Category: Crop Protection

Soil Optix High Resolution Soil Testing

We have joined with the team at Soil Optix to provide an additional form of high resolution soil testing to our customer base and local area. This builds on what we started doing 2 years ago with our EC machine. Our goal is to provide our customer base with the best possible maps to help… CLICK HERE to Read More

Farm Show Highlights

We would like to thank everyone who visited our booth at the Chatham Kent Farm Show, as well as at the Precision Ag Conference last week. Here are some of what I considered as highlights from the Precision Ag Conference, as presented by Farms.Com. Robotic Farming: I’ll post some more about these at a later… CLICK HERE to Read More

April 6th Grower Meeting – Dicamba and xTend Soybeans.

Let us know if you can attend.  We would like producers, operators alike to be on the same page with the new technology so that we can all make the most of it. April 6th, 9:30 until noon, Florence Community Centre.  See flyer for more details. hcl grower meeting2017

2016 Neonic Forms

Don’t forget about the neonic regulations for planting seed for 2016!.  Talk to Tom, Al or Marty about what you require for your seed orders.

Zone Specific Soil Sampling

So far we have been very pleased with the results of the Electrical Conductivity testing, for the creation of management zones for soil sampling.  (See my older post on the Zone Manager). In a nutshell – here is process and what we have found. First, we scan the soil and create a zone map based… CLICK HERE to Read More

Zone Developer

We have access to an EM38 instrument to map soil Electrical Conductivity (EC).  It is being pulled through the field using an RTK equipped ATV.  The following document outlines the benefits.  This data is used to augment yield monitor and soil sampling data to generate a “picture” of soil textures for making management zones for… CLICK HERE to Read More