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Category: Kickin' Tires Machinery Podcast

Kickin’ Tires, Ep 14: Tips for Buying New (to You?) Seeding Equipment

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 17, 2017

When you look to purchase a new piece of seeding equipment what are your priorities? Is it size, colour, or what is the newest flashiest tech in the...Read more »

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Kickin’ Tires—Ep 13: Considering Row Width Options on a New Seed Drill

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 9, 2017

When you’re on the hunt for that new seed drill one of the major consideration is row width configurations. There continues to be an influx of...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires – Ep 12: Intelligent Machines and Iowa State Troopers — Highlights from Farm Progress ’16

By: Realag Machinery Insider

September 12, 2016

Back home from the US Farm Progress Show in Iowa, Bern Tobin and Kelvin Heppner take over the Kickin’ Tires podcast for this episode to reflect on...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires – Ep11 — How Does Your Combine Measure Up?

By: Realag Machinery Insider

March 8, 2016

The ability to collect machine data wirelessly from farms across Canada is starting to yield practical information that can help...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 10: Making Farm Safety a Priority

By: Realag Machinery Insider

December 30, 2015

Over 100 adults and children are lost to agricultural fatalities on an average year in Canada. And though that number has started to drop in recent...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 9: Auction Sale Psychology, Speedy Tractors and Distracted Driving

By: Realag Machinery Insider

April 13, 2015

Farm auction season is winding down, but not before things get really heated — there are certainly no shortage of sales to attend, but hot deals...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 8: Pre-Owned Gets Certified, T-Shirt Sales, and the Question of Western Canadian Precision

By: Realag Machinery Insider

March 6, 2015

Hot on the heels of the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville last month, three of the big equipment manufacturers rolled out spiffy new...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 7: Tech Training, A Lost Coat and Who Makes the Best Equipment Salesperson

By: Realag Machinery Insider

February 3, 2015

Recording the Kickin’ Tires podcast is never, ever any fun.

Who makes the best equipment salesperson — a former mechanic? How great is your local equipment dealer at trouble-shooting all the new tech and...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 6: Old Wives’ Tales, Stanley’s Cup & The Rise of Robotics

By: Realag Machinery Insider

November 4, 2014

What’s the Old Wives’ Tale regarding fog? Or is it hoarfrost? Does it matter? That’s the burning issue co-hosts Shaun Haney and Jim Hale kick...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 5: Dealer Consolidation, Who Owns Data, Harvest Fires & Buried Axles

By: Realag Machinery Insider

October 3, 2014

Your Kickin’ Tires hosts Shaun Haney and Jim Hale have licked their wounds and tended to their bruised egos, after being bumped last episode, and...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 4: Bleary-Eyed Bern Wraps Up the US Farm Progress Show

By: Realag Machinery Insider

August 28, 2014

Bern Tobin working hard at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa.

The largest outdoor farm equipment show in the U.S. — the Farm Progress Show — took place Tuesday and Wednesday in Boone, Iowa (Day 3 was...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 3: The Value of Cab Comfort

By: Realag Machinery Insider

July 26, 2014

The evolution of farm machinery has occurred incredibly fast, with the first engine-powered tractors showing up in the mid 1800s. Driven by steam...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 2: Big Seeding Innovations at Canada’s Farm Progress Show

By: Realag Machinery Insider

July 2, 2014

One of the coolest things at Canada’s Farm Progress Show is how all of the seeding equipment manufacturers lay all their cards on the table to try...Read more »

Kickin’ Tires Ep 1 – Crashing Drones and Break Out the Cat Litter

By: Realag Machinery Insider

June 12, 2014

You suggested it so we decided to listen and start a podcast focused on agriculture machinery. Shaun wouldn’t describe himself as a gear head...Read more »