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CPS outlets to take merged parent’s name

A well-known and unusually literal brand in Canadian and U.S. agribusiness is set to disappear this summer under the name of its new parent firm. Crop input retail stores and facilities run by Crop Production Services (CPS) — the brand today used across North America by the retail arm of the company formerly known as […] Read more

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Forage seed rebate offered

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ducks Unlimited Canada and Crop Production Services are again offering a forage seed rebate for producers wanting to sow fields to grass. Under the program, Alberta producers receive a $100 rebate on every 50-pound bag of Proven Seed forage varieties purchased at CPS retail locations. While the program is best suited to producers in the […] Read more

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Forecast rain to cause few problems for Peace farmers

CNS Canada — As rain threatens to disrupt harvest in parts of the Prairies this week and next, the Peace region of northwestern Alberta is attracting added attention. While rains are forecast to be fairly general across eastern Saskatchewan and Manitoba over the next week or so, they are expected to cause minimal damage and […] Read more

Ducks Unlimited Canada and Crop Production Services will cover about half the seed cost of converting cropland to pasture.

Seed rebate for cropland conversion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ducks Unlimited Canada and Crop Production Services are once again offering a discount on Proven forage seed for producers who convert cropland to pastures. Alberta and Saskatchewan producers receive a rebate of $100 per 50-pound bag of forage seed, while Manitoba producers can get up to $125 for every new forage acre seeded as part […] Read more

Parrish and Heimbecker buys four CPS outlets in Alberta

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parrish and Heimbecker has struck a deal with Crop Production Services to buy its outlets in Sedgewick, Wainwright, St. Paul, and Marwayne. “P&H has been aggressively expanding its footprint on the crop input business across Canada,” said Justin Watson, the company’s national director of crop nutrients. “Expansion into this geography and working with the experienced […] Read more