Carrot/Onion/Potato and Sugar Beet growers can learn from their cash crop growing neighbours and gain the knowledge they have been seeing for years.
Yield monitors have long been only available for conventional cash crop growers, until now. Innovative technology from Northern Equipment Solutions supplier Greentronics, now allows veggie growers to monitor/map and obtain vital yield data.
Growers can now visualize and gain the knowledge about problem areas, and about high…Continue
Posted on July 2, 2013 at 11:11pm
The recent trend toward restricting herbicide use has produced interest in alternative and integrated weed control strategies that include cultivation. As a result, newly developed implements are now available to vegetable growers from Northern Equipment Solutions, but the potential uses of these tools for numerous vegetable crops can be confusing. This describes some of these tools and their advantages and disadvantages.
Flex-tine harrows are…Continue
Posted on April 3, 2013 at 9:30pm
Transplanting has long been reserved for leafy crops, tomatoes, and bare root onions. Automated planting technology now provides a cost effective way to transplant produce from plugs grown in greenhouses for up to 30 percent increased yields and up to 50 percent lower labor costs.
Benefits of automated…Continue
Posted on April 3, 2013 at 2:31pm
With 4 major manufacturers the automatic sprayer boom height control system, can provide you with a more uniform/effective application of your inputs, increase your productivity and remove the stresses of spraying. High quality systems are available from Greentronics, Norac, Trimble and Raven. Information is available at www.northernequipment.ca regarding Greentronics Riteheight, Norac and Trimble boom height…Continue
Posted on February 6, 2013 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment
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Thanks for posting the blogs Paul.
I have approved the first one and we will include it in the Farms.com Ontario email newsletter next week.