallon (US) capacity designed for increased agitation, and faster jug emptying time. Vertical ribs lock the tank into its stand, and, combined with a powerful vortex cycling jet system, step up agitation in the tank. The square knife… Read more »

Bourgault Unleashes 100-foot-wide Monster with its 3420 Hoe Drill

If you’re not at Canada’s Farm Progress Show right now, you’ve likely been sent pictures of what can only be described as a behemoth of a drill parked on the show’s grounds. The 100-foot-wide Bourgault 3420 Paralink hoe drill is turning heads and possibly making farmers back way up to take in the full view… Read more »

Bourgault and AAFC Resolve Long Dispute Over Fertilizer Placement Research

Seeding equipment manufacturer Bourgault Industries and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada say they have resolved a dispute over fertilizer placement research done over a decade ago. The disagreement revolved around the interpretation of the results of a study conducted by the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute, AAFC and the University of Saskatchewan from 2000 to 2002. The project looked… Read more »

Introducing Bourgault’s Leading 7550 Air Seeder

Bourgault introduced its L7550 last week at Canada’s 2014 Farm Progress Show. The new seeder features an optional 20 bushel saddle tank; a staircase, railings and wide catwalk; a hydraulic metering drive that automatically adjusts with changes to ground speed; and a user-friendly hydraulic hitch jack. The cart comes standard with a monitoring system, with up to seven cameras available. It also boasts the… Read more »

Seeder and Planter Manufacturers Continue to Push Envelope of “How Big is Too Big?”

As we discussed last week, biq seeders and planters have stepped up to make sure that the crop gets planted on time across the United States and Canada.  It has made me think about all the times we have asked the question of “how big is too big?” in the past. Here are some videos… Read more »

This Week in #Plant13 – Canada – April 30, 2013

Seeding and planting across Canada has not got off to a leaping start in 2013.  In the prairies it was snowing as late as yesterday while Ontario growers have been fighting their own version of poor spring planting conditions. See this weeks US pictures of #plant13 It seems to that kind of year when you can go… Read more »

Be Prepared to Cover Some Serious Acres With the Bourgault 7950 Air Seeder

There is nothing that draws a crowd quite like battleship-sized machinery. While most people come to gawk at the spectacle with no real practical use for it, keep in mind, manufacturer’s don’t make these things for their own entertainment. The Bourgault 7950 Air Seeder is a gargantuan machine, but for the producer with a lot… Read more »

Cropweek 2012 – Bourgault Showcases Worlds Largest Air Seeder

One of the really cool things about trade shows in general is the “huge factor”. Companies tend to bring out the biggest, best and most impressive when it comes to machinery on the floor. There’s usually no shortage of eye popping sights to see as you walk around the show. Some of these machines may… Read more »