Our Corporate Partner/Leaders

Corporate Partner

Farm Credit Canada

FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender, with a healthy portfolio of more than $26 billion and 21 consecutive years of portfolio growth.  FCC is strong and stable – committed to serving the industry through all cycles, and to being socially and environmentally responsible.  FCC provides financing, insurance, software, learning programs and other business services to producers, agribusinesses and agri-food operations.  Employees understand agriculture and are committed to the success of customers and the industry.  With FCC in the market, producers benefit, agriculture benefits, rural Canada benefits and so do all Canadians.

For more information, visit www.fcc.ca.  Follow Farm Credit Canada on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @FCCagriculture.

Corporate Leaders 2022


As an industry leader with a broad portfolio seed and crop protection products, BASF helps farmers to sustainably increase the yields and the quality of their crops. By nurturing a culture of innovation in alignment with customers’ needs, their technologies aim to ensure that crops grow healthier, stronger and more resistant to stress factors, such as heat or drought.

BASF also offers a range of smart solutions for pest problems in urban and rural areas. From products to protect buildings from termites to mosquito nets which effectively combat the spread of vector-borne diseases, we help our customers to keep their homes, food establishments, and businesses clean and pest-free.

If you would like to learn more about BASF and the products they can offer you, please click here​.

CN Rail

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 24,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America.

For more information, visit the CN website: www.cn.ca


Cooperators exists to strengthen the financial security of Canadians and their communities. This is their mission and their social purpose.

As a leading Canadian financial services co-operative, Co-operators offers multi-line insurance and investment products, services, and advice to build financial strength and security. With over $56 billion in assets under management, they provide financial solutions and security through property and casualty (P&C) insurance, life insurance, investment management, institutional asset management and brokerage operations. They are governed by member organizations, including co-operative organizations, credit union centrals and representative farm organizations.

Learn more about Co-operators here.


Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. By combining the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences, we’ve harnessed agriculture’s brightest minds and expertise gained over two centuries of scientific achievement.

Learn more about Corteva here.

Fertilizer Canada

Fertilizer Canada is an industry association that represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertilizers.  Canada’s fertilizer industry plays an essential role in ensuring world food needs can be met economically and sustainably.  Canada supplies approximately 12% of the world’s fertilizer materials, and is the world’s largest exporters of potash and elemental sulphur.  As well, the fertilizer industry contributes over $12 billion annually to the Canadian economy.

Additional information is available at fertilizercanada.ca.

Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada

Les fabricants canadiens de produits alimentaires, de santé et de consommation jouent un rôle essentiel dans les collectivités, favorisant la stabilité partout au pays en créant des emplois, en améliorant la santé et le bien-être des Canadiens et en contribuant à la durabilité de notre environnement.

FHCP est la voix des principaux fabricants canadiens de produits alimentaires, de santé et de consommation. Notre industrie emploie plus de personnes que tout autre secteur manufacturier au Canada, dans des entreprises de toutes tailles qui fabriquent et distribuent des produits sûrs et de haute qualité au cœur de maisons saines, de collectivités saines et d’un Canada sain.


John Deere

Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity.

For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.


You started a farming business to make it big and our Farm Enterprise Services can help you get there. As a trusted, competitive, and reliable supplier, Canada is poised to become one of the world’s top competitors in the agri-food sector. From Farm Accounting Tax and Advisory Services, to Data & Analytics solutions such as KPMG’s benchmarking services for farmers and KPMG Origins – we can help you re-imagine supply chains, identify potential disruptions using predictive analytics and artificial intelligence, and bring the producer closer to the consumer and the customer. A fourth revolution in agriculture technology is underway, with data as the driving force.

Ready to start planting the seeds for the future? Contact us and let’s start growing together.


Since 1945, MNP’s agriculture team has proudly worked alongside farmers and processors to keep their agricultural businesses current, competitive and profitable.  Our business advisors, financial experts and professional agrologists are intimately familiar with all aspects of the agriculture industry, with many still involved in their family’s farm operations to this day.  Whether you are a primary producer , livestock producer or active in the food and ag manufacturing industry, MNP’s team understands the challenges you face.  Working with you one-on-one, we will prepare a strategic plan that is right for you and your business.

To learn more, visit mnp.ca.


As the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, Nutrien plays a critical role in Feeding the Future by helping growers to increase food production in a sustainable manner. We’ll keep innovating, because it’s essential for achieving shared success with our customers, investors and other stakeholders that rely on the long-term success of our business.

For more information, please visit www.nutrien.com.

Princess Auto

Princess Auto is a private, Canadian-owned company employing over 3,400 Team Members, with their Home Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba. They provide hard-working Canadians with a unique assortment of tools and equipment through 51 stores coast-to-coast, a National Call Centre, and their online store.

Princess Auto serves the tradespeople, farmers, inventors and industrial workers that keep our country going. They aim to provide the tools and equipment you need at an exceptional value, and offer an unrivalled experience backed by their Royal Service Promise: “No sale is final until you’re satisfied”.

Learn more about Princess Auto here.

Royal Bank of Canada

RBC is a longstanding supporter of producers in the Canadian agriculture community. As Canada’s largest bank, we offer a range of tailored financial and business solutions that go beyond banking, and our dedicated industry specialists are committed to helping producers successfully start, manage and grow their business.

For more information, visit rbc.com/agriculture or visit your local RBC branch to speak with an Agriculture Account Manager.


A Canadian-headquartered bank with focus on high-quality growth markets in the Americas. Scotiabank is a top-five universal bank in each of their core markets, and a top-15 wholesale bank in the U.S., delivering superior advice and services to help their customers get ahead.

Learn more about Scotiabank here.

Sollio Agriculture

Sollio Agriculture, the Agri-business Division of Sollio Cooperative Group, is a Canadian leader in the agriculture industry. It specializes in the merchandising of farm inputs and value-added agronomic services and benefits from a synergy between three sectors: Livestock Production, Crop Production and Grain. Present in almost every part of Canada, it has more than 1,200 employees and made $2.772 billion in sales in 2021, in Canada and abroad. For more information about Sollio Agriculture, visit sollio.ag.


Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness, providing growers with an extensive portfolio of seeds and product solutions over a wide range of crops.  The company is committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology.  Syngenta is singularly focused on delivering better food for a better world through outstanding crop solutions.  Syngenta employs 21,000 people in over 90 countries.  The Canadian head office is located in Guelph, Ontario.

Further information on Syngenta is available at www.syngenta.ca and www.syngentafoundation.com.

Event Sponsors 2022

Canadian Canola Growers Association

CFA would like to thank the Canadian Canola Growers Association for being a gold sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting!

At Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA), their vision is “helping farmers succeed”​ and their mission is “to influence national and international issues, programs, and policies to enhance the success of Canadian canola farmers”.

Learn more about CCGA here.

Canadian Produce Marketing Association

CFA would like to thank the Canadian Produce Marketing Association for being a Silver Sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting.

Based in Ottawa, Ontario, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is a not-for-profit organization that represents companies that are active in the marketing of fresh fruits and fresh vegetables in Canada from the farm gate to the dinner plate.

CPMA’s vision is to enable and lead the produce industry by enhancing the market and facilitating trade of fresh fruits and vegetables for its members.

Learn more about CPMA here.

CN Rail

CFA would like to thank CN Rail for being a Gold Sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting!

CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 24,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America.

For more information, visit the CN website: www.cn.ca

Crop Life Canada

CFA would like to thank Crop Life Canada for being a Silver Sponsor for the CFA AGM!

Although many aspects of the plant science industry have evolved since their organization was first established in 1952, Crop Life Canada’s main purpose remains the same — to advance the collective interests of the agricultural industry in Canada.

With pesticides and modern plant breeding, the plant science industry makes significant social, economic and environmental contributions. Their organization’s primary focus is on providing tools to help farmers be more productive and more sustainable, but they also develop products for use in a wide range of non-agricultural settings, including urban green spaces, public health settings and transportation corridors.

Learn more about Crop Life Canada here.


CFA would like to thank F.A.R.M.S. for being a Gold Sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting!

Learn more about F.A.R.M.S. here.


Ferrero Rocher

CFA would like to thank Ferrero Rocher for being a Bronze Sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting!

The creation of Ferrero Rocher® took its inspiration from a long history of Italian pastry expertise. Today, driven by the same passion and infinite attention to quality, Ferrero Rocher® is one of the most loved brands worldwide.

Learn more about Ferrero Rocher here.


CFA would like to thank MNP LLP for being a Gold Sponsor for the CFA AGM, and the Exclusive Sponsor for the Professional Development Workshop being held at the CFA AGM.

National in scope and local in focus, MNP is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms — proudly serving individuals, businesses, and organizations since 1958. Through the development of strong relationships, they provide client-focused accounting, consulting, tax, and digital services. Their clients benefit from personalized strategies with a local perspective to fuel success at every stage.

Learn more about MNP LLP here.


CFA would like to thank Nutrien for being a Gold Sponsor for the CFA Annual General Meeting!

Nutrien’s network of over 2,000 retail locations in seven countries provide a wide range of products and services to help growers around the world feed the future. We provide our customers with complete agriculture solutions including nutrients, crop protection products, seed, service and digital tools.

Learn more about Nutrien here.

Royal Bank of Canada

CFA would like to thank the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) for being a Gold Sponsor for the CFA AGM! RBC is sponsoring the Live with Real Agriculture Radio: Innovation & Resilience in Agriculture Panel.

For more than 150 years, RBC has gone where their clients have gone – expanding across Canada, the United States, and to select global markets. Today, they hold strong market positions in five business segments, with 17 million clients who continue to put their trust in RBC.

Learn more about RBC here.

Spirits Canada

CFA would like to thank Spirits Canada for being a Silver Sponsor for the CFA AGM, and sponsoring the Spirits Canada Reception on March 5th.

Spirits Canada was founded in 1947 to support Canada’s distilled spirits industry both nationally and globally. They partner with producers, liquor boards and government agencies to promote the economic growth of the industry while encouraging the responsible consumption of our products.

They promote relationships that strengthen Canada’s unparalleled “grain to glass” process of premium distilled products. Canada’s spirits industry is committed to sustainability, generating positive economic impact, forging strong relationships with Canadian communities, and increasing the diversity of their workforce.

Learn more about Spirits Canada here.