Tag: Seed Hawk

Seed Hawk Rolls Out New Metering System

Langbank, Saskatchewan-based equipment manufacturer Seed Hawk debuted a new metering system for its air carts at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina last week. The company hopes to put the plugging problems associated with its iCon seeding system to rest with the release of the Fenix III, a metering unit designed by Seed Hawk’s Swedish parent company, Vaderstad…. Read more »

TechTour: Captain the Seed Hawk Seeder From the Cab With Your iPad

If your tractor cab is beginning to look more like NASA’s launch station, you’re not alone. With a monitor for this and a monitor for that, plus your own phone or tablet to track what you’re doing (or stay entertained listening to a machinery podcast or two), before long, you’re out of room or frustrated… Read more »

Seed Hawk Unveils 2016 Seeding System

Farmers can look forward to big changes to Seed Hawk’s seeding system on its 2016 models. Unveiled at the 2014 Canada’s Farm Progress Show, the new system totes modular tanks, sectional control technology, an electronic metering system, a fourth 40 bushel seed tank and larger tires. In an upcoming TechTour episode, Shaun Haney will talk… Read more »

Seed Hawk Founder Pat Beaujot on the Future of the Company Under Vaderstad’s Ownership

If you happen to meet Pat Beaujot these days, you’ll likely get the sense that he’s a pretty happy guy. Not only has the founder of Saskatchewan-based Seed Hawk recently sold his company to Swedish Vaderstad, he also stays on in the product development role. Imagine, for a moment, that you get to choose the… Read more »

Seed Hawk Bought Out By Swedish Co. Vaderstad

Langbank, Saskatchewan-based SeedHawk has been bought by its Swedish manufacturing partner Vaderstad, according to a press release. The company will maintain its head office and processing facility, home to 250 employees, at Langbank. “We see great potential in Seed Hawk. One of the keys to the North American market is local presence, and Tempo, our… Read more »

The Tempo Planter Steps up Planting Speed with Precision

Bigger or faster? It’s a question that pops up from time to time when it comes to farm equipment (like, always). Our recent discussion with Dr. Tom Wolf brought up the issue with regard to spraying, but what about planting? Not everyone has a piece of land that an ultra-wide seeder or planter will work… Read more »

Seed Hawk’s Pat Beaujot on Innovation, New Products & Optimism in Agriculture

From a game-changing opener launched several years ago, to leading the way on sectional control, to brand new planters and giant carts, Seed Hawk continues to evolve and push the envelope on machinery innovation. In the interview above, Shaun Haney speaks with Pat Beaujot, Seed Hawk’s president, about how the company has evolved, how it’s… Read more »

New Planter Among Drivers for Seed Hawk’s Plant Expansion

Seed Hawk, a Canadian-based no-till drill manufacturer, announced this week that the company plans a two-phase expansion to its manufacturing facility near Langbank, Saskatchewan, that will see a total of nearly 100,000 sq. ft. added to its capacity within the year. Seed Hawk partnered with Vaderstad Verken Ab in 2006 as a first move to… 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 »

How Much Can Sectional Control Save You on Input Costs?

Investing in a sectional control option on a new seeder isn’t an inexpensive proposition, however, you may change your perception of the true cost once you see just how much it can save you. Chris Morson, with Seed Hawk, took Shaun Haney on a tour of Seed Hawk’s software program that incorporates Google Earth images… Read more »

How Big is Too Big For Air Carts?

At Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina this week it was difficult to miss the impressive rail car (errr…air cart) from Seed Hawk. Seed Hawk has a 1300 bushel air cart that is visually astonishing.  For the farmers looking to seed a section of wheat without having to refill the drill, this is the perfect option… Read more »

Cropweek 2012 – Seed Hawk Puts A Dollar Amount to Sectional Control Savings

When it comes to precision agriculture, in most cases it’s not a matter of if you’ve adopted it on your farm, it’s more like to what extent have you incorporated it. From GPS guidance to metering systems and variable rate technology, all manner of technology at many different levels falls under the banner of precision… Read more »