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CORN SILAGE TESTING RECOMMENDATIONS

Persistent rain and wet conditions have contributed to uneven crop growth across many fields. Once one-third milk line has been achieved, monitoring whole plant moisture may be advantageous. The importance of nutritional testing is heightened when silage crops are variable in maturity due to weather conditions.

A year such as this emphasizes the importance of drainage, crop rotation, organic matter and nutrient levels on the evenness of crop growth. Contact us for more information on our services and how we can be of assistance to your business.

SAMPLE SHIPPING TIPS

For those customers who utilize our preferred shipping rates with Purolator, please see the following tips below, which save on costs and allow us to pass on the reduced shipping fees to our clients:

  • Early delivery : Do NOT check off "Early Delivery" options, as we are the first stop on Purolator’s route and arrival prior to 9 am is routine.
  • Use boxes : Boxes that are shipped with a waybill affixed usually have no additional charges; Puropaks and Puroboxes are charged a premium.
  • Liquids: A description of ‘Lab Samples’ is sufficient; if "liquid" is mentioned, a special handling charge or dangerous goods fee is automatically added.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, in Woodstock, Ontario, runs from September 15th to 17th this year, and SGS will proudly exhibit in our usual location on Lane 1 NE. Please visit our tent to drop-off samples, re-stock sampling supplies, and discuss management opportunities with our on-site staff.

For further information, please contact:

Jack Legg, CCA-ON
Branch Manager, Agronomist
503 Imperial Rd. N., Unit 1
Guelph, Ontario N1H 6T9
t: +1 519 837 1600