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Wheat Harvest

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July and wheat harvest are both approaching. Harvest does appear slightly earlier this year than most, but the upcoming weather will leave a lot to be determined. Rutherford and Dresden will both be available to receive wheat. However, Rutherford is under construction, with at least one day of planned shutdown for Hydro One to do some work. Please keep in touch with the offices if you plan to harvest, it will help us be ready to receive your wheat. Several fields of wheat missed fungicide applications this year; it’s also a good idea to monitor those fields if harvest is delayed. An early harvest with some wheat drying charges may offset quality discounts due to Fusarium or falling number.

Planting Has Started – Watch for Hours

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With planting season underway we will do our best to get you the seed you need. It’s been a slow and wet start, but as things pick up we can try to find or make the seed you need with enough notice. Watch this news section or call the office if you may require seed outside of the normal business hours (7am-5pm). We will have flexible hours based on weather and customer demand.

Seed Pick-Up

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It may seem early, but a lot of seed is ready. So if you have an empty wagon or can get your operation ready to take seed. Give us a call to see if your seed is ready. It’s nice to beat the spring rush!

Rutherford Expansion

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Earth has been moved, transformed and reinforced with rebar in Rutherford. The beginning of two new grain bins is now clear from above. This is the first stage of several upgrades that will hopefully serve customers better in 2024. We look forward to seeing everyone this spring and fall, thanks for dealing with Jackson Seeds!

London Farm Show March 6-8

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The London Farm Show is back at the Western Fairgrounds from March 6-8. As a distributor of Silverline seeds Jackson Seed Service will be operating booth 1124 in the BMO building (beside the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario). Stop by to chat, you will likely see Mike Johnston the Silverline dealer representative, or someone else from Jackson Seeds. Learn more about the show at https://www.londonfarmshow.com

Jan. 12, 2024 USDA Report Released

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At Noon on Jan. 12, 2024 the USDA will release the annual crop production summary for 2023. This could provide some insight that marketers may use for their crops.

Further updates will be released: Feb. 8, Mar. 8, Apr. 11, May 10, Jun. 12, Jul. 12, Aug. 12, Sep. 12, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 10

Holiday Hours

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Wishing everyone a Happy Holidays. Below you will find our holiday hours, contact is 519-683-4413.

Dec. 22 – 7am – 3pm
Dec. 23 to Dec. 26 – CLOSED
Dec. 27 – 28 – 7am – 5pm
Dec. 29 – Jan. 1 – CLOSED
Jan. 2, 2024 – Resume normal operation 7am – 5pm

Plot Cooperators for 2024

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Are you interested in on-farm data? Would you like to help us collect seed data in 2024?

Let us know if you would like to compare varieties or seed treatments and we can work with you and our partners in the industry to collect data from your fields.