L-R Retiring AGRIS Co-operative Dutton Branch Manager - Vic Lapadat Jr. and his wife Sandy
December 17, 2014 – Dutton, ON - It was all smiles and best wishes today from a large group of owners, customers and AGRIS Co-operative staff for AGRIS Co-operative Dutton branch manager, Vic Lapadat Jr. who is retiring at the end of the year. Those in attendance enjoyed a hearty buffet lunch and cake while reminiscing with Vic about his more than 25 years of valued service with Orford and AGRIS Co-operative.
By Mike Parker CCA-ON, CCS Crop Sales Specialist Wanstead Farmers' Co-operative - Alvinston
It has been said that after 48 hours in water, corn roots begin to die. Soils which lack structure more often than not suffer from soil compaction. This lack of structure leads to saturated soils and more runoff after rain events. The result is a low oxygen condition that impacts on crop root development and nutrient uptake.
Grower Pesticide Safety Course – Learn and Certify Online
Farmers now have the option of taking the Grower Pesticide Safety Course via the internet. Each online course takes place over five days and requires participation in each one of those five days.
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.
Click here for the traditional classroom course dates and locations. Click here for upcoming dates for the new online courses. Or call OPEP at 1-800-652-8573