Category: Combine

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 »

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Canola School: Lessons learned about weed seed destruction machines

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

April 17, 2018

AAFC’s Harrington Seed Destructor at work in a field trial in 2017. (Photo: Breanne Tidemann, AAFC)

With increasing cases of herbicide resistance, machines designed to destroy weed seeds at harvest could be a valuable tool. But like any technology...Read more »

Lightweight narrow-row corn head heavy on efficiency

By: Bernard Tobin

March 29, 2018

Want to maximize combine productivity and put every corn kernel possible in the grain tank? That’s what New Holland is promising farmers who invest...Read more »

Case IH lightens the load with narrow-row corn header

By: Bernard Tobin

March 7, 2018

Case IH is expanding its 4400 Series corn header line-up with a new lightweight, narrow-row header designed to help farmers pick cleaner,...Read more »

AEM expects machinery sales to rebound in 2018

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 28, 2018

With commodity prices staying low and farmers facing higher interest rates for the foreseeable future, there is reason to be cautious about equipment...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 »

Canadian tractor and combine sales were strong in 2017

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 11, 2018

December ended with very cold weather across Canada, but overall Canadian tractor and combine sales numbers reported by the Association of Equipment...Read more »

TechTour: A combine that optimizes threshing settings by itself

By: Realag Machinery Insider

January 5, 2018

The Lexion 780 in action. Photo via Claas.

Just learning how a combine runs can be an overwhelming task, let alone trying to adjust it for optimum grain quality and performance while...Read more »

Canadian tractor sales continue to show strength in comparison to the U.S.

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 15, 2017

Photo Courtesy Equipment Technologies

The Canadian tractor market has maintained its strength according to the November 2017 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Flash report. One...Read more »

Corn School: How to reduce mechanical kernel damage

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 6, 2017

Mechanically harvesting, drying and handling grain corn can compromise quality and take a bite out of a grower’s bottom line. Earlier this fall,...Read more »

TechTour: Designing the IDEAL combine

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 1, 2017

(courtesy AGCO)

AGCO’s new generation of combine harvester made its first public appearance at Agritechnica in Germany last month. The result of the company’s...Read more »

New tractor sales running 16 percent ahead of last year

By: Kelvin Heppner

October 13, 2017

New tractor sales numbers in Canada continue to exceed last year’s levels, and sales activity in the U.S. The Association of Equipment...Read more »

Displaying grain quality on the go with Lexion

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 26, 2017

Photo supplied.

Claas unveiled a few new features for its 2018 Lexion lineup at Farm Progress Show in Illinois last month. “We’re continuing to make the machine...Read more »

AEM data shows Canadian new tractor sales up 18.1% in 2017

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 15, 2017

Every month the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) releases a flash report on new tractor and combine sales in Canada and the United...Read more »

Innovative Farmers take action on compaction

By: Bernard Tobin

September 8, 2017

Compaction Action – IFAO

What happens when 400 innovative farmers, a team of agronomy and extension specialists, and a leading soil compaction researcher descend on an...Read more »