United Grain Growers

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United Grain Growers
IndustryAgriculture
FateMerged with Agricore
SuccessorAgricore United
Founded1917
Defunct2001
HeadquartersWinnipeg, Manitoba
ProductsGrain buying

The United Grain Growers, or UGG, was a Canadian grain farmers' cooperative for grain storage and distribution that operated between 1917 and 2001.

History[edit]

Tent for the Grain Growers. Grain Co., a cooperative farmers organization in Canada that was the precursor of the United Grain Growers, cica. 1910.

In 1917 the Grain Growers' Grain Company (GGGC) merged with the Alberta Farmers' Co-operative Elevator Company, founded in 1913, to form the United Grain Growers (UGG), which provided grain marketing, handling and supply.[1] UGG was active in grain sales, crop inputs and livestock production services. In 2001 UGG merged with Agricore to form Agricore United in a deal brokered by Archer Daniels Midland, a majority stakeholder in the new company.[2]

Gallery & locations[edit]

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

Killarney, (Demolished 2017)

Saskatchewan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Fairbairn, Brett (2014). "UNITED GRAIN GROWERS (AGRICORE UNITED)". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan=. Retrieved 2014-09-12.

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