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Agriculture Report

New Crop Centre in Dundalk

By Manny Paiva

The Huron Bay Co-operative has officially opened its new crop centre facility in Dundalk.


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The Huron Bay Co-operative has officially opened its new crop centre facility in Dundalk.

Manager at the Dundalk Branch Dave Rogers tells Bayshore Broadcasting News the new crop facility, which is used to blend fertilizer, holds 2,000 metric tons of fertilizer, while the old building only had a storage capacity of 350 tons.

He adds it now houses five 200T bins and four 250T bins, compared to the previous building of five 70T bins.

The location of the facility is in downtown Dundalk, where the old blender was.

Rogers says it will increase traffic, however says there doesn't seem to be a concern from the community.

Rogers says it will create faster service, and more employment.

In our region there is a high demand for crop fertilizer, and Rogers says they have had problems in the past with not having enough on hand for costumers.

He says now they will be able to serve the costumers the product when they need it.

Rogers tells us the cost was well over a million dollars, however he is not certain of the exact amount.

The Huron Bay Co-op serves Bruce County, West Grey and North Huron Counties through 10 branch locations providing crop inputs, crop protection products, bulk fuel feed and a local community retail stores. 

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