Maple Lane News

Winterizing Your Sprayer

Hardi Commander 10000 sprayer

Use the following steps to insure your sprayer is safe for the winter and ready for next spring. WARNING: Never enter inside the spray tank. WARNING: Never use bleach when using Hardi Tank Clean or any ammonia based product. (Bleach should be never used to clean a sprayer) REMINDER: Always wear protective clothing around chemicals ... Read More

Tillage Day Recap 2017

Tillage Day 2017

Thanks to all who took the time to see some tillage and tractors in action!  We had a great day.  We got to see some powerful tractors and efficient tillage in action. Thank you to Wayne Metzger, Clare Bauman, and Rodney Martin (Highland Custom Farming), Rodney Weber (Yendor Farms), and Henk and Ary Grootendorst (Grootendorst Farms)  for ... Read More

Tillage Demo Day | Aug 31, 2017 1-4PM | Featuring Fendt 1000

Tillage Demo Day 2017

Tillage Demo Day August 31, 1-4 PM rain date set for Sept. 1 Come see the latest Sunflower tillage in action take the opportunity to drive the Fendt 1000 this is located on Larry Schill Farm, first farm south of Conn, on East side of Wellington Road 14 for more info call 519.323.4289 Registration is onsite. ... Read More

AGCO to acquire Precision Planting

Precision Planting SeedSense

As you probably know, Precision Planting has been in the news for quite sometime now. This release from AGCO is an exciting proposition. AGCO to Acquire Precision Planting from The Climate Corporation July 26, 2017 AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of ... Read More

Compaction Clinic

Compaction Clinic 2017

Come learn how you can measure compaction on your farm and also how to reduce compaction damage.  Answer your questions of how compaction impacts soil structure, soil health, water absorption, and productivity.  A compaction expert from Switzerland, Matthias Stettler, will be presenting his findings and methods. With technology to measure compaction damage made by heavy ... Read More

Spraying Tips

Hardi Presidio Sprayer

AGCO put out a good simple review of some spraying pointers here.  Getting the details right makes a world of difference.  Ask us here at Maple Lane if you need help getting your sprayer set this season.

New Massey 5700 Tractors

Massey Ferguson 5700

The long awaited Massey Ferguson 5700 Series is here.  This is a heavy ROPS loader tractor. A full breakdown of specs and features can be found on the page for this series.  The first one is in the yard if you would like to take a look.  You’re welcome to come by and see for ... Read More

Drayton Farm Show On Now

Drayton Farm Show 2017

Come on out today and tomorrow to the Drayton Farm Show.  Maple Lane is pleased to again be presenting some exciting equipment.  Visit our booth to sit in the new Fendt 1000 series.  Also get up close to a Manitou and Greentec Quadsaw. Wednesday (March 29) open from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM Thursday (March ... Read More

Get Tire Pressure and Ballast Right

Maple Lane held a Fendt customer event back on February 9, 2017. It was an opportunity for some of our newest Fendt operators to get some in-depth training to help them get the most out of their tractor.  Abner Wideman presented this talk titled ‘Fendt 1000 Series: Getting Ballast and Tire Pressure Right’.  He talks ... Read More

Celebrate Canada Ag Day

Canada's Agriculture Day

Canada’s Agriculture Day is today, February 16, 2017.  This is a day when everyone can come together to celebrate the business of Canadian agriculture. It’s a time to showcase all the amazing things happening in the industry and create a closer connection between consumers, our food and the people who produce it. Maple Lane salutes our ... Read More