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Category: Machinery

Canola School: PAMI publishes guidebook on straight-cutting canola

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 17, 2018

Joel McDonald, Program Manager, PAMI

There is more and more and more demand for information about straight-cutting canola. In response to this demand, the Prairie Agricultural Machinery...Read more »

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Case IH adds auto-adjustment on new 250 series combines

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 13, 2018

Field conditions can change significantly during harvest, and although it would be nice to have experienced operators who are able to make the...Read more »

Case IH rolls out new double-shoot disc drill

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 12, 2018

Case IH has come out with a new one-pass option for seeding and fertilizing in spring, as the manufacturer debuted its Precision Disk 500DS air drill...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 »

Claas debuts flex draper header

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 7, 2018

Claas unveiled its new Convio draper header series at the Farm Progress Show in Iowa last week, including a new model outfitted specifically for...Read more »

Read the fine print of equipment purchase contracts: lawyer

By: Jessika Guse

September 6, 2018

(file photo)

Although not a common practice for most farmers, a lawyer is urging more farmers to consider consulting their legal advisor prior to purchasing...Read more »

MacDon enters the corn header market

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 4, 2018

A Winnipeg-based farm equipment manufacturer known for making draper headers used on combines and swathers has entered the corn header arena. MacDon...Read more »

Smart Ag commercializing an aftermarket driverless tractor kit

By: Kelvin Heppner

September 3, 2018

(photos courtesy Smart Ag)

An aftermarket kit that turns a regular tractor into an autonomous machine made its Farm Progress Show debut in Boone, Iowa this week. Smart Ag,...Read more »

Floating tractor a sight to see at Farm Progress Show

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 30, 2018

Practical? Probably not. Fun? Certainly. A clear reminder of the value of flotation when it comes to farm machinery tires? That too. Tire...Read more »

Heritage colours on new 150 series a tribute to first Case Axial-Flow combine

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 29, 2018

Everything old is new again, and in this Case IH (see what we did there?) you’ll see the heritage styling, colour, and decals of a 1977 Axial-Flow...Read more »

Measuring water-driven yield potential to make crop management decisions

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 24, 2018

After seed is placed in the ground, the yield potential of a crop is often determined by water availability. If it’s too dry, a grower may decide...Read more »

Judge dismisses Farmobile counterclaim against Farmers Edge

By: Kelvin Heppner

August 21, 2018

A U.S. District Court in Nebraska has ruled in favour of Farmers Edge in a counterclaim case launched by Farmobile — the latest development in a...Read more »

AgJunction announces deal to sell Outback Guidance

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 20, 2018

The Outback Guidance GPS and auto-steer business is moving back under the Hemisphere name. Parent company AgJunction announced a deal to sell Outback...Read more »

Automation is changing modern farming

By: Remi Schmaltz

August 20, 2018

Agriculture in the modern age is changing rapidly. Rising global population and shifting trade policies affect the pricing, supply chain, and...Read more »

PAMI takes bin sensors to a whole new level

By: Dale Leftwich

August 16, 2018

Bin sensors, PAMI

When bin sensors first came along it was a huge improvement over simply shoving a metal rod through the bin door in some ways. Because sensors are...Read more »