Category: News

March 31st USDA Report Summary

Digging into Friday’s USDA Report comes up with the following items worth noting. First, across the board stockpiles as of March 1st 2017 were up slightly from a year ago, and towards the high end of trade estimates, for all crops. Corn had 8,616 Million bu (110% of last year’s level) Soybeans had 1,735 Million bu… 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

Join us at the Precision Ag Conference 2017

The Farms.com Precision Ag Conference is on this afternoon and all day tomorrow, Feb 1st. It starts today at 2pm and runs until 5 pm tomorrow.  Not sure if it is sold out yet or not so you may want to check out their website. http://www.farms.com/precision-agriculture/conference-2017/   We have a booth setup in the exhibitor… CLICK HERE to Read More

Join us at the 2017 Chatham-Kent Farm Show

Haggerty will be at Booth 326, in the Main Hall.  We would like to spend some time showing off our Electrical Conductivity Scanner, used to make improved field Management Zones. We are also planning on discussing how the use of field computers, rate controllers, and management zones fits into the 4R nutrient management framework. Please Join… CLICK HERE to Read More

2016 RR Xtend Plot Results from Haggerty

Here are the plot results, first one off in Ontario for DeKalb. Very pleased with the RR Xtend results from both DeKalb and Pride. There may have been a bit of a stand/population issue with a couple of varieties but overall things were pretty even. This plot looked good all year – lots of 4… CLICK HERE to Read More

AgGrower Daily Dashboard Released

Please see the attached news release to learn more about our weather information project we are participating in with AGRIS Cooperative and Wanstead Farmers Cooperative. GF20396FINALNEWSReleaseOMAFRATSEditsMay242016

Jan 12th, 2016 USDA Report Updated

The USDA report had a few surprised for the traders.  Corn yield was lowered further than analysts thought, as was soybean yield.  (168.4, a full bushel drop in corn yield, and a .3 bu drop in soybean yield).  That said, ending stocks were not lowered as thought for corn so while the impact was positive… CLICK HERE to Read More

2015 IP Soybean Programs

For the Haggerty area we have several varieties available. Follow the attached link for details: http://www.agris.coop/images/E0015001/2016HarvestPremintentionNov112015.pdf All varieties are delivered to Thamesville, and have a 45 bushel per acre max yield. Contact us for more information.    

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

USDA Report Summary and commentary July 10th, 2015

USDA lowered corn harvest forecast, but by less than traders expected. Yields are maintained at the June estimate of 166.8 vs. trader expectations (what do they know?) of 165.1.  This is despite generally reported poor weather conditions in the US growing areas.  The USDA must be thinking the yield is not impacted yet. US corn… CLICK HERE to Read More