Business & Policy
G3, Paterson, Elbow Lake Co-op Grain win Elevator of the Year award
By Top Crop Manager
Paterson Flagstaff (Outbound Brain – Canada), G3 Carmangay (Inbound Grain – Canada) and Elbow Lake Co-Op Grain (U.S.) have won CP’s Elevator of the Year award for the 2021-2022 crop year.
CP presents the award to grain elevators that achieve high volumes from a single loading point while consistently demonstrating efficient railcar loading and a strong commitment to safety. CP issued a special recognition to G3 Carmangay this year for handling significant amounts of inbound corn to feed livestock.
Parrish Parrish & Heimbecker Weyburn (Canada) and Wheaton Dumont Co-op Elevator Tenney (U.S.) were also recognized as runners-up.
“These elevators are leaders in their field and are helping farmers in Canada and the U.S. supply the world with high-quality products,” said Joan Hardy, CP CP, sales and marketing, grain and fertilizers. in a statement. “They helped to find innovative solutions when the Western Canadian grain crop was the smallest in over a decade due to severe drought throughout the prairies.”
Paterson Flagstaff, based in Daysland, Alta., is a first-time winner of the CP Elevator of the Year award. The company boasts a 8,500-foot High Efficiency Product (HEP) train-capable facility.
G3 Carmangay is based in Carmangay, Alta. and features an 8,500-foot HEP-train-capable loop track that opened in 2020.
Elbow Lake Co-op Grain is located in Elbow Lake, Minn., and, during the recent drought, shipped almost 200,000 metric tonnes of corn to Canada as a portion of its shipping program. Elbow Lake Co-op Grain is a first-time winner of the Elevator of the year award.