Independent ag retailers with complete lines of crop inputs products, services and related technologies.

At Shur-Gro, we believe in providing services that growers need. Whether you are looking for fertilizer, crop protection, seed or our custom services, we’ll make sure that our experienced people help you with all your requirements.

The key to providing this service is the people at Shur-Gro. Working at Shur-Gro is more than simply a job – it means being part of a winning team. Shur-Gro people have a strong work ethic and are committed to excellence.


Ron Helwer started Shur-Gro in Brandon in 1968. He was originally a fuel and fertilizer dealer. Ron was among the first to bring flotation equipment into Canada and also very early on saw the trend to multi-outlet dealerships. Shur-Gro has been dedicated to providing exceptional service to their growers over the years.

Vince Munro ran a coffee shop, barbershop and pool hall in Westbourne before expanding into the fertilizer business in 1958.

Throughout the years Munro’s has sold fertilizer and crop protection products and is known for their reliable and knowledgeable agronomic advice.

Shur-Gro Farm Services acquired Munro Farm Supplies in February, 1990.

As a locally owned company, we believe in supporting the communities where we do business. One of the best ways to do this is with our time. Many Shur-Gro people are leaders in their communities, donating their skills to local 4-H groups, youth sports, Chamber of Commerce’s, local municipalities and business groups.

Guiding Principles

We believe that customers are where our business starts. Therefore we will strive to provide service that puts our customers first, and work towards total customer satisfaction.

We believe in employee wellness. Therefore we will treat each employee with fairness and respect, including giving rewards and recognition when earned. We will promote employee health and flexibility to have time with family.

We believe in a fun and positive work environment. Therefore we will provide a safe, healthy and encouraging atmosphere, for our employees and customers to grow and prosper.

We believe in honesty and integrity. Therefore we will strive to treat people the way we would prefer to be treated.

We believe in professionalism. Therefore we will conduct ourselves in a manner consistent with our knowledge and training in all areas of our business. We will continue to encourage personal and career development.

We believe in high quality service. Therefore we will make every effort to provide timely, accurate, and industry leading service, in all aspects of crop production.

We believe in profits for the company. Therefore we will work towards the common goal of earning profits, to ensure longevity of the company.

We believe in creating value for customers. Therefore we will provide goods and services that provide solutions, and bring value for our customers business, improving their operation, and increasing their farms profitability.

We believe in teamwork. Therefore we will develop and support our staff to work together to reach a common goal, for the success of our company and our customers.

We believe in supporting and contributing to our communities. Therefore we will invest our time and resources towards building a strong sense of community. We will make an effort to promote agriculture as a positive influence in our communities and lives.

We believe in positive attitudes. Therefore we will reflect attitudes which result in positive outcomes and results.

We believe in the value of being an independent – locally owned company. Therefore, we will promote the company’s values & image.

We believe in environmental stewardship. Therefore we will promote practices to ensure the sustainability of agriculture.

2012 CAAR (Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers) “Chairman’s Award”

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