United Grain Growers

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

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


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.[2]

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 & locationsEdit


British Columbia


Killarney, (Demolished 2017)


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Fairbairn 2014.
  2. ^ a b (2001) "United Grain Growers and Agricore sprout merger," Archived CBC News. Retrieved August 1, 2007.


  • Fairbairn, Brett (2014). "United Grain Growers (Agricore United)". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Archived from the original on April 24, 2015. Retrieved September 12, 2014.

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