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Nov. 26, 2018

Farmers Edge and Richardson Pioneer Announce Exclusive Partnership to Boost Farm Digitization Across Western Canada

The companies will merge their strengths in agribusiness and AI-based decision agriculture technology to deliver unique digital agriculture products to growers across Western Canada.   WINNIPEG, Manitoba– November 26, 2018 — Farmers Edge, a global leader in decision agriculture, and Richardson Pioneer Limited, a subsidiary of Canada’s leading agribusiness Richardson International, announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership that will distribute digital precision...

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Jul. 30, 2018

RICHARDSON PIONEER TO BUILD FULLY-EQUIPPED INPUTS FACILITY IN DELISLE, SASKATCHEWAN

July 30, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is pleased to announce the expansion of its Richardson Pioneer retail crop inputs network in Western Canada with the addition of a new, full-service facility in Delisle, located southwest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Construction at the site is expected to begin later this month and it is anticipated the location will be operational...

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Dec. 11, 2017

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES NEW CROP INPUTS BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN MANITOBA

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES NEW CROP INPUTS BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN MANITOBA December 11, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is adding another crop inputs location to its growing network of retail crop inputs centres across the Prairies. Today, the company announced the acquisition of Bestland Air Ltd., an independent crop inputs retailer located near Starbuck, Manitoba. The transaction closed on December...

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Oct. 31, 2017

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES 10 RETAIL CROP INPUTS LOCATIONS FROM CHS CANADA

October 31, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited continues to expand its retail crop inputs network across the Prairies. Today, the company announced the acquisition of 10 retail crop inputs locations in Western Canada from CHS Canada LP. The transaction is expected to close in November. Richardson will acquire nine crop inputs locations in Alberta – Alix, Beiseker, Bow...

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Jul. 28, 2017

Richardson is Host to Youth CEO participant

Our Winnipeg office had the pleasure of having Anaka join our team as a participant in the Youth CEO (Creative Employment Opportunities) program that helps connect recent high school grads from our community to some of Manitoba’s leading businesses. Throughout the week, Anaka spent time working alongside employees in Human Resources, Oilseed Products, Quality Assurance, Communications, Transportation, Management Information Systems,...

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Jul. 24, 2017

The Muenster Community Playground Gets a Second Chance

Richardson has always been committed to supporting its communities. What’s particularly special for us is when we not only get to support a local project by providing them with the funds they require to see it through, but when we also get to be part of the team that truly makes it all come together, like we were able to with...

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Jul. 11, 2017

Kelburn Farm Celebrates 20 Years of Growth

This year marks 20 years since Kelburn Farm became Richardson’s first research and demonstration farm. After the flood of the century in 1997, Richardson transitioned Kelburn Farm from a commercial grain farm into a research and demonstration farm. Twenty years later, Kelburn has become a showcase farm for agriculture in Western Canada. We work closely with our sponsors, the agriculture...

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Jun. 26, 2017

RICHARDSON ACQUIRES EUROPEAN OAT MILLERS AND EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH

June 26, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited has expanded its oat milling business with the acquisition of European Oat Millers. The acquisition closed on June 15, 2017. “We are excited to build on our success in value-added processing and extend our food manufacturing footprint to a new geography,” says Curt Vossen, President and CEO of Richardson International. “As...

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Apr. 25, 2017

RICHARDSON PIONEER INTRODUCES STATE-OF-THE-ART AGRONOMY PLATFORM

April 25, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson Pioneer Limited is excited to introduce CropMatrix™, a brand new, state-of-the-art agronomy platform designed to enhance its service to farm customers across Western Canada. The CropMatrix™ platform offers a full-systems approach to agronomic planning, which will greatly enhance Richardson Pioneer’s ability to work with customers throughout the growing season to develop detailed farm...

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Feb. 24, 2017

RICHARDSON EXPANDS RETAIL NETWORK WITH ACQUISITION OF CROP FIRST AGRO

RICHARDSON EXPANDS RETAIL NETWORK WITH ACQUISITION OF CROP FIRST AGRO January 31, 2017 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson Pioneer Limited continues to expand its retail crop inputs network across Western Canada with an agreement to acquire Crop First Agro, an independent retail crop inputs centre in Grenfell, SK. “We look forward to establishing a presence in Grenfell and working with local...

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Dec. 14, 2016

RICHARDSON INVESTS $1.45 MILLION TO SUPPORT 72 COMMUNITIES IN 2016

RICHARDSON INVESTS $1.45 MILLION TO SUPPORT 72 COMMUNITIES IN 2016 December 14, 2016 (Winnipeg, MB) – Richardson International Limited is truly invested in building stronger communities across Canada by supporting community projects and funding local initiatives. In 2016, Richardson donated $1.45 million to support 72 community projects across Canada. From new splash parks and playgrounds to upgraded emergency rescue equipment...

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Nov. 30, 2016

Foot of Lonsdale- Vision to Reality

The City of North Vancouver has received a $400,000 donation towards its revitalization of the waterfront. Donated by Richardson International through the Richardson Foundation, the funds will be used to deliver a unique water feature at the Foot of Lonsdale that will be a one of a kind, playful and vibrant gathering place for people of all ages and abilities...