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Founder of RealAgriculture, Shaun Haney and Jim Hale (“Farmer Jim”) are watching for the latest and greatest in agriculture machinery and technology to share what they’ve discovered in this series podcast.

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Founder of RealAgriculture, Shaun Haney and Jim Hale (“Farmer Jim”) are watching for the latest and greatest in agriculture machinery and technology to share what they’ve discovered in this series podcast.

    Kickin’ Tires, Ep 14: Tips for Buying New (to You?) Seeding Equipment

    Kickin’ Tires, Ep 14: Tips for Buying New (to You?) Seeding Equipment

    When you look to purchase a new piece of seeding equipment what are your priorities? Is it size, colour, or what is the newest flashiest tech in the marketplace? Do you shop new and used or only one or the other? There are many things to consider. Kickin’ Tires co-hosts Jim Hale and Shaun Haney... Read More

    • 9 min
    Kickin’ Tires—Ep 13: Considering Row Width Options on a New Seed Drill

    Kickin’ Tires—Ep 13: Considering Row Width Options on a New Seed Drill

    When you’re on the hunt for that new seed drill one of the major consideration is row width configurations. There continues to be an influx of European thought on cereal production with the push to run sub-7.5 inch row widths. Some would argue that Ontario growers have gone narrower at a faster rate than Western... Read More

    • 9 min
    Kickin’ Tires – Ep 12: Intelligent Machines and Iowa State Troopers — Highlights from Farm Progress ’16

    Kickin’ Tires – Ep 12: Intelligent Machines and Iowa State Troopers — Highlights from Farm Progress ’16

    Back home from the US Farm Progress Show in Iowa, Bern Tobin and Kelvin Heppner take over the Kickin’ Tires podcast for this episode to reflect on what they saw and heard at the massive farm equipment and technology trade show. With crowds exceeding 100,000 over three days, many companies use Farm Progress to launch... Read More

    • 15 min
    Kickin’ Tires – Ep11 — How Does Your Combine Measure Up?

    Kickin’ Tires – Ep11 — How Does Your Combine Measure Up?

    The ability to collect machine data wirelessly from farms across Canada is starting to yield practical information that can help farmers become more efficient — evidence that takes colour out of the equation to answer questions like “what’s the optimal engine speed of my model XYZ combine during harvest?” or “should I use a fuel conditioner in my combine?”. There’s... Read More

    • 18 min
    Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 10: Making Farm Safety a Priority

    Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 10: Making Farm Safety a Priority

    Over 100 adults and children are lost to agricultural fatalities on an average year in Canada. And though that number has started to drop in recent years, there is still much to be done to promote farm safety, particularly around machinery. Check Out All Our Kickin’ Tires Podcast Episodes In this episode of Kickin Tires, special... Read More

    • 28 min
    Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 9: Auction Sale Psychology, Speedy Tractors and Distracted Driving

    Kickin’ Tires — Ep. 9: Auction Sale Psychology, Speedy Tractors and Distracted Driving

    Farm auction season is winding down, but not before things get really heated — there are certainly no shortage of sales to attend, but hot deals have been in short supply. That phenomenon has inspired this latest Kickin’ Tires podcast with co-hosts Shaun Haney and Jim Hale. That’s right, we’re talking online vs. in-person and... Read More

    • 18 min

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