Combines/Harvesters
The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for model year 2018 production. This includes four new S700 Combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant improvements in “smart” technology, improved operator comfort and…
New Holland Agriculture has set a new World Record by harvesting 16,157 bushels of soybeans in eight hours with the CR8.90 combine. The record-breaking performance, which took place in the Bahia State of Brazil, was certified by independent adjudicator RankBrasil. The performance On record setting day, harvesting started at 10:30…
Jan. 8, 2016 - XiteBio PulseRhizo now replaces previously registered XiteBio PeasRhizo, expanding on an enhanced label. PulseRhizo features the following enhancements: product use expanded to include faba bean on-seed compatibility with most popular seed treatments extended to 48 hours application methods expanded to include in-furrow as well as on-seed…
Combine header selection is just one of many factors growers have to evaluate when considering straight cutting canola. In a three-year project launched in 2014, researchers in Saskatchewan are evaluating different header types to find out whether or not there are differences in headers and what factors make a difference.…
Aug. 25, 2015, Olathe, Kansas – John Deere is helping customers improve productivity and profitability during harvest with enhancements to its grain harvesting equipment lineup. For model year 2016, the company is adding performance boosting features to its S-Series Combines, 600C Series Corn Heads and 600F HydraFlex Draper Platforms, as…
Feb. 9, 2015 - Alberta's new Farm Implement and Dealership Act will continue to ensure Alberta farmers are treated fairly when purchasing and maintaining farm equipment, according to the province's Farmers' Advocate Office (FAO). "The Farm Implement and Dealership Act helps protect the investment that Albertan farmers make in farm…
by Ken Panchuk, PAg, Provincial Specialist, Soils After a large crop there is bound to be plenty of wear and stress on your straw chopper's components. Did you feel any unusual vibration when operating the combine last fall? If so, this is a good time to investigate and determine the…
In 2013, a bright red 490-horsepower Class IX combine, the Versatile RT490, will be out of the shop and in the field, ready to compete head on with the biggest names in North American agriculture. The RT490 was introduced at the Canada Farm Progress Show in Regina in June, and…
Aug. 24, 2012, Duluth, GA - Challenger, a global brand of AGCO, introduces new 500C Series combines that set a higher standard for harvesting capacity and fuel efficiency compared to previous models, thanks to a redesigned crop inlet and threshing system, plus new in-line positioning of the industry-leading AGCO POWER…
July 2012 - Crary Industries, Inc. has partnered with Michel’s Industries, Ltd. to distribute Crop Catchers to the United States and Eastern Canada.   The Crop Catcher is a combine header attachment designed to nearly eliminate grain loss due to shattering by the retractable finger, as well as, reduce feeder…
July 4, 2012, Monheim – Bayer CropScience announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement to purchase AgraQuest, Inc. for a purchase price of US$ 425 million (approximately EUR 340 million) plus milestone payments. AgraQuest, headquartered in Davis, California, USA, is a global supplier of innovative biological pest management solutions…
May 26, 2012, Kelowna, BC, - The Harper Government is helping to boost the availability of gluten-free foods to meet growing market demand. Member of Parliament Ron Cannan (Kelowna—Lake Country), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of $245,000 to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) to…
Apr. 16, 2012, Ottawa, ON - CropLife Canada has strengthened its chemistry capacity with the addition of Dr. Maria Trainer as managing director of regulatory affairs. "Maria will be of great service to our member companies and the plant science industry as a whole," says Lorne Hepworth, president of CropLife…
Apr. 9, 2012, Rochester, NY - SIGMA Marketing Group, the customer intelligence-driven, direct and digital marketing services firm, today announced the launch of a new, improved website for FMC Corporation, Agricultural Products Group -- North America. The site, www.FMCCrop.com, offers a new, features-rich design focused on the needs of the…
Mar. 1. 2012, Calgary, AB – It is estimated that 2,500 men in Alberta will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this coming year. Prostate cancer will kill approximately eight men every week in our province. This spring, with sponsorship from agribusiness, and in collaboration with rural doctors and nurses, and organizations,…
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