Tag: Honey Bee

New Honey Bee header floats on a cushion of air

Air suspension systems are common on vehicles. They provide all kinds of advantages over other systems, including the potential for a wide variety of height adjustments. They can also be a really good fit on a piece of equipment where you might not expect to find them — headers, for example. Honey Bee Manufacturing has… Read more »

Honey Bee AirFLEX header skims the ground for maximum crop pick up

With 10 years of research and development behind its design, the Honey Bee AirFLEX header promises incredible harvest speeds with full harvest recovery. With its ground-skimming capabilities and specially designed adjustable cutter bar and reel, it’s no surprise that farmers who try-before-they-buy keep the header to complete harvest, says Jamie Pegg, general manager at Honey… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Sept 6: STARS, StatsCan stocks, and national food policy findings

Kelvin Heppner takes the reins as host of Thursday’s RealAg Radio show, where: He starts off with discussion about the importance of STARS in rural communities across Western Canada, and how one Manitoba farmer is working to raise $50,000 for the organization. Kelvin is then joined by Jessika Guse to discuss the top ag news… Read more »

A 500 Horsepower Homemade Giant — the Story Behind the Honey Bee 2WD Tractor

Looking to add a bigger tractor to their farm and save some money along the way, Greg and Glenn Honey of Bracken, Saskatchewan spent the winter of 1978-79 building a giant yellow and black workhorse that has come to symbolize farmer ingenuity and sheer power. The original 500 horsepower, 2-wheel-drive Honey Bee tractor returned to Canada’s Farm… Read more »

Easy Transport, Low Maintenance and 9″ of Flex: Honey Bee’s AirFlex Header

Honey Bee’s new AirFlex draper header created quite the buzz at Agri-Trade ’14 last week. The header can be used in flex or rigid mode, with the transition between them requiring the push of a button and only a few minutes worth of patience. In flex mode, the cutterbar shaves the ground with 9″ worth of flex,… Read more »