Brent Nicol of Xarvio Digital Farming Solutions describes how its scouting app uses photo-recognition to identify early-stage weeds, diseases and measure leaf damage using images taken with your smartphone. Xarvio is currently working with technology-maker Bosch to develop ‘Smart Sprayer’ technology that will allow operators to spray individual weeds on-the-go with a targeted herbicide application. […] Read more
Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey talks with Earl Reimer of the Eden Foundation about its collaboration with Mennonite Heritage Village for Tractor Trek, an event involving over 40 antique tractors that hit the road on June 8 to raise money for charity. [VIDEO] eQuipTV: Manitoba Tractor Trek 2019 [VIDEO] equipTV: Tractor trekking ingenuity Video editing […] Read more
Amongst the many machinery offerings on display at Manitoba Ag Days last month, the MTZ-Kirovets K-744, a Mercedes-Benz powered, 435 hp tractor seemed to get its fair share of attention from attendees. In this video, Arie Prilik, vice president of MTZ Equipment, takes Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey on a walk-around of the K-744 to […] Read more
In this third video for Scott Garvey’s eQuipTV series on used trucks, Scott talks with Brad Van Wyck with Freightliner Manitoba about the value producers can expect when buying a truck that maybe costs a little more, but offers more reliability down the road. Video production by Greg Berg and Spencer Myers.
In this episode of eQuipTV, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey talks with Marty Cook, Director of Sales for Freightliner Manitoba, to find out what type of value truck buyers can typically expect from trucks in a mid-level price range and why you may want to think twice about buying that less-expensive used truck you saw on […] Read more
Thinking of buying a large truck for your farm anytime soon? Depending on how much use the truck will likely get, your budget and a host of other factors, there’s a lot of trucks on the market to choose from. In part one of his five-part series, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey takes a look […] Read more
Last October, machinery editor Scott Garvey took a drive out to Lavenham in southern Manitoba to see for himself one local farmer’s approach to farm machinery – a collection of twelve 90 Series CASE tractors. But these are only a part of a fleet of 26 tractors in total on Larry Rodgers’ farm that he […] Read more
At Ag in Motion this past summer, Farmers Edge presented a ‘Smart Farming Panel’ consisting of five farmers to discuss technology solutions in agriculture and how data helps them be more efficient with day-to-day decision making. Seen here are Saskatchewan farmers Trevor Scherman and Laura Reiter who share their thoughts on satellite imagery and weather […] Read more
After her presentation ‘The Changing Face of Women in Agriculture’ at Ag in Motion this past July, we caught up with Ginelle Pidwerbesky of Women in Ag to learn more about what the group does, some of the unique challenges facing women in the agricultural industry, and how through outreach and advocacy Women in Ag […] Read more
Using a high speed fan that separates premium from lesser quality grains, the GCS Grain Cleaner on display at Ag in Motion 2018 is designed to remove diseased grains – such as fusarium – making it easier for producers to market their crop. The GCS line offers six models ranging in capacity from 200 bushels […] Read more
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