Cobourg/Winchester Ag Breakfast Meeting – April 14, 2021

14 April 2021 at 8:00 AM  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, agribusiness breakfast meetings will be paired and held virtually by video conference on the Zoom platform again in 2021. The first Cobourg/Winchester virtual ag breakfast meeting was held April 14th. Future meetings will be at two-week intervals (Apr 28, May 12, 26, Jun 9, 23).  Weather Conditions  Spring […]

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Ridgetown-Simcoe AgriBusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – April 6, 2021

N application to wheat

April 6, 2021, 8:00 am   Due to COVID restrictions, ag breakfast meetings will be paired and held virtually by video conference on the Zoom platform again in 2021. The first 2021 Ridgetown-Simcoe virtual ag breakfast meeting was held April 6.   Supply Chain:  With repeating COVID lockdowns, retailers report that locations are generally closed to public. Despite restrictions, input companies and retailers expect no supply or logistic disruptions for crop inputs. Like 2020, seed and crop protectant products are being […]

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Cobourg + Winchester Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting – June 24, 2020

This was the last spring breakfast meeting for the Cobourg + Winchester calls. A season recap call will be planned for late November or early December. Thank you to everyone who participated in these virtual meetings this spring. If you have any feedback, please contact Sebastian Belliard (, Ian McDonald (, or Christine O’Reilly (   Weather  Rainfall has been […]

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Ridgetown-Simcoe Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting Minutes – June 16, 2020

“Initial planting in corn field which had been partially replanted due to poor and variable emergence.”

Approximately 52 people attended the 6th Ridgetown-Simcoe Breakfast Meeting. This was officially the last call for these regions this spring, though there was interest in continuing on for at least one more call – stay tuned for details. Overall, discussion focused on good looking wheat, tough-looking corn, herbicide injury concerns in soybeans and edible beans […]

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Cobourg + Winchester Agribusiness Breakfast Meeting – June 10, 2020

Weather Conditions The last two weeks have been dry, although some areas received rainfall and/or thunderstorms. Frost damage has affected some corn and soybean stands, particularly on muck soils in Renfrew and Glengarry. There have been isolated reports of hail damage around St. Isidore and on Wolfe Island. Forages First cut is underway across the […]

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