From the Ground Up

Inspiring views on the evolution of soil and agriculture.

Pattison Tillage Demo Day Review

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 three days, they were able to showcase some of the most popular pieces of tillage equipment in Western …