Citing travel restrictions by corporations that would impede exhibitor participation and attendance, show organizers said in a statement earlier today that cancelling was a difficult decision. | Screenca via agri-trade.com

Agri-Trade backs away from November show

The Agri-Trade Equipment Expo has cancelled its 2020 show, which was to be held Nov. 11-13 in Red Deer. Citing travel restrictions by corporations that would impede exhibitor participation and attendance, show organizers said in a statement earlier today that cancelling was a difficult decision. Despite COVID-19, they had announced earlier this month that the […] Read more

Salford’s 350 cubic foot hopper design and Valmar 72-foot air boom marekes its debut on the Case IH Titan 4540, but there are plans to make the FA 1030 available for 3540 Titan floater models by July of 2021.  |  Salfors photo

Salford makes spreader deal with Case IH

A Valmar distribution system with a 350 cubic foot box offers high-rate capacity for larger farms and custom work

Canadian-based Salford inked a deal with Case IH to factory-install Salford spreaders on Titan chassis. Salford’s 350 cubic foot capacity spreader with a 72-foot air boom will be known as the Case IH FA 1030, and will be mounted on the Titan 4540 floater starting this fall, as well as on the Titan 3540 beginning […] Read more

The Grain Giant is a 6500-bushel, temporary, in-field storage bin that has a bin that is 15 feet wide, 50 feet long and is just under 16 feet high when in transport mode. |  Vale Industries photo

Mobile field bin provides surge capacity

Manufacturer says the Vale Grain Giant helps make harvest safer by reducing truck driver panic during busy times in the field

Saskatchewan-based Vale Industries expanded its grain storage offerings to include a mobile field bin that’s based off an Australian product. Clark Behrns, engineering manager at Vale Industries, said there are multiple manufacturers of mobile field bins in Australia, which helped him and his colleagues decide the technology would also have a fit in Canada. “We […] Read more


This combine is as-is from when it was purchased by Elkhorn, Man,. farmer Lynn Tutthill from a farmer in Killarney, Man.  |  Ed White photo

Threshermen’s Reunion focuses on Cockshutt

The annual festival in Manitoba had to be cancelled this year due to COVID restrictions but has now set its sights on 2021

AUSTIN, Man. — Cancelling the 2020 Manitoba Threshermen’s Reunion was heartbreaking. “We struggled with that,” said Gerry Currie, chair of the annual festival of old-time harvesting and farm machinery. But work is underway to make the 2021 event better than ever, he said. Next summer will see the first gathering in Western Canada of the […] Read more

At 125 years old, New Holland remains a full line farm equipment company. It's strong heritage in forage production is augmented with high-horsepower tractors, combines and seeding gear, with the Flexicoil history in Western Canada.  |  New Holland/Emmanuel Bourgois photo

New Holland, the company doesn’t look a day over …

Agriculture can be a tough game so there’s a special spot for the few select machinery makers that last beyond a century. For New Holland, the century mark was passed some time ago as the company this year reaches 125. Saskatoon remains one of New Holland’s important hubs where it develops the latest in seeding […] Read more


This new feature will enable operators to stay in the field longer because they will no longer have to disengage the auto steering system and grab the steering wheel to make the headland turns. | Screencap via ravenind.com

Auto turnaround a step toward autonomous operations

Raven Industries has improved its visual guidance system (VSN) with the addition of two new features — full canopy guidance and automatic row turnaround. “Automatic row turnaround is a feature that enables that operator to program in a speed and a geometry in which they want to turn and the system will automatically detect that […] Read more

The new mid-sized carat is available as a tow-behind or a tow-between. Bigger carts like the C850 are typically only tow-betweeners.  |  John Deere photo

New mid-size air seeding cart from Deere

Big brother C850 passed a lot of hot technology to C650 design, including tank scales, at-side display

Deere’s new air cart took the leading-edge technology developed for big brother C850 and incorporated it into the mid-size C650. The 650-bushel cart can be towed between the tractor and seeder. A prominent C850 feature now on the C650 is the digital cart-side display, which puts the operator safely on the ground instead of running […] Read more

The lineup of Precision Air 5 carts has been expanded to include two three-tank models for fertilizer application or broad-acre seeding.  |  Case IH/Tim Peluso photo

Upgrade Precision Air 5 carts now available

Case upgrades 2021 air carts with cart-side display and fill controls, now has turn compensation, from 350 to 950 bu.

Case’s Precision Air 5 lineup has been expanded to include a pair of three-tank models for fertilizer application or broad-acre seeding. The Precision Air 3725 and 3915 are both tow-behinds. The new curve compensation feature helps ensure proper plant population across the drill in tight turns and corners, according to Case. AFS AccuSection modular metering […] Read more


The cab-mounted suitcase can reduce fuel consumption by 20 percent on this over-the-road tractor. The HydraGEN box contains equipment to convert distilled water into pure hydrogen and pure oxygen, which are then directed into the air intake, where they create a cleaner burn.  |  Dynacert photo

Hydrogen and oxygen equal cleaner burn

Lower combustion temperatures increases power and decreases nitrogen oxides creating healthier fuel efficiency

A miniscule mist of hydrogen and oxygen sprayed into the air intake of a diesel engine can burn cleaner and lower fuel consumption by 10 to 20 percent. The unique HydraGEN technology is based on the fact that flame speed of hydrogen is nine times faster than the flame speed of diesel. Burning diesel in […] Read more

HDV-plows are built with 16-gauge flared moldboards. They have double-acting angle cylinders, trip-edge protection, adjustable center cutting edges and responsive, direct lift. They are available in either powder-coated steel or rust-resistant stainless steel.  |  SnowEx photo

New snowplow puts task tractor to work

The return on investment for any implement depends on how it’s used on your farm. For example, putting a snowplow on a chore tractor increases its value to your farm. That was the thinking at SnowEx when they began developing their new Automatixx attachment kit for tractors in the 30 to 50 horsepower range. Rather […] Read more