BRINGING YOU WHAT'S NEXT 2019 Tour
Please join us at our BRINGING YOU WHAT’S NEXT Tour 2019!

Great Lakes Grain and AGRIS Co-operative would like to cordially invite you to our winter information meetings, featuring Jeff Sherman, MIDCO Commodities, commodity risk consultant from Des Moines, Iowa. This year's focus is on "Building your marketing plan" and we understand that often, many people are involved in your farm decision making process.

Please feel free to bring your decision makers and influencers to listen to Jeff Sherman, who has been trading cash grain and futures for more than 30 years. This will be Jeff’s 10th annual trip to Ontario, providing his entertaining perspective on North American and world grain markets.


AGRIS Co-operative Regional Meetings
Monday February 4 

St. Johns Hall, Woodslee
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (breakfast provided)
Countryview Golf Course, Oungah
3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (supper provided)

Tuesday February 5
Thamesville United Church
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (breakfast provided)
South Dunwich Hall, Wallacetown
Noon - 3:30 p.m. (lunch provided)

Please confirm your attendance by contacting your local branch, space is limited.
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 – 519-687-3381           Stoney Point – 519-798-3011
Thamesford - 888-881-8812     Thamesville -519-692-3957     
Tupperville – 519-627-6075

Register online here!

We sincerely hope you can join us at one of our meeting locations.

Don Kabbes
General Manager
 

Chatham-Kent Farm Show


Be sure and visit us at the
6th Annual Chatham-Kent Farm Show
Booth #327
January 23 & 24
John D. Bradley Convention Centre - Chatham
Wednesday January 23 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday January 24 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Patronage checks will be available for pick-up at the show

Crop Solutions that Work # 3

We have more tools than ever to be successful
By Chris Snip CCA-ON, CCS, 4R NMS
Crop Sales Specialist
AGRIS Co-operative - Cottam

             
 
With planning season well underway, we have more tools than ever to help plan for a successful year and that includes reducing risk and maximizing return on investment. Technology has crept into almost every aspect of our lives and that includes the crop planning process. With newer equipment in the field, every pass across provides an opportunity for a new layer of data that you can gather on your field.  Fertilizer application, planting, pesticide application and harvest data can now all be easily tracked across every acre of your farm operation.
 

Career Opportunity


Career Opportunity
Customer Service Manager

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. has an opportunity for a motivated customer service manager to join our team in Chatham.  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.
 

CCA-ON Announcement

Samantha McNeil Earns CCA Certification
 
Samantha McNeil of AGRIS Co-operative in Dutton, has recently been certified by the American Society of Agronomy as a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA). To attain this prestigious certification, Samantha passed both an International CCA Exam and the Ontario CCA Exam, acquired the necessary agronomy experience and provided documentation of professional competence. As a Certified Crop Adviser Samantha has signed and agreed to uphold the CCA Code of Ethics. This means that she will always focus on grower profitability while optimizing and protecting natural resources.
 

Pesticide Safety Courses
Grower Pesticide Safety Course
AGRIS Co-operative - Leamington
Course held at Colasanti's - Willow Room
Date: Wednesday March 6, 2019
Time: 8:45 a.m. day long course
(first time writers and renewals)
                11 a.m. for exam only session 
Cost is $105

Payment for all courses are to be paid directly to the college, instructors no longer accept money at the course itself
Call 519-326-7700 to register
Grower Pesticide Safety Course
AGRIS Co-operative - Stoney Point
Course held at AGRIS Stoney Point meeting room
Date: Wednesday March 6, 2019
Time: 8:45 a.m. day long course
(first time writers and renewals)
                3 p.m. for exam only session 
Cost is $105

Payment for all courses are to be paid directly to the college, instructors no longer accept money at the course itself
Call 519-798-3011 to register
Grower Pesticide Safety Course
AGRIS Co-operative - Chatham Head Office
Date: Thursday March 7, 2019
Time: 8:45 a.m. day long course
(first time writers and renewals)
                2 p.m. for exam only session 
Cost is $105 
Call 519-352-0230 to register

Grower Pesticide Safety Course
AGRIS Co-operative - Thamesville
Date: Friday March 8, 2019
Time: 8:45 a.m. day long course
(first time writers and renewals)
                3 p.m. for exam only session 
Cost is $105

Payment for all courses are to be paid directly to the college, instructors no longer accept money at the course itself
Call 519-692-3922 to register
Grower Pesticide Safety Course
AGRIS Co-operative - Brigden
Date: Friday March 22, 2019
Time: 8:45 a.m. day long course
(first time writers and renewals)
                3 p.m. for exam only session 
Cost is $105 

Payment for all courses are to be paid directly to the college, instructors no longer accept money at the course itself 
Call 519-864-1011 to register

 

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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

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



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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!


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

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CSPC
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.

Did You Know?

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


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