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Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

The Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame will welcome six new inductees this year. Board Chair Reed Andrew says Saskatchewan has an outstanding agriculture sector and this year’s inductees are…

CWA Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship Program Deadline Jan 15

Canadian Western Agribition “Next Gen Agriculture” program is expected to attract a lot of interest. It’s the first year for the 18 month mentorship program that involves all aspects of the…

Stock Growers Concerned Over Cattle Rustling

The issue of cattle rustling has producers thinking about prevention. Leader RCMP are investigating a case where 21 calves were taken from a property in the Prelate area back in November. General…

Growing Interest In Goat Production

There seems to be a growing interest in goat production in Saskatchewan. Rob Schill is President of the Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association and says there’s lots of interest from new producers…

Brad Wall Talks Agriculture with Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs

The agriculture industry needs to be both pro-active and reactive when it comes to defending practices in modern agriculture. That was the message from Former Premier Brad Wall yesterday to…

No Cases of PED-V in Saskatchewan

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus has now been discovered in Alberta. It’s the first case of the virus in the province and was found on a 400-head hog operation. So far, Saskatchewan has not had…

Sunflowers Show Potential In Saskatchewan

Now that clubroot is becoming more of an issue in the province some farmers are looking for other cropping options for this year. In Saskatchewan, visible symptoms of clubroot have been confirmed in…

Sherri Grant Named 2018 Food and Farming Champion

In the last few years, there’s been a real push in the agriculture industry for farmers and ranchers to tell their story and set the record straight when it comes to any misconceptions about…

WGRF Research Funding Gets A Boost

The Western Grains Research Foundation is set to receive almost 2.7 million dollars. The money is coming in as a result of the railways (CN and CP) exceeding their maximum grain revenue entitlements…

2019 Federal Election To Be Key Focus For CFA

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett is discussing some of the group's top priorities heading into 2019. "Well, I think the big one is going to be the federal election…

CropSphere: Right to Repair Becoming An Issue For U-S Farmers

The technology involved in farm equipment is growing at a rapid rate. Right now, in the United States, there is a battle over the rights of farmers to fix their own machinery. Rules that apply to…

Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs To Discuss Key Issues

Proudly Ag is the theme for the Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs Annual Conference and AGM. The event runs Wednesday, January 9th and Thursday, January 10th at the Radisson Hotel in Saskatoon. The…

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