Huron Soil & Crop Twilight Meeting

  1. 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 to register. Registration at the door will be $15/person.