Category: News

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

Corn Test Plot – Haggerty 2017

Haggerty corn plot was harvested on Friday.  Too wet for soybeans so may as well do something! Corn yields look good.  Biggest surprise besides the raccoon damage we had to 3 varieties was the corn test weights.  Despite high moisture (27% plus) they were all grade 2. On the plot we spread urea up front… CLICK HERE to Read More

2017 Heat Unit Ag Grower Dashboard

According to the Dashboard stats we have been collecting, since May 1st Haggerty has accumulated 3137 Heat Units. How this translates to your field of course relates to planting date – nearly all the corn save 2 fields was planted middle to late May, with some of the heavier ground not finished up until June… CLICK HERE to Read More

Raven X – Sprayer Demo September 7th

Join us September 7th, for our 2nd Raven X Event. At this demo, we will be featuring Raven ICD Hawkeye Nozzle Control, Injection and Autoboom XT! Hawkeye Nozzle Control – for individual nozzle droplet size control, rate control and shutoff. Autoboom XT takes boom height control to the next level by also controlling the centre… CLICK HERE to Read More

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