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Members Appreciation Golf Day & BBQ
13th Annual Members Appreciation
Golf Day & Barbeque

Thursday August 16  

***Rain or shine we will be playing!***

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**
Barb Tallent – 519-839-4861 FAX 519-839-4880
Casie McCallum –  519-839-4861 FAX - 519-839-4880
Judy Vanderheide – 519-380-2377 FAX - 519-354-7058  
Cathleen Boekhoven – 519-864-1011 FAX - 519-864-1888
Nicole Robert –  519-380-2375 FAX – 519-354-7058
Emma Anger –  519-839-4861 FAX - 519-839-4880
James Papineau – 519-798-3011 FAX - 519-798-3222

2018 IP Variety Reports


Spotty rains across southwestern Ontario

The 2018 growing season has been one of spotty showers. August has continued that trend with some locations in Lambton and Middlesex counties getting hit with heavy rainfall over a short period of time and starting to show some crop damage. While other locations in Chatham-Kent and Essex are patiently waiting for a few more rain showers to help ripen the early tomato crop in time for harvest in just a few short weeks.

Read complete WIN/AGRIS August 15, 2018 report

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

Conditions Excellent

Conditions excellent for above average crops 
CHATHAM, ONTARIO, August 10, 2018 – Conditions appear to be excellent for the makings of a new provincial yield record for corn. Sunshine, recent moisture and crop heat units (CHU) are combining at the right time to optimize grain fill. With soybeans things remain very hopeful for an above average crop with some growers having the opportunity to produce their career best yields.

MiField Technology Day

Grower Technology Day
Thursday August 23

Maynard Line
(just east of Communication Road), southeast of Chatham
Agenda 7:45 a.m. registration
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. presentations tent
9:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. rotating field presentations
12:15 p.m. lunch
Presentations on cover crop equipment, cover crops and AGRIS Mn5, biological seed treatments corn and soybeans, high N and abiotic stresses ,  variable N rates and N stabilizers and new technologies.
To reserve your seat please RSVP your attendance to your local crop sales specialist or AGRIS branch by Thursday August 16
Cathleen Boekhoven, Mike Veenema, Cory Cowan, Chris Snip, Kent Wolfe, Graham McLean, Tyler Sabelli, Josh Deschryver, Darren Clark, Casey Dillon, Emma Epp, Mark McKerrall, Jessica Snobelen

Brigden 519-864-1011, Chatham 519-352-0230, Cottam 519-839-4861, Dutton 519-762-2836, Glencoe 519-287-3434, Leamington 519-326-7700, Muirkirk 519-678-3381, Stoney Point 519-798-3011, Thamesville 519-692-3957, Tupperville 519-627-6075

2018 Crop Assessment Tour

9th Annual Crop Assessment Tour  
 September 4th to 7th
2018 is shaping up to be one of the most variable years we have seen in a long time.  Inconsistent weather patterns have caused planting delays, crop emergence issues, compaction problems and a host of other pests.  Other areas have the best crop they have ever seen.  Understanding the crop size , helping growers plan for harvest and what they may do different in 2019 are the opportunities for our tour!   
Would you like one of your fields assessed?
Fill out our online form here!

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Results will be announced at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in Woodstock at the
FS Co-operatives tent, 4th Lane North Middle

Career Opportunity

Full-time Operator
Are you looking for a hands-on career opportunity supporting local farms and farm families in your community to expand their participation in the Agri-Food Value Chain? AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. is looking for full-time operator to join our team in Stoney Point and support our locations across Essex.  As part of the branch yard team you will assist in the delivering of agriculture innovation and services in our communities to enhance farm owner profitability.

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity
Energy Manager
Are you looking for an opportunity to Lead a Team of Retail Bulk Petroleum and Propane Professionals in growing market share with in and around the communities supported by AGRIS Co-operative?
AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. has a Leadership opportunity for an Energy Manager to join our AGRIS Team.  As the Energy Manager, you will plan, implement, and manage energy growth to ensure AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. attains predetermined objectives in both wholesale and retail sales volume, gross margin, expense control, net contribution and R.O.A.M. AGRIS distributes petroleum products to farm consumers, home heat accounts, retail gasoline outlets and to other consumers in commercial and institutional markets. 


MiField Technology - Cover Crops

2019 Seed Plots
Ask our sales team to show you one of our
many seed plots to help you start
making your 2019 planting decisions!

Local Conditions
Chatham, ON
Chg Zip Code: 
Temp: 23oC Feels Like: 23oC
Humid: 90% Dew Pt: 22oC
Barom: 30.01 Wind Dir: SSW
Cond: N/A Wind Spd: 13 km/h
Sunrise: 6:36 Sunset: 8:27
As reported at ERIEAU, ON at 1:00 PM
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5-day Forecast for Chatham, ON
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Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Clear Mostly Cloudy
Weather Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Thunder Storms Clear Mostly Cloudy
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Dew Point
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88 83 78 70 74

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0.25 0.3 0.41 0.51 0.36
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Chatham, ON
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Essex Soil and Crop Tour
Essex Soil and Crop
Improvement Association
Annual Twilight Tour

August 23 at
 5 p.m.
 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan
Experimental Farm

 (Woodslee Research Station)
1367 Country Road 46 in Woodslee

Topics covered include: cover crops, soil health, nitrogen inhibitors and crop rotation
A BBQ and refreshments will be provided
For more information contact Michael Dick at  or 519-776-5209 ext. 369

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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

Dieselex Gold - Best Fuel

Price Guard

DEF Cleaner Air

Dieselex Gold AGRIS

Diesel Exhaust Fluid
To order Diesel Exhaust Fluid please call:
1-800-363-3058 or
call Mike Dotterman at 519-818-7586

Read complete details and information on Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Documents By Email

Would you like to receive your documents by email?

Electronic Communications and Payments
We would like to show you some of the payment options that AGRIS Co-operative and Great Lakes Grain provide.

DTN Daily Video

DTN Videos
8/15/2018 Down Trend Wednesday
8/10/2018 Early Corn Maturity
8/16/2018 Central U.S. Rain Prospect Thursday
8/16/2018 Grains Higher Thursday

FS Agri-Finance
Check out our FS Agri-Finance Program!
Contact your local AGRIS Co-operative branch or
Mary Bell at 519-380-2370 or more details!

Neonic Course
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.

A list of dates and locations

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Grainbelt Weather Roundup
USDA Daily Market Rates 08/16 06:47

You Tube Channel
 Did you miss one of our YouTube videos or like to review some of our past videos?

Visit our AGRIS and Wanstead Farmers “YouTube Channel!”

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.

This Day In History
August 16, 1625
Earnest Casimir of Nassau-Dietz appointed viceroy of Drenthe

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Did You Know?

In 1947 Congress authorized a cooperative project with Mexico to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease there

Fact courtesy of the USDA

Quote of the Day

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."

~ Dwight Eisenhower

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