On Wednesday’s RealAg Radio show, host Shaun Haney has the following guests: Jessika Guse with the top ag news stories of the day; Fawn Jackson, senior manager of government and international relations with the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association; and, Wendy White, manager of grain marketing for Viterra’s central region. Do you love corn? Maybe soybeans or… Read More

Effective immediately, China’s General Administration of Customs has banned Viterra’s shipments of canola to the Asian country. This announcement by China comes just days after the Canola Council of Canada (CCC) stated, “Chinese importers refuse to purchase any canola seed from Canada at this time.” A spokesperson at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada stated to RealAgriculture… Read More

Viterra wants to make sure producers don’t miss another opportunity to market their grain when they want to – even if you’re at the lake, and the lake is in Arizona. The company is launching its suite of online contracting options through its portal “myViterra.” According to the news release, customers can use their accounts… Read More

Viterra is expanding its grain handling network into the U.S. The Regina-based subsidiary of Glencore has acquired a 140,000 metric tonne grain handling facility from Gavilon Grain in Grand Forks, North Dakota — 125km south of the Canada-U.S. border down I-29. “We’re pleased to add this facility to our asset network, and to continue building our… 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

Food companies and millers are knocking on grain buyers’ doors looking for oats that have been grown without an application of glyphosate. Demand for “glyphosate free” oats has ramped up over the last few months, says Kenric Exner, merchandising manager with Viterra. “We’re starting to see more end-users in the U.S. ask if it’s possible…. Read More

Viterra held a “grand reopening” of its Pacific Terminal at the Port of Vancouver on Thursday, marking the completion of more than $100 million in upgrades to the facility. The enhancements will triple the terminal’s handling capacity, giving it the ability to handle over 6 million metric tonnes annually, according to the Regina-based grain company… Read More

The wave of grain companies investing in new elevators in Western Canada rolls on… Viterra announced Wednesday that construction is beginning this fall on a new high-throughput terminal at Wadena, Saskatchewan. The facility will have 34,000 metric tonnes of storage capacity and a loop track for loading up to 156 railcars. “We’ve worked closely with… Read More