Category: Machinery

AGCO bringing IDEAL combine to North America as a Fendt

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 20, 2018

AGCO held the North American launch for its new IDEAL axial combine series in Regina, SK, on Tuesday, coinciding with the start of Canada’s Farm...Read more »

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Canadian combine sales down 9 percent as of the end of May

By: Shaun Haney

June 15, 2018

The new Steiger CVXDrive tractors are available in 17 configurations, including Quadtrac, RowTrac and wheeled machines.

New farm equipment sales in U.S. are higher than in 2017, while Canadian agricultural machinery sales are mixed relative to last year, according to...Read more »

Corn School: Will drone sprayers fit your farm?

By: Bernard Tobin

June 13, 2018

Is the clock ticking on the future of your ground sprayer? Could it eventually be replaced by a swarm of UAV sprayers that could better target weeds...Read more »

New Holland introducing crop density prediction to combine automation

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 2, 2018

Photo via CNH Industrial.

Combine manufacturers are trying to make one of the most intimidating jobs on the farm — driving and setting the machine — easier and more...Read more »

Ag machinery manufacturers feel the pain of steel tariffs

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 1, 2018

Steel prices in North America are on the rise and the impacts are just beginning to be felt in farm country. In the U.S., steel prices were already...Read more »

Deere files planter patent lawsuit against Precision Planting and AGCO

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 1, 2018

A John Deere ExactEmerge planter (source: Deere & Co.)

Deere & Co says it has filed legal action against Precision Planting and AGCO, alleging the companies have infringed on 12 patents related to the...Read more »

Vaderstad introduces small seed kit for Tempo planters

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 22, 2018

(Photo courtesy Väderstad)

Tempting as owning new machinery may be, for many producers, the decision is made easy when a machine that offers limited functionality. It’s...Read more »

Wheat School: Planting wheat with a planter

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 21, 2018

It’s an established fact that seeding depth and plant spacing are critical factors in maximizing yields and uniformity in some crops. That’s why...Read more »

GPS beacon tracks equipment activity, and maps where bales are dropped

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 14, 2018

Using technology from a sensor made by Fliegl, Austrian farm machinery company Pöttinger has debuted a GPS beacon designed to track the...Read more »

Canadian equipment sales lower in first four months of 2018

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 12, 2018

There was an expectation that U.S. sales of farm machinery would improve in 2018 but not necessarily that Canadian sales would be weaker. Yet,...Read more »

TechTour: Culti Cam system offers automatic cultivator positioning in row crops

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 10, 2018

Photo via Claas

In another move towards automation, Claas has unveiled a system for automatic steering of cultivators in row crops. The Culti Cam uses a...Read more »

Farmers Edge looks to appeal U.S. court decision dismissing claims against Farmobile

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 8, 2018

Manitoba-based Farmers Edge says it believes there are grounds for an appeal after a U.S. court dismissed the company’s claims in a trade...Read more »

Canadians paying for pipeline constraints at the pump, says fuel market analyst

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 7, 2018

The last time gasoline prices across Canada were where they are today, averaging around $1.33/litre, was in July 2014, when the price of oil was...Read more »

Farmers Edge highlights R&D roadmap through 2019

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 2, 2018

Farmers Edge is rolling out several imagery-based agronomic tools after reaching a deal with San Francisco-based aerospace and data company Planet for high-resolution, daily satellite imagery.

Improved access to technology and sensors for tracking the weather, machinery, and crop development are helping farmers and agronomists with crop...Read more »

TechTour: Automatically adjusting spread patterns for wind, terrain, and fertilizer type

By: Realag Machinery Insider

May 1, 2018

Photo via Amazone (Copyright: Sven Kleinewoerdemann).

Spreading fertilizer can feel like a bit of a guessing game when it comes to knowing just how wide of a spray pattern is produced. Coverage depends...Read more »