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Good to be mixed up, in the right order

The sequence of the herbicide tank mix matters. Get it right with W.A.L.E.S

With more interest in recent years in tank mixing different herbicide products to provide more effective control of weeds, and reduce the risk of selecting weeds for herbicide tolerance, producers need to follow the proper mixing procedure. It’s not just a matter of which products can be safely tank mixed, but also what order different […] Read more


Case IH introduces AFS Soil Command

Smart tillage now an option on the red brand’s implements

Just as technology gives producers a tool to improve on-farm efficiency and reduce operating costs on combines, tractors, and drills, brands have been taking that technology and applying it to tillage implements for the same reason. Case IH recently introduced its AFS Soil Command, which brings digital tech to its red line of tillage implements. Case IH tillage […] Read more




Manitou’s ‘NewAg’ agricultural telehandler

NewAg 737-130 PS+ multi-purpose model hits the show circuit

Telehandlers are slowly gaining popularity among Canadian farmers. While they aren’t yet taking the market by storm, manufacturers are beginning to give potential buyers more reason to consider adding a telehandler to a farm fleet, offering models tailored for farm environments and typical agricultural jobs. Bringing them to farm equipment shows helps catch farmers’ eyes. […] Read more



JCB launches the Series III telehandler

Brand focuses on maximum visibility in new global handler launch

Long gone are the days of poor visibility from cabs in a telescopic handler. JCB is bringing a new range of agricultural Loadalls to the global market that further improves the views. In fact, the British manufacturer says its new Series III range has an all singing, all dancing Command Plus cab, that is also […] Read more


How long can a tractor live?

Some Ukrainian farmers are turning to the Czech Republic for machinery

Almost all modern agricultural machines have their advantages. I prefer machinery with a long life. For example, my parents, who live in Ukraine, drive a Volvo made in 1987, with no problems. Most modern cars are made for four to five years of operation. A similar situation exists in the world of tractors and combines. […] Read more



Irish brand comes to Canada

Keenan now direct selling MechFiber line of processors into 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. […] Read more


Auto journalists rank new pickup trucks

Annual competition pits brand against brand in a series of tests

The 12th annual Canadian Truck King Challenge took place in the cold and rain of early October. Frankly, that’s the norm for our event. And while it makes for nasty driving, I always remind our judges that we are simply testing in the same conditions that Canadian truck owners encounter every day. Dealing with our […] Read more



Running a classic tractor fleet

Older 2090 and 2290 tractors make an economical option

I often hear people discussing when they should replace their farm equipment with new or updated machines. But that level of investment might not be the most sensible plan for all farms. Keeping an older equipment fleet operating might be the best strategy for some. That’s what brothers Les and Larry Rodgers, who farm near […] Read more