Crop Solutions that Work #9

Cover Crops and Healthy Soil
By Mike Veenema
Crop Sales Specialist
AGRIS Co-operative - Stoney Point

 
 This time of year we find ourselves making decisions around keeping wheat fields and if we decide to keep them, whether to under seed clover on them as a cover crop. Clover is great for the soil and is capable of producing deep roots and adding biomass.  It also creates a natural source of nitrogen.
 

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Part Time Seasonal Employment

AGRIS Co-operative is looking for reliable, hardworking individuals for our branches located throughout southwestern Ontario. 

  • truck drivers
  • labourers

Applicants with an agricultural background, ability to work irregular hours and have a valid AZ, DZ license are preferred.

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complete our online application form.


 
 

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This new online option is best suited to those who are self-directed learners, competent in the use of a computer and have access to a high-speed internet connection. The traditional classroom style sessions are also still available. 
 
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Great Lakes Grain offers direct deposit payments
We are pleased to offer you easy and efficient direct deposit services for your grain and oilseed business. Direct deposit offers a number of benefits including:
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