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Category: Dairy

Silage baler a first for Massey Ferguson

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 18, 2018

The new Massey Ferguson RB Series silage baler is engineered for durability, reliability, and high throughput, according to AGCO. It’s the first...Read more »

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Vermeer introduces nimble ZR5 self-propelled round baler

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 13, 2018

Have you ever looked at a self-propelled lawn mower and said, “I wish my baler turned that sharp.”  Well, Vermeer said, “We can do...Read more »

DeLaval’s V300 voluntary milking system features precision, full connectivity

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 12, 2018

Attendees of Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, at Woodstock, ON, were treated this week to North America’s first look at DeLaval’s VMS V300 in...Read more »

348 acres in eight hours (yes, Guinness has a record for cutting hay)

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 11, 2018

Tate Mesbergen (in light blue) and the Mesbergen Farms family at the 2018 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

Yes, Guinness has a record for hay mowed in an eight hour period. And a custom haying operator near Greeley, Colorado holds that record, as of July....Read more »

New Holland Kombi bales and wraps in one pass

By: Bernard Tobin

September 8, 2018

The new Roll-Belt round baler with a Kombi wrapper from New Holland allows producers to bale and wrap simultaneously, eliminating the need...Read more »

Deere forage harvester chops 400 tons per hour

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 6, 2018

John Deere’s new 9000 Series self-propelled forage harvesters claim to deliver both high-capacity harvesting and forage quality. The 9000...Read more »

Divided: New poll shines light on what Canadians think about supply management

By: Jessika Guse

August 30, 2018

37 per cent of Canadians want to end the supply management system and compensate farmers in order to secure a trade deal with the U.S., suggests one...Read more »

New Holland unveils MegaCutter 533 at Farm Progress Show

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 30, 2018

Attendees at the Farm Progress Show held in Boone, Iowa, were the first to view the New Holland MegaCutter 533, fully mounted disc mower...Read more »

La Coop federee purchases 50 percent stake in Ontario feed company

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 27, 2018

Quebec-based agri-food cooperative La Coop fédérée is buying into Ontario’s animal feed industry. La Coop has announced a deal to purchase...Read more »

City kids connect farmers to consumers in ‘Before the Plate’

By: Bernard Tobin

August 7, 2018

What do you get when you connect two ‘city kid’ filmmakers, a world-class chef, and nine farmers and their families? You get Before The Plate, a...Read more »

5 scenarios for Canadian dairy in NAFTA 2.0 talks

By: Shaun Haney

August 2, 2018

The three NAFTA partners are reportedly making progress on a deal around auto-content rules, meaning we could see a change in focus to the remaining...Read more »

Living life to the fullest: Reflecting on the Canadian Milk Tour tragedy

By: Shaun Haney

July 13, 2018

(Photo via @CdnMilk Tour, Twitter)

The news on Monday about the Schuurmans and the tragic collision on the Canadian Milk Tour near Saskatoon was devastating. This is clearly a...Read more »

Tragedy strikes dairy farmers’ Canadian milk tour

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 9, 2018

Bettina and Henk Schuurmans (photo: @SaskMilk, Twitter)

An Ontario farm couple’s cross-country tractor tour to show support for Canada’s dairy sector has ended in tragedy on a highway northwest of...Read more »

Quebec Premier says Canada should consider appeasing the U.S. on class 7 pricing system

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 3, 2018

In a statement that some people will consider a surprise, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard mentioned to Bloomberg that Canada may want to consider...Read more »

Blood and milk test for TB, Johne’s makes steps to commercialization

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 19, 2018

Saskatoon will soon be host to a UK company that develops rapid bacteria detection tests using blood and milk samples. Announced today, PBD Biotech...Read more »