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How much truck for your money? – Part 3

In this third video for Scott Garvey’s eQuipTV series on used trucks, Scott talks with Brad Van Wyck with Freightliner Manitoba about the value producers can expect when buying a truck that maybe costs a little more, but offers more reliability down the road. Video production by Greg Berg and Spencer Myers.

How much truck for your money? – Part 1

Thinking of buying a large truck for your farm anytime soon? Depending on how much use the truck will likely get, your budget and a host of other factors, there’s a lot of trucks on the market to choose from. In part one of his five-part series, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey takes a look[...]


How much truck for your money? – Part 2

In this episode of eQuipTV, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey talks with Marty Cook, Director of Sales for Freightliner Manitoba, to find out what type of value truck buyers can typically expect from trucks in a mid-level price range and why you may want to think twice about buying that less-expensive used truck you saw on[...]



Irish brand comes to Canada

Over the past few years, some European manufacturers have established themselves in the North American market through a direct-from-the-factory retail sales model. Irish livestock feeding equipment manufacturer Keenan has recently joined those ranks. The company displayed one of its MechFiber line of feed processors at the Ag in Motion farm show near Saskatoon in July.[...]



Hustler MDV debuts in Canada

UTVs are becoming common workhorses on prairie farms nowadays, and there are more than a few different brands of them to choose from. But there may only be one that offers a hydraulic, self-loading rear bed, the Hustler MDV. Built in Hesston, Kansas, by Hustler, a brand better known for producing commercial lawn mowers, the[...]

Kubota digs into tillage offerings

With its acquisition of the Norwegian implement manufacturer Kverneland, Kubota has been steadily integrating that company’s equipment to its own product line, particularly hay and forage equipment. And in some cases, such as with the newest Kubota round baler offering, it’s the result of expanding the original Kverneland lines in order to cater to North[...]



AgriBrink introduces an auto-inflation system

That big, new aircart that recently arrived on the farm has the widest available radial tires on it, so there’s no need to think about soil compaction, right? Wrong. Choosing the right rubber is only the first step in ensuring equipment does the least possible damage to soil. “Big tires are great, but they’re useless[...]