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Firefighters training for a grain rescue. (Casa-acsa.ca)

Donation offers up more equipment for grain emergencies

Fire departments first must complete CASA training course

Corteva AgriScience Canada is donating equipment that’s expected to help fire departments across the country save farmers’ lives. The company’s funding will purchase GSI RES-Q-TUBE and Haul-ALL pencil augers for eligible fire departments that have taken part in BeGrainSafe training put on by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA). The GSI RES-Q-TUBE is a rescue


(NecoUSA.com)

Grain equipment firm AGI buys into dryer market

The Winnipeg parent firm for grain bin, auger and conveyor brands such as Westeel, Twister, Westfield, Wheatheart and Batco has bought its way into the grain dryer and stationary grain handling businesses. Ag Growth International (AGI) announced Tuesday it has bought up all shares in a Nebraska-based competitor, Global Industries, for US$100 million — a