Agrium’s Crop Production Services has reached a deal with the Competition Bureau to sell four retail outlets in Alberta to address concerns about reduced fertilizer competition resulting from its proposed purchase of Andrukow Group Solutions. CPS announced an agreement-in-principle back in April to purchase Andrukow Group and all of its assets, which includes 17 crop… Read More

Crop Production Services (CPS) and Andrukow Group Solutions Inc. (AGSI) today announced that they have entered into an agreement in principle. Pending it clears all regulatory hoops, CPS will purchase AGSI and its affiliates. “The transaction provides the opportunity to combine the strengths of two high quality agricultural retailers in the fiercely competitive agricultural products and services industry,”… Read More

Crop Production Services is releasing a canola variety it says offers the “first true” multigenic resistance to clubroot disease, including the new 5X pathotype found in Alberta. The Proven Seed-brand variety PV 580 GC was formally registered on October 23. “The CPS Canadian Research and Development team has invested heavily in discovering and breeding new… Read More

One of the oldest traditions in the summer time is for farmers to attend local field days that are hosted by ag-input retailers or government researchers. Depending on where you are in the country you have probably attended many different ones at times for a number of reasons.   Many people attend to see the… Read More