In 2016, Sprague Richardson, purchased Ken Kane Aerial Spray (1988) Ltd.
Ken Kane, a leader in the agricultural spray business and founder of Ken Kane Aerial Spray (1988) Ltd, started in the crop spraying business with one J3 Piper Cub airplane. Ken built up his empire to a fleet of 17 spray planes and had over 40 years of experience in crop spraying.
Sprague was born and raised in Headingley, Manitoba, and his family has deep roots in agriculture and aviation.
Sprague’s agriculture-related flying started in the potato patch in Winkler, Manitoba, in an Air Tractor 402-B.
In 2018 Western Canadian Aerial Ltd acquired Bestland Air in Starbuck, Manitoba.
It is Sprague’s wish to carry on the success of Ken Kane Aerial Spray (1988) Ltd and his goal is to provide the farming industry with the high-quality service they have been accustomed to in the past.