At 3,200 gallons, the Dammann DT3200S4 is the biggest self-propelled sprayer in North America. With six-wheel drive and four-wheel steering it is also one of the most unique.

PHOTOS: North America’s largest sprayer hits the marketplace

The Dammann 3500 HS4 Profi-Class self-propelled sprayer has a capacity of 3,170 gallons

Kitted-out as a Canada Special, the new Dammann 3500 HS4 Profi-Class is the largest self-propelled sprayer in the North American marketplace. While not quite the widest, at 125 feet, it takes the prize for the most capacity, at 3,170 gallons. The machine’s ability to remain in the field longer between refills makes it attractive to […] 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 RB Series balers have more European-type styling.

Silage baler a first for Massey Ferguson

The baler is especially made to handle the tougher conditions of silage bales

Massey Ferguson has announced its new RB Series Silage Baler, the company’s first ever silage-specific baler. AGCO and Massey Ferguson have designed the new RB Series Balers with a modern look, similar to European style balers with the rounded profile rather than a traditional square design. Another notable design feature that you’ll notice upfront is […] 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


U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum have affected the cost of agriculture equipment.

Commodity prices, trade cloud equipment sales projections

The decline in the Canadian dollar makes imported equipment more expensive for farmers

At Farm Credit Canada, we project total tractor sales to increase 1.4 per cent in 2018 and decline 1.6 per cent in 2019. The outlook for combine and 4WD tractor sales is more pessimistic as sales are projected to normalize to levels below the 2013-17 average sales. Our projections embed a high level of uncertainty. […] Read more

AFS Soil Command agronomic control technology helps producers makes sure their tillage tools are set to optimum.

Case IH rolls out precision tillage controls

Sensors will co-ordinate all parts of the tillage tool when soil depth is changed

Case IH is adding more precision technology to that last bastion of crop farming simplicity — tillage tools. The company announced its new AFS Soil Command Agronomic Control Technology for Tillage recently. The technology puts sensors in hydraulic cylinders and means more automated adjustments for tillage implements. For example, if the depth of the main […] Read more

John Deere S700 combines won an AE50 award for their built-in “smart” technology.

NH and Deere snag engineering awards

New combine technology from both brands net a pair of AE50 awards

Every year, the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) recognizes 50 of the year’s best engineering achievements in market-ready farm equipment. This year, John Deere and New Holland each earned one for the engineering built into their newest combines. New Holland’s Opti-Spread Plus residue management system for CR combines won the engineering award […] Read more


“The heart and soul” of the IDEAL combine includes dual helix rotors, the “balanced” cleaning shoe and cyclone fan cleaning system displayed on a special stand.

The IDEAL combine comes to North America as a Fendt

The branding of the new combine reveals it to become part of the company’s luxury line

Standing in front of what everyone knew was a completely covered example of AGCO’s newest combine design, the IDEAL, Richard Kohnen, director of tactical marketing for AGCO, discussed the evolution of the combine design and the brand’s intent to create a combine platform capable of playing in a global market. Given that the company had […] Read more

Case IH’s redesigned 4400 Series corn headers are capable of handling 20- and 22-inch row spacing.

Case IH redesigns corn headers for narrow row spacing

New headers target five key performance areas

Case IH additions to its 4400 Series line of corn headers is intended to appeal to growers who use 20- or 22-inch row spacings. “We took a clean-sheet approach to our new narrow row corn headers,” said Case IH’s Kelly Kravig, in a news release. “The new design focuses on five key performance areas to […] Read more