Agribusiness

Attracting New Employees

As Director of AgCareers.com and CareersInFood.com, Kathryn Doan works on leading and developing companies’ business offerings and connecting people to career opportunities across the whole ag value chain.

Richardson Expands Retail Crop Inputs Network

Richardson International Limited will be expanding its Richardson Pioneer retail crop input network across Canada. Construction will begin on three new crop input centres in Saskatchewan this fall and Richardson will be announcing new builds across the Prairies.

Syngenta Appoints New CEO

Syngenta announced today the appointment of J. Erik Fyrwald, currently President and CEO of the U.S. chemistry distribution company Univar Inc., as Chief Executive Officer effective June 1.

Trimble to Acquire Agri-Trend

Trimble has signed a deal to acquire Alberta’s Agri-Trend, combining the former’s arsenal of precision technologies with the latter’s experience in agronomy, grain marketing, farm business and data management.