Lift allows one person to get job done safely

FARGO, N.D. — Skid-Lift from Fargo, North Dakota, has developed a scissor-lift that attaches to a tractor’s three-point hitch or to a skid steer. “For people skittish about heights, this is very nice because I’m always attached to a skid steer or a tractor. So it gives me a lot of comfort that I have […] Read more

John Deere matches cart size to quarter section seeding strategy

MOLINE, Ill. — In designing its new C850 air cart, John Deere declined the temptation to join the “now I’m the biggest” competition. Instead, it has designed an 850 bushel cart with four tanks that ensures the operator can seed a full quarter section without stopping to fill. The extra 100 or 200 bushels often […] Read more

Fenix rises from ashes with cutting-edge tech

LANGBANK, Sask. — The engineering was so impressive that it won a prestigious award, but the concept didn’t live up to expectations in the field. It happens in farm equipment. When it does, makers can pull the product or redesign and test, test, test. In 2015, Seed Hawk’s new precision metering system won an American […] Read more