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Federal Dollars Earmarked For Updating Livestock Codes Of Practice

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced $4.5 million dollars in funding to help update and develop Codes of Practice for the livestock and aquaculture sector. “Our Government i... read more..

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Corteva Agriscience Acquires Clearfield Canola In Canada And U.S.

Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, announced that it has acquired the Clearfield Canola Production System in Canada and the United States from BASF. Clearfield canola is a global... read more..

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Federal Ag Minister Visits The U-S

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is south of the border this week. MacAulay is meeting with United States Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Mexican Agriculture Secretary Victor Vil... read more..

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New Brown Mustard Hybrid Producer Trials

Canada is the world's largest mustard exporter but is facing increased competition from the United States, Ukraine, and Russia. Dr. Bifang Cheng and her team at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Sa... read more..

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CFIA Publishes Amendments To Health Of Animals Regulations On Animal Transportation

On Wednesday, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations on animal transportation. The overall objective is that animals arrive at their dest... read more..

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Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association Frustrated With Federal Carbon Tax

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association believes that the coalition opposing the federal carbon tax is the right and necessary step. Last week marked the Province’s legal court challenge... read more..

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Prairie Grain Monitor Provides Update

Canada's Prairie grain monitor says that as of the end of December, there was roughly 22 million metric tonnes of grain moved out of the country. Quorum Corporation President Mark Hemmes says that's ... read more..

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Drew Lerner's 2019 Saskatchewan Weather Forecast

It should be a much better crop year for farmers in the prairies this year.  The Senior Agri-Meteorologist with World Weather Inc says farmers in southern Saskatchewan will still be looking for ... read more..

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NFU Supports Federal Government Right To Implement National Carbon Tax

Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal recently heard the Provinces court case against the Federal Governments jurisdictional power to impose the Carbon Tax. The National Farmers Union sent a brief int... read more..

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New Pea Varieties Show A Lot Of Promise

Plant breeders are constantly working on improving crop varieties for farmers. Pulse Breeder Dr. Tom Warkentin is with the University of Saskatchewan's Crop Development Centre and has been worki... read more..

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Farmers Learn More About Advancements In Sprayer Technology

Farmers taking part in the Nutrien Ag Solutions event yesterday got some key information. Tom Wolf from Agrimetrix Research and Training shared some interesting stats from John Deere that showed farm... read more..

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Province's Carbon Tax Case at Court of Appeal

The province got a lot of support for its court case against the Federal Government’s Carbon Tax. Yesterday, representatives for the Provinces of New Brunswick and Ontario spoke in support of S... read more..

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CWA Next Gen Agriculture Program

Canadian Western Agribition has selected the mentees for the CWA Next Gen Agriculture Program. The eighteen-month mentorship program aims to create a community of graduates with a deeper understandin... read more..

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February 12 is Canada's Ag Day

Agriculture is taking centre stage on Tuesday in celebration of Canada's Ag Day. Agriculture More Than Ever Manager, Debbie Bailey, says the day is about getting people together to talk about th... read more..

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Saskatchewan's Carbon Tax Challenge Hits The Courtroom This Week

The Provincial Government is asking the Appeals Court to rule on whether the Federal Government’s carbon tax is constitutional. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been g... read more..

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Top Notch Farming Meetings Focus on Clubroot

Producers taking part in the Top Notch Farming Meetings this month are learning more about the spread of Clubroot in the Province. Barb Ziesman, the Province's Plant Disease Specialist, says confirme... read more..

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Herbicide Carryover Could Be A Concern In 2019

Farmers are being reminded about the potential this year for herbicide carryover. It’s especially a concern in the Southwest, which has had two years of extremely dry conditions. Shannon Chant... read more..

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CanFax Manager Optimistic About Calf Prices This Fall

The Manager of Canfax Research Services says they were surprised by last year's calf prices. Brenna Grant says they remained steady at 222 dollars per hundred weight. "That was really encouraging to... read more..

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Forward Hog Contract Prices Weaken

Forward hog contract prices have softened a little bit. Tyler Fulton is the Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "They finished last week a bit higher, but in general they've be... read more..

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Stats Can Releases Dec Stocks Report

As of December 31, 2018, total stocks of most major field crops in Canada were down from the same date in 2017. Total stocks for wheat, barley, soybeans, corn for grain, lentils, and d... read more..

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StatsCan Stocks Report Doesn't Surprise Market Analyst

On Tuesday, February 5, Stats Canada released their stocks of principal field crops report. It shows at the end of 2018, total stocks of most major field crops in Canada were down from 2017, exc... read more..

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Scientists Share Knowledge on Sainfoin Research

A Sainfoin workshop in Swift Current attracted livestock producers, researchers, government officials, seed companies and Industry representatives. Dr. Alan Iwaasa is a Research Scientist at Agricult... read more..

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Canada Will Develop A Rural Economic Development Strategy

The Federal Government set up a new ministry last month under Infrastructure Canada. Bernadette Jordan was named the Minister of Rural Economic Development. She’s from a rural riding in Nova S... read more..

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Sask Pulse Levy Stays the Same

The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers have been busy with Regional Meetings this week in Rosetown, Swift Current, Assiniboia, and Regina. Producers got a market update as well as an update on some of the br... read more..

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Sask Pulse Holds Regional Meetings

The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers are holding their Winter Regional Meetings. Sherrilyn Phelps is the Agronomy Manager for Sask Pulse and is talking to producers about Kochia. Kochia is one weed that i... read more..

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Outstanding Young Farmer Nominations are Open

Nominations are now being accepted for Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers’ program. The program recognizes farmers that exemplify excellence in their profession and promote the tremendous... read more..

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Cold Snap Means Increases in Livestock Rations

This week’s bitter cold temperatures means cattle producers will be bumping up rations as animals need extra energy to stay warm. Colby Elford is a Livestock and Feed Extension Specialist and s... read more..

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MP Ralph Goodale Announces Agri-Food Funding

Saskatchewan Liberal MP, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness was in Regina on Friday to announce funding for the value added agri-food industry in Regina. Goodale anno... read more..

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Federated Co-operative's Community Spaces Program

Funding applications are now open for the Co-op Community Spaces Program. Natasha Ford is the Social Responsibilities Manager with Federated Co-operatives. She says between $25,000 and $150,000 per ... read more..

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APAS President Says New Announcements Key For Saskatchewan Producers

The President of APAS is pleased to see the expanded coverage in place for the Federal Government’s Livestock Tax Deferral Program. Under the program producers in the designated areas who sell ... read more..

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