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Verifying Your Sprayer (With Video)

Posted on: June 5, 2019

I have explained the process for doing a sprayer calibration in a previous post (link HERE)However, if your nozzles are worn out and not producing the output the manufacturer lists, then your calibration work is essentially wasted. Same thing goes […]

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Keeping good spray records

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Are you keeping a record of your spraying activities? Most growers now do. There are several reasons as to why; Employees have a right to know which fields can be entered and which have been recently sprayed, a copy of […]

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Why I hate the “label rate”

Posted on: March 4, 2019

When pesticide producers come out with a product, part of the process is developing a “label rate” to inform the operator at what level of concentration the product will be effective. These chemists spend enormous resources working with regulators and […]

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A Full Catalog Now Available!

Posted on: January 15, 2019

We try hard to offer a full line of equipment at Munckhof, and I often hear the phrase “I didn’t know you made so many things” so we decided this year to produce a catalog for our line of implements. […]

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New Product Release for Silviculture

Posted on: August 29, 2018

We are proud to be releasing a new product this year to add to our line of Silviculture equipment. We have for years been producing our block sterilizers, which sanitize the styrofoam or plastic blocks used to grow the seedling […]

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First Out, Working Hard

Posted on: August 23, 2018

The province is burning up this summer. Fire departments through out the interior are using First Out fire suppression machines as an invaluable tool to battle spots, flare ups, remote, and interface fires. Designed with input from the Oliver Fire […]

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Making a splash at the Roots and Fruits Festival

Posted on: August 20, 2018

Back in May I was contacted by a representative for the Oliver Roots and Fruits festival asking if we had an antique tractor we could display at their show this year as they were centering the festivities around the towns […]

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Changing Belts on a Vine Trimmer

Posted on: July 12, 2018

I had a couple of people ask me about changing the belts on our vine trimmers and after looking through the owners manual I realize that only the belt tensioning procedure is there and not the belt changing procedure. So […]

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A couple of shows…

Posted on: July 29, 2013

Summer is raging on and we have been running our feet off, but I thought I would take the time to recap a couple of shows we took the time to go to. First it was off to beautiful Duncan […]

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Visit to Dancing Dragonfly

Posted on: March 21, 2013

We had the opportunity after leaving the cold climate convention to visit the Dancing Dragonfly winery in St Croix Wisconsin to drop off their new Munckhof Tower sprayer. And winemaker Ken Salemi generously took the time to give us tours and tastings […]

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Atlantic Farm Mechanization Show: Mar 7-9

Posted on: February 27, 2013

With the Cold Climate Conference over, we are on our way to the Atlantic farm mech show in Moncton N.B. A serious drive, but what the heck, were already half way there! This show is held every two years in […]

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Munckhof Equipment used in Cold Climate Study

Posted on: February 26, 2013

While on the show in Minnesota we had the opportunity to talk with some customers and wine media writers and we discovered that our pre pruning equipment is now in use in a Wisconsin study to determine the effects of pre pruning on the  cold climate […]

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Cold Climate Conference, St Paul

Posted on: February 13, 2013

The annual cold climate conference in St Paul Minnesota runs from Feb 21-23 and is a show dedicated specifically to growing in northern cold climate regions. The following in an excerpt from conference chair Teresa Savaryn: this year’s conference theme has been titled, “The Grape Collaboration… Grape Minds Think Alike.” The conference […]

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Washington Grape Growers Meeting: Feb 5-8

Posted on: January 8, 2013

The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers is putting on their annual convention again in Kennewick Wa. at the Three Rivers convention center. this show is one of the largest gatherings of wine makers and growers in the american north […]

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