Chatham, Ontraio - July 18, 2019 - AGRIS Co-operative has announced today that they are reopening the co-operative’s Wheatley elevator location for this fall’s soybean harvest.
“Producers, particularly in Essex County experienced extremely difficult planting conditions this spring which saw them switch many of their traditional corn acres to soybeans,” says Jim Campbell, general manager for AGRIS Co-operative.
“Working closely with input from our three local Essex County board of directors, we have decided to re-open our Wheatley elevator which will provide our owners and customers another viable delivery point for their fall harvest,” added Campbell.
The AGRIS Co-operative Wheatley elevator located at 492 Erie Rd. N., features three unloading pits, complete grain conditioning services and has more than 700,000-bushel storage capacity.
AGRIS operates additional Essex County grain elevators at McGregor, Arner, Rochester and Stoney Point.
“Our grain origination team in Essex County is prepared for the re-opening of our Wheatley elevator location and ready to work closely with producers for fall delivery and marketing of their 2019 soybean crop,” says Don Kabbes, general manager of Great Lakes Grain.
“With five local receiving points, we expect to offer fast and efficient service,” added Kabbes.