Genesis Breaks Ground on Belle Plaine SuperCenter

Posted on May 3, 2017

Genesis Grain and Fertilizer broke ground on the first of seven planned state-of-the-art fertilizer SuperCenters in Western Canada.

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New markets opening up to Canadian businesses

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

Many Saskatchewan businesses have a chance to expand their opportunities by exporting to new markets; they just don’t know how to do...

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Canadian wheat headed into the ‘Bozo Zone’

Posted on Dec 9, 2014

When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, it was a company in deep trouble. Its stock was $3.19 a share and it was six weeks away from...

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A private wheat board could work

Posted on Dec 9, 2014

The universe is unfolding as it should at the old Canadian Wheat Board, but the federal government isn’t doing a very good job...

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CWB seeks partner with grain handling expertise, money

Posted on Dec 8, 2014

The grain firm formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board wants it known the company’s looking for an industry partner, not a new...

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The Canadian Wheat Board’s harvest of rumours

Posted on Dec 8, 2014

‘Mr. Speaker,” asked NDP MP Pat Martin in the House of Commons on Wednesday, “has the minister lost his freaking mind?” It wasn’t an...

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CWB still haunts Tories

Posted on Dec 6, 2014

Like Marley’s ghost, the Canadian Wheat Board, which was beaten up and robbed of its single-desk marketing authority and left for...

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NFU urges western provincial governments to purchase CWB assets

Posted on Dec 5, 2014

Deleau, MB – The National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the governments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC to become actively...

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Harper government giving away Wheat Board assets

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

If you believe that government monopoly agencies are not the best way to get Canadian agricultural products to market you probably...

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MP indignant over rumour CWB to be given away

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

American giant would be a ‘strategic investor’ OTTAWA — Winnipeg Centre NDP MP Pat Martin on Tuesday accused the federal agriculture...

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Giving away Wheat Board assets and Pat Martin’s outburst in the House

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

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Why is the Canadian Wheat Board opposed to a farmer-led bid?

Posted on Dec 3, 2014

Harper will never let farmers be in control again, says former wheat board director It takes a lot to get farmers out to meetings in the...

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NDP MP asks: has Ritz ‘lost his freaking mind?’

Posted on Dec 2, 2014

New Democrat MPs Malcolm Allen and Pat Martin question Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz about a sale of the Canadian Wheat Board.

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Pat Martin Asks Agriculture Minister: Have You Lost Your Freaking Mind?

Posted on Dec 2, 2014

Winnipeg NDP MP Pat Martin returned to his raucous ways during question period on Tuesday, asking Conservative minister Gerry Ritz if he...

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Canadian Wheat Board prepares for corporate takeover

Posted on Dec 1, 2014

They called it “Marketing Freedom Day”: Prime Minister Stephen Harper stood in a Saskatchewan field and vowed that Prairie grain farmers...

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CWB rejects bid by Saskatchewan group for assets

Posted on Oct 29, 2014

Investment banker says FNA wasn’t given fair shot AN offer led by a Saskatchewan group called Farmers of North America to create a...

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FNA bid for CWB unsuccessful

Posted on Oct 28, 2014

An attempt by Farmers of North to acquire a controlling share in CWB has failed. In an Oct 27 news release, FNA said its bid was “rejected...

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Farmers will have ownership in a privatized CWB

Posted on Oct 28, 2014

Western Canadian farmers will have an ownership stake in CWB after it is privatized, regardless of which company is selected as the...

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CWB rejects FNA bid for assets

Posted on Oct 28, 2014

A bid by Farmers of North America (FNA) and AgraCity Crop Nutrition to acquire the CWB has been rejected. “It is very disappointing,” said...

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CWB rejects Farmers of North America’s bid for assets

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

A bid by Farmers of North America (FNA) and AgraCity Crop & Nutrition to acquire the CWB has been rejected. “It is very...

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Restless farmers and the Prairie grain business

Posted on Oct 27, 2014

While the percentage of grain buyers in heaven may only be slightly higher than that for railroaders, the stories that grandpa (or now...

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FNA wants more time for CWB bid

Posted on Oct 24, 2014

Is a sale being sped up ahead of the next federal election? Farmers of North America (FNA) says with harvest delays it needs another six...

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Tendering process underway for CWB’s future

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

CWB has initiated a formal tendering process aimed at identifying a potential corporate partner interested in either buying the company,...

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Farmers face dilemma in buying CWB

Posted on Oct 18, 2014

Short of bad weather and funerals, there isn’t much that would convince farmers to leave their fields and head to town in the middle...

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Alliance wants to buy CWB

Posted on Oct 11, 2014

Genesis Grain & Fertilizer seeking to drum up $380M A farmer business alliance called Farmers of North America is about to formalize a...

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Time for CWB to outline goals of privatized marketing system

Posted on Oct 10, 2014

It would be good to know what the federal government and the managers of CWB see as the mission of a privatized CWB.
 Is it simply to have...

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FNA reveals plans to buy control of CWB

Posted on Oct 10, 2014

A Saskatoon-based organization is hoping prairie farmers will open their wallets and throw their support behind a plan to acquire a...

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Price disparity sparks anger

Posted on Oct 2, 2014

Growers are becoming increasingly annoyed by the huge disparity in grain prices between Canada and the United States. “The best price I...

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Secrecy on sale of CWB raises concerns

Posted on Oct 2, 2014

Farm groups sense that the CWB privatization process is underway and are miffed they are being kept out of the loop.
 “We see this process...

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FNA holding meetings on grain company

Posted on Oct 1, 2014

Initial interest in a farmer owned grain-handling and fertilizer company have been strong. Farmers of North America Spokesman Bob Friesen...

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FNA Holds Fertilizer Meetings

Posted on Sep 28, 2014

Now that harvest is wrapped up, Farmers of North America have been conducting meetings throughout the region to teach producers the...

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You want HOW much for fertilizer?

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

A group of Canadian farmers wants to build a for-profit business that will get them better prices for grain and lower transport costs. Oh,...

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Farmers look beyond tough times with Wheat Board privatization

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

For decades, Prairie farmers had just one buyer when it came time to sell their wheat and barley: the Canadian Wheat Board. So when the...

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Farmers look beyond tough times with Wheat Board privatization

Posted on Sep 22, 2014

For decades, Prairie farmers had just one buyer when it came time to sell their wheat and barley: the Canadian Wheat Board. So when the...

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Farmers of North America has a plan for a farmer-owned CWB

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

Farmers of North America (FNA) wants to help farmers get majority ownership of CWB, but neither organization is saying whether...

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Is proposal for farmer-owned CWB a viable option?

Posted on Sep 18, 2014

Farmers of North America is presenting a new option in CWB’s journey to be relevant and have impact in its post-single desk life.
...

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FNA seeks farmer capital to buy CWB

Posted on Sep 18, 2014

A Saskatoon company says it has not yet decided what form farmer equity would take if its plan to ac-quire a controlling interest in CWB...

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FNA Wants Own Company in Saskatchewan

Posted on Sep 10, 2014

The group, Farmers of North America, wants to set up a farmer-owned grain company. Bob Friesen, vice president of Government Affairs with...

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FNA seeks to buy Wheat Board

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

The privatization of the CWB (formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board) is being fasttracked from the government-imposed deadline of...

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Farmers of North America has plan to buy wheat board

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

The privatization of the CWB (formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board) is being fast-tracked from the government-imposed deadline of...

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Farmers of North America seek controlling interest in CWB

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

A Saskatchewan-based organization is hoping to acquire a majority interest in CWB — the former Canadian Wheat Board — which is due to be...

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FNA gauging farmer interest in bid for CWB

Posted on Sep 9, 2014

Farm input buying group Farmers of North America (FNA) is feeling out Prairie farmers’ appetite for investment in a bid for control...

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FNA raising $1.76B for Belle Plaine fertilizer plant – Regina Leader Post

Posted on Jun 19, 2014

FNA raising $1.76B for Belle Plaine fertilizer...

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Project N Fertilizer Announcement Coming Soon – Agriculture News – portageonline.com

Posted on May 21, 2014

Project N Fertilizer Announcement Coming Soon –...

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New App to Compare Input Prices

Posted on Apr 30, 2014

New App to Compare Input Prices – SaskatoonHomepage.ca – Saskatoon, Local News, Weather, and...

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App Aims To Boost Ag Price Transparency

Posted on Apr 30, 2014

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Report touts Chinese natural gas for investors – UPI.com

Posted on Dec 30, 2013

Report touts Chinese natural gas for investors –...

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FNA seeks American investors – The Western Producer

Posted on Dec 19, 2013

FNA seeks American investors – The Western...

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Cooperative seeks investors in fertilizer plant | Lacombe Globe

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

Cooperative seeks investors in fertilizer plant | Lacombe...

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P.A. farmers continue to weigh benefits of ProjectN – Local – The Prince Albert Daily Herald

Posted on Nov 18, 2013

t of progress and I’m really excited,” Friesen sa via P.A. farmers continue to weigh benefits of ProjectN – Local – The Prince...

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FNA gets into nitrogen business – The Western Producer

Posted on Nov 14, 2013

FNA gets into nitrogen business – The Western...

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Why cheap natural gas may be a boost to farmers – The Globe and Mail

Posted on Sep 11, 2013

Why cheap natural gas may be a boost to farmers – The Globe and...

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FNA hires MNP to assist with 
nitrogen plant


Posted on Mar 7, 2013

Staff / Farmers of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP) has hired corporate consulting and accounting firm MNP LLP to...

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Proposed nitrogen plant gets new partner

Posted on Mar 6, 2013

A potential farmer-owned fertilizer factory for Saskatchewan took another step toward reality last week with the addition of a third...

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MNP Joining ProjectN

Posted on Mar 1, 2013

Farmers of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership has announced M-N-P has been designated to study and assist in the design of the...

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MNP Joining ProjectN

Posted on Mar 1, 2013

Farmers of North America Fertilizer Limited Partnership has announced M-N-P has been designated to study and assist in the design of the...

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Fertilizer plant proposal enters next phase

Posted on Feb 6, 2013

Interest in a proposed fertilizer plant for Saskatchewan has been far greater than expected. Bob Friesen, vice president of government...

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Project N Moves To Next Round Of Financing

Posted on Feb 6, 2013

Farmers of North America has moved to the second phase of raising seed capital for the Project N nitrogen fertilizer plant project....

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Producer Interest High in FNA Proposal

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

Farmers of North America are reporting their Series 1 Seed Capital offering for ProjectN has been a success. Project N is the plan...

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“Project N” Success

Posted on Feb 4, 2013

Farmers of North America say the Series 1 Seed Capital offering for Project N was a success. Project N is the plan developed by FNA for a...

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Project N Highlights 2012 for FNA

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

Farmer interest in Project N has been one of the biggest highlights of 2012 for Farmers of North America. Spokesman Bob Friesen says the...

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Strong Interest In “Project N”

Posted on Dec 27, 2012

Farmers seem very supportive of FNA’s Project N seed capital drive. The goal is to use farmer investment to build a $1 billion...

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Farmers Show Impressive Support for Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Dec 18, 2012

Early indications in the ProjectN seed capital drive are that farmers are overwhelmingly committed to the idea of farmer-owned fertilizer...

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Fertilizer plan excites farmers


Posted on Nov 9, 2012

Farmers of North America is pleased with the initial grower re-sponse to its proposed $1 billion nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing plant.
...

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Seed capital seen growing for FNA fertilizer project

Posted on Oct 16, 2012

Midway through a 50-stop information blitz with 18 meetings across the Prairies in seven days, Farmers of North America (FNA) appears to...

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Seed capital seen growing for FNA fertilizer project

Posted on Oct 16, 2012

Midway through a 50-stop information blitz with 18 meetings across the Prairies in seven days, Farmers of North America (FNA) appears to...

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Seed capital seen growing for FNA fertilizer project

Posted on Oct 16, 2012

Midway through a 50-stop information blitz with 18 meetings across the Prairies in seven days, Farmers of North America (FNA) appears to...

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“Project N” Gaining Momentum

Posted on Oct 13, 2012

There is strong interest in a potential farmer-owned fertilizer plant. Farmers of North America is hosting meetings, talking with...

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Fertilizer company to hold public meeting in Swift Current

Posted on Oct 12, 2012

A new company, FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP), has been created to provide a vehicle for farmers to own a stake in a new...

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FNA seeks seed money for nitrogen plant


Posted on Oct 12, 2012

Farmers of North America is asking members to invest seed money in a proposal to build Canada’s first farmer-owned nitrogen...

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FNA Fertilizer to host public meeting

Posted on Oct 10, 2012

A new company, FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership (FNA FLP), has been created to provide a vehicle for farmers to own a stake in a new...

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Project N Meeting Set for Swift Current

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

Area farmers will have a chance to learn more about the prospect of owning a fertilizer manufacturing plant. A public meeting is being...

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Coop Federee, India ag co-op plan Quebec N plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2 billion nitrogen...

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IFFCO in partnership to build Canada nitrogen plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

WINNIPEG – The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2...

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IFFCO in partnership to build Canada nitrogen plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

WINNIPEG – The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2...

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Coop Federee, India ag co-op plan Quebec N plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2 billion nitrogen...

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IFFCO in partnership to build Canada nitrogen plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

WINNIPEG – The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2...

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Coop Federee, India ag co-op plan Quebec N plant

Posted on Oct 9, 2012

The Indian Farmers Fertilizer Co-operative (IFFCO), one of India’s largest fertilizer makers, plans to build a $1.2 billion nitrogen...

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Producer-Owned Nitrogen Plant Gaining Support

Posted on Oct 5, 2012

Mike Jubinville from Pro Farmer Canada reported yesterday that interest from farmers in building a producer-owned nitrogen fertilizer...

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Producers Interested In N Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Oct 3, 2012

Interest from farmers in building a producer-owned nitrogen fertilizer plant is growing rapidly, according to Farmers of North America....

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Producers Interested In N Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Oct 3, 2012

Interest from farmers in building a producer-owned nitrogen fertilizer plant is growing rapidly, according to Farmers of North America....

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Producers Interested In N Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Oct 3, 2012

Interest from farmers in building a producer-owned nitrogen fertilizer plant is growing rapidly, according to Farmers of North America....

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Want To Own A Fertilizer Plant?

Posted on Oct 1, 2012

A business and market analysis looking at the viability of a new Nitrogen fertilizer plant is now complete. Farmers of North America...

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FNA Giving Farmers the Chance to own a Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Sep 28, 2012

A Business and Market Analysis looking at the viability of a new Nitrogen fertilizer plant is now complete. Farmers of North America...

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Farmer investment in fertilizer plant sought

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

Farmers of North America (FNA) is giving farmers an opportunity to invest in the development of a nitrogen fertilizer plant to be located...

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FNA seeks farmer investment for N fertilizer plant

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

A major buying group for crop inputs has set up a new partnership aiming to bring in Canadian farmers as the owners of a new nitrogen...

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FNA seeks farmer investment for N fertilizer plant

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

A major buying group for crop inputs has set up a new partnership aiming to bring in Canadian farmers as the owners of a new nitrogen...

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FNA seeks farmer investment for N fertilizer plant

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

A major buying group for crop inputs has set up a new partnership aiming to bring in Canadian farmers as the owners of a new nitrogen...

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FNA sets up body to promote farmer-owned fertilizer plant

Posted on Sep 26, 2012

Farmers of North America has formed FNA Fertilizer Limited Partnership to begin raising seed capital to lay the groundwork for a new...

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Strong Seed Support For Fertilizer Plant

Posted on Sep 15, 2012

It’s still early on, but it looks like “Project N” is gaining momentum. Farmers of North America is leading an effort to build a...

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FNA ponders farmer-owned fertilizer plant – The Western Producer

Posted on May 4, 2012

FNA ponders farmer-owned fertilizer plant – The Western...

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FNA Notices Optimism In Ag Sector – portageonline.com

Posted on Feb 8, 2012

FNA Notices Optimism In Ag Sector –...

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Food prices: The consequences of costly nosh | The Economist

Posted on Jan 20, 2011

Food prices: The consequences of costly nosh | The Economist.

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