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Grain Grading and Emergence

When discussing the idea of drill performance, as it pertains to crop quality, field inspection over the course of the growing season is typically how this is achieved. The grain that is harvested at the end of the year provides a more accurate representation as it is the final finished product that enters the food supply chain. Each harvest season, grain companies ask producers to take representative samples of their crops as they are loaded into grain bins or bags. Grain handling facilities then grade the samples to determine grade and quality before the producer is given the green-light to deliver. This ensures that the elevator accepts delivery of grain that corresponds with their end-user orders and shipping requirements which can vary in terms of grade (and protein in the case of wheat).

One of the biggest problems regarding wheat grading in recent years has been the… Read More »

Wheat ready for straight cutting

Bin-Run Seed Testing for Spring Success

One of the more common practices amongst grain producers, is the use of cereal crops harvested in the fall for seed to be planted in the spring. A grower’s own grain to be used for seed is commonly known as bin-run. Despite the many benefits of using certified cereal seed purchased from registered seed growers,… Read More »

Seed Hawk: Superior Performance in Dry Conditions

 

Over the course of the last number of months we have discussed how using Seed Hawk technology during seeding can assist other areas of a farming operation. The common theme among these topics is that the results would be most recognizable during harvest time, in terms of crop yield and… Read More »

Winning Combination: Winter Wheat and Seed Hawk

It’s an exciting time on the prairies as harvest is getting underway.  The satisfaction of bringing in a year’s worth of planning and hard work is one of the biggest reasons growers love what they do.  For some producers, it also means the beginning of the 2018 crop year with the planting of winter… Read More »

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