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Bourgault is introducing the new 3335QDA drill, along with a 3330SE model, for the 2021 season. Both are available with updated opener options.

Bourgault introduces seeding equipment updates

New openers and updated drills part of major new product launch

For years now, Bourgault has maintained its mid-row banding concept offers growers the best and safest way to place fertilizer, even while most other manufacturers have long pushed the dual-knife opener, side banding concept. When Bourgault announced this spring it was introducing its own dual-knife opener option, the question had to be asked, has the […] Read more

After upgrading its designs and including new options, Bourgault has renumbered its previous 6000 and 7000 series air seeder tanks as the 8000 and 9000 series.

New Bourgault air seeder tanks

6000 and 7000 series tanks get upgrades and become the 8000 and 9000

Bourgault’s marketing specialist, Rob Fagnou, had no shortage of new products to talk about this year. The brand has made one of its largest ever single-year new product announcements, including the introduction of new air seeder tanks. “It wasn’t done intentionally,” he says, of the large number of new product designs coming to the market […] Read more

Bourgault is offering an air planter option on its 3820 and 3335 drills.

Unveiling the air planter

Bourgault introduces an air planter option for its drills

In the industry, there are a lot of canola producers that are interested in and playing around with planters, says Rob Fagnou, marketing specialist at Bourgault. “(They’re) trying to get their (seeding) rates down as low as possible and control them at low rates to reduce their costs. And we also see more corn and […] Read more

Bourgault air seeders will now be delivered with a Topcon X35 monitor system, which includes a few new features.

Digital upgrades from Bourgault

The brand moves up to a Topcon X35 in-cab monitor

Buyers of Bourgault seeding equipment will now get an upgraded monitor system. A Topcon X35 system replaces the previous X30 the brand had been using. “This year the X35 replace the X30,” says Bourgault’s Rob Fagnou. “For the most part its very similar to the X30. The screen size is the same, but it has […] Read more

The SPS 360 from Bourgault is designed to be a one-pass system 
capable of dealing with difficult field conditions.

Two new implements from Bourgault

Bourgault has designed these new tillage tools to work in difficult field conditions

Farmers don’t need reminding that getting crops seeded and harvested in the last few years in many areas has presented some unusual challenges, due to extreme weather. With that in mind, Bourgault has introduced two new tillage implements it claims can help quickly get fields back into condition for seeding: the SPS 360, which it […] Read more

The model 3420 centre-folding TransFold drill design from Bourgault is now available in a smaller 80-foot working width.

Bourgault offers smaller TransFold drill

An 80-foot, centre-folding model joins the 100-foot version introduced in 2015

This is what we call the little brother to the 100-foot we released last year,” said Rob Fagnou, marketing specialist at Bourgault, as he stood beside the brand’s new 80-foot, centre-folding 3420 paralink hoe drill during Canada’s Farm Progress Show in June. “The demand for the 80-foot was strong with this type of folding system […] Read more

Bourgault debuted its new 3420 PHD drill, which has a 100-foot working width, at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina in June.

Bigger Bourgault drills and carts

A 100 foot drill and 1,300 bushel air cart push at the size limits of dry-land implements

The new 100 foot 3420 paralink hoe drill and 1,300 bushel 71300 air cart at Bourgault’s display at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in June seemed to be one of the most talked-about exhibits. Building a drill with a 100 foot working width makes the brand one of only a couple of manufacturers who are offering […] Read more

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Familiar brands at work in Ukraine

Ukrainian farmers are increasingly choosing Western and even Canadian-built machinery

Ukraine is potentially one of the largest markets for high-quality agricultural machinery. It’s a huge country, at least by European standards, with varied soil and climatic conditions. And the equipment Ukrainian farmers often opt for includes brands familiar to Canadians, such as Versatile, Bourgault, Kello-Bilt, Schulte and Massey Ferguson. Two months ago I was on […] Read more

The large-tire, floatation feature introduced on the 86-foot version of the 3320 PHD drill last June will be available on smaller versions of the 3320 and the 60-foot 3710 drill for the 2014 season.

Bourgault updates its seeding line

A new 7000 Series air cart and a floatation option for 3320 PHD and 3710 ICD drills are among the new features announced

Last June at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina, Bourgault debuted its new, wider, 86-foot 3320 PHD drill with an improved floatation feature that included 800/65R32 tires mounted on a steerable front axle and dual 16.5×16.1 tires at the rear. For those farmers who took the time to give it a once over, many had […] Read more