SOURCE Magazine Winter 2023 | Page 27

SOURCE Embrun | Winter Co-op 2023 ’ s 25 grain operation on the city limits of Embrun , Ontario
manage risk and reach their goals using the latest technology and information available . Growers can sell their crops online 24 / 7 through our Online Offer Centre – a tool that allows producers to view bids and place offers through the Great Lakes Grain website . They can also see all of their transactions in real-time through their myGrain Account .
Don Kabbes , General Manager of Great Lakes Grain adds : “ All of our Grain Originators are equipped with digital planning tools to ensure that our customers achieve their marketing goals across all parts of Ontario . This includes our newest partner , Embrun Co-op .”
On this warm day in November , smack dab in the middle of corn harvest , the Embrun team took some time for us to peek inside its gates ! Grain Originator César Molina and Operations Manager Jean Philippe “ JP ” Ballot have been hard at work to test the grain quality arriving on the scales and to discuss the opportunities of Great Lakes Grain ’ s Online Offer Centre with local producers .
César comments on his relatively recent hire at Embrun Co-op : “ I have explored so many facets of agriculture , and grain is the part of the industry that I enjoy the most . From local grain offers to global grain markets , it ’ s an exciting and dynamic industry to be part of .”
Grain Originator César Molina
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