Elevator Storage & Drying Policy - scroll down to view
The grain elevator at Oakwood has grown and updated over the last few years to serve the customer's needs. We have four unloading pits and more than 1 million bushel storage capacity. The elevator has the ability to receive, condition, and market corn, soybeans, wheat, mixed grain, barley and oats.
| We are also an agent for the Onrtario Wheat Board and can receive both red and white wheat varieties. Give us a call at 705-953-9660 to find out what specific varieties we accept. |
We are constantly looking for and developing opportunities in the grain markets and the value added markets. Paul Robertson, our grain merchandiser, will gladly sit down with you and lay out marketing plan for your grain crop. Our friendly and helpful staff look forward to serving your needs.
Elevator Storage & Drying Policy
- Owners of grain have the right, if not satisfied with the grade received for grain, to have the sample of grain sent to the Canadian Grain Commission. Samples will be kept for two days and dispute must be made within this time period. These results will be final. Shipping charges are the owner's responsibility.
- Storage computed on a dry weight basis.
- Each delivery has a 10-day grace period before storage charges begin. After this period if grain is not sold storage begins calculated from day of delivery.
- After 10 days, if grain is not sold, storage charges calculated from delivery day will be applied, plus inward elevation will be charged at the rate of $2.50/tonne.
- Outware elevation of $12.00/tonne will be charged on all grains not being processed into feed and removed from the elevator. Processed grains in customers feed has no loadout fee.
- All deliveries are deemed to be for storage until we are otherwise directed.
- Storage charge rate is $0.08/tonne/day on all grains.
- Due to the increase on cost to carry grain through July and August, storage will be increased to $0.16/tonne/day for all grains stored from previous crop year.
- Storage is charged on a daily basis calculated and invoiced monthly or on settlement.
- All commodities in storage or on basis contract must be sold before (grains July 1, soybeans Augsut 1, corn September 1) or commodities will be settled at board price on that date. This does not apply for grain being processed into feed.
- Protein Test: charge of $25.00 per sample will be charged for grains not sold to the elevator.