An executive familiar to many in Canadian agriculture has been tapped to lead Saskatchewan-based crop input and fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. Mayo Schmidt has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Nutrien, effective immediately, according to a statement issued by the company on April 18. Schmidt is well-known for overseeing the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool’s… Read More

Online purchases of crop inputs are growing faster than expected, says the company with the world’s largest network of bricks-and-mortar crop input retail locations. Nutrien says total sales through its e-commerce platform surpassed $700 million in the first six months of 2020, exceeding the company’s target of $500 million for the entire year. “Our digital… Read More

A Canadian fertilizer company is expanding its roots into Brazilian territory. Nutrien Ltd. announced today that it has started the paperwork to purchase Agrosema Comercial Agricola Ltda. The ag retailer, located in southern Brazil, has over 30 years of experience and annual sales hitting roughly US$60 million across 12 farm centers. “The Agrosema acquisition is… Read More