Thanks for tuning into this Agronomic Monday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by RealAgriculture’s in house agronomist, Peter Johnson, on a number of topics including: the impact drainage can have on nitrates getting in to the water, strategies to reduce that, cover crop data, and more! Don’t miss… Read More

Back in November, SeedMaster launched a contest where a canola grower in Western Canada would win everything they need to grow a whole quarter section of canola. The winner of the contest, announced on RealAg Radio, is Ken Krywko of Sturgeon County, Alberta. As part of the winning package, Krywko, who farms with his sons… Read More

SeedMaster has introduced several upgrades and options for the 2023 model of the Ultra-SR drill. Single-rank machines like the Ultra-SR have had challenges with residue management in the past, but SeedMaster has solved this problem with a new residue management system. They are introducing options for different fertilizer types and increased capacity, as well, says… Read More

Wider row spacing in cereals has traditionally been associated with lower yields, but SeedMaster says its SeedMaster Ultra-SR provides 15-inch spacing with no yield loss when used in cereals. Tim Criddle, global sales director for SeedMaster, took time at the Western Canada Crop Production Show to discuss the new drill with RealAg’s Atley Hamlin. In the… Read More

By Katie Grudeski, equipment sales consultant at Mazergroup As seeding technology has evolved so has row spacing. Where we used to plant using a six- or eight-inch spacing, we’ve moved up to 10 and 12 inches and now we’re seeing farmers using 15 inches. With the wider row spacing its providing benefits to the plant… Read More

Growers looking to upgrade their seeding system have an exciting and unique option with the SeedMaster Ultra SR. The first single rank precision seeding tool on the market is a complete seeding system, contained in one frame. “SeedMaster has always been known for our ground engagement technology; our dual knife system that precisely places seed… Read More

SeedMaster’s new 24-foot toolbar with 12-inch spacing is a nice small drill that would make a great fit for a livestock producer who wants precise seed placement, the company says. Duane Kent, territory manager at SeedMaster, says the unit has all the bells and whistles as the larger unit including the tried and true dual-knife… Read More

SeedMaster has added Alberta AG Centre to their Canadian distribution channel, expanding the company’s reach across the Prairies. The new agreement will give farmers access to Alberta AG Centre equipment from border to border. Tim Criddle, global sales director at SeedMaster, says they are very excited to be working with Alberta AG Centre to promote… Read More

Making its eastern Canada debut, Dot — along with SeedMaster — will unveil a new prototype for a planter at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, at Woodstock, Ont., September 10 to 12. “When Dot first launched, we had many farmers asking when they would see an autonomous planter added to our lineup,” says Norbert Beaujot, founder… Read More

When it comes to seeding high-value seed, targeting an ideal plant population is key to maximizing yield potential while managing input costs. The more confidence farmers have in the accuracy of the seeding pass, the more dialed-in that chosen seeding rate can be. SeedMaster has unveiled its UltraPro II On-Frame Tank (UPII) metering system and put… Read More

After working on the concept for several years, Saskatchewan-based seeding equipment manufacturer SeedMaster has built its first prototype drill with a single rank design. While other air seeder frames have multiple rows or ranks of openers for seeding to create space for crop residue flow and the opener units themselves, the Ultra SR has everything… Read More

 

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