Tag: Univar

The future of independent ag retailers in Western Canada

With recent news that 14 independent retailers in Western Canada have joined forces with an Australian entity, and another group of independents forming Winfield United Canada, I’m finding myself wondering what the future of independent ag retailers looks like in Canada. Is there a future? Can someone with one to five outlets make a go… Read more »

Univar Buys Fertilizer Distributor Nexus Ag

Crop input distributor Univar has acquired Saskatoon-based fertilizer wholesaler Nexus Ag. Founded in 1997, Nexus operates six regional warehouses, selling micronutrients, specialty fertilizers, potash, phosphates, and liquid and soluble nutrients, including products under its own brands YieldMax and Nexus. “As a recognized leader in the fertilizer business in Western Canada, the addition of Nexus Ag… Read more »