CEEDA Briefing
Jun. 5, 2014

Alberta irrigation water supply forecast looks good
The Western Producer
Irrigation water is available in Alberta's 13 irrigation districts, but use had been minimal because seeding was still underway. "The water is in most of the canals, but because of the cool, wet conditions, the demand is not very high," said Alberta Irrigation Projects Association executive director Ron McMullin. More

Masterfarm Kwick-Kleen keeps crops clean
Farmers Weekly Interactive
Colchester-based Master Farm Services has introduced a novel cleaning system for all types of crops. Called the Kwick-Kleen grain cleaner, it involves a set of perforated tab agitator augers that give 360deg cleaning. The units are compact, says the company, can run off hydraulic or electric drive and have a large cleaning area. More

New Holland features 2014 Diesel of the Year engine
AgWired
New Holland Agriculture equipment will soon feature the exceptionally efficient Cursor 16 engine which has been named Diesel Of The Year® 2014 by Diesel magazine. Developed by sister company FPT Industrial, the new 16-liter, six-cylinder in-line engine received this prestigious accolade in recognition of its technological excellence.More

New John Deere 7310R tractor makes its debut at Cereals 2014
Agriland
Featuring a Stage IV compliant engine for the first time on a European John Deere tractor, the new 7310R model with e23 transmission will be making its Cereals Event debut in June. 7R Series model produces 310hp at rated engine speed, and heads five other new, more powerful tractors from 210 to 290hp.More

Diesel-electric and other hybrid construction equipment are waging war on wasted energy
Equipment World
For the past decade the drive to reduce diesel exhaust emissions has dominated the headlines. But with the last EPA mandated deadline of 2014 for Tier 4 Final engines here, the war is over and a new front has opened in the drive for cleaner, greener equipment. The new technology trend for heavy equipment is the merger of diesel engines with electric drive trains. Unlike exhaust emissions technology, which currently stops with Tier 4 Final, the diesel-electric revolution is just getting started. More

John Deere announces allied agreement with Dawn Equipment Companyf
Farm Equipment
John Deere has announced an alliance with Dawn Equipment Company, Inc., a manufacturer specializing in ground engaging tools and active control systems for planters. The alliance allows John Deere to sell and support Dawn hydraulic-controlled down-force systems, row cleaners, and closing wheels for planters. More

S.D. equipment company offers Case IH new track technology
Tri State Neighbor
Chris Scott of Scott Supply Co. of Mitchell, S.D., said Case IH has "hit a home run" with its track tractors for row crops. The company extended its track technology with a four-track system that it says is superior to two in row-crop applications.More

Caterpillar D Series track loaders designed from scratch
Farm Industry News
The compact track loader is become a more popular choice for farms as producers look for ways to be more efficient at work. The track design offers greater versatility in a lot of situations. And the new Caterpillar D Series is designed to offer a better user experience, more cab comfort and improved visibility.More

Stolen equipment alerts
CEEDA
2007 New Holland model TC26DA ,serial # HG20363 , with front snowblower, loader, mower and rototiller. All information will be kept confidential.More

MOL announces mandatory safety training deadline for Ontario employers
CEEDA
Effective July 1, 2014, Ontario employers will have to ensure that all workers and supervisors have completed a basic occupational health and safety awareness training program. The first of its kind in North America, the new regulation mandates basic safety awareness training for all Ontario workers and supervisors – with a specific focus on small business and vulnerable workers.More

Caterpillar D Series track loaders designed from scratch
Farm Industry News
The compact track loader is become a more popular choice for farms as producers look for ways to be more efficient at work. The track design offers greater versatility in a lot of situations. And the new Caterpillar D Series is designed to offer a better user experience, more cab comfort and improved visibility.More