May 19, 2017 Chris Bettschen
In October 2016, I assumed the role of International Business Manager to strengthen the link between Australia and the factory. In mid-March, 2017 I took my first trip back to Australia since taking on the new role. One of my key responsibilities now is refining and improving our export process to give our Australian customers the best experience possible. To start this process, I went over to meet with our importer, Landpower Australia, and some of our biggest Seed Hawk dealers in Australia. The feedback I gathered from the trip has already been used to start improving for the next round of shipments across the Pacific.
I also had the chance to meet with some Australian growers and hear about their experiences over the last few years. The Australian cropping area has been wetter than average this year until seeding, when the West dried out. That has delayed seeding… Read More »
April 11, 2017 Chris Bettschen
Before you get in the field seeding, it’s always a good idea to make sure your seeding system is spring-ready after sitting idle all winter. Here are the top areas to check from our resident expert Chris Bettschen, International Business Manager for Seed Hawk, to ensure a smooth start up for spring… Read More »
April 2, 2017 Kris Cherewyk
As we turn the page on the calendar into April, I’d like to take this opportunity to discuss an important step before seeding cereals this spring.
Cleaning Bin-Run Seed
Many producers continue to use their own seed grown the previous year for planting – a practice commonly referred to as… Read More »
January 26, 2017 Philip Korczak
If you drive an hour west of Saskatoon on Hwy. 14, you will come across the lovely town of Biggar, SK. Biggar is known for two things – being the home town of Olympic gold medalist and three-time world women’s curling champion Sandra Schmirler, and the “Hanson Buck” (world record white-tailed… Read More »
December 22, 2016 Kurtis Fafard
Meet SH1. SH1 is a Seed Hawk Seeding System with iCon Control. It includes a 980 Air Cart coupled with an XL Air Drill (84′ with 12″ row spacing). Seed Hawk Research and Development uses this test unit for both in-lab and in-field testing of new innovative features, like the Fenix III Seed Meter. In its short life, SH1 has… Read More »