Entries by Marsha

A long career with Thompsons

We wish you a happy retirement Ace. Thank you for your 45 years of dedicated service to our company, and to our customers in Port Albert. A great turnout for Ace’s last day as a @PortAlbertBrnch employee. 45 years later – a well deserved retirement! Congrats Ace, we wish you all the best! #retirement #45years […]

Farm Show demo digs deep on value of soil health

Roots, worm casts and different cover blends show amazing effects Source: Country Guide, written by Ralph Pearce. Soil health has been a buzz phrase that’s gone from a whisper three to five years ago to a chorus that’s spreading across the agrifood industry. That goes to show the swinging of the pendulum away from plowing […]

CBOT weekly outlook: Weather watching trade in summertime

Corn and soybean futures at the Chicago Board of Trade are hanging in a seasonal weather-based market, with traders watching crop conditions week-to-week. Corn Corn futures have downside potential, gathering influence from wheat futures and crop ratings in the near term. “I’m looking for an improvement in crop ratings next week, which might put a […]

Delicious brownies made from black beans – recipe

Have you ever imagined you can make delicious brownies using dry black beans? Here’s a recipe that will allow you do just that – and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time. Once you start working with dry beans, it’s a snap. Pro Tip: You can always soak then cook your dry beans ahead of time, and […]

Thompsons welcomes Rob Wallbridge as Organic Specialist

Blenheim, Ontario, Canada –  July 14, 2016 Thompsons Limited is pleased to announce that Rob Wallbridge has joined the company as Organic Specialist. Rob grew up on conventional dairy and cash crop farms in Central and Eastern Ontario. He comes to Thompsons with more than 15 years of experience in organic crop certification, production and […]