Cargill’s crop input facility in McLennan, Alberta is now open

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Cargill’s commitment to build a new facility to accommodate area farmers with their crop inputs in the Peace River region by the spring of 2011 remains on target. Services are available to customers as of May 2, 2011.  

“We are so pleased to have been able to complete the first phase of our construction in time for spring. With this expansion complete, we are now able to better accommodate the community and local area farmers”, said Mike Witkowicz, Cargill AgHorizons Farm Service Group Manager. “Having a new chemical shed to provide customers with leading crop protection products and a state-of-the-art fertilizer blending tower fully operating prior to the Spring season will be greatly beneficial for local producers in terms of time savings”, added Witkowicz.  

Cargill employees at the McLennan facility are committed to providing their valued customers with the services they require to fulfill their evolving farm business needs.  “We are proud to have the opportunity to continue to build on personalized customer service and further strengthen the relationships we already have in the Eastern McLennan region”, said Witkowicz.  

Cargill AgHorizons provides and supports top-performing crop protection brands and use their global agronomic expertise to provide plant nutrition and crop management solutions.   With their FarmLogics solutions program, they optimize grower returns through the use of professional agronomy, grain marketing strategies, human resources and financial products.  

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About Cargill

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 131,000 people in 66 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business.

About Cargill in Canada

Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Cargill Limited employs over 10,000 people across Canada and has business interests in meat, egg and oilseed processing, animal feed, salt, chocolate, natural gas, crop inputs, as well as grain handling, merchandising and milling.  For more information, visit www.cargill.ca.