Aerial Tour
Pictures courtesy of Don Kabbes

Aerial photographs taken of crops across a good portion of our Great Lakes Grain trading area!

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6th Annual Crop Assessment Tour

Contract Position
Grain Merchandising Assistant
(Contract position)
 Great Lakes Grain is a grain marketing partnership between GROWMARK, Inc. and AGRIS Cooperative Ltd. Great Lakes Grain is one of the largest operators of Ontario country elevators. It represents close to 440,000 MT (17 million bushels) of storage capacity with total marketing in excess of 40 million bushels.
We serve farmers at more than 24 AGRIS Co-operative and FS PARTNERS branded locations from Windsor through to Toronto and north to Georgian Bay. We are currently seeking an individual in our central Chatham office. The position will cover September 2015 to January 2016.

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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.
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

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DTN Weather Summary
Dry Tuesday Ahead for Most
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Scattered showers during Tuesday will impact parts of Florida, southeast Texas and also the northwest Canadian Prairies region. Mostly dry or with only a few isolated light showers elsewhere in the key U.S. and Canada crop areas. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 11:59AM Mon Aug 31, 2015 CDT

On-Line Offer Centre

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.  What to expect from the online course and what are the requirements?
-- Click here for more info. 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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August 31, 1966
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"It is never too late to be what you might have been."

~ George Eliot

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Great Lakes Grain Crop Tour

6th Annual Crop Assessment Tour
September 8 to 11
More Details
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L-R Don Kabbes - Great Lakes Grain and
Jeff Carter - Freelance Agricultural Journalist

Local Cash Bids

 Cash Bids shown are an indication only, please contact your local AGRIS or FS PARTNERS branch for specific bids

Grain Offer Tutorial

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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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