Tractors
The New Holland T6.175 Dynamic Command tractor was crowned Machine of the Year 2018 in the Mid Class Tractor category at the Agritechnica trade show in Hanover, Germany. The machine received the coveted award for its technical innovation and the benefits it brings to customers, with selection criteria focusing on…
Producers looking for an affordable vertical tillage tool that sizes and buries residue in the fall or prepares smooth seedbeds in the spring have another option: The new Frontier VT17 Series Vertical Tillage Tool from John Deere.The VT17 Series offers fore and aft leveling adjustments that can quickly be made…
May 3, 2016, Ontario – With the recent warm weather, soil temperatures have reached 10 C, which means that now is great time to scout for wireworms and grubs. Wireworm baits will be most effective right now and grubs will also be feeding close the soil surface, according to Tracey…
Mar. 31, 2016 - Much of the tracks-versus-wheels debate on farms has focused on compaction and the ability to drive in wet conditions, but what about differences in fuel consumption? Testing done in southern Manitoba in 2015 confirmed long-standing research showing tracks require less energy to move in field conditions,…
June 26, 2015 - Most of Alberta received isolated rain showers over the past week, which helped previously dry areas and somewhat alleviated moisture stress. However, soil moisture conditions still remain very dry, according to the province's weekly crop report. Surface soil moisture conditions are on par with last week…
June 15, 2015, Salford, ON - Salford isn't content to grow by acquisition. The rapidly expanding organization will launch several new products from each of its tillage, seeding and fertilizer application divisions. The new product offerings include two new vertical tillage designs, the I-2200 and I-4200; new Flex Finish hydraulically…
Faced with lower commodity prices, farmers are looking for any edge to improve productivity and crop performance. As the 2015 growing season gets under way, experts say one of the most effective ways to improve yield is to minimize soil compaction by using tires that can operate at a lower…
Nov. 25, 2014 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct its largest agricultural auction of 2014 on December 2 at its permanent site in Saskatoon, Sask. The auction already features close to 1,800 equipment items, including 95+ headers, 85+ combines, 85 tractors and more. Every item will be sold without minimum…
March 31, 2014 – Reinke Manufacturing Company, Inc. will soon introduce ReinSense, a soil moisture monitoring product in partnership with Irrometer Company, Inc. and iDUS Controls. ReinSense is an in-field sensing device designed to monitor and collect underground soil moisture data through a smart radio network. Solar-powered nodes work to…
Mar. 31, 2014 - The Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation Hydrologic Forecast Centre's second 2014 spring flood outlook suggests the potential for spring flooding is near normal in most areas of Manitoba. The The Pas region is an exception where above-normal soil moisture and above-normal winter precipitation have resulted in the…
Jan. 7, 2014 - Lemken is set to unveil the new Rubin 12 compact-disc harrow in Canada. The new harrow allows farmers to work the soil at deeper depths to incorporate heavy crop residue, according to a news release.Designed to work at depths of 5 to 8 inches, the Rubin…
Jan. 7, 2014, Langbank, SK - Seed Hawk Inc. has become the first agricultural equipment company in the world to receive Carbon Trust carbon footprint certification. Three Seed Hawk seeding systems have received the certification.The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) conducted the life cycle carbon footprint of the three products, and…
By now, most Canadian farmers are familiar with Tier 4 regulations, the reasons behind them and the technology involved. For us here in North America, it all began in 1996, when the U.S. government passed laws forcing off-road heavy equipment makers to gradually reduce the pollutants and particulates in engine…
Oct. 28, 2013, Langbank, SK – Seed Hawk is a founding sponsor of NO-TILLville, a newly-launched global forum community for farmers, researchers, agronomists and others in the agricultural community who share a desire for soil conservation through modern no-till seeding practices. NO-TILLville is a place to share ideas and experiences…
Sept. 24, 2013 - Celebrating its 33rd year, the 2014 Guelph Organic Conference and Expo includes international speakers, seminars and intro workshops on key topics including permaculture, organic production/certification, organic livestock and pasture issues, pollination and urban bees and more, all of which can help both producer and consumer.The annual…
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