Tag: vaderstad

Väderstad Opens North American Parts Hub in Ontario

Väderstad Sales Inc has opened a new office and parts distribution warehouse at Cambridge, Ont., to serve its growing farm equipment market in Eastern Canada and the United States, according to the Swedish farm equipment company. Väderstad’s North American equipment lineup includes drills, planters, and cultivators. Equipment models available include: Drills – Spirit, Rapid and… Read more »

Techtour: Calibration Downtime a Thing of the Past with Väderstad’s New SeedEye

Weighing and calibrating seed between fields is a good excuse to get outside, but it sure can feel tedious when there are acres to be sowed. And, with robots weeding row crops, and driverless tractors hitting hayfields, it’s hard to believe we’re still doing it. Enter Väderstad’s brand new SeedEye seed counter system. The system allows operators… Read more »

The Vaderstad Tempo Pushes to Plant at 10.5MPH

At up to 10.5mph planting speed, the Tempo planter from Vaderstad will certainly get the job done in a hurry. The unique seed meter operates through a system of checks and balances to eliminate double seeding, while working quickly enough to keep up to the incredible ground speeds. Check out more of our 2014 coverage of Canada’s… 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 »