Farmers Business Network has announced it has broke ground on its largest Canadian distribution centre to date. The 198,000 square foot distribution facility at Saskatoon is expected to be complete by November 2022. The facility will support farm input product fulfillment for the network’s 6,000 farmer members, the company says. Serving as the main fulfillment… Read More

Working in the ag industry provides you with lots of opportunities to increase your profit potential. One of the ways that Farmers Business Network® does that is through our Community Builder program. When you become an  FBN®  Community Builder, you’ll become an independent sales contractor who sells products from FBN Direct®. But becoming a Community… Read More

The Canadian Competition Bureau says it did not find enough evidence to continue its investigation into allegations of anticompetitive behaviour in the crop input market in Western Canada between several crop input suppliers and Farmers Business Network (FBN) Canada. After entering the Canadian market in 2017, FBN acquired Yorkton Distributors in 2018, a Yorkton, SK.-based retailer… Read More

Farmers Business Network® made a big announcement on September 15, 2020: FBN® membership is now free* to family farmers in five Canadian provinces where it currently does business: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Farmers who sign up for a free FBN membership will enjoy access to a select range of ever-expanding products and… Read More

Farmers Business Network (FBN) has announced a change to its business model: it is dropping its $700 annual membership fee as of September 15 in an effort to expand its customer base. Farmers who had already paid for membership this year will receive credit for future purchases of products or services. FBN entered the Canadian… Read More

Investors continue to see potential in agtech, as Farmers Business Network (FBN) has secured US$250 million in funding from a group of new and existing investors. The Series F funding for FBN, announced on Monday, was led by funds managed by New York-based BlackRock Inc., with participation from new investors Baron Capital Group, Balyasny Asset… Read More

The Canadian Competition Bureau says it has received the required court approvals to move ahead with its investigation into allegations of anti-competitive interactions between several major crop input suppliers and Farmers Business Network (FBN) Canada. The bureau says it obtained court orders on February 11, requiring BASF, Bayer, Cargill, Corteva, Federated Coop, Univar Solutions, and… Read More

The actual price of farm chemicals is often hidden from farmers using techniques like rebates, black box programs and price matching. That means Canadian farmers may be paying different prices to buy the exact same products. The lack of transparency in the ag chemicals market can add costs to an already expensive crop production essential…. Read More

 

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