Latest articles

Canadian Pacific locomotive

CP’s third-quarter grain handle down

“Volume momentum” in its third quarter has Canadian Pacific Railway looking forward to a rosier year-end ledger, though its grain traffic for the quarter dragged on that momentum. Calgary-based CP on Tuesday reported net income of $510 million on $1.595 billion in revenues for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, up from $347 million on […] Read more

Limited edition skid steer from Case IH

175 special models celebrate 
175th anniversary

Celebrating 175 years since Jerome Increase Case started his threshing machine company that would eventually morph into today’s Case IH and CASE Construction brands, the company is offering U.S. and Canadian customers a chance to own a special limited edition skid steer. Decked out in a special red paint scheme and available through the regular […] Read more



Case IH updates the Maxxum line

These Case IH tractors get new transmission options and body styling

We are launching the most innovative features for Maxxum tractors since the transition to the patented SCR-only emissions solution in 2012,” reads Case IH’s official press announcement. The 2018 line of Maxxums made their debut in front of ag media editors at Boone, Iowa, in August, with Case IH marketing staff members on hand to […] Read more





Insurer SGI Canada sets up farm unit

The property and casualty arm of Saskatchewan’s Crown insurance agency has set up a new unit zoned strictly agricultural. SGI Canada — the Regina-based property and casualty insurance provider which operates in tandem with the Saskatchewan Auto Fund, the Crown auto insurer — on Wednesday launched a new Farm Business Unit with “a specialized team […] Read more


Road testing the new Silverado HD

A new, safer generation of pickups offers drivers both brawn and brains

Chevy recently partnered with John Deere at its world headquarters in Iowa to show off the newest versions of the Chevy HD Silverado pickup. The reason? A work-related backdrop is vital to understanding the needs of the HD truck owner, and frankly what looks better than some spanking new construction equipment towed by shiny 2018 […] Read more


CSX customers demand end to shipping bottlenecks

Reuters — The head of No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX promised on Wednesday to improve service as companies such as Cargill demanded greater accountability and fewer delays, criticizing an overhaul CSX launched six months ago. Customers have complained of longer transit times, unreliable switching operations, inefficient car routings and poor communications with CSX customer service. […] Read more


Farmers Edge expands satellite imagery offering

Farmers Edge says it’s making satellite imagery a practical and affordable agronomic tool for farmers through a new strategic partnership with Planet, the company with the largest fleet of Earth-imaging satellites. “We think this will be game-changing,” Farmers Edge president and CEO Wade Barnes said in an interview Oct. 3. “I think it’s going to […] Read more

Now a CVT option on Steigers

Case IH introduced the new “CVXDrive” transmission in August

In August Case IH hosted a special field day for members of the farm media to reveal — among other things — that the 370 to 540 models in the four-wheel drive Steiger line have now become the first to offer a CVT transmission in an articulated tractor. “It’s the first tractor to offer a […] Read more