On this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, your host Shaun Haney continues the recap the year. Today’s show includes interviews from March, April, and May. You’ll hear: David MacNaughton, former Canadian ambassador to the U.S. on relations between the two countries; Kyle Jeworski, president and CEO of Viterra, on their canola crush facility outside of Regina,… Read More

On this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, we have a show focused on today’s StatsCan’s acreage report. You’ll hear from: Jon Driedger, grain market analyst with LeftField Commodity Research; Matthew Pot, economist and author of Grain Perspectives; Kyle Jeworski, chief executive officer at Viterra, on domestic canola crush demand and development; and, Other news stories… Read More

Within the last month, three grain companies have announced plans to add nearly five million tonnes of canola crush capacity in Western Canada. Richardson first announced a doubling of production to 2.2 million tonnes per year at its Yorkton, Sask. site, then Cargill announced plans to build a new 1 million tonne plant at Regina,… Read More

Viterra has officially announced it will build a canola crushing facility at Regina, Sask. The company is currently in the feasibility stage of finalizing the plant’s capabilities and design, with an initial target to crush 2.5 million metric tonnes annually, which would make it the “world’s largest integrated canola crush facility,” according to the company. Viterra… Read More

Viterra has announced it is starting construction on a new grain elevator with a loop track at Biggar, Sask. “For the last several years, we have been making targeted investments across our asset network to ensure we’re aligned with our operating environment and able to provide the high level of service our customers expect from… Read More

Viterra has announced the construction of a new 34,000 metric tonne grain terminal at Rosser, Man., just northwest of the city of Winnipeg. The new facility will feature a loop track capable of loading up to 134 railcars, and will replace Viterra’s existing smaller elevator at Rosser. “We’re pleased to be renewing our commitment to… Read More

The CEO of one of Canada’s largest grain companies is “very optimistic” a timely resolution will be reached to maintain Canadian pulse crop shipments to India. A looming change to India’s phytosanitary policy for pulse imports effective April 1 has left sales to Canada’s largest pulse export market in limbo over the last few weeks. “Canada realizes… Read More

Viterra held a grand opening for its new grain terminal near Grimshaw, in the Peace River region in northwest Alberta on Wednesday. The facility features 30,000 tonnes of grain storage and 104 railcar loading capacity. It is the company’s second new build in the region in recent years, following construction of a new terminal at… Read More

Winnipeg-based special crops marketing company Legumex Walker has cleared its final hurdle in winding down operations, announcing on Tuesday it has handed over its 84 percent stake in Pacific Coast Canola and PCC’s troubled crush plant in Washington. The divestiture arrangement sees Glencore increase its ownership stake in PCC from 16 percent to 50 percent for no… Read More

Viterra has announced plans to build a new grain terminal near the company’s canola crush plant at Ste. Agathe, Manitoba. The company says it will have storage capacity of around 30 thousand metric tonnes with loading facilities for trains of up to 124 cars. The site also has access to service from both CN Rail… Read More

 

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