From North America

The expansion increases production capacity and hiring by year-end Doosan Bobcat is celebrating the completion of a $26 million expansion at its manufacturing facility in Litchfield, Minnesota. The 15-month project nearly tripled the size of the facility, from 70,000 square feet of office and manufacturing space to nearly 200,000 square feet, and will create a significant number of new jobs...
Claas dealer Alberta AG Centre will now cover additional territory in the Western Canadian province and add four new locations. Claas and Alberta AG Centre recently announced that the dealership has been assigned additional territory in Alberta, Canada. The expansion comes after the Smith's Equipment Sales acquisition in Lougheed, Alberta, and a new facility in Stettler, Alberta. Alberta AG will add...
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian food producers and processors have stepped up to deliver quality food for Canadians and people around the world. From the outset, the Government of Canada has helped food processors invest in safety measures and maintain their capacity to keep up with demand. “Known as one of Canada’s richest farm belts, southwestern Ontario is an agricultural...
Precision control systems are becoming more common on farms today and variable rate fertilizer application is becoming one of the most widely adopted options for management of fertilizer application rates while avoiding runoff from over application. Is this technology right for everyone? Not necessarily. Studies have shown smaller, relatively flat fields with a uniform soil type often have a consistent...
During the virtual meeting of Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture, Ministers agreed to remove the reference margin limit for AgriStability, one of the business risk management (BRM) programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in order to better support farmers. The removal of the reference margin limit will be made retroactive to the 2020 program year. In...
Fertilizer Canada’s Board of Directors announces the appointment of Karen Proud as President and Chief Executive Officer. Proud brings extensive senior-level management and leadership experience in the development, implementation and enforcement of regulatory and legislative policy. “Fertilizer Canada has a well-earned reputation in both programming and advocacy initiatives,” said Proud. “Having worked for a number of manufacturing and retail sectors I am excited...
Josh Buehlow and his Paul father grow corn and soybeans on roughly 2,200 acres in rolling hills in Southwestern Ontario near the town of Ayr. Efficiency is a big deal for the Buehlow's as they work to get the most out of their time and equipment. Roughly a decade ago, the Buehlow's used a Salford RTS vertical tillage tool to...
Vermeer announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with BRON that gives the manufacturer of utility track plows and plow attachments the right to sell its products through Vermeer industrial dealers worldwide. The agreement establishes Vermeer dealerships as the exclusive distributor for two of BRON’s tracked utility plows in the 200-HP (149 kW) and 300-HP (224 kW) class and...
North America's premier used truck retailer network, SelecTrucks announced today the opening of its newest location in Texas. SelecTrucks of Texarkana is conveniently located on the border of Texas and Arkansas. As a member of the Lonestar Truck Group and TAG Truck Center (TNTX) family of dealerships, SelecTrucks of Texarkana is committed to providing customers with unwavering support before, during,...
Dawn Equipment has begun moving into its new factory in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The facility is a former Caterpillar manufacturing plant, which Caterpillar moved out of in 2017. “This is a magnificent, old manufacturing space with overhead cranes and a long area where we are going to manufacture our full-size implements,” says Joe Bassett, CEO of Dawn Equipment. He says the market for...