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    Logistical Improvements Needed To Meet Canola Council Goal

    Thursday April 17, 2014

    If Canadian farmers are going to meet the Canola Council of Canada's goal of 26 million tonnes of canola production by 2025, they're going

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    Farmland Prices Moved Skyward in '13

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    Strong crop receipts in the first half of last year, surging cattle prices and low interest rates drove Canadian farmland values skyward i

  • Call For Crop Reporters

    Wednesday April 16, 2014

    Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is still looking for your help. The department seeks volunteers to help them keep up to date with what

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    Livestock Insurance Launched

    Thursday April 10, 2014

    The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program announced in January is now up and running. As of yesterday, hog and cattle producers can pur

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    COOL Court Case Given New Life

    Wednesday April 09, 2014

    The Canadian livestock sector's court case against US country of origin meat labeling (COOL) rules has been given new life. The Canadian

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    Amended Rail Bill Approved By Ag Committee

    Tuesday April 08, 2014

    The House of Commons agriculture committee has sent an amended version of the government's proposed rail legislation back to the House for

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    Traders Awaiting Another USDA Report

    Tuesday April 08, 2014

    Traders in the grain and oilseed markets are preparing for the US Department of Agriculture's April World Agricultural Supply and Demand E

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    Seeding Likely Delayed Across Prairies

    Monday April 07, 2014

    Seeding in Western Canada will likely get off to a later start than normal again this year, says the weather and crop specialist with CWB.

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    Backlog Means More Grain Vulnerable To Weather

    Monday April 07, 2014

    Farmers have been storing grain much longer than they anticipated this year due to the logistical challenges with getting last year's bumper

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    New Viterra Facility Planned for Kindersley

    Friday April 04, 2014

    Viterra has announced plans to build a new high throughput grain elevator at Kindersley. President and CEO for Viterra in North America K

  • Goat Meat Demand Exceeds Production

    Friday April 04, 2014

    Goat breeders from around the province were in Regina Thursday for the Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association annual conference and AGM. Vi

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    CN & CP Rail Controversy Continues

    Thursday April 03, 2014

    Some contradicting numbers from Statistics Canada and our nation's railways. On Friday, Stats Canada figures showed that the total number

  • Farmers Receiving Smaller Share Of Port Price For Grain

    Wednesday April 02, 2014

    Farmers are receiving a much smaller percentage of the port price for grain than in previous years, due to the problems with grain movement

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    USDA Reports Favourable For Corn

    Tuesday April 01, 2014

    The US Department of Agriculture released a pair of major reports Monday morning. The Quarterly Grain Stocks report and the Prospective P

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    Hog Prices Drop On USDA Report

    Tuesday April 01, 2014

    Hog markets dropped on Monday in response to larger-than-expected hog supply estimates from the US Department of Agriculture in its Quarte

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