Hensall Co-op is happy to announce that our 5th annual Photo Contest is now open for submissions. We encourage customers, members, and employees to enter!

 

Prizes:
  • First Place: Custom Hensall Co-op TailGaterz Cooler (70 Quart with wheels, $620 value)

  • Runner Up: $150 in each category

 

Categories:
  • Farm Life
  • Fun on the Farm
  • Farm Innovation
  • Friends and Faces on the Farm
  • We Grow Together (Hensall Co-op theme)
  • Hensall Co-op on the Move

 

Eligibility:
  • All entries must be images taken in Canada
  • Entrants must own the rights to the image(s) they submit
  • The contest is open to all members, customers and employees of Hensall Co-op

 

Entry Form

 

Contest Rules

 

 

Application Deadline: September 30, 2024.

 

Please send any questions to marketing@hdc.on.ca.

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Hensall Co-op is pleased to announce that applications are now open for our 2024 Bright Futures Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide post-secondary scholarships to students who have shown a career interest in agriculture or a field or trade that will advance rural communities and economies.

 

Three scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to students who are children or grandchildren of individuals who were:

  • A member of Hensall Co-op as of March 1, 2024
  • An employee of Hensall Co-op as of March 1, 2024
  • Individuals who had a controlling interest in an entity that was a member as of March 1, 2024.

 

Full details and application are available here:

 

Bright Futures  

 

 

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete an application and submit it to Hensall Co-op (marketing@hdc.on.ca) by August 1, 2024.

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The Ontario Corn Committee (OCC), the Ontario Cereal Crops Committee (OCCC), the Ontario Pulse Crop Committee (OPCC), and the Ontario Soybean and Canola Committee (OSACC) today launch a new website: GoCrops.ca. The new site brings together four previous websites, www.gocorn.net, www.gocereals.ca, www.gobeans.ca, and www.gosoy.ca under one cohesive banner. Details here.

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Do you know a not-for-profit community-based initiative you think would benefit from a $10,000 grant from Hensall Co-op? We are introducing another year of our Strong Communities Initiative and are calling for applications for our 2024 program.

 

The key criteria are as follows:

  • Application must be received from Canadian Community-based not for profit organizations in the Hensall Co-op trading area that support the broader rural community

  • Funding of a project that will have a long term impact on the community (i.e, not for normal operations)

  • Project has a clear and measurable benefit to the rural community

  • The project fills a strong need in the rural community; not for the benefit of a single individual

  • The organization has demonstrated that they can sustain the initiative to the end of the project

  • Priority will be given to organizations that have not received a large scale sponsorship/donation from Hensall Co-op in the past 5 years

  • Our employees have identified that Community Health and Healthy living are important to them, therefore, we will give priority to projects in the area of Health and Healthy living

  • The organization must also be registered with the Canada Revenue Agency as a charity, have a bank account in its own name and have been operating for over 12 months

More details related to eligibility criteria are outlined in the application form which is available here:

 

Strong Communities

 

 The deadline for applications is May 31, 2024.

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Speaking with Brad Chandler, CEO of Hensall Co-op: “We would like to congratulate the winners of the Bright Futures Scholarships. Hensall Co-op values community and personal growth which is why the Bright Futures Scholarships allows us to directly impact and support the education of our members’ families.” Hensall Co-op is Proud to be Farmer Owned and proud to support education.

 

Abigail Peel (Turnberry Township, ON) will be attending the University of Alberta for a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering Co-op program. As an engineer, Abigail hopes to “take on leadership roles and act as an advocate for small communities, ensuring that we are taken just as seriously as the bigger cities when it comes to environmental issues.”

 

Attending University of Guelph (Ridgetown Campus), Nicole Vermue (Bluewater Township, ON) will be working towards an Associate Diploma in Agriculture. Nicole hopes to “help the agricultural community in the future to help teach the younger generations by volunteering and helping with fundraisers that involve agriculture and aid the growth of agriculture within my community.”

 

The third recipient is Saarah Amir (Bluewater Township, ON), who will be attending the University of Ottawa for a Bachelor of Health Science Honours to “become a doctor and further progress medical research and treatments in rural and underdeveloped communities.”

 

The Hensall Co-op Bright Futures Scholarship provides post-secondary scholarships to students who are entering their first year of post-secondary education and have shown a career interest in agriculture or a field or trade that will advance rural communities and economies. Up to three $2,500 scholarships are awarded to students who are children or grandchildren of individuals who were a member of Hensall Co-op or an employee, as of March 1 of the year of application.

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Hensall Co-op is happy to announce that our 4th annual Photo Contest is now open for submissions.

We encourage everyone to enter!

 

Prizes:
  • First Place: $500 Yeti package (1 prize available)
  • Category Winner: $150 cash for each category (3 prizes available)
Categories:
  • Farmer’s Best Friend
  • Hardest Worker on the Farm
  • Farming Views
Eligibility:
  • Entrants must own the rights to the image(s) they submit
  • The contest is open to all members, customers and employees of Hensall Co-op

 

Application Form

 

Contest Rules

 

 

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023

 

Please send any questions to marketing@hdc.on.ca.

 

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Hensall Co-op is proud to have taken part in the Huron Manufacturing Bus Tour on May 4, 2023. These tours create an opportunity for local high school students from Huron and Perth County to see and experience different career opportunities that are available. 

 

Watch Video Here

 

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Hensall Co-op is pleased to announce that applications are now open for our 2023 Bright Futures Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide post-secondary assistance to students who are entering their first year of post-secondary education and have shown a career interest in agriculture or a field or trade that will advance rural communities and economies.

 

Up to three one-time scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to students who are children or grandchildren of individuals who:

  • Were a member of Hensall Co-op as of March 1, 2023
  • Were an employee of Hensall Co-op as of March 1, 2023
  • Had a controlling interest in an entity that was a member as of March 1, 2023

Full details and application are available here:

 

Bright Futures

 

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete an application and submit it to Hensall Co-op (marketing@hdc.on.ca) by August 1, 2023.

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HURON PERTH AG SCIENCE CENTRE ANNOUNCES 1st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 

Virtual Meeting Scheduled for March 29, 2023 

 

North Perth, ON – The Board of Directors of the Huron Perth Ag Science Centre is pleased to announce the first ever Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 starting at 7pm. All interested in learning more about our plans to bring Canada’s first Ag Science Centre to North Perth are welcome. You must register in advance to receive the link to our Annual Meeting.

 

Participants of the AGM are welcome to view the presentations, but only those with valid memberships are able to vote during the AGM. Please consider joining our not-for-profit, Charitable status organization. Cost of membership is $20 annually and will help cover our very modest administrative costs. If you are interested in membership or donating towards this exciting project, please contact us by email at huronperthagsciencecentre@gmail.com. 

 

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Hensall, Ontario, Canada - February 7th, 2023

Hensall Co-op Enters New Seed Distribution Agreement with

Syngenta Seeds

 

Hensall Co-op has entered into a new agreement with Syngenta Seeds IP high-protein soybean distribution. This agreement, which is effective beginning the 2024 growing season, offers benefits directly to IP soybean growers as well as global end use customers. This agreement will give the entire supply chain the tools needed to achieve a higher level of success as a food ingredient industry. Put simply, it offers a full, value-added supply chain of growing, processing, marketing, and distributing Syngenta high-protein soybean varieties in conjunction with grower and end-use customer communications, seed forecasting and traceability for farm members and the end-use markets served by Hensall Co-op.

 

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