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Frozen Foods Now Available at Marquette

Dana showing off Marquette locationís first ever shipment of frozen foods. From strawberries to pizza, come check out our great selection!!!

 

 

Isabelle Stocks

Isabelle on her own stocks the coolers in Elm Creek for her first time today. She did a great job Thanks Isabelle!!!

 

 

Bean Harvest

As September arrives so does the bean harvest. Several of the varieties sold by Prairie Roots Co-op are looking good. Here is hoping they yield as good as they look!!!

 

 

Thank You

Bins on Comte Industries cones.Thank you to Georgison Farms for the business !!! Good luck harvesting.

 

 

New Public Health Orders

New public health orders went into effect this morning, requiring that masks be worn in all public spaces.

Please be mindful of this when you come to visit any of our 3 locations.

 

 

Director Presentation

Past board of directors were presented with plaques of dedication today, by current Board President Paul Heller and current Director Martin Keen. Lawrence Paton, Brett Rasmussen, Mark Boyachek, Chris MacMillan. Thank you all for your time and devotion to our Co-operative!!!

 

 

Spring Seeded Alfalfa

Absolutely amazing how the spring seeded alfalfa from the Co-op has survived the severe drought. Now after a couple inches of rain it is emerging.

 

 

Thank You.

Thank you R family farms and their families for the support this year. We hope we can keep getting as much crop off before the rain comes!

 

 

Second 'Meal In The Field'

Marquette location Ag team line up their second meal in the field with the Keen family farm. Thank you for all your great support!!!!

 

 

We will miss you Colin

He was a dedicated board director for Prairie Roots Co-op for over 10 years.
We appreciate all the good things he has done for our Co-op, and this is something that will live on.

It is a true inspiration and reminder for all of us to work for what matters. Our heart goes out to his family and friends.

We will miss you, from the Board, Management, and staff of the Prairie Roots Co-op.

Colin William Russell Crockatt: (September 26, 1986 - August 5, 2021)

Our favourite curling club organizer, forever farmer, and witty friend Colin

passed away peacefully on August 5, 2021. Not unexpectedly, but still too

soon for those he left behind.

Colin is survived by his wife, Pam, and daughter Paige; parents, Barbara

and Russell Crockatt, Pamís parentís Marilyn & Clement Desrochers, and

Pamís siblings Tina (Cory), Joedy (Kim), Tannis (Gerald), and Cindy

(Steven), and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his grandparents Sadie and Bill Crockatt and

Dorothy and Willis Doherty.

Born at Grace General Hospital on September 26, 1986, Colin was

welcomed with joy by his parents, family and friends in Argyle. Colin grew

up on the farm west of Argyle, and attended both elementary and high

school in Warren. He enjoyed playing baseball in the summer, and playing

hockey and curling in the winter. He was a very skilled curler and was a

great ambassador for the sport. It was no surprise when he entered the

Agriculture Degree program at the University of Manitoba in hopes of one

day taking over the family farm. Colin was very involved in student life at U

of M. As a member of FASO, he was able to put his organizing and social

planning skills to good use. He met the love of his life, Pam, in University.

When Colin brought Pam home to meet family and friends in the Argyle

community everyone was pleased to see that she not only did not put up

with any of his nonsense; but also that they were a great match as she was

just as quick as he was and just as community driven. Married in 2013,

Colin and Pam made a great team, working together on the farm or

organizing community events like Ham/Turkey Bingo, quiz nights or

bonspiels at the curling rink. By his side, during the medical struggles

throughout the years Pam was always Colinís source of strength and

solace. In December of 2019, Colin & Pam welcomed their daughter Paige

Anne. Colin had always wanted a daughter and he loved Paige so much.

He was so happy to share important experiences with her; like riding in the

tractor and combine, watching Jays and Jets games, and enjoying the art

of a good nap.

With what could be considered a unique sense of humour at times, Colin

enjoyed telling tales to pull friends' legs. Like how the first ever box of Corn

Flakes, Box No. 1, was found at the Argyle Store, and thatís why there was

a film crew there that day. Or putting the Argyle sign at 67 to good use

ďMenís Support Group Wednesday Nights at the RinkĒ aka menís night

curling. Or posting kijiji ads to try and get your forever 3rd wheel a date to

the Garth Brooks concert, and making international news with it.

Colin had a big impact on everyone with whom he dealt; be it in the

community growing up, during University or while teaching an Agriculture

Diploma course at the U of M, being a part of the Marquette Co-op board,

being the icemaker at both Stonewall and Argyle curling rinks, and just

being a true member of the Argyle (and greater Interlake) farming

community. The epitome of wit with a wicked sense of humour, he loved a

good verbal spar, a good laugh, and good company. Colin was that rare

person who will be missed not just by friends and family but also by entire

communities.

Private family interment has taken place at the Argyle Cemetery. Friends

and family are welcome to a celebration of life at the family farm which will

be held on Saturday August 14, 2021 between 4-6pm. Casual dress and

please bring your own lawn chairs, no formal program it is to be ďcome and

goĒ. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Argyle Curling Club

(Box 31, Argyle, MB R0C 0B0).

 

 

Elm Creek - Introducing the Energy Team

Allow us to introduce our Energy Division team, as well as options for ordering bulk delivery in the Elm Creek area. Check out the flyer......

 

 

 

 

For all your twine needs come to any of our fine locations!!!

 

 

Petroleum Equipment

Dave showing off the new petroleum equipment displaying Marquette. Nice work Dave!

 

 

Welcome Hope

Marquette location welcomes Hope to our Co-op family. Hope will be working with Dana and her staff. Nice to have you aboard.

Full line of pet Food - Elm Creek Location

 

Win Your Fill winner

Congratulations to Benjamin for winning $2000 in fuel with Win Your Fill! Thank you for playing!

Want to know how this can be you? See the link below for instructions

https://www.winyourfill.ca/contest/howToPlay

 

 

Soybean Variety Strip Test

Evan, Tristan, and Chase were at the Soybean Variety Strip Trial (Ponsinís near St Euchache) observing growth differences between varieties. Despite the drought conditions, still on track to get interesting results for our growers!

 

 

Shelf Banners

Dave and Todd complete putting up the new banners at the Marquette location. They have done an awesome job. Thanks guys!!!

 

 

In Honour of Ian

We said goodbye. All of our thoughts and prayers are with Ianís family and friends. We will miss you!!! Thank you Ian for making our Co-op a better place.

 

 

Pasture Mineral & Salts

Pasture calves enjoying the evening sky. Prairie Roots has a full line of pasture mineral and salts.

 

 

The Re-stack hallenge

All bets wPasture calves enjoying the evening sky. Prairie Roots has a full line of pasture mineral and salts.ere on at Elm Creek on how fast William and Calvin could restack a pallet of bottled water. Times ranged from 4min 30 seconds to over 6 mins. Anchored by William the pair broke all records and did it in 3 min 46 seconds Helena with an unannounced partner plan to try to beat this record in the up coming weeks. Goodluck!

 

 

Camping Snack Galore!

For all your camping snacks come visit our great selection at the Elm Creek branch.

 

 

Tiger Lily Sightings

Several Tiger Lillies have popped up along the country roads. Their brilliant colours leave you speechless. They are always a sign of haying season.

 

 

Annual Fertilizer Audit

Hats off to Sherri Beth and Fred for all their hard work today in doing the yearly fertilizer weight out for audit. The three put in an extra long day to make sure that our members best interests are taken care of. The weigh out was very successful. Thank you!!!

 

 

More New Shelving in Marquette

Dave, Todd and Fred completing the entire span of BMF fixtures today at Marquette. The store is really coming together. Thanks to the members for your patience and to Dave and Dana for their great leadership on this huge project!!! Not the only mountain conquered today!!!

 

 

Lewy's Back on duty

Lewy checking out the oats under seeded to alfalfa. He will be calling the Prairie Roots Ag team tomorrow to line up spraying later in the week.

 

 

BBQ Sale - Marquette

Dana, Hollea, and Tristan with George are showing off the new barbecues for sale in Marquette. Come check them out when you get a chance. They are on sale right now!!!

 

 

Cub Cadet Electric Hand-held Products

Introducing the new 60 Volt Max lithium-ion powered electric handheld products from Cub Cadet now available in Elm Creek.

 

 

Lewey the Crop Dog

Lewy cheers on the local farmers as they nurture their crops with help from the Prairie Roots Ag Team to hopefully a great harvest this year !!!

 

 

Building Bins

Prairie Roots building some big bins for a local farm. We sell a large selection of bins. Smooth wall and corrugated bins. Pls phone and ask for Bob for details.

 

 

Soy Bean Trial

Jeff and Curtis got in our 2nd Soybean Variety Trial in today near Elm Creek.

A big Thank You to K&G Friesen Acres for helping us out in this 11-variety trial. Letís hope for some rain this week!

 

 

 

Fresh Produce

Elm Creekís awesome selection of fresh produce. Yvonne and her staff do a great job for our community day in day out!!!!

 

 

New PUP

Darren on his way back with a brand new pup to service our customers better. See you soon!!!

 

 

Lookin' Good!

Dana Cloutier hardware supervisor in Marquette settling in to her nice new office. Looking sharp in there!!!

 

 

Premium Blend Fertilizer

Come check out our bag fertilizer for lawn garden and trees at each of our three locations.

 

 

Guiding Statements

click the image on the right to view the official Values, Vision and Mission statements of the the Prairie Roots Co-op. Exciting to see the great Co-op we work at, and support, within our communities!

 

 

Cub Cadet Goodies

The Cub Cadet rep came by today and dropped off some goodies! Stop by and check out our vast selection of PRO Z series mowers and see what kind of deals we can help you out with today!

 

 

Livestock Supplies

These cows love their babies, and they love Prairie Roots Co-op. Get all your livestock supplies at Prairie Roots Marquette Elm Creek and Starbuck

 

 

Did You Know?

That besides the bagged feed we sell in store, we also have bulk feed available through Masterfeeds. Talk to your local coop with any questions!

 

 

 

Did you know?
Prairie Roots Co-op has a high output fertilizer plant in Marquette for the whole membership. Please contact anyone from our Ag team for details wherever your location.

 

 

Tempo in Warren

Prairie Roots Co-op is proud to supply the petroleum for the new highway Market6 Tempo in Warren, MB opening in early March.

 

Elm Creek Ag Center

Still finalizing your crop plans? Talk to Jeff or Helena to see what we can offer in Elm Creek!

 

 

Local Delivery Available at All 3 Locations

Click an image below for details and contact information.

       

 

Warehouse Addition - Elm Creek

Helena and Calvin move the cardboard baler to new shed today. Making room for the warehouse addition to start in a couple of weeks!!! Amazing what she can do!!!

 

 

Thank You

Horseshoe Valley Farms, Prairie Roots Co-op would like to thank you for the business. Good luck with the harvest this year!!!

 

 

Lewy is Impressed...

... with what 3 inches of rain has done to pasture and hay fields in the area. Hoping for a nice open fall in order to get more feed put up for a long cold winter!!!

Counting pods

Helena, Jeff and Calvin have been out counting pods recently in our plot north of Elm Creek. One of the Coop variety plants had 74 pods on it. Very impressive. For a tour please call us and we will arrange a time to go look at it with you.

 

 

Card Lock Expansion in Starbuck

Prairie Roots Board approved expansion to the card lock in Starbuck. A new hi-output diesel pump and lane will be added away from these pumps for semi traffic. This will make it convenient and safer for all of our members. Construction to start later this Fall.

 

 

Feed - Elm Creek Location

As fall starts getting closer, Elm Creek location stocks up with a full line of feed products for all your livestock needs.

 

 

Cub Cadet Clearance

Save up to $1200 off select Cub Cadet Clearance Models

 

 

Thank you Boyachek Family

for letting us take up some of your busy time during harvest season! And thank you for all your support!

Good luck with the rest of the harvest!

 

 

Electric Fencing Supplies

Marquette location sporting a full line of electric fence supplies. For temporary or permanent fencing come see us today!!!

 

 

Administration Division

Our Administration page is now up and running. Be sure to check out the team and how you can access them. A link to admin is available at the top of each page.

Wheat Varieties

Several growers harvesting wheat varieties purchased from the Co-op this spring. This variety is called Starbuck. Looks great!!!!

 

 

Meal In The field

Thank you to the Prairie Roots Ag staff in Marquette for providing such an awesome meal in the field tonight, from Calonj farms.We appreciate all our staff does for us. Looking sharp everyone.

 

 

Galvanized Fittings

Marquette location finishes a full line of galv fittings section last week. Come check out the new store look!!!

 

 

Wix Filters

Marquette location now carrying top quality Wix filters. Come check out our full line of Oil and Grease products.

 

 

Prairie Roots Energy

Our fleet is ready for a busy fall. Good luck to our may farm customers as the harvest season is upon us!!!

 

 

Soybean Plots

Come check out the soybean plots in Elm Creek. Just north of the junction at 2 and 13

 

 

Summer Drought

As the summer drought grips a lot of our trading area, dugouts are becoming dry and hard for livestock to access We are here to help out wherever we can. Pumps, hoses tanks and troughs are getting hard to find. Please call and we will do the best we can to get what you need.

 

 

Elm Creek Offices

Elm Creek has new office furniture. Stop in and check it out when you get a chance. Looks great!!!

 

 

Marquette Merchandising

The Marquette store continues to get a facelift as the merchandising of the new shelving begins.

 

 

Lewy's Back On Duty

Lewy checking out an early seeded canola field over the weekend. Weed control in this roundup ready crop is excellent!!!

 

 

On The Road Again ....

Bob and Helena delivering a huge 94 ft auger to a customer by Poplar Point. Good luck crossing the Trans Canada lol.

 

 

Twine, Wrap and More

We have all your twine, net wrap, and silage cover needs in stock. Pls call ahead so we can have it ready for you.

 

 

Marquette - New Shelving

Dana and Dave showing off the first section of the new BMF shelving fixture going up in Marquette. They have been spending countless hours merchandising the store and It is looking great!!!

 

 

Thank You Kevin and Jody

Prairie Roots would like to thank Kevin and Jody Butler and family for their support of our Ag business in Elm Creek. We hope you fill this big bin to the lid. Goodluck !!!!

 

 

Ag Team Signs - St. Eustache

Prairie Roots Ag team signs their Innovation field trial north of St.Eustache. Very impressive group of summer students. Thank you to Laurent Ponsin in working with us on one of two of our soybean trials this year. The other is just north of Elm creek. We will keep you posted on the results.

 

 

Cub Cadet Mowers

Cub Cadet mowers are so comfortable to drive even the cats enjoy relaxing on them. Come visit our great sales team to find the mower that is best for you and your cat!!!

 

 

Field Signs

Our Ag team has started putting up field signs already. If you are interested in having any of your fields signed please call. We would but more than happy to come out and put one up.

 

 

There's No Place Like Home!

No place like home. Our  Elm Creek location carries a full supply of dairy products. Thanks to the great work the staff does to keep it fresh and looking good!!!!

 

 

Warren Bulk Plant

Thank you to Al Stetz for the spectacular picture of our Warren bulk plant. We are proud of our Co-op!

 

 

Please Help Us Help You!
Due to the limited number of customers allowed in the store and the long weekend coming up (yay!), please keep this in mind!

We want to be able to help everyone! Letís work together to make this possible.

 

 

Canít Beat those Lick Tubs!

Sold at Our Very Own Co-op

 

 

We Have Your Oil Needs Covered

Come and check out the great selection of oils available at all each of our locations. We have 1 litre sizes all the way up to 1000 litre totes.

 

 

Bulk Oil

Bulk oil was delivered to the Elm Creek/Starbuck area last week. If you would like more information please contact Trevor or Jeremy for details.

 

 

Thank You Farmers!

Prairie Roots Co-op would like to thank the farmers in our area for all their hard work and support they give us.

Seed Cleaning

Prairie Roots at Marquette begin treating seed today. Goodluck to all of our growers this year.

 

 

 

 

 

Itís Chick Season!

We hope you enjoy the animal raising experience and weíre here to help you master their well-being with good nutrition!. Visit your local Prairie Roots Coop location for more information and product!

 

 

Co-op Premium Diesel

When you choose Co-op Premium Diesel, you pay the regular diesel price for a fuel that outperforms the competition. Co-op Premium Diesel guards your equipment thanks to its powerful package of additives and detergents. That means fewer expensive repairs and less unnecessary downtime, no matter what industry youíre in.

 

 

Marquette Ag Office

Very nice Pat. The Agro Division Manager moves into his new office Thursday afternoon in Marquette.

 

 

Renovations at Marquette

Renovation continues at Prairie Roots in Marquette. New Agro and Energy offices are ready to move into. Construction continues as the Marquette location looks to double the floor selling area.

 

 

Cub Cadet Clearance

2017 Z-Force LX48 - on sale for $5949 ($6299 with triple bagger). Zero turn with the option of the triple bagger. Still covered by full warranty (3-year residential/1 year commercial). Very heavy duty unit with a not too large deck. Powered by a Kawasaki engine.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prairie Roots Co-op

Head Office:

Prairie Roots at Marquette

Box 211

Marquette, MB  R0H 0V0

Phone: (204) 375-6570

Fax: (204) 375-6505

 

 

 

Prairie Roots at Elm Creek

Box 130

Elm Creek, MB, R0G 0N0

Phone: (204) 436-2493

Fax: (204) 436-2391

 

 

 

Prairie Roots at Starbuck

Box 98

Starbuck, MB  R0G 2P0

Phone: (204) 735-2382

Fax: (204) 735-2512