Way up North in October,
The SDX is undisputed, king of fixed
angle openers and 3 to 4 inch banding
Is that the October Moon at Manning, Alberta? On the flood plain of
the Peace River.
Record high quality yields in 2017….banding for 2018 crop
production. Exactrix TAPPS formulator.
Case SDX at 62 foot. Performing Index banding for Spring Canola
planting directly on top of SDX TAPPS Bands….Level 6 in Phosphate
What a view of profitability in the Farthest Northern Exposure in
North America. The Canadian Bush stretches
all the way to Hudson’s Bay and
back to the Pacific coast to the Arctic Ocean. Primordial land
surrounds the farm in three directions.
These crops, Malting Barley, Spring Canola, and two classes of
Spring Wheat, grow fast with 18 plus hours
of daylight in June and July.
Way up North. Things are bigger and better.
Setting a indexed line of TAPPS at 3 to 4 inch depth.
An exciting scenario in the highest levels of nutrient efficiency.
One banding pass with TAPPS beats all other approaches in single
pass with a seeder.
Indexed TAPPS Banding on the job at 7 mph..
Compound Angel Opener design is tough to beat,
and more improvements coming in coulter blade design.
A high yielding spring wheat crop on this field,
challenging the 100 bushel per acre mark on most of this
Only NH3 competes, a much lower transport
Materials also work at twice the efficiency of dry fertilizer
materials. 10-34-0 or APP, 12-0-0-26S or ATS,
critical micro nutrient metals. The pH is low, and Ammonization
makes Phosphate work to the maximum as uniform TAPPS.
The Peace River is about 3 miles east of this field. The Peace
River is about 800 feet at this location.
The field is 700 feet above the Peace River on pre-historic flood
plain of 10,000 years ago.
The trees are 100 feet tall in the Boreal Forest.
It is a good area for a lumber mill and railroad.
it is also a good place for an Oil Field and natural gas and crude
oil pipe lines.
It is also a good place for a pulp mill.
A good place to raise a family in pioneer community of Manning,
Alberta. In the Brazil of the North.
Hawk Hills, 58 degrees North. October, 18, 2017. Ken Dechant,
14,000 acres of continuous No-tillage farming.
“The Great One”, Ken Dechant with three powerful sons,
a competitive producer
in North America.
Low operating Cost, scraper assembly
operates for about 42 cents and acre on 10 inch spacing at Grand
Ken Dechant has 12 inch spacing and has shown operating performance
at 30 cents per acre in this soil type.
This opener operates for about $3.25 per acre to $2.25 per acre
depending on conditions. Other moving parts are related to the
depth wheel and the closing wheel. The opener swing arm also
requires replacement at 50,000 to 70,000 acres.
The seed bed is ideal with the SDX opener. The opener slithers
through the soil, it has a father, the
father is the Yielder with offset leading opener design.
More to that story when you call in with your SDX commitment.
It costs less to make a good seed bed, by not disturbing the soil…the
moisture moves in evenly for 100 bushels per acre yields with
“Seed Rows, Directly On Top Of TAPPS Nutrient Bands.”
Exactrix Yielder Manganese Blades operate for 1/3 the cost of carbon
All operations are nominal. Going to Canola,
High production, VRT-Site Specific,
8 zones. Looks like about 130 total
lbs. N, and most likely 10 gallons of ATS and 4 gallons APP.
Check out the pump RPM’s, NH3 is 217 rpm with the Series 3
system. The APP/ATS is being metered by an F meter in mass flow,
shows 118 rpm. RPM with PD designs is most likely the advanced
Seed rows are directed on the TAPPS line by RTK guidance and the
high quality Canola seed is directly placed on top of SDX placed
TAPPS bands in early May seedings. An 84 foot, Bourgault 3320 is a
preferred seeder with no banders required.
“Haul it in and Haul It Out. “
14,000 acres of bumper crops takes a lot of storage and
processing with Malting Quality Barley, two
Classes of Spring Wheat and Big Money Canola.
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