When it comes to the growing season for Canadian farms, the southern counties in Ontario rank among the longest seasons, with favorable weather patterns and productive soils. The land is relatively flat and ideal for producing a multitude of crops. The two most southerly counties, Kent and Essex have a significant role in Canadian agriculture. But it wasn't always this way.
Before the area was colonized this was a forested land with many poorly drained swamp like areas. …Continue
Added by Gus Ternoey on March 13, 2013 at 1:35pm — No Comments
It is starting out to be an exciting season. The weather has been cooperating with my work schedule and so far my decisions have resulted in planting success. The warm weather has brought Soybeans out of the ground after about a week. Most of my Soys are planted on land that was plowed last year, and this ground is…Continue
Wow, does time fly when your busy. The mild and dry spring has given me plenty of opportunity to take care of a lot of field maintenance issues. New culverts, fixed tiles, disc/level plowed ground. I have made use of every minute of sunlight and good use of tractor lights as well.
The ground has dried out well, allowing field work on what is usually the last to be fit, that plowed ground. Even spreading urea on the wheat, not a mark in the field. The moisture is there, just…Continue
Added by Gus Ternoey on April 17, 2012 at 7:40pm — No Comments