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Harvest at AdFarm

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Welcome to our 2010 Alberta Farm Tour online!

Welcome to our 2010 Alberta Farm Tour online!

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  • 1. Harvest at AdFarm
  • 2. On the way to the field we saw…
  • 3. On the way to the field we saw…
  • 4. On the way to the field we saw… Oh look! A field that is actually harvested
  • 5. On the way to the field we saw… Ben, aren’t you a little old for these now??
  • 6. Look yonder – the AdFarm field Ben, grew up somewhere over here on the horizon.
  • 7. The East Side – High Ground
  • 8. Looks pretty good from the road
  • 9. Heavy swathes on the high ground This could be a 40 bushel crop
  • 10. Note how tightly the swathes are tied into the stubble. These guys have farmed in the “suck and blow zone” for years
  • 11. The pods are slightly weathered and the colour had degraded, but not too bad
  • 12. A closer look at the colour of the pods
  • 13. The sample – East High Ground Sample looks pretty good, odd green seed.
  • 14. The sample – East High Ground Good even size, no visible frost damage
  • 15. The sample – East High Ground
  • 16. The sample – rolled out Grade - #1 Canola $463.30/tonne or $10.50/bushel
  • 17. The West Side – Low Ground
  • 18. West side looks great from the road too!!
  • 19. Wow – look at those swathes This could be better than the east side
  • 20. I’m a farmer in my truck getting pretty excited about my canola. Look at me farm…but
  • 21. Something is not quite right about the colour …
  • 22. The stubble sure is green down here
  • 23. The swath looks dirty and is a darker shade… I should get out of my truck.
  • 24. A closer look
  • 25. The sample – West Low Ground Oh-oh, frost damage and green seed
  • 26. The sample – West Low Ground Soft squishy seed, green and white seeds. Very few solid black.
  • 27. The sample – West Low Ground
  • 28. The sample – West Low Ground Grade - #3 Canola $413.30/tonne or $9.37/bushel
  • 29. East Versus West – Swath Colour East West
  • 30. East Versus West – Swath Colour East West
  • 31. East Versus West – Sample West East
  • 32. East Versus West – Sample East West
  • 33. The sample – East versus West East West
  • 34. The Implications – East versus West East West #1 Canola #3 Canola $463.30/tonne $413.30/tonne $10.50/bushel $9.37/bushel Yield estimate 40 Yield estimate 40 bushels bushels Gross Gross $420.00/acre $374.80/acre
  • 35. WELCOME TO FARMING !!! Mother Nature just gave the AdFarm team a $45.20 per acre lesson Enrollment In her school was not optional
  • 36. As we were leaving we saw… Many more unharvested fields
  • 37. Interesting camera angles
  • 38. Thank-you Graham Farms

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