Univar Solutions Inc. recently announced the addition of three new Novozymes BioAg inoculants to its portfolio of crop biological and fertility products: BioniQ, TagTeam BioniQ, and Optimize LV. The three new inoculants, distributed and marketed through NexusBioAg, will be available in time for 2021. The company says the inoculants have proven to increase yields and… Read More

The company responsible for a significant share of the behind-the-scenes distribution of crop inputs in Canada has decided to restructure its agriculture business across the country. Univar Solutions informed customers this week that it will sell and ship its existing inventory, and end purchasing and accepting marketing letters from suppliers for the agricultural market in… 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

NexusAg, a division of Univar Solutions, has rebranded to NexusBioAg, following a distribution agreement with Acceleron BioAg. The new brand will be the sole distributor of Novozymes in Canada. “We signed on an exclusive distribution agreement and along with that, we’ve also incorporated the sales staff, marketing and communications team as well as head office… Read More

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

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