The tractor has just been unveiled, but a Saskatchewan farmer can already tell us John Deere’s first four-track high-powered unit is “a bit of a game changer.” Steve Tomtene, who farms at Birch Hills, about 30 km southeast of Prince Albert, tried and tested the new 9RX on his farm for Deere this spring, and […] Read More
In this episode of eQuipTV, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey and field editor Lisa Guenther begin their look at agriculture down under, with a visit to a premier farm machinery show, Commonwealth Bank AgQuip.
So far, I’ve only opened the left door of my rental car once, expecting to slide in behind the steering wheel that on this continent is on the opposite side. That means, of course, it’s necessary to drive on the left side of the road here. That’s just one of many differences between Canada and […] Read More
Grainews editors Lisa Guenther and Scott Garvey are in Australia this week for events including Commonwealth Bank AgQuip, billed as the country’s biggest agricultural and rural marketplace. The show runs Aug. 18 to 20 this year just west of Gunnedah, about 400 km north of Sydney, in New South Wales. Organizers estimate the show, organized […] Read More
At Morris’ display on the grounds of Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina, the company’s chief operating officer, Don Henry, points out the two new air carts the brand is introducing for 2016, a tow-between version of its 800-bushel model and its biggest model yet, a 1,000-bushel, tow-behind cart. But while Henry says the company […] Read More