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USDA Releases 'Vanilla' Dec WASDE Report

'Vanilla' is the term being used to describe the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) December World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. That from Dan Basse, presiden read more..

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Government Invests In Swine Health Surveillance

The Government of Canada has announced it will invest up to $1.5 million in the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) to adopt a virus detection system to support animal health. Funded under the Canadian Agric... read more..

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Tight Supply Of Milling Oats Creating Market Upswing

There could be a lot more oats grown in western Canada next year. That according to John Duvenaud, publisher of the Wild Oats Grain Market Advisory. "The bulk of the oats are grown in Saskatchewan, ... read more..

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Assiniboia Farmer Promoting Canadian Durum

The Canadian Wheat New Crop Missions 2018 are well underway.  The missions are organized and coordinated through three organizations: Cereals Canada, Canadian International Grains Institute (Cig... read more..

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CFA Welcomes Senate Committee's Report On Climate Change

In a report released Tuesday, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry says the federal government must protect Canada’s agriculture and forestry sectors from rising costs associated wit... read more..

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McDonald's To Reduce Antibiotic Use

McDonald’s has announced a policy to reduce the overall use of antibiotics important to human health, which applies across 85% of the company's global beef supply chain. According to the World ... read more..

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Canadian Meat Council Disputes Food Price Report Findings

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) says the 2019 Canada Food Price Report, released last week, makes assumptions that the cost of meat is set to fall because Canadians are adopting plant-based diets. The... read more..

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Autonomous Power Platform DOT Hits The Market Next Year

Farmers will be able to buy a driverless machine next year to use in their fields. The autonomous u-shaped power platform, dot, carries sprayer, grain cart, and seeder implements, and has been design... read more..

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Maritimer Serving As New Canadian Angus Association President

In 112 years of Canadian Angus Association history, only four presidents have hailed from the Maritimes. President Trevor Welch is from Western New Brunswick, and was at the Farm Fair International i... read more..

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U.S. Wheat Farmer Shares His Struggles With Selling Grain To Canada

A wheat grower from Montana shared his struggles with the invisible 49th parallel at Agri-Trade in Red Deer, Alberta last month. Previously, American farmers growing registered Canadian wheat varieti... read more..

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Statistics Canada Releases Production Report

Canadian farmers reported increased production of wheat and barley in 2018, while canola, corn for grain, soybeans and oat production was down from the previous year. Despite dry conditions, especial... read more..

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CP Rail Unveils New High-Efficiency Trains

Earlier this week, CP Rail unveiled its next generation of grain transportation at the G3 Pasqua elevator near Moose Jaw, Sask. The 8,500-foot High Efficiency Product (HEP) train features new, and hi... read more..

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FCC Continues Support Of 4-H Canada

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is continuing its support of 4-H Canada, by providing $114,250 to 233 clubs across the country as part of the FCC 4-H Club Fund. The fund is part of FCC’s $250,000 annu... read more..

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Cattle Workshop Focuses on Impact of Drought and Feed Requirements

Producers in parts of Saskatchewan are dealing with the effects of back to back drought conditions impacting feed quality and supplies. It’s not uncommon to see a number of health-related issue... read more..

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APAS Granted Intervenor Status For Saskatchewan In Federal Carbon Tax Case

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been granted intervenor status in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reference case on the Federal Carbon Tax. APAS President Todd Lewis said ... read more..

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Foraging into the Future raises the Conversation about Mental Health

Kim Keller, a co-founder of the Do More Agriculture Foundation moderated a Mental Health panel as part of the Foraging into the Future Conference. Amanda Douglas a Registered Social Worker with the F... read more..

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SCIC Updates Producers at Foraging Into The Future Conference

Producers taking part in the Foraging into the Future Conference had a chance to hear more about the Forage Rainfall Insurance Program. The program is administered through Saskatchewan Crop Insurance... read more..

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Livestock Producers Encouraged To Get Feed Tests

This year’s dry conditions have left some livestock producers looking for more feed. Regional Livestock and Feed Specialist, Leah Clark says with some shortages of perennial forages producers a... read more..

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Autonomous Technology Coming To Fields In The Next Five Years

The rapid change in crop protection technology was one of the topics presented at the Farm Forum Event in Calgary. On Wednesday, December 5, Warren Bills with Xarvio Digital Farming Solutions shared ... read more..

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Investment in Irrigation Spurs Economic Activity

The power outage didn’t darken the Saskatchewan Irrigation Conference in Moose Jaw yesterday. Participants gave their presentations by candlelight without the use of technology. The lights wer... read more..

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Strong Voter Interest in SaskCanola Election

SaskCanola announcing the results of its 2018 director election. There were 1,159 verified and counted ballots; that’s a 35% increase in voter participation compared to the 2016 director electi... read more..

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Agribition Posting Strong Numbers for 2018

The numbers are finally in and organizers are pleased. Over 126,000 people took in Canadian Western Agribition this year. Highlights include more than 9,400 students and teachers taking part in the ... read more..

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#WorldSoilDay

Farmers have the opportunity to take to Twitter today to talk with Agriculture and Agri-food Canada Scientists. It’s World Soil Day and AAFC Scientists will be available from 1 pm till 2 pm tod... read more..

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Pulses a Key Part of the Premier's Trade Mission to India

Premier Scott Moe says last week’s trade mission to India was fruitful. He says they talked with Indian officials about a number of topics including pulse tariffs, the issue of fumigation and P... read more..

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Lewis Re-elected As APAS President

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan held their AGM last week in Regina. Todd Lewis was re-elected as President of the organization. He has been an APAS Representative since 2006 read more..

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Irrigation Conference Begins Today In Moose Jaw

The 23rd Annual Irrigation Saskatchewan Conference is taking place in Moose Jaw. The conference focuses on the activities of the Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects Association and the Irrigation Crop D... read more..

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Stock Growers Beef Drive Helps Saskatchewan Food Banks

A key campaign for the Saskatchewan Stock Growers and Food Banks around the Province is the Third Annual Beef Drive. Producers donate cull animals for processing with the meat then donated to Food Ba... read more..

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MacAulay Reaches 30-Year Milestone

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is celebrating 30 years as a Member of Parliament. He's served in the PEI riding of Cardigan since November 21, 1988. "Looking back, it's been a flash.... read more..

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Strong International Interest At Agribition

Another edition of Canadian Western Agribition is in the books. Bruce Holmquist is finishing up his two-year term as President of the organization. In the wrap-up press conference he said once again... read more..

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RBC Beef Supreme Challenge

The RBC Beef Supreme Challenge is the highlight for cattle exhibitors at Canadian Western Agribition. The show features the Grand Champions of all breeds not only at Agribition but from 16 major live... read more..

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