Agri-Trade Equipment Expo in Red Deer showcases innovation

Vincent Pawluski, alongside his daughters Cira (left) and Payton, presents the RC Farm Arm during the Ag Innovation competition during the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo at Red Deer’s Westerner Park Thursday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Red Deer Advocate staff) The future is bright for farmers, says the winner of the Agri-Trade Equipment Expo’s Ag Innovations competition. Vincent […]

Spare arm on the farm: Grande Prairie, Alta., farmer invents remote control tractor tool

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Vincent Pawluski built RCFarmArm, a remote-controlled tractor tool that he says will allow farmers to work more quickly with less stress. A Grande Prairie grain farmer has invented a tool for controlling tractors remotely that he says will get work done more quickly and with less stress. The RCFarmArm, invented by Vincent Pawluski, allows farmers […]

One farmer’s one-man band machinery control

Moving back and forth between the cab and equipment while the tractor is running takes time, energy and risk A farmer from Grande Prairie, Alta., was tired of climbing in and out of his tractor to engage and disengage the power take-off while bagging and extracting grain, so he built a remote-controlled device to make […]