Tag: Morris Industries

Morris Aims to Cut Fill Time During Seeding With Multi-Auger Seed Tender Cart

There are three main ways to increase the number of acres seeding equipment can cover in a day: 1) drive faster, but most operators are already traveling at maximum speed for good seed placement; 2) go wider, which seeding equipment manufacturers are working on (including the most recent in Western Canada to break the 100 foot mark); or… Read more »

Limiting Draft on Wide Models & Improved Trash Clearance Featured on the 2015 Morris Razr Drill

It’s rare that a new product doesn’t see at least some tweaks within the first few years of it being used in real-world conditions. Following on the heels of last year’s successful launch of the Morris Razr drill, Real Agriculture’s Debra Murphy caught up at Canada’s Farm Progress Show with Don Henry, of Morris Industries,… Read more »

When Should I Change my Openers?

How long should openers last? Should you change them all at once, or in sections? How do you know when it’s time to change them? Shaun Haney, founder of Real Agriculture and new big fan of opener technology, stopped in at the Morris Industries booth at the 2014 Canada’s Farm Progress Show, to ask Garth… Read more »

What You Need to Do to Prepare Your Seeder for Hibernation

Do you wash your seeder out when you’re done planting? Have you taken the pressure off your tank lids? Are the chains, bearings and grease-points protected from the elements? A few weeks ago we published an article addressing what you need to do to prepare machinery for storage (including a section on preventing rodent infestations —… Read more »

Monosem & Morris Team Up to Make a Western-Canada-Friendly Triple Shoot Planter

Interest in corn and soybeans in Western Canada is reaching a fever pitch, and thanks to some newer short season varieties for both crops farmers are seeing good results. Add in that farmers are looking for ways to stretch expensive canola seed and — ta da! — you’ve got all kinds of new interest in… Read more »

The Morris 9 series Air Cart Packed with Farmer-Friendly Features

The Morris slogan is “We hear you” and with the recently unveiled Morris Razr disc drill and the new 9 series Air Carts, it’s clear they do. RealAgriculture’s Debra Murphy was on the grounds before  Canada’s Farm Progress Show to see the new equipment. In this video, Garth Massie, corporate agronomist for Morris Industries, describes the numerous improvements in… Read more »

The Morris Razr Disc Drill Features New Opener, Simplified Design

With a focus on ease of use, consistent seed depth and strong seedling emergence, Morris Industries has launched a new product line of disc drills. The Morris Razr disc drill features a new opener RealAgriculture.com’s Debra Murphy was on-hand prior to Canada’s Farm Progress Show to review the Razr series alongside its air cart counterparts…. 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 »

Wheat School – Check Your Drills Before Seeding

The stretch from spring seeding to winter wheat planting isn’t really that long, but a lot can happen over that period. During the time your equipment sits it’s subject to all kinds of weather variations from late spring snowstorms to summer heat waves. Those kind of swings can wreak havoc with your equipment in ways… Read more »

Wheat School – Make Sure Your Air Cart is Ready for Seeding

Every farmer at some point in their career has to deal with gremlins. From the moment you park your machinery it’s a virtual free for all of loosening bolts, fraying belts and poking holes in things. That’s why every year at seeding, sure enough, as soon as you take that equipment out to use it,… Read more »

RealAgriculture Roundtable 2: Farm Equipment – How Big is Too Big?

In part one of our RealAgriculture Roundtable we discussed with Don Henry of Morris Industries the advantages and the complications that have come from the rise of precision agriculture. This time around we bring up a topic that comes up at almost every farm show where big equipment is involved: How big is too big?… Read more »

The Morris CX8105 Seed Drill Provides the Ultimate in Slim Transport Width

In an environment of “bigger is better” the Morris CX8105 seed drill seems to stick out like a sore thumb. Almost every farm show you attend seems to cater to the large acre farmer. The CX8105 is an offering developed especially for the smaller farm. With models that come in 25 and 30 foot widths… Read more »

The RealAgriculture Roundtable with Don Henry – Part 1

The RealAgriculture Roundtable reconvened last week during Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina, Saskatchewan. This time around, Shaun and Lyndsey were joined by Morris Industries Chief Operating Officer Don Henry. We’ve talked with Don before on RealAgriculture.com and he is extremely knowledgable when it comes to farm equipment and cropping in general. With that in… Read more »

Get Your Bales Off the Field Faster With the Morris Hay Hiker

In a great many cases there is a very short, specific window in which producers can find ideal conditions to get a hay crop off the field. When that opportunity presents itself, you have to move quickly and get those bales off the field with as little difficulty as possible. Being able to load and unload those… Read more »

Morris Offers Input Control With a Mechanical Drive System

When you’re looking at controlling costs on the farm, the issue of overlapping with seed and fertilizer can be a big one. Especially in crops like canola, over seeding and over application of fertilizer can have a very negative impact on growth and development and end up being very costly for the farmer. Controlling that… Read more »