Richardson expanding canola plant in Lethbridge

Plans announced today for improvements to both seed receiving and refining capacity at the Richardson canola plant in Lethbridge came as welcome news for southern Alberta farmers. The company announced $120 million worth of upgrades to the plant, located in the city’s industrial park, which are designed to improve seed receiving and also increase crush […] Read more

Richardson comfortable buying oats sprayed pre-harvest with glyphosate

Richardson International is maintaining the status quo when it comes to oats. The company will continue to accept oats that are sprayed pre-harvest with glyphosate. “We will take oats that meet our visual specs, whether they are treated with glyphosate or not,” Al Raine, Richardson’s assistant vice-president of crop inputs marketing, said Feb. 11 at […] Read more

Richardson expands capacity

Company will add 28,000 tonnes of storage and upgrade input centres

The country’s largest agribusiness company will spend $40 million this year to expand and upgrade its network of grain elevators and crop input facilities in Western Canada. Officials from Richardson International announced June 10 that the company will expand grain storage capacity at elevators in Carseland, Alta., Crooked River, Sask., and Shoal Lake, Man. An […] Read more