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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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Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence Conducts Sulphate Study

A new research study at the University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence at Clavet will look at the impact of various levels of sulphates in livestock water. Associate... read more..

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NFU Vice President Speaks Out On Seed Synergy

Agriculture Canada and the CFIA are looking at changes to the way crop research and variety development is funded. Two proposals are being considered a trailing contract or an endpoint royalty both o... read more..

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Feed Intake For Livestock Increases With Cold Weather

This week’s cold snap impacts livestock as well. The animals feed intake increases as they burn more energy trying to stay warm. Jessica Smith is a Livestock and Feed Extension Specialist with... read more..

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CGC Changes Grading For Peas and Lentils

Pulse producers will see some changes in the way peas and lentils are graded starting in the new crop year August 1, 2019. The Canadian Grain Commission release says all varieties of peas and lentils... read more..

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2018 Livestock Tax Deferral Program Updated

The third and final list of designated areas eligible for the 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral program has been released. The initial list was released in September but ongoing analysis of drought conditi... read more..

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Farmers Encouraged To Help Educate Youth On Agriculture

Agriculture in the Classroom - Saskatchewan is opening its doors to Farmers during Ag Literacy Month in March. Tamara Wolfe is an Ag Awareness Intern with the Ministry of Agriculture and says their l... read more..

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CFIB Releases Red Tape Awareness Report on Agriculture

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says there’s a growing concern over the red tape in the agriculture industry. CFIB’s Vice-President for Agri-business Marilyn Braun-Pollon ... read more..

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Seeding Forages An Option For Saline Areas

Marginal or unproductive land can be a common issue for many farmers. Pioneer Co-op Agronomist Ken Wall told producers at a Forage Workshop that seeding forages on the land could be a good option. &... read more..

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Spring Wheat Acres Expected to Increase

What can farmers expect in the wheat market in 2019? Marlene Boersch with Mercantile Consulting Venture is projecting a 6% increase in 2019 spring wheat acres in Western Canada and a 10% drop for dur... read more..

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Canadian Agricultural Partnership Funding Options For Farmers

  Farmers have made good use of the Farm Stewardship and Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure program under Growing Forward 2. The programs are also available under the Canadian Agricultural Par read more..

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