Category: Crop Protection

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

Haggerty Creek fertilizer recommendations

At Haggerty Creek, we recognize the diversity of soil types in our trading area.  This ranges from “blowsand” to heavy clay and sometimes in the same field! One of our favourite truths at Haggerty is, in the words of our customers, “not everything in the text books applies in Bothwell.”  So to answer this we have… CLICK HERE to Read More