Category: Machinery

Case IH names 5 categories of autonomy, and a field-scale project

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 16, 2018

Less than two years after unveiling an autonomous concept tractor, Case IH has announced it will begin testing autonomous technology in-field. The...Read more »

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Mole drainage leaves subsurface tunnels without the pipe

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 12, 2018

The “torpedo” on a mole plow on display at Ag Days in Brandon, Manitoba.

Mole drainage is a concept for reducing waterlogging in heavy clay soils by creating underground tunnels for water, similar to tile drainage, but...Read more »

TechTour: A quantum leap in weed control

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 8, 2018

(Photo via Bosch)

Bayer and Bosch are working together on a three-year research collaboration to develop a precise spraying technology that will minimize herbicide...Read more »

Whoa, there: Speedy tractors, signage, and brake requirements

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 5, 2018

(photo courtesy Fendt)

Here’s a fun debate topic: if your tractor is capable of traveling at over 40 km/h, is it still a slow moving vehicle (SMV)? It sure isn’t, and...Read more »

Skip the swather — Italian company offers mower header for silaging

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 5, 2018

Photo via Dominoni.

Whether driven by a respect for operator time, a desire for simplicity, or a means of drawing down input costs, the agriculture industry has seen a...Read more »

TechTour: Kuhn spices up the plow with sectional control

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 2, 2018

Perhaps one of the most frustrating aspects of plowing land is the bumpy ride around the headlands that follows. That’s where Kuhn’s Vari-Master...Read more »

Swinging drive-over conveyor speeds truck unloads

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 30, 2018

A drive-over conveyor that swings from hopper to hopper to save time when unloading grain drew plenty of attention at Ag Days in Brandon, Man.,...Read more »

Cut your energy costs on the farm

By: Bernard Tobin

January 29, 2018

Are you spending too much on energy to power your farm? Do you know the major energy users on your farm? If you don’t know the answers to those...Read more »

Versatile offers a sneak peek of its new combine

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 29, 2018

Versatile offered visitors to Manitoba Ag Days a sneak peek at the company’s newest combine. The RT520 will be replacing the RT490, with...Read more »

Saskatchewan company turns mower into zero-turn sprayer

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 26, 2018

Anyone who has upgraded from an old school ride-on lawn tractor to a zero-turn mower likely remembers the first few times they sat in the seat....Read more »

TechTour: Bringing augmented reality to the field

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 23, 2018

Photo via Amazone.

Anyone who has tried to follow directions on a maintenance or repair call via telephone knows how frustrating it can be. Machines are complicated,...Read more »

Versatile celebrates Genesis anniversary with special edition black tractor

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 22, 2018

The first Ford Genesis tractor rolled off the production line in Winnipeg in September of 1993. With changes in ownership over the past 25 years, the...Read more »

Kubota’s fully autonomous tractor to hit fields in Japan

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 16, 2018

Kubota’s fully autonomous tractor is offering Japanese agriculture an innovative solution to the challenges of an aging demographic. “Really...Read more »

Claas adds Terra Trac with turning footprint of a wheel on forage harvesters

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 15, 2018

Photo via Claas.

Claas has extended its track technology from combines and tractors to forage harvesters, with Terra Trac now being trialed on the Jaguar line, with a...Read more »

Don’t forget about drone battery maintenance over winter

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 12, 2018

Drones are likely packed away for winter, but now is the time to take them out to perform battery maintenance. The chemistry inside lithium polymer...Read more »