farm machinery

Protein Industries Canada offers support to develop artificial intelligence in food production

Jan 9, 2023 | 10:41am

Regina-based Protein Industries Canada has opened a new round of applications for support for its artificial intelligence program. CEO Bill Greuel says Protein Industries Canada has a 30 million dollar program. Its designed to help food companies and farm machinery companies use artificial intelligence to expand production and sales of prairie grown crops. He says […]

FCC reflects optimistic outlook in coming year for farm machinery sales

Nov 8, 2022 | 2:31pm

Farm Credit Canada has an optimistic outlook for farm machinery sales in the coming year. Chief agriculture economist at FCC, J.P. Gervais, says rising interest rates are a concern but buoyant grain prices should reflect a good year for the farm equipment business in 2023. He says inventories of farm equipment will be better in […]

SaskPower’s message during harvest: Look up and Live

Aug 22, 2022 | 12:21pm

As it does every year, big farm machinery is going to be getting close to power lines across the province, and if you’re operating one of those machines, SaskPower reminds you to look up and live. Harvest is a busy time of year with a lot of long hours, SaskPower says. They suggest to plan […]

Canada’s Farm Show expected to generate over 100 million dollars in sales

Jun 24, 2022 | 5:40am

Canada’s farm show wrapped up Thursday in Regina with officials calling the show a huge success. Real’s vice president of Agriculture, Kurt Westgard, says attendance has been outstanding with opening day attendance up 18 percent from 2019. He believes the show will generate farm equipment sales ranging from 100 to 300 million dollars. The Farm […]

Farm machinery sales face some obstacles but outlook remains strong

Mar 7, 2022 | 1:34pm

  The latest outlook from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says the agriculture and construction equipment industries faces some obstacles in the months ahead. The latest outlook says the global economy expanded a robust 5.1 percent last year. This year’s growth is expected at 3.3 percent, due to the lingering effects of the pandemic, supply […]

Farm tractor sales continue on growth streak

Feb 14, 2022 | 1:17pm

  Farm tractor sales in Canada and the U.S. continued sales growth streak into January 2022. The latest data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says combine harvester sales slowed for January but tractors continued an upward spiral. In Canada, sales of tractors for January were up 6.3 percent overall, led by over 100 horsepower […]

SGI urging motorists to watch out for farm machinery during harvest

Aug 15, 2021 | 8:32am

SGI is cautioning drivers who may encounter farm machinery during harvest. Spokesman Tyler McMurchy says you should only pass when it’s safe to do so. “We don’t see a high number of collisions involving farm equipment on Saskatchewan roads. Typically, around 20 a year, but a high proportion of those do result in injuries and […]

This week proclaimed Sask Manufacturing week across the province

Nov 24, 2020 | 1:34pm

  This week has been proclaimed Saskatchewan Manufacturing week by the provincial government. Last year, Saskatchewan’s manufacturing industry had 16.3 billion dollars in sales and provided 5.5 billion dollars in total exports. The manufacturing sector represents 5.6 percent of the provincial gross domestic product. For every dollar invested in manufacturing, an economic spin-off of 3 […]