grain

Viterra and Local Unions set to resume talks in new year

Viterra and Local Unions set to resume talks in new year

Dec 23, 2023 | 8:41am
Members of Grain and General Services Union Local 1, which represents workers from Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance and Local 2, which represents workers from Viterra’s Regina Head Office, say they are taking a stand to secure fair wages, improved work-life balance, and workplace respect in their collective agreements. After the pair of unions rejected […]
Unions representing Viterra workers in Sask. vote to authorize strike action

Unions representing Viterra workers in Sask. vote to authorize strike action

Dec 16, 2023 | 10:51am
Members of the Grain and General Services Union Local 1 (Viterra Country Operations and Maintenance) and Local 2 (Viterra Regina Head Office) have reached an impasse with Viterra over bargaining negotiations. After more than a year of negotiations, the unions, who have been frustrated by the lack of progress, members in both unions overwhelmingly voted […]
Agribition Underway with the burning of the brand

Agribition Underway with the burning of the brand

Nov 20, 2023 | 4:21pm
The “burning of the brand” is the official opening to Agribition, and this year Premier Scott Moe and former 620CKRM Ag News Director Jim Smalley were given the honour. Its kicks off six days of seminars, shows, and sales at what is considered the premier cattle event in North America. People come from all around […]
Preparation for 2023 Agribition underway

Preparation for 2023 Agribition underway

Nov 16, 2023 | 3:34pm
The 52nd edition of Canadian Western Agribition is on the horizon. It starts on Monday at REAL District in Regina, and event CEO Shaun Kindopp says staff are getting things prepared. “By the end of the night tomorrow (Fri) there should be a full arena set up almost. The crew works really well together and […]
Corteva scaling back expectations as product demand slows down

Corteva scaling back expectations as product demand slows down

Aug 4, 2023 | 2:33pm
Agricultural chemical and seed company Corteva has cut its annual sales expectations as demand for its crop protection products showed signs of contraction. Corteva said it expects net sales between $17.9 billion and $18.2 billion for 2023, below its previous sales forecast of $18.6 billion to $18.9 billion. The company, spun off in 2019 after a […]
Ships due to arrive in Ukraine to carry grain halted with Russia attacking Ukrainian port

Ships due to arrive in Ukraine to carry grain halted with Russia attacking Ukrainian port

Aug 2, 2023 | 5:29pm
Russia attacked a key Ukrainian port today sending global food prices higher.  The attacks halted ships in their tracks as they prepared to arrive there to load up with Ukrainian grain in defiance of a de-facto blockade Russia reimposed in mid-July. Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister said warehouses and grain elevators were hit in the attacks and […]