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All the machines were on display at the Ag in Motion farm show, and judges were available to answer show goers’ questions about the testing.

The UTV reviews are in

Grainews judges report their findings from the summer UTV Challenge

We’ve accepted many assignments over the years in order to bring you, our readers, useful information about farm equipment, but I don’t think we’ve ever had more fun doing that than when we set to work evaluating side-by-side UTVs at the Grainews UTV Challenge last July. Our objective was to put them to work doing […] Read more

Small sprayer with a big reach

Top Air pull-type UTV sprayer now available with 60-foot boom

Unverforth Manufacturing just announced the release of a 60-foot boom for its small Top Air sprayer, which is designed to be pulled behind a UTV. The boom can be set to operating heights of between 12 and 30 inches without the use of any tools. The outer sections use a breakaway design to help prevent […] Read more


Kawasaki Mule Pro FXT Ranc

Grainews UTV Challenge

We’re putting 10 UTVs to the test during the Ag in Motion farm show next month

The number of side-by-side UTV models on the market has grown pretty significantly in the last couple of years. And no wonder. These machines can be pretty handy around the farm. But has the wide variety of choices left you wondering what each model is capable of, how they compare and which one best fills […] Read more

Setter Manufacturing of Russell, Manitoba, offers a line of sprayer systems designed to work on a typical UTV.

UTV sprayers for spot applications

With these small-scale systems, producers can target specific areas from a UTV

Today’s high-clearance farm sprayers come equipped with boom widths of 100 feet or more, which makes getting them into sharp corners or tight places pretty difficult. And with some precision ag data collection systems now able to pinpoint small problem weed areas in a field, spraying them with very wide booms may mean wasting product. […] Read more


The new Wolverine R-Spec side-by-side UTV will hit dealer lots in April.

New Yamaha utility vehicle hits the market

The sporty Wolverine R-Spec side-by-side will be ready for the 2016 model year

If you like to add a little adventure to any trip out into the pasture to check cows, Yamaha may have the ideal side-by-side utility vehicle (UTV) for you. The company’s new Wolverine R-Spec joins their product lineup for the 2016 model year. “The all-new Wolverine will extend Yamaha’s side-by-side line into the recreation segment, […] Read more