Huron County Summer Twilight Car Tour

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Clinton


  • Strip Tillage, Soil Fertility, and Variable Rate Fertilize
    Tour of Thompson’s Hensall Facility
    Relay Cropping – Success or Failure?
    BBQ Huronview Site


The Huron Soil & Crop Summer Twilight Car Tour will be held on August 23rd 2018. Here is the agenda:

Bring your neighbour, bring your spouse, and come on out to the Huron County Soil & Crop Summer Twilight Meeting! This event will be a car tour between three locations.

3:30-4 pm: Registration @ Huronview Farm 77722 London Rd, Clinton, ON N0M 1L0 behind Huron County Health Unit 

4 pm: Thoughts From the Field – Strip Tillage, Soil Fertility, and Variable Rate Fertilize

  • Intro to Strip Tillage – Michelle Baker, Delta Power Equipment
  • Soil Fertility Management in Strip Tillage Program – Ben Rosser, OMAFRA
  • Thoughts on Corn Starter Programs on a Dry Year – Ben Rosser OMAFRA
  • New Soil Sampling Methods & Variable Rate Applications – Steve Redmond, Hensall District Co-op

5:15 pm: Tour of Thompson’s Hensall Facility. This tour will focus on seed cleaning and processing.

6:15 pm: Relay Cropping – Success or Failure? With Rick Kootsra @ Rick’s Farm (address TBD). Learn how Rick modified his equipment and management program to accommodate relay crop soybeans into his wheat crop. Did it work? You’ll find out!

7 pm: BBQ @ back at Huronview Farm

*Registration at the door will be $15/person. 

One Stone Road West | Guelph Ontario N1G

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