Sponsored Post: If harvest efficiency is what you’re after, straight-cutting canola looks mighty appealing. But, as with any new practice on the farm, there are lessons to be learned ahead of wide-spread adoption. In this episode of the Growing Series podcast, Saskatchewan-based Cargill agronomist Janel Delage and Shaun Haney from RealAgriculture.com get down to brass… Read More

Walking through the Western Canadian Dairy Seminar tradeshow for the first time felt a bit reminiscent of my first day on the job. I was equally overwhelmed and intrigued by all the new faces and unrecognizable products. But, when I spotted Cargill’s booth (a no doubt familiar logo) in conjunction with a CowSignals display, I had to stop… Read More

The Beef InfoXchange System or “BIXS” aims to add value to the Canadian cattle industry by improving communication and feedback between each link in the beef value chain. It was originally launched by the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association in 2009, and in 2014 CCA partnered with ViewTrak Technologies to privatize the system. Now, another milestone announcement — an agreement with Cargill… Read More

Grain and oilseed futures have dropped sharply over the last week, falling well off the summer highs set earlier in July. Weather premiums are shrinking as growing conditions have improved, or at least stabilized, across much of Canada and the U.S. corn belt over the last three weeks, explains Dave Reimann, senior market analyst with Cargill,… Read More

Cargill held a grand opening this week for the company’s canola refinery at Clavet, Saskatchewan. The facility is designed to refine approximately 450 thousand metric tonnes (1 billion pounds) of canola oil annually, making it Cargill’s largest refinery in North America. It sits adjacent to Cargill’s canola crush facility at Clavet, which after expanding in… Read More

Cargill is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, and has launched the “Together We Thrive” contest for rural and farming communities. The Together We Thrive contest will award six grants of $25,000 to community organizations in one each of Ontario, Manitoba, North Saskatchewan, South Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Peace Region that share one of Cargill’s… Read More

Cargill has announced it is selling its St. Boniface, MB., feed mill to long-standing customer, Standard Nutrition. In addition, Cargill will close its Brandon feed mill, the company says. Standard Nutrition will manufacture feed for Cargill in the Winnipeg area, retaining Cargill’s management and production team to ensure “continuity of service to Standard Nutrition and… Read More

Cargill has announced it will be closing its grain handling facility at Swan River, Manitoba as of May 31st, 2015. The site, which includes two elevators, “would require significant and costly upgrades in order to maintain the high level of safety and efficiency standards at Cargill,” said Jeff Wildeman, the regional manager for Cargill AgHorizons,… Read More

Staff at Cargill crop input retail sites in Manitoba are letting customers know that the company will no longer sell anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer after next spring. Due to its hazardous nature and the strict regulations surrounding the handling of NH3, it’s become harder to find reliable transportation, says the company. “Our decision was based on several factors including the increasing… Read More

When it comes to making a decision on your farm, you may be comfortable getting agronomic advice from your peers or the generation that’s gone before, but how many of you have what you consider a mentor for your career as a farmer? The same question applies to those in industry as well — who… Read More

 

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