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CNH Industrial guides for revenue fall up to 20 per cent

Milan | Reuters – Vehicle and equipment maker CNH Industrial posted a narrower-than-expected second quarter loss on Thursday and forecast net sales from industrial activities would fall between 15-20 percent this year, as a consequence of the COIVD-19 epidemic. In March the group, which is controlled by Exor, the holding company of Italy’s Agnelli family, […] Read more

Tingley’s Harvest Center joins forces with JCB

Reading Time: < 1 minute Tingley’s Harvest Center is partnering with JCB and its dealerships in North Battleford and Lloydminster will now be called Tingley’s JCB. The business was founded in 2002 by Shane Tingley as a full-service CLAAS dealership. In addition to combines, forage harvesters, balers, hay tools, seeding and tillage implements, the dealership will now carry JCB’s articulated […] Read more

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Variable-rate irrigation on the rise in Alberta

Not everyone is convinced the technology is where it needs to be, but advocates say ‘interest is growing exponentially’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Southern Alberta’s irrigation system is on the cusp of going very high tech. Now that crop yield monitoring is commonplace and variable-rate crop-input technology making inroads, ag equipment companies and early adopters of advanced technology are setting their sights on micromanaging irrigation. “Variable-rate irrigation (VRI) is certainly here to stay,” said Jeff Bronsch, president of […] Read more

Seed Hawk receives carbon footprint

Reading Time: < 1 minute Seed Hawk says it has become the first agricultural equipment company in the world to receive Carbon Trust carbon footprint certification. Carbon Trust is an international company headquartered in the U.K. that provides independent certification of carbon footprints. The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) conducted the life cycle carbon footprint of the three products, and submitted […] Read more