Farmers Edge is set to become a publicly-traded company as soon as next week, as the digital agriculture company founded in Pilot Mound, Manitoba, in 2005 has filed its final prospectus with Canadian securities regulators. The company says its initial share price is set at $17, with total proceeds projected at C$125 million. An over-allotment… Read More

Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) has announced that its FarmCash Advance Payments Program, previously only available in Alberta, will now be available to producers in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, beginning March 15, 2021. FarmCash has provided Alberta producers of over 50 ag commodities — including major crops, livestock, and honey — with another option to… Read More

Paul Lofgren has been appointed president and CEO of DeLaval by the Tetra Laval Group. The decision follows Joakim Rosengren stepping down from the position after 18 years with DeLaval, and 35 years with the Tetra Laval Group. Lofgren, served as the executive vice president for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa clusters of DeLaval,… Read More

Farmers Edge is preparing to become a publicly-traded company. The Canadian digital agriculture business, which was co-founded by CEO Wade Barnes at Pilot Mound, Man. 16 years ago, has submitted a preliminary prospectus with authorities in each Canadian province and territory, and received a receipt for an initial public offering. In the prospectus, the company estimates… Read More

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) and Blair’s Family of Companies (Blair’s) have entered into a joint venture that will own and operate Blair’s seven ag retail locations at Lanigan, Nokomis, Watrous, Liberty, McLean, Lipton, and Rosthern, Sask. Ron Healey, FCL vice-president of ag and consumer business, says the venture will benefit local Co-op member-owners and the… Read More

BASF Digital Farming says it will be the first to offer the agriculture industry scalable, daily biomass satellite imagery, unimpeded by cloud cover through a partnership with VanderSat. The partnership will utilize VanderSat’s Cloud-free Biomass product and BASF’s xarvio Field Manager solution. The technology is expected to be available in North America by the end of… Read More

When it comes to the fertilizer industry, many of us are all eyes on the markets; but there are logistical concerns we need to be watching out for to ensure that fertilizer is actually able to get to the farm. Josh Linville of StoneX says the biggest concern right now, and what he thinks we… Read More

When it comes to farming, we often think about partnerships purely as a legal definition, a business structure. But are we missing out on some real leadership opportunities by forgetting the other meaning of the word? Kelly Dobson of LeaderShift Inc. says we need to stop looking at a partnership as a contractual obligation and… Read More

 

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