Category: News

USDA Report Sept 11th, 2020

USDA September 11th, 2020 Recap  Last week the USDA updated their estimates. Traders did a good job with their estimates, and as such there weren’t many surprises to the markets. Corn ending stocks for 20/21 dropped around 250,000 MT. The largest contributing factor to this was storm damage in Iowa, which represented a loss of… CLICK HERE to Read More

2020 Great Lakes Grain Crop Tour Results

Jill, Ryan, Al and Kris were busy the last couple of weeks checking yields on some of our customers farms (in between rains) as part of the 2020 GLG crop tour.  This is the 10th year that GLG has organized the event. The growing season immediately surrounding Haggerty has been excellent, for the most part. … CLICK HERE to Read More

Haggerty Creek Service Hours and Instructions

In light of the recent government announcements surrounding COVID-19, we at Haggerty Creek Ltd. feel that we also must take some action to do our part towards an orderly spring. While we do not take any actions lightly, we feel that we would rather been seen doing our part to not be part of the… CLICK HERE to Read More

USDA February 11th, 2020

Yesterday the USDA updated it’s crop report with ending stocks. There were little surprises to the market. From Mid-Co, here is a summary: Corn Ending Stocks were 1.892 MMT which are unchanged from January but higher than the trade estimates. I think for our marketing – we know that the US has had harvest challenges… CLICK HERE to Read More

2019 Corn Plot

2019 Corn Test Plot Results. Here are the results from the plot. Overall the yields were respectable for the year we had.  All of the N was applied up front, and no fungicide or insecticide was applied at tassel. The corn did have some livestock damage to a couple varieties. Harvested Oct 25th.  Thanks to… CLICK HERE to Read More

Corn Harvest and Invisible Loss

A few customers have been asking about invisible loss this fall, and I have noticed the topic on some twitter feeds as of late. Here is what I have learned. What is Invisible Loss in corn? Invisible loss can occur when grain dries down too long in the field.  Most corn is mature at 26-35%… CLICK HERE to Read More

2019 Outdoor Farm Show: X-Steam-inator

Another interesting piece of technology I checked out at the 2019 COFS was the Saskatchewan built X-Steam-inator.  This device promises to clear away weeds using a PTO driven generator and, from what I recall, about 2 gallons of water per acre. At this point I was uncertain about ground speeds.  But, the concept is interesting. … CLICK HERE to Read More

2019 Outdoor Farm Show – Autonomous Technology

Spent some time catching up with the folks at DOT.  Things have moved rapidly since the Precision Ag Conference in 2018. At the show we saw several demonstations.  First, with a mockup of a 12 Row, 30″ corn planter.  The planter has no fertilizer attachments or seed boxes at the show, but the toolbar and… CLICK HERE to Read More

Grower Meeting – Climate FieldView

We are happy to host Climate Fieldview staff on Monday, March 11th at Haggerty. We will be going over what’s new with Climate, getting ready for spring 2019, as well as any questions existing users have, or potential users have. Let us know if you can attend. The meeting starts at noon. Climate Field View… CLICK HERE to Read More

Join us at the 2018 Chatham Kent Farm Show

We will be attending the CK Farm show this year, on January 24-25, 2018 Here is what we plan to demonstrate for this year’ show: Raven Products: Raven Viper 4+ and the brand new CR-7, along with the multi product controller. Raven SmarTrax Autosteer system Raven Rate Control Module (ISO multi product controller) Raven ISO… CLICK HERE to Read More