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Power Your Harvest

When harvest hits, it’s go time. Every decision becomes laser-focused on getting the crop out of the ground at the right time to maximize your return on investment. But how do you know you’re getting the most ROI possible? You can’t manage what you don’t measure, but...

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Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

As an increasing number of growers seek cost-effective solutions to optimize crop production, dealerships are expanding services and cultivating strategic new revenue streams. A connected-farm strategy is the new holy grail. By offering modern digital solutions that...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 5: Nitrogen

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist This last post of this Back to Basics Soil Fertility series focuses on Nitrogen (N). This is by far the most important, the most complicated, the most controversial and possibly the least understood nutrient commonly used by...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 4: Sulphur

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist For part four of Back to Basics Soil Fertility focus on the “secondary” nutrient: Sulphur.  For much of the world and up until the 1980’s, Sulphur (S) or (Sulfur for those of you south of the 49th parallel) has been considered...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 3: Potassium

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist For this third installment of this series, will focus on Potassium. Potassium or Potash is second only to Nitrogen in the amount of our applied nutrients used by plants. Crops contain about the same amount of nitrogen and...

read more

Risks and Benefits of Early Seeding

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist The weather changes we experience at this time of year makes it difficult to predict when growers will be on the land seeding. Many growers in Western Canada have started to seed. I checked some soil temperatures today and...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 2: Phosphate

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist This is part two of five of Back to Basics: Soil Fertility that deals with soil and fertility. We will discuss Phosphate today as it is the nutrient that I fear is most deficient on farms across the Canadian prairies and the...

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Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 1

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist I continue to get calls from farmers with questions regarding fertilizers. Some of these are what I would consider basic questions that I would assume most producers would know – but then we all know what ASSUME will do. So, I...

read more

High Yields vs. High Profits

By Ben D. Johnson Have you ever noticed that you always hear about high yields, but no one ever talks about high profits? If you think about what it takes to get these high yields you might find that these may not be the most profitable practices. Now, I’m not...

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Keeping Your Farm Healthy in 2019

By: Thom Weir ‘Tis the season for making New Year resolutions. What’s on your list for 2019 resolutions? For many, improving their health is at the top of the list. Here is one more that you might want to consider. It is one that I guarantee will help the financial...

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Power Your Harvest

When harvest hits, it’s go time. Every decision becomes laser-focused on getting the crop out of the ground at the right time to maximize your return on investment. But how do you know you’re getting the most ROI possible? You can’t manage what you don’t measure, but...

read more

Technology Drives Iron Sales and New Revenue Streams

As an increasing number of growers seek cost-effective solutions to optimize crop production, dealerships are expanding services and cultivating strategic new revenue streams. A connected-farm strategy is the new holy grail. By offering modern digital solutions that...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 5: Nitrogen

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist This last post of this Back to Basics Soil Fertility series focuses on Nitrogen (N). This is by far the most important, the most complicated, the most controversial and possibly the least understood nutrient commonly used by...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 4: Sulphur

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist For part four of Back to Basics Soil Fertility focus on the “secondary” nutrient: Sulphur.  For much of the world and up until the 1980’s, Sulphur (S) or (Sulfur for those of you south of the 49th parallel) has been considered...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 3: Potassium

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist For this third installment of this series, will focus on Potassium. Potassium or Potash is second only to Nitrogen in the amount of our applied nutrients used by plants. Crops contain about the same amount of nitrogen and...

read more

Risks and Benefits of Early Seeding

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist The weather changes we experience at this time of year makes it difficult to predict when growers will be on the land seeding. Many growers in Western Canada have started to seed. I checked some soil temperatures today and...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 2: Phosphate

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist This is part two of five of Back to Basics: Soil Fertility that deals with soil and fertility. We will discuss Phosphate today as it is the nutrient that I fear is most deficient on farms across the Canadian prairies and the...

read more

Back to Basics Soil Fertility Part 1

By Thom Weir, Senior Precision Agronomist I continue to get calls from farmers with questions regarding fertilizers. Some of these are what I would consider basic questions that I would assume most producers would know – but then we all know what ASSUME will do. So, I...

read more

High Yields vs. High Profits

By Ben D. Johnson Have you ever noticed that you always hear about high yields, but no one ever talks about high profits? If you think about what it takes to get these high yields you might find that these may not be the most profitable practices. Now, I’m not...

read more