Tag: Rocky Mountain Equipment

5 tips for operating your Tier 4 tractor in the winter months

The calendar has flipped to December which brings Christmas music (yay!) and, inevitably, colder weather (boo!). But just because it’s cold outside on the farm or ranch the work does not stop. Whether it’s pushing snow or bedding or feeding the animals, cold weather brings a new set of challenges for the tasks to get… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Nov. 7: Agri-Trade begins, combine chats, and an all farmers panel

It’s the second week of November which usually means Agri-trade is up and running in Red Deer, Alberta! RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney is at the show and for today, and hosts the radio show live from the Farmers Edge booth. For today’s line-up, Shaun starts off with how the outcome of the U.S. midterms… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Sept 12: Max production research, preventing downtime, and a Q and A

It’s day two of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show at Woodstock, Ontario. Shaun Haney hosts the jam-packed show from the PRIDE Seeds pavilion at the show. Today’s show features: Aaron Stevanus of PRIDE Seeds explains their new research on maximizing production works on an acre basis or even less than that by changing hybrids and populations… Read more »

RealAg Radio, Aug 29: Mighty beef, low Christmas tree yields, and a boon for hemp growers

It’s Wednesday, so chances are (fingers crossed) there’s just two more days left to talk about the NAFTA developments and where Canada will fit in with Mexico and the U.S. in this trade deal. On this edition, RealAg Radio host Shaun Haney is joined by Jessika Guse as they discuss NAFTA, and how Prime Minister… Read more »

Rocky Mountain Equipment acquires John Bob dealerships in Saskatchewan

Rocky Mountain Equipment (RME) is adding two locations in central Saskatchewan to its dealer network, following up on the unveiling of a five-year plan that included additional acquisitions in Western Canada and expansion into the U.S. New acquisition RME announced the acquisition of John Bob Farm Equipment at Tisdale and Outlook on Tuesday. Founded in… Read more »

Rocky Mountain Acquiring Manitoba Ag Equipment Dealer Chabot Implements

Calgary-based Rocky Mountain Equipment, through a subsidiary, has entered an agreement to purchase all the shares in Manitoba agricultural equipment dealer Chabot Implements for $6.8 million. A family-owned business started in 1935, Chabot sells Case IH and other brands through locations in Portage la Prairie, Steinbach and Elie. Chabot also handles Kubota, Buhler and various shortlines through… Read more »

CX-6 SMART Seeder Will Be Available Through RME Dealerships

Farmers looking to pick up the Bluetooth-controlled CX-6 SMART Seeder can now talk to Rocky Mountain Equipment dealerships. Clean Seed Capital Group Ltd., the company that developed the SMART Seeder, has announced a three-year distribution partnership with RME, one of Canada’s largest agriculture and construction equipment dealership networks with branches located throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, and… Read more »

Rocky Mountain Equipment CEO in Wild Crash in Dakar Rally

The CEO of a major farm equipment dealer in Western Canada has been released from a South American hospital after a wild crash in the Dakar Rally in Bolivia (see video below.) Not only is Matt Campbell the head of Rocky Mountain Equipment, which operates 38 farm equipment dealerships across Western Canada, he’s also the principal… Read more »