FNA in the News

It was no secret the federal government wanted the CWB off its books. Moving western Canadian grain marketing to an open market was an election promise that came with politically incorrect baggage for the Harper government. It wound up owning and propping up an itty-bitty grain company going head to navel with [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
Farmers of North America (FNA) say it's regrettable that Canadian farmers did not have a better opportunity to be the majority owners in the CWB. Last week Global Grain Group – a partnership of Bunge Canada and SALIC Canada (a Saudi Agricultural Investment group) – bought the majority ownership 50.1% in [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
n via 620 CKRM – the Source – Genesis Grain Hosts Meetings for Fertilizer Business. [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Genesis Grain and Fertilizer is hosting a series of farm meetings this week across Saskatchewan to raise capital for its fertilizer business. Bob Friesen with Genesis Grain and Fertilizer says seven fertilizer distribution centres will be set up across the prairies, including three in Saskatchewan. He hopes to raise a minimum of [...]
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
Many Saskatchewan businesses have a chance to expand their opportunities by exporting to new markets; they just don't know how to do it. “The U.S. will always be our No. 1 trading partner, but the growth opportunities are beyond North America,” said Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade. Fast, who was in [...]
Tue, Feb 10, 2015