Wanstead Farmers' Co-operative Company Limited is a progressive multi-service farm supply and grain marketing business in operation for the last 92 years. We have an immediate opening for a self-motivated branch manager for our Alvinston and Inwood locations. The branch manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the Alvinston and Inwood locations. The ideal candidate will have proven knowledge of the grain handling and agronomy business as well as excellent organization, supervisory and customer service skills.
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
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.