The Hustler MDV has a 23.4 horsepower diesel engine and a top speed of about 60 km/h.

Hustler MDV debuts in Canada with unique hydraulic lift bed

The bed can lift 750 pounds (340 kilograms) allowing heavy cargo to be rolled onto it at ground level

UTVs are common workhorses on farms today and there are more than a few different brands to choose from. But there may be only one that offers a hydraulic, self-loading rear bed, the Hustler MDV. UTVs can help producers with a wide range of farm duties and have become especially important as farm sizes grow […] Read more

Landon Fahlman won the Gold Innovations Award for his fuel lock invention.

A keyless security system can protect your fuel

Two versions were designed to accommodate both large and small operations

Nearly every farmer has had fuel go missing from farm storage tanks. And with recent high-profile incidents surrounding farm security, now is a good time to think about keeping all that expensive fuel right where it belongs. A new invention is designed to do exactly that. Fuel Lock allows for keyless control of fuel transfer […] Read more

The largest model of Amazone pull-type sprayers is UX11200, with a 12,000-litre tank to maximize acres covered in a day.

Amazone brings pull-type sprayer to Canada

Brand hopes to impress Canadian growers with big capacity

In North America, the self-propelled sprayer has come to dominate the market, as pull-type models have faded from use. However, in Europe it’s a different story. One European brand, Amazone, thinks it’s time for the pull-type model to make a comeback in Canada. Why it matters: More equipment options available at different price points can […] Read more

Burying sensors in the soil and running machines over top, like this demonstration at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, 
helps engineers establish tire inflation pressure guidelines to minimize soil compaction problems.

Looking for machinery compaction data

Ontario team working to establish tire inflation guidelines

Preventing soil compaction is something farmers should keep in mind, particularly with the scale of modern farm equipment. At Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock, Ont., Alex Barrie, engineer in training with the Ontario Environmental Management Branch, demonstrated his group’s efforts to study the impact equipment can have on the soil. They have been conducting […] Read more

The CD2000 Series high-speed discs are the heaviest of two models introduced under the Kubota brand.

Kubota digs into tillage offerings

The orange brand adds compact discs to its growing implement line

With its acquisition of the Norwegian implement manufacturer Kverneland, Kubota has been steadily integrating that company’s equipment to its own product line, particularly hay and forage equipment. And in some cases, such as with the newest Kubota round baler offering, it’s the result of expanding the original Kverneland lines in order to cater to North […] Read more


Clean Seed Capital has acquired U.S.-based Harvest International, and the newly expanded company expects to offer a planter to the Canadian market by 2020. This prototype was on display at the Ag in Motion farm show in July.

Clean Seed adds a planter by acquiring Harvest International

Clean Seed is strong on the digital side, with Harvest International making planter components

A couple of years ago, Clean Seed Capital finally introduced the CX6 seed drill that the company had let farmers know was coming down the pike. Now with two years of CX6 production under its belt, Clean Seed is expanding its manufacturing footprint. In July the company announced it had acquired U.S.-based Harvest International, a […] Read more

Inventor Darcy Goossen explains the operation of his Tire Grabber attachment for skid steer and tractor loaders, during Canada’s Farm Progress Show. It can lift, rotate and position large tractor and sprayer tires during removal or installation.

Tire Grabber handles large farm equipment tires

Loader attachment reduces manual effort during tire changes

A lot of producers are tired of handling those large sprayer and tractor tires every time they need to be changed. Alberta entrepreneur Darcy Goossen may have the tool farmers need to avoid all that sweat and back strain. The Tire Grabber is an attachment for a skid steer or ordinary front-end loader that can […] Read more

John Deere 9R, 9RT and 9RX tractors will be available with a wider range of track options in 2019, along with upgraded hydraulics. A Generation 4 CommandCentre package will also come as standard equipment.

John Deere adds more options to 9R, RT and RX Series tractors

More track choices and a hydraulic upgrade for the 2019 models of these high-horsepower tractors

For the upcoming model year, John Deere 9R, 9RT and 9RX tractors will be available with a wider range of track options along with upgraded hydraulics. A Generation 4 CommandCentre package will also come as standard equipment. For the first time, Deere will offer a 120-inch (3.05 metre) track spacing option on 9470RX, 9520RX, 9570RX […] Read more


We field-tested a pair of Kubota M7 tractors, putting them to work cutting and baling hay in our test field.

Reviewing the M7 Kubota tractor

Our observations after getting up close and personal with two M7 tractors

A couple of years ago, Kubota introduced its flagship M7 line of tractors, which pushed the available horsepower in its tractor line to 168. Since then the orange brand has been pushing to become a much bigger player in the ag equipment market, with a stated intention of eventually becoming a full-line manufacturer. But there’s […] Read more

The new Case IH line was a popular piece of equipment to visit at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

Case IH introduces the 250 Series combines

The next generation Case IH combines debuted at Grand Island factory

In July, Case IH invited members of the farm media to the combine-assembly plant it shares with sister CNH Global brand New Holland in Grand Island, Nebraska. That’s where the brand wanted to give journalists their first look at the new 250 Series models. Available for the 2019 season, the 250 Series offers a host […] Read more