Winter Classic Meeting
AGRIS Co-operative 
“Winter Classic”
Grain Information Meetings 


Jeff Sherman - Commodity Risk Consultant 
 MIDCO-COMMODITIES, Des Moines, Iowa

 
A capacity crowd of producers filled the Brunner Centre in Thamesville on March 3, 2015 for the Great Lakes Grain “Winter Classic.” The meeting started off with area managers for AGRIS Co-operative Jeff Meredith and John Couwenberg providing updates to producers on recent improvements AGRIS Co-operative has made to their facilities.
 

Brigden Meeting
AGRIS Co-operative Brigden
Spring Grower Meeting
Tuesday March 10

Brigden Fairgrounds
Starting at 6 p.m.
Agenda
  • 6 p.m. Dinner
  • 7 p.m. Opening Remarks
  • Beans, Beans, Beans & Beans
  • Market Outlook
  • The New "F" Word
  • My Farm Records
To reserve your seat please RSVP Luke Kabbes
at 519-864-1011 or lukek@agris.coop



 

Seasonal Employment


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.

To be considered for one of these positions please
complete our online application form.


 
 

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Barom: 30.33 Wind Dir: SSW
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Sunrise: 6:52 Sunset: 6:24
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Producer Meetings
  Grower Pesticide Safety Course
Tuesday March 11
AGRIS Co-operative Central Office, Chatham
Day long course starting at 8:45 a.m.
Exam in afternoon
Cost $105 payable to the University of Guelph
Please register at the AGRIS Chatham branch – 519-352-0230
Lunch and manuals will be provided

 
Grower Pesticide Safety Course
We are sorry - this course is now FULL!
AGRIS Co-operative Stoney Point Branch
Date: Friday March 6, 2015
Time: 8:45 a.m.
Exam Only: 11:30 a.m.
Reminder please bring manual, payment, calculator and pen or pencil

 

 
 

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Visit our AGRIS, Wanstead Farmers and Great Lakes Grain “YouTube Channel!”
 

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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:
·  You will no longer have to manually deposit your cheque.
· You will have immediate access to your funds.
· Postal delays and disruptions are eliminated.
We will send you confirmation of our deposit to your account in one of the following ways:
· Electronic information to your email address.
· Facsimile to your fax phone number.
·Through your branch representative.

Complete details and a downloadable enrolment form

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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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. 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
 

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