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While railway executives say there’s now capacity to deal with a big crop, the grain industry is a bit more skeptical.

Railways asking industry to all pull together

To move the coming big crop efficiently will require better 
co-operation throughout the supply chain, say railway execs

Reading Time: 3 minutes With memories of the grain-handling chaos of 2014 still fresh and another large Prairie crop looming, the railways are calling for greater collaboration in moving this year’s harvest. “To ensure success during this crop year, the broader supply chain must work together to collectively harness our energy so that the entire Canadian economy can reap […] Read more

Agriprocity’s marketing model connects grain farmers directly with food processors around the world, said CEO Nicole Rogers.

Precision agriculture for your marketing plan

As part of their marketing program for Canadian grain, Agriprocity targets 
food processors in emerging markets where they can’t grow their own grain

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve heard of precision agriculture for growing your crop — but what about for selling it? “We like to think of our little company as precision ag from the marketing side,” said Nicole Rogers, CEO of Agriprocity. “We’re marketing more precisely and allowing those buyers to be more integrated.” Agriprocity was founded 18 months ago […] Read more


hazelnuts

The secret of success can be found in a simple breakfast spread

The man behind Nutella shows how simple ideas can be very powerful


Reading Time: 3 minutes I was first introduced to Nutella while travelling in Europe as a young woman — the thought of chocolate for breakfast was just too good to be true! Today, the sweet treat remains a frequent visitor to our home, disappearing in the early hours shortly after waking. The man behind the mysterious blend of hazelnuts […] Read more