farm equipment

Farm equipment costs have gone up in recent years

Farm equipment costs have gone up in recent years

Dec 6, 2023 | 2:57pm
There’s more evidence of just how quickly farm equipment costs have escalated.  Manitoba Agriculture updates its Farm Machinery Guide every two years. To come up with custom and rental rates for equipment, they need the new price values of all the various pieces of equipment. A new Farm Machinery Guide has just been generated with much […]
New farm equipment sales expected to be slow in 2024: FCC Report

New farm equipment sales expected to be slow in 2024: FCC Report

Dec 5, 2023 | 9:06pm
Farm Credit Canada is projecting new farm equipment sales in 2024 to slow down, based on a variety of factors. In FCC’s Canadian Farm Equipment Market Outlook, the conclusion is based on high interest rates, increased equipment prices, a decline in commodity prices, drought in Western Canada, and tighter revenues in the livestock sectors. A […]
More shows, sales, and entertainment as Agribition continues

More shows, sales, and entertainment as Agribition continues

Nov 23, 2023 | 8:23am
Its been a busy week so far at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina. The massive Agribition opened on Monday in the REAL District, and there is still several days of shows, sales and entertainment to come. Someone will be going home very happy tonight, as the winner will be announced for a trip to see […]

Brandt Buys Dealerships in New Zealand

Jan 30, 2023 | 8:20am

The Brandt Group of Companies is growing. The Regina based tractor and heavy equipment company is buying New Zealand’s AGROW Quip. “Going forward, our customers can look forward to service enhancements via investment in a best-in-class field service truck fleet and upgrades to existing facilities,” says Brandt CEO, Shaun Semple. “Brandt is fully committed to building a comprehensive […]

Farm tractor sales show a slump in July across Canada

Aug 11, 2022 | 1:56pm

  The latest figures show sales of farm tractors were down last month in Canada. The latest figures from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, says tractor sales were down 10.7 percent in July, down in all two-wheel drive sectors, although four wheel drive tractors were up 28 percent. Combine harvester sales fell 32 percent last […]

Ag in Motion opens Tuesday northwest of Saskatoon at Langham

Jul 19, 2022 | 3:41am

  More than 500 exhibitors will be featured at a farm equipment show northwest of Saskatoon, which opens  Tuesday. Ag in Motion show director Rob O’Connor says the show features crop plot tours and the latest in farm technology. The Ag in Motion show attracts over 30 thousand people. The show wraps up on Thursday […]

Regina-based Brandt Group closes $302-million purchase of Cervus Equipment

Oct 27, 2021 | 5:35am

Regina-based Brandt Group has completed a $302-million purchase of Cervus Equipment. The Owner and CEO of Brandt, Shaun Semple, says the transaction doubles the number of Brandt equipment dealerships to 120 across Canada. Brandt is the largest John Deere dealership in the world. Semple says a ten day strike at John Deere in the U.S. […]

Farm equipment sales on the rise in 2021

May 31, 2021 | 5:21am

Farm equipment sales have been strong in Canada following a good year for crop production and prices in 2020. The Coronavirus helped to boost worldwide demand for grain. The CEO of the Western Equipment Dealers Association, John Schmeiser, says the supply chain remains under pressure to meet farm equipment demand. “We have close to 60 […]

SeedMaster sets up board of directors

Dec 10, 2020 | 10:18am

A major farm equipment manufacturer in Saskatchewan has set up a board of directors. The Beaujot family has named a board of directors for SeedMaster of Emerald Park, just east of Regina. A diverse and accomplished group of executive level professionals have been named to enhance the long-term strategic vision of the company. The board […]

Vale Industries of Indian Head unveils new piece of farm equipment

Sep 18, 2020 | 4:45am

Vale Industries of Indian Head has unveiled a new piece of farm equipment. The engineering manager for agriculture at Vale Industries, Clark Behrns, says a portable bin for harvest is being introduced for farmers who need quick grain storage in the field. He says it looks like a large grain cart but is lowered to […]