Category: News

USDA Report, Supply and Demand Feb 9th, 2021

USDA Summary February 9th, 2021 The USDA released their February estimates for supply and demand. Although many were expecting some big changes out of this report, the USDA opted for inaction, leaving most of their numbers unchanged. Read the commentary: USDA Feb 9 2021

Agriculture Innovation Lead

Are you looking for a hands-on career opportunity supporting local farms and farm families in your community to expand their participation in the Agri-Food Value Chain? Haggerty Creek Ltd. has an opportunity for a motivated agriculture innovation lead to join our team in Bothwell. As the agriculture innovation lead, you will have the opportunity to… CLICK HERE to Read More

2020 Corn Plot Results

Decided to take the corn plot off yesterday.  It was planted on May 27th.  For fertility, we used SmartN upfront plus 250lbs of corn starter. All of the varieties were standing perfectly.  It was interesting to see the slight changes in final population. In general terms, the flagship Pride and Dekalb varieties had final stands… CLICK HERE to Read More

Field Corn Contest 2020, Haggerty Creek Ltd.

In lieu of the fact that fall fairs have been cancelled this year, we thought that kids should still get the chance to participate in some way with fall harvest contests. Our kids have always enjoyed entering the “corn contests” at both the Glencoe Fair and Brooke-Alvinston fair. So – we thought why not run… CLICK HERE to Read More

USDA Quarterly Stocks Report Sept 30 2020

The USDA Quarterly Grain Stocks report was released today at 12:00, and it brought some major surprises to the market. Stocks were lowered across the board, coming in underneath average trade estimates by a significant margin. Corn stocks were reported at 1.995 billion bushels; 255 million bushels below the average trade estimate of 2.225 billion… CLICK HERE to Read More

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