October 19, 2017 Chris Bettschen
Fall is an opportune time for seed bed preparation and reclamation tillage in Western Canada. It is generally drier and allows farmers access to areas such as sloughs and depressions that they may not have been able to seed if it was a wet spring. Once the crop is in the bin, farmers can work on field to remove excess residue, shape water drains, remove obstacles, apply some nutrients and reclaim previously wet areas of the fields. One disadvantage is the unpredictability of fall weather which may end fall work abruptly. Dealers are still busy with harvest and other customers as well so farmers are often limited what they can see for product demos. Pattisson Ag believe they have come up with a solution and invited us to join them in the inaugural year.
In early October, Pattison Ag held a ride and drive style field day for tillage customers. Running… Read More »
July 12, 2017 Kris Cherewyk
One defining characteristic of the Great Plains is the variability of weather conditions. While some areas are still recovering from excessive moisture dating back to last fall, a large part of the region has been dealing with substantial drought over the course of this spring and summer. Even… 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 »
March 8, 2017 Seed Hawk
Lab testing of the Fenix III Meter was just the start. We also wanted to make sure that the Fenix III Meter was up to the demands of real life, so we tested it in grower fields with similar conditions to that of most of our customers. This way we knew you would know that it would also… 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 »