About Us

Redfern Farm Services –  Professionals providing crop input products, services, equipment and expertise!

Founder and President Ray Redfern started Redfern Farm Services in 1972 in Rivers, Manitoba, and now operates 11 locations in southwestern Manitoba, employing a plethora of regular staff along with seasonal personnel all year long. 

Redferns provides the widest industry selection of seed, fertilizers and crop protection products to customers from our locations, as well as a diverse selection of other goods and services. Custom application services, into field product  deliveries, fertilizer application equipment rentals, along with  comprehensive soil testing programs, agronomy support and product recommendations are all provided by our professionals.

Our sales and agronomy staff offer unbiased, knowledgeable agronomic advice to assist our grower partners in producing the most profitable high yielding crops possible.  We work right alongside our producers– not just selling them products.  By focusing on the individual needs of our many customers’ and their operations, our team shows their commitment to our farmer partners to provide them solutions with informed, ethical recommendations.

Redferns and their staff are deeply involved in the communities they serve and in which they reside.  Redferns provides ongoing support to numerous large community projects, as well as the many service clubs and community functions that arise. Redferns strives to create a culture that fosters a positive and fulfilling work environment.  A team of valued employees has a very positive impact on the ability for the organization to achieve its business goals.

Mission & Vision

To meet the specific goals and individual needs of our customers through:

  • A diverse selection of product lines and services;
  • Continuous development and upgrading of facilities and equipment, and
  • Promoting, encouraging, and developing the agronomic and operational skills of our single greatest asset – our employees

To help our farm customers obtain best value for their crop input dollars and to enable sustainability by developing operating efficiencies and employee productivity.

Redfern’s success is based on much more than just Product and Price. Success is based on earning the support and loyalty of our customers. 

Our People

  • WANT to earn customer’s business. 

  • HAVE technical knowledge of products. 

  • UNDERSTAND farming from the farmer’s perspective.


Granular Fertilizers

  • Blending sheds and storage for customer offers and programs
  • Field-specific computer recommendations

NH3 Fertilizers

  • Experienced field operating personnel for safe and professional to-the-field support
  • Large fleet of high-capacity nurse wagons and application tools

Fluid Fertilizers – Liquids/Suspensions

  • Liquid storage plants for full blends and storage and service
  • Large fleet of liquid fertilizer bandwagons and cultivators


At Redfern, we offer a wide variety of seeds: canola (including Brevant specialty oil), soybeans and corn, beans, peas, forages and grasses, and a significant selection of proprietary seed. We are committed to providing access to premium seed varieties and current information to support appropriate choices.

Our Redsper plant retails an extensive selection of cereal seeds, operates a certified seed conditioning facility, and provides seed treatments for cereals, soybeans, pulses and corn from a high-capacity automated facility.

Crop Protection

CIPC warehouses at all Redfern locations provide a complete selection of crop protection products for all crops. We make every effort to ensure we support our farmer partners with the right product, and work to ensure it is applied the right way, at the right time! Custom application of crop protection products is available using GPS technology and experienced operators who are supported by agronomist field scouting.

Equipment & Hardware

  • Granular fertilizer spreaders (air flow and spinner types)
  • Granular herbicide applicators
  • Liquid fertilizer bandwagons (featuring many models)
  • Cultivators and knife units (NH3 and liquid)
  • Liquid dribble banding bars, and field storage (liquid fertilizer portable equipment units)

We Also Feature:

  • Products that can be sourced through all other Redfern locations
  • Knowledgeable staff and fantastic customer service
  • Lubricant products available from Mobil/Esso