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

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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 Kootstra at Rick’s Farm 39971 Vanastra Road.  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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