Late Season Burst of Heat

Fall-like temperatures have returned again today after a late September burst of heat that felt like the summer we did not really have. From September 20 to 28, day time temperatures were low to mid 20s, bringing the entire month of September’s temperature 1°C above normal. The average temperature for September in the AGRIS trading area was 22.3°C, with normal at 21.8°C

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Crop Solutions that Work # 27

Phosphorus on Winter Wheat 
 By Dale Cowan CCA-ON 
Senior Agronomist/Sales Manager
AGRIS Co-operative & Wanstead Farmers' Co-operative


Soybean maturity has advanced quickly in the past ten days and looks like we will get a good start on seeding winter wheat.  One of the most important agronomic practices to enhance yield, is using the essential nutrient phosphorous (P) effectively. Maximizing wheat yields depends on it.

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Producer Meetings
Essex Area Producer Meetings

Growing Your Farm Profits Workshop 
Essex - October 1 and 8, 2014

Environmental Farm Plan Workshop
Essex -  November 6 and 13, 2014

Advance Farm Management - Ridgetown 
Starts Dec 2, 2014   Enroll by October 31, 2014 

Eligible for Growing Forward 2 cost share : 50%   

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Surplus Equipment

AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.
 1989 Bobcat Loader
7140 hrs

Available for viewing at Dutton Branch
260 Currie Rd., Dutton, ON

Loader is “AS IS”
For more information or view this Loader please contact:
Vic Lapadat
Tendered bids should be submitted by midnight Friday, October 10, 2014
To – Adrian Van Dyk c/o
AGRIS Co-operative
835 Park Avenue West,
Chatham, ON N7M 0N1


Local Conditions
Chatham, ON
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Temp: 18oC Feels Like: 18oC
Humid: 83% Dew Pt: 16oC
Barom: 30.02 Wind Dir: ENE
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 15 km/h
Sunrise: 7:24 Sunset: 7:09
As reported at ERIEAU, ON at 5:00 PM
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Grower Course Online
 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. What to expect from the online course and what are the requirements?
-- Click here for more info. 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

Disposal of Empty Pesticide and Seed Bags

CleanFARMS is partnering with AGRIS Co-operative to deliver a pilot program for the safe collection and disposal of empty pesticide and seed bags.
This pilot project is part of the agricultural industry’s commitment to the responsible management of its products throughout their entire lifecycle and will help determine the feasibility of a permanent provincial program.
Please do your part and help develop a successful collection program in Ontario.

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~ Donald Trump

Did You Know?

In 1946 the USDA developed a technique to produce high-quality frozen orange juice concentrate

Fact courtesy of the USDA

This Day In History
October 1, 1962
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FS Agri-Finance
Check out our new FS Agri-Finance Program!
Contact your local AGRIS Co-operative branch or
Mary Bell at 519-380-2370 or more details!



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Great Lakes Grain Direct Deposit
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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We will send you confirmation of our deposit to your account in one of the following ways:
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