APAS welcomes third canola crushing plant for Regina

Jan 18, 2022 | 5:55am

APAS welcomes announcement of a third multi-million dollar canola crushing plant for Regina. Federated Co-op is building a renewable diesel plant, using canola. A joint venture with AGT Foods will see construction of a 360 million dollar, 1.1 million ton canola crushing plant. Outgoing APAS president Todd Lewis calls it great news for farmers. Lewis […]

Drought may force Eastern Canadian crushers to import canola from Ukraine

Jul 27, 2021 | 6:10am

A market analyst says Eastern Canadian canola processors could be importing canola from Ukraine because of the prairie drought. Mike Jubinville with MarketsFarm sees a five to ten percent drop in prairie canola supply. He expects canola exports will drop from 10 million tons last year to only 7.6 million this year due to drought. […]

Sask. welcomes announcement of $350-million canola crushing plant at Northgate

May 26, 2021 | 5:16am

Agriculture Minister David Marit, welcomes announcement of a $350-million canola crushing plant for southeast Saskatchewan near Estevan at Northgate. Marit says the 1.1 million ton Ceres Global Ag plant will give farmers another important option to market their canola. Marit believes local farmers could see higher prices from the canola crushing plant. He says the […]

Sask. farmers welcome another canola crush plant for Regina

Apr 27, 2021 | 6:47am

Saskatchewan producers are welcoming a new canola crushing plant for Regina. Viterra has announced it will build a 2.5 million ton canola processing facility in Regina, making it the world’s largest integrated canola crush facility. Thats in addition to Cargill’s one million ton, $350 million plant for Regina, announced last week. APAS president Todd Lewis […]

Yorkton canola crushing plant to undergo major expansion

Mar 22, 2021 | 3:34pm

Richardson International has announced a major expansion at its canola processing plant. The Saskatchewan government is welcoming Richardson’s decision to double processing capacity at its canola crush plant in Yorkton, which will make it the largest in Canada. Agriculture minister David Marit says the expansion will help Saskatchewan meet the goals outlined in the province’s […]