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Rod Nickel

Developer officially cancels Keystone XL pipeline project blocked by Biden

Jun 09 2021

A $9 billion oil pipeline that became a symbol of the rising political clout of climate change advocates and a flash point in U.S.-Canada relations was officially canceled on Wednesday.

Flood risk forces Mosaic to close Canadian potash shaft, restart another mine

Jun 04 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) -Fertilizer producer Mosaic Co said on Friday it would immediately cut production at its biggest potash mine due to flood risks, and restart an idled mine to offset some of the reduction.

Canada virus hotspot Manitoba flies patients out as infections surge

May 26 2021

(This May 25 story corrects second paragraph to show rate of cases is for past 7 days, not daily)

Canada's Suncor Energy aims to cut emissions one-third while boosting oil production

May 26 2021

(Reuters) -Canada's second-largest oil producer, Suncor Energy Inc, said on Wednesday it plans to cuts its emissions by more than one-third, the most aggressive target of any oil sands producer, even as it lifts production to a new high.

Stinkweed to false flax: oilseeds race to reap biofuel bonanza

May 26 2021

ARENZVILLE, Illinois A disparate group met in an Illinois field on a windy spring morning to study a crop some call stinkweed.

Canadian COVID-19 hotspot Manitoba flies patients out as infections multiply

May 25 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 25 Canada's COVID-19 pandemic hotspot Manitoba said on Tuesday it was planning to fly more critically ill COVID-19 patients to other provinces, as infections multiply.

Ceres Global latest to build Canadian canola plant as oilseed demand spikes

May 25 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) -U.S. agriculture company Ceres Global Ag Corp said on Tuesday it will build a $350 million canola-crushing facility near the U.S.-Canadian border in Northgate, Saskatchewan, the latest project to capitalize on surging oilseed demand.

Canada backs down from crop chemical ban, adds restrictions

May 20 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Canada's pesticide regulator said on Wednesday that farmers could keep using the chemical imidacloprid to control crop-destroying insects under stricter conditions, softening an earlier proposal to ban it.

Canada backs down from crop chemical ban, adds restrictions

May 19 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 19 Canada's pesticide regulator said on Wednesday that farmers could continue using the chemical imidacloprid to control crop-destroying insects under stricter conditions, softening an earlier proposal to ban it.

New Nutrien CEO to carry out current strategy, focus on potash price

May 04 2021

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Canadian fertilizer and farm dealer Nutrien Ltd will continue its existing business strategy, including a focus on supporting global potash prices over maximizing sales, new Chief Executive Mayo Schmidt said on Tuesday.

World News

Putin sees 'a lot of issues' at first summit with Biden

GENEVA (Reuters) -With deep disagreements likely and expectations of solving them low, U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down in a lakeside Geneva villa on Wednesday for their first summit since Biden took office.