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Big Two railways release plans for winter

Snow-clearing equipment among investments at CN, CP

Canada’s major railways have filed their winter contingency plans, as they are now required by law to do. Since updates to the Canada Transportation Act in 2018, Canada’s major rail companies have been required to publish winter plans and can be forced to pay up if they fail to deliver on certain promises of railcars. […] Read more

Tires versus tracks: separating fact from fiction

Experts weigh in on tires, tracks and minimizing soil compaction

If conversation slows in a room full of farmers, three little words can ramp up a rowdy discussion: tracks or tires? Tracks have gained loads of attention and growing popularity over the past decade. However, does science back up their many supposed benefits, especially when it comes to minimizing soil compaction? Partial fact: Tracks produce […] Read more


Quebec-based Camso is 
now offering remanufactured 
rubber tracks as a lower-cost replacement alternative.

Camso offers remanufactured track for farm machinery

Retreaded rubber tracks and mid rollers offer lower-cost replacements

Camso, the rubber track manufacturer that sells track systems directly to both farmers and OEMs, introduced a new program in March, which involves offering farmers remanufactured replacement rubber tracks as a lower-cost alternative to buying brand new ones. The process involves applying new tread bars onto used tracks that are ready for replacement. The program […] Read more