- August 23, 2018
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 (See map attached)
4 pm: Thoughts From the Field – Strip Tillage, Soil Fertility, and Variable Rate Fertilizer
- 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
- Intro to Variable Rate Fertilizer – Thompson’s Agronomy Team
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
Advanced registration will be $10/person – please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Registration at the door will be $15/person.