GFM Network News

eQuipTV: Dot demo day in Arizona

Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey recently attended a Dot demonstration day in Maricopa, Arizona and spoke with Leah Olson-Friesen, Dot Technology Group CEO, about what’s new in the development of the autonomous platform, how testing has been progressing, and a new relationship that will see another implement connect with Dot in the very near future. […] Read more

eQuipTV: Cummins powers up the DOT

At a recent demonstration day in Arizona held by DOT Technology Corp. last March, Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey had a chance to speak with Ann Schmelzer from Cummins Inc. about how that engine manufacturer was chosen as the power plant for the DOT autonomous power platform. Video recorded by Scott Garvey.

eQuipTV: Putting BRP’s UTV tracks to the test

Snow no match for Can-Am's new track system

Can-Am recently added to its line of track systems for its ATVs and UTVs. The company now offers the Apache 360 and 360 LT with tracks, which are designed for all terrain types, and the new Apache Backcountry and Backcountry LT modules designed specifically for snow. Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey put both types to […] Read more

eQuipTV: Driving Dot in Arizona

In March, Dot Technology Corp held a demonstration event in Arizona to show its autonomous implement carrier to farmers and ag industry professionals. The machine is now being launched in limited commercial release. Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey spoke with Robert Saik about its introduction and continuing evolution.

German farm equipment brands look to North America

Grimme, known for its potato harvesting equipment, and Amazone, a short line implement brand, held a field day in Germany in September to highlight their new equipment. Grainews machinery editor Scott Garvey was there. Both brands think Canadian farmers will find something of interest in their latest offerings.

Sept 1 to 15th: DOT unveiled at Ag in Motion

Scott Garvey on the grounds of Ag in Motion reports on the debut of DOT, an autonomous vehicle implement platform by SeedMaster.

The DOT Power Platform is the world’s first fully autonomous tractor and implement system. Scott Garvey from Grainews magazine interviewed Norbert Beaujot, the creator of DOT, to find out how this idea came to life. To listen to the full interview between Scott and Norbert, click here.