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Innotag, a Quebec-based distributor is introducing the Sky Agriculture Easy Drill to western Canada.

Sky Agriculture’s Easy Drill debuts in the west

Drill’s ability to seed cover crops may appeal to conventional or organic farmers

There’s a new drill in town looking to impress western farmers. It’s the Easy Drill from Sky Agriculture, which is a division of France-based Sulky. That company has been in business since 1936. But here on the Prairies, it isn’t exactly a household name. Quebec-based Innotag represents Sky Agriculture in this country and had the […] Read more

Horsch introduces the Panther 460 SC

Horsch introduces the Panther 460 SC

The Company debuts a new drill and commodity cart

Horsch recently announced it has introduced a new seed drill and commodity cart combination for the 2018 seeding season. The Panther 460 SC, 60-foot drill offers row spacings of 7.5, 15 and 30 inches, with shanks mounted on a four-row toolbar for maximum residue clearance. The Panther is designed to mate with Horscah’s own SW600 […] Read more

SeedMaster showed the public a mockup of the single-row drill concept its engineers are working on during Canada’s Farm Progress Show.

Talking trash about seeding equipment

SeedMaster, a brand that often gives farmers a glimpse of its new technologies, chose to show a mockup of its one-row drill concept at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina in June. “It’s something that we’re working with, testing a few ideas on how to better improve residue flow through a machine, but also how […] 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

Clean Seed Capital Group held a ceremony to mark the launch of the first production CX6 Smart Seeder outside the manufacturing facility in Steinbach, Manitoba. The event went ahead despite a sudden April snowstorm.

CX6 Smart Seeder goes into production

Clean Seed Capital Group unveiled its first production model drill in April

Anyone walking the aisles of a farm show in Western Canada dur­ing the past couple of years has probably noticed a prototype of the Clean Seed CX6 Smart Seeder on display. It’s made the rounds to several shows during that time. But when the first production model was introduced to the public in early April […] Read more