Category: News

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

Grower Pesticide Education Course – February 12th

On February 12th, Haggerty is pleased to host an Ontario Grower Pesticide Course. Location will be at the Cairo United Church, 7563 Haggerty Road (located just West of 79 Highway-Cairo Road, south of Bentpath Line). Starting time is 8:45am running all day until approximately 4pm. Lunch is provided. For those renewing their licenses and wishing… CLICK HERE to Read More

January USDA Report Summary

The report was a mixed bag. 2014 corn yield was lowered again to 171 bpa from 173.4 in November.  This was below the average analyst estimations. As a result ending stocks are down from previous estimations but still large at 1.877 billion bushels. 2014 soybean yield per acre was increased, which surprised many.  An impressive… CLICK HERE to Read More

2015 USDA Report Dates

List of Upcoming USDA Reports January 12th:  Crop Production, Grain Stocks and USDA Supply-Demand February 10th:  Crop Production, USDA Supply/Demand March 10th:  Crop Production, USDA Supply/Demand 13th: PPI Corn, Woybeans 31st:  Prospective Plantings, Grain Stocks April 13th:  Crop Progress (Weekly Each Monday Following)

Haggerty Creek Precision Ag Services

Haggerty Creek Ltd. is pleased to announce the official launch of its Precision Ag Service Division. The precision agriculture market has been growing rapidly over the past 5 years. with advancements and increased uptake in guidance, yield monitoring, planter controls, and crop protection controls. This market had previously been serviced by Chuck and Justin Baresich,… CLICK HERE to Read More

June USDA World Crop Report

The USDA report today as seen as bearish, especially with wheat.    Corn yield estimated at 165.3 bushels per acre which is going to be  a large crop. Soybean yield pegged at 45.2 (above analyst predictions). Some supportive numbers are corn stockpiles at 1146 million bushels which is below the average of the trade estimates.  That… CLICK HERE to Read More

March 31st USDA Report Summary and Comments

Some surprises on this report – mostly that US Corn stocks were 94 Million bu lower than trade estimates at 7.006 Million bushels.  This, coupled with prospective corn acres coming it at the lower range of the trade estimates, has supported the corn price, up 10c at the time of this posting. As expected Soybean… CLICK HERE to Read More