July has been a very dry month with crops starting to show stress in these drought like conditions. The AGRIS trading area has been lucky to have received one or two rain events the past two weeks where other areas of the province have not received any relief as of yet.
AGRIS Co-operative Ltd.has an opportunity for a motivated customer service manager to join our team in Muirkirk. As the customer service manager, you will have the opportunity to develop and demonstrating your capability to deliver agriculture innovation and services in our communities to enhance our farm owner profitability.We strive to be there for our customers when others are not and that there is always a solution to our customers’ needs.
COMPACTION DAY Elgin Soil and Crop Improvement Association Thursday August 9/18 2 pm – 9 pm Shedden Fairgrounds, 35921 Talbot Line, Shedden Cover crop trials Equipment demo to alleviate compaction Measure equipment compaction over sensors Tire Info, Equipment Dealers, Speakers… Featuring Ontario Compaction Team! Pre-registration ONLY- oscia.wildapricot.org/events $50/personincludes dinner & speakers program Info? 226-973-3548
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CK Farm Safety Day
CHATHAM KENT FARM SAFETY DAY® Tuesday, July 17 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30am) University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus A fun filled, hands-on workshop led by industry professionals geared to kids aged 5-12. Topics for demonstrations and discussions include: Electrical Safety, Grain Safety, Farm Equipment Safety, Fire Safety, Sun Safety, Tool Safety, Railway Safety, Germs, and a live PTO Demonstration! Register your child today - space is limited! Registration deadline is Friday June 29, 2018 at 4 p.m. To register, please mail/drop off consent form along with cheque (payable to Chatham-Kent Farm Safety) to the Kent Federation of Agriculture located at: Ag Business Centre, Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph 120 Main St. East Ridgetown, N0P 2C0 519 674 1500 ext 63595 or email@example.com Cost is $5.00 and includes hot dog lunch, snacks, T-Shirt, take home ‘goody’ bag & a bike draw! Parents/Guardians are welcome to accompany their child at the camp. If you would like to volunteer or require any additional information contact Cassi Boersma or Angela Vyn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519 674 1899 Download complete registration form
The Cellulosic Sugar Producers Co-operative (CSPC) is an Ontario-based farmer’s co-operative strives to develop new markets for crop residue materials and new business opportunities, by extracting cellulosic sugars from crop residues. With this, farmers can explore new markets without having to compete for land.
13th Annual Members Appreciation Golf Day & Barbeque
Thursday August 16 10 a.m. Shotgun Start - Registration Starts at 9 a.m. Deer Run Golf Club, Blenheim Featuring 18 Holes of Best Ball Golf Steak Barbecue & Door Prizes Golf and Barbeque Package $75 (Price includes the cost of a mandatory gas cart) Special Members Only Price – Golf & BBQ Package $60 Barbeque Only $35 Members BBQ Only $30 Download a registration form for your group today! ** Deadline is August 10**
Ridgetown Offering Free Integrated Pest Management Course For Corn, Soybean Growers The University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus will soon be offering classroom and on-line Integrated Pest Management Courses for corn and soybeans. These half-day courses are among the requirements farmers need to buy and use neonic-treated corn or soybean seeds under the new provincial government regulations.