From North America

The Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) and Canada’s Farm Show (CFS) Advisory Board were excited to share the return of Canada’s Farm Show in 2021, on a virtual platform. The pandemic had forced the cancellation of the show in 2020 and they were committed to bringing the ag community together in the safest way possible - virtually. In 2021...
JCB partnered with Make-A-Wish Georgia to deliver a “Wish Parade” for Wish Kid Aidan. Aidan is an 11-year-old boy, who lives in Savannah, and was born with a heart defect requiring him to be on oxygen, impeding his ability to play outdoors for extended periods of time. Since he cannot go outside and play, his Make-A-Wish request was for a PS5...
Canadian dealer’s new facility to feature AGCO’s modern Galvanize design concept for engaging customer experiences. AGCO and SA Service Agricole announced last month the construction of the dealer’s new facility in Sainte-Marie, Quebec. The expansion will leverage AGCO’s cutting-edge Galvanize design concept to highlight AGCO’s engaging Fendt Customer Support Center model, provide a greater workspace for staff members and convey a modern,...
FOCAS "Beyond the Basics" will respond to the growing demand for more science-based agronomic information. A new educational initiative, created by Dr. Ray Hoyum, a well-respected agronomist, soil scientist, and marketing executive, strives to help fill the void in crop nutrition education which spans across the agricultural retail industry. FOCAS "Beyond the Basics" is a non-profit, soon to be launched,...
From current drought and dry field conditions to flooding in recent years, extreme weather events continue to create challenges for Manitoba farmers. The Government of Canada is working with the agricultural sector to equip farmers with the tools they need to proactively manage and mitigate risks associated with these events. On behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the...
ClicRtechnologies held its first-ever Exposition on May 20, 2021, demonstrating its revolutionary scaleless livestock weight and data management system at the Double C Bar Ranch in Kenansville, Fla. A pinnacle team meeting was held the next day, marking the very first gathering of the company’s employees from across the nation. “ClicRtechnologies is laser-focused on bringing the ag industries into the...
Salford Group caught up with a loyal customer this spring to check in on his satisfaction and experience with a recent BBI Liberty fertilizer spreader purchase. Elliot is corn, soybean and wheat farmer in Caledon, Ontario. Running 500 acres, he prefers to invest in his own field equipment for independence and flexibility rather than rely on custom applicators for fertilizer...
Väderstad AB announced the acquisition of 100% of the AGCO-AMITY JV LLC (AAJV). Based out of Wahpeton, North Dakota, AAJV, also known under the name Wil-Rich, will be fully integrated into the Väderstad global group of companies under the company name Vaderstad Inc. Since 2011 AAJV manufactures, designs, and supports the Wil-Rich, Wishek and Concord brands of products with 270...
MidSouth Forestry Equipment is proud to announce the opening of a third Tigercat dealership location. The facility is located in Springfield, Arkansas, in the heart of Birdtown on Highway 9. “It sits on five acres and is just a short distance from the Ouachita National Forest and the Ozark National Forest. With several mills in the surrounding areas, this allows us...
The Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions applaud the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) news of fee reductions effective August 1, 2021, but are concerned that Canadian farmers continue to be overcharged for the CGC’s cost of operations. Today’s news underscores that the current funding system, based on mandatory inspection services by the CGC, is fundamentally flawed and should be a...