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Break the Norm.
Review this Video from
April 28 at the Spokane Huetterian Brethren.
see a Class 3 machine performing in tough conditions and yet ideal
and 1895 owners may have been oversold in Class 1 machine design.
Terrain seeding and true deep banding to 5 inches is possible.
an outstanding video the Bourgault 3710 Banding Anhydrous Ammonia,
10-34-0 and 12-0-0-26S, Thio-sul, making TAPPS and TAPPKTS.
Guy J Swanson
Your Great Plains Reporter.
Seeding Dark Northern Spring Wheat at the end of the world.
The end of
the agriculture world.
- Google and
Go North to the arctic circle in Alaska staying west of the
Continental Divide and go about 1,100 miles for
- All the way
to the Yukon River at Circle, Alaska and the crop and mineral is
British Columbia Wood and Yukon Gold.
- West of the
Continental Divide it is Glacier Country at 48 degrees North to
the Arctic Ocean.
Glaciers receded 10,000 years ago. The Ice Sheets started the
Great Missoula Floods about 20,000 years ago.
beginning of the end is located at the Spokane River and the
overlapping zone of the climate developed the largest land mammal,
the Columbian Mammoth at 22,000 lbs.
- This is the
intersection of two species of mammoth. The smaller 12,000 lb.
Wooly Mammoth’s range ends here.
mammoths were produced in this latitude and they were referred to
as the Jeffersonian Mammoth.
volcanoes provided most of the soil in review.
the soils are shallow in this northern most point in Columbia
Basin they can produce good yields in the 60 bushel range.
- These soils
are meant for No-till and building soil without tillage.
in the field delivery to the Air seeder of NH3 and APP/ATS. The
Triple Threat package with Thio-Sul® in the mix freeing up
micronutrients and supplying two forms of S.
tanks are the only means of NH3 application west of the
delivery of NH3 is similar to propane and is much safer over long
delivery of 50 to 60 miles in the Big Bend of the Columbia Basin.
- Some fields
in Washington State have 12,000 acres of volcanic ash soils.
100 lbs. N per acre as NH3 at 82% N.
- 10 gallons
APP /ATS (Thio-Sul®) per acre or 5 gallons APP and 5
gallons Thio-Sul®. Analysis, 3.89 lbs. P per gallon.
10-34-0, 2.90 pounds S per gallon, two types of S,
Series 3 systems with 3 inch pumps and capable of pressures to 300
- NH3 tanks
at 2000 gallons NH3[Guy] in liquid delivery. Bottom outlets
valves assure liquid flow with twin tanks supplying.
NH3 series 3 pump turns 210 to 230 rpm.
pressure 210 to 260 psi at top speed of 6.5 mph.
- NH3 Tank
Pressure 70 psi. A 190 psi increase in pressure, VRT-Site
specific compatible with up to 10 management
zones at 1% CV.
wheels and closing wheels have been removed from the Bourgault
bander leaving the field rougher. A good chance to review the
excellent sealing of the Exactrix Injection.
movement of the opener is key to the operation of the Bourgault
Conditions excellent at 5 inch banding depths.
- No closing
- The Gross
Brothers found the sweet spot on injection which maintained by
good bearing designs and a parallelogram action.
Seeding date, on time,
April 27 to 28, 18 with harvest 90 to 100 days away.
DNS Wheat moves fast with high phosphate efficiency.
install the depth wheel at the Bourgault bander to reduce the soil
lifting. Fewer moving parts are used to the get the bands into the
soil 5 inches.
approaches actually produce higher nutrient efficiency with bands
into the soil at 7 to 8 inch depth on 12 inch centers using Mustang
P-51C openers with vermiculated TAPPS.
There are 30
Chorus Girls injecting TAPPS and TAPPKS deep to 5 inch depths. A
simple low cost means to get the injection of the nutrients in the
Class 3 Single Disc drills meet or exceed expectations in rolling
hillside. A better program over the Class 1 Deere 1890 and 1895.
sealing with Exactrix high pressure and uniform 1% CV injection
with $60 to $150 more net income per acre.
TAPPS and TAPPKTS, Thio-Sul® was pioneered right here in the 60’s
by Kerley Chemical. Thio-Sul® stabilizes nitrogen spring and fall.
in Tri-Plex and Tri Flow for soybeans and iron chlorosis nutrient
needs , Ferrilene® is ideal for soybeans and overcoming the
Platte Valley Yellows.
Tim Gross, Alex Renner,
gathering information and shooting a video without a drone.
Several Bourgault 3710’s have been converted to Exactrix. This SHB
machine is the high water mark. Deep banding is possible and
critical to make this machine work well.
and better for soil warming and good spring start.
wide crawl space for the rear seeding gang.
hydraulic down pressure is a nice feature. This feature is
critical to rolling slopes and changing field conditions and used
exclusively on Yielder® Drills of the 80’s.
- The 5
section machine also has positive down pressure on the 4 wings
section in 5 section design. This is definitely a
Class 3 machine with the Yielder® at Class 5 at the top of the
- An Agtron
wireless seed flow monitor for 60 seed openers works well.
A CPS fill
up. A 4 inch transfer pump can do 200 gallons per minute NH3, a
Corken pump requiring about 25 horsepower.
- Moving two
products as fast as possible safely.
- About 20
minutes to fill and back to the cut for 80 to 88 acres.
- A 99% fill
on the NH3 is allowable if the machine is going right back to the
Steer axle design adds to slope stability.
wheels with a bolster movement are not a good choice in hillside.
- A true
steering system is required on the SHB cart.
- A power
axle can also be installed from Mud Hog and available at your Case
or Deere dealer.
Remove the Closing wheel,
Remove the Depth Heeling wheel.
Install a 22 inch blade.
Install the Mustang Duplex injector.
- It looks
pretty naked in the bowels of banding TAPPS and
TAPPKTS and the opener works very well.
- The SHB
discovered a better way with 22 inch deep banding blades that
improve the machine immensely.
changed the bearing groups to get better life and operational
characteristics of the 3710. We refer to
this machine as a B series or 3710B.
Orifice High Pressure Injection work wells at 6.5 mph at pressures
to 260 psi.
- A soil
blackening effect helps with the start in the spring wheat
- A heeling
depth wheel may need to be added back for certain producers.