The shine was on, including this truck bumper, at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina. The show  attracted large crowds, and exhibitors said farmers were in an optimistic mood overall due to good crop progress across the Prairies and Great Plains region.  A new football stadium dominated the outdoor displays at the farm show, which has more than 700 exhibitors and 1.9 million sq. feet of show space. | Michael Raine photo

Show brings in $500M

Early estimates indicate more than $500 million in sales were brokered in the International Business Centre during last week’s Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina. Organizers didn’t yet have specifics, but survey results in the IBC showed the total had been reached by the end of the second day of the three-day event. “It just […] Read more

The FLC 9000 ST Super Series is a quad tank, quad track, single frame 9,000 gallon liquid fertilizer cart and was a big attraction at Canada’s Farm Progress Show this year.  |  Robin Booker photo

Progress Show goers keen to get look at giant fertilizer cart

REGINA — What is likely the world’s largest liquid fertilizer cart attracted a lot of farmer interest at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina last week. “I’ve checked around and there isn’t anything this big on a single frame,” said company owner Wade Mowat of CW Mowat Manufacturing. The FLC 9000 ST Super Series is […] Read more

Agbor Ndoma, executive director of CSAD in Lagos, Nigeria, is in discussions with bin companies such as Meridian looking for storage and handling systems.  |  Robin Booker photo

Farm Progress Show may hold answers for Nigerian farmers

Agbor Ndoma says his visit to Canada’s Farm Progress Show last week in Regina was “mind-blowing.” The executive director of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Lagos, Nigeria, is believed to be the first show attendee ever from the African country. He was impressed with the show itself and was hoping to purchase storage […] Read more


Canada’s Farm Progress Show 2015: Daily coverage

      The Western Producer is on the ground covering the 2015 edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show. Keep checking this page to see what is new and exciting at the show. You can find our latest stories and photos below. #cfps15 Tweets Latest stories: In The Western Producer’s video coverage of the 2015 […] Read more

Enforcement of Regina bylaws saw oversized trucks make their way through the city to this year’s Canada’s Farm Progress Show via police escort.  |  file photo

Regina restricts equipment transport ahead of farm show

Equipment deliveries to a major farm show are being impractically restricted in the heart of farm country, say trucking companies. Over-dimensional truckloads of farm machinery destined for Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina were being grouped into four-truck convoys early and late in the day. Some trucking companies feel the new enforcement of existing city […] Read more


Equipment deliveries to a major farm show are being impractically restricted in the heart of farm country, say trucking companies. | File photo

Regina restricts farm equipment transport ahead of Farm Progress Show

Equipment deliveries to a major farm show are being impractically restricted in the heart of farm country, say trucking companies. Over-dimensional truckloads of farm machinery destined for Canada’s Farm Progress Show on Regina’s exhibition grounds were being grouped into four-truck convoys early and late in the day. Some trucking companies feel the new enforcement of […] Read more

Colin Rosengren, vice-president of agronomics at Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies, stands in front of the 60-foot drill on display at this year’s Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina.
|  Robin Booker photo

Unique seeder featured at farm show

60-foot unit | New drill model features central fill system with individual six product metering

REGINA — Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies hopes to recapture some of last year’s buzz around its smaller scale CX-6 seeder prototype. It has introduced a 60 foot unit with a central air feed from a high capacity product cart. Colin Rosengren, vice-president of agronomics, said this allows for individual points to shut off at each […] Read more

VIDEO: Farm Progress Show award winners

Winners of the Innovation Awards at Canada’s Farm Progress Show 2013 in Regina received recognition from the show and their fellow exhibitors. In some cases, such as the People’s Choice award, the show participants were first time attendees, with new products to the farm marketplace. Clean Seed of British Columbia attracted enough show visitor votes […] Read more


Staff from ConveyAll in Winkler, Man., set up a 100-foot grain and fertilizer conveyor before the opening of Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina June 20-22. The TCH 10100-SO is the largest the company makes and it hopes it will be a hit with farmers.  |  Michael Raine photo

Program to help ag firms market abroad

Saskatchewan agriculture minister Lyle Stewart used the backdrop of Canada’s Farm Progress Show to announce a new $1 million international market development program. The program is designed to help businesses and organizations establish or expand their international market presence, host or attend more trade missions and expand market access for producers. Stewart said Saskatchewan is […] Read more

The RT490 employs a Claas driveline, three speed hydrostatic transmission and Macon pickups and draper headers up to 35 feet.  |  Michael Raine photo

Versatile enters N.A. combine market

Tested in action | The RT490 has operated through four harvests overseas under the name Torum 760

REGINA — Versatile’s first combine, the RT490, might be new to Versatile, but it’s not completely new to the world of harvesting. The 490 horsepower, Class 8 machine has been used in Europe, Russia and the former Soviet republics as the Torum 760. With four years of production, parent company Rostselmash offers the combine in […] Read more