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Ontario Neonic Regulations

 
August 10, 2015
 
For the 2016 planting season, the Ontario government is looking for a 50 per cent reduction in neonic treated acres.  The following is a summary of what you need to know and what you need to do for the 2016 crop year as we know today.
 
  • If you choose to buy 50 per cent or less neonic treated corn and soybean seed, no pest assessment is required, but a Seed Amount Declaration is required to be submitted to your seed supplier(s)
  • Over 50 per cent neonic seed use, requires a pest assessment submitted with seed order intentions

Regional Session
Attend a Regional Session to Learn About the New Regulatory Requirements
As of July 1, 2015, new requirements for buying and using neonicotinoid-treated corn and/or soybean seed are being phased in to allow growers to adapt to new requirements.

Regional Information Sessions:
In Person (English sessions)
  • Guelph: Monday, August 24, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • St. Thomas: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Ridgetown: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Cornwall: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Uxbridge: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
In Person (French session)
  • Cornwall: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Teleconference/Webinar (English session)
  • Monday, August 24, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Teleconference/Webinar (French session)
  • Monday, August 31, 2015 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration:
To register for a meeting or Webex session and obtain location information and conference call numbers you may register online (see below) or contact the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/pollinator/regional-reg.htm
 
 

Co-operative Seed Demonstration Plots 2015
AGRIS Co-operative & Wanstead Farmers’ Co-operative have many corn and soybean seed demonstration plots across our trading area. Please contact your local branch to view the plots closest to you.
 

5-day Forecast for Chatham, ON
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Temp: 18oC Feels Like: 18oC
Humid: 69% Dew Pt: 12oC
Barom: 30.17 Wind Dir: W
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 6 km/h
Sunrise: 6:48 Sunset: 8:09
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 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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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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