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2015

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Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Securing Social License Growing Topic for Agricultural Sector

The issue of securing our social license is a growing topic for the agricultural sector. Social license relates to societies trust in and acceptance of today’s modern food production. Making sure co... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Results of Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission Director Elections Released

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission releasing the results of its 2015 Director elections. The three elected Directors are Laura Reiter, a Professional Agrologist who operates a grain farm w... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Canola Council Shares Winter Tips

Another reminder for farmers to make sure they take the time to monitor their grain bins on a regular basis. With the variable weather conditions at harvest in some areas, it’s very important to moni... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Election Results

The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers seem pleased with their online voting process for this year’s Board of Director Elections. There were 1018 votes cast overall almost all of which were registered using ... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

El Niño Remains in the Winter Forecast

There was an excellent turnout yesterday in Moose Jaw for the Prairie Oat Growers 18th Annual Conference. Producers got a weather update from Environment Canada’s Senior Climatologist David Phillips.... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

18th Annual Meeting of Prairie Oat Growers Association Takes Place in Moose Jaw

The Prairie Oat Growers Association is holding its 18th Annual Conference at the Temple Garden’s Mineral Spa today in Moose Jaw. The group President Art Enns says overall the Oat acreage across the P... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Alberta M-P Chris Warkentin Named Opposition Agriculture Critic

The federal conservatives have named Alberta M-P Chris Warkentin as the opposition agriculture critic. One of the key issues he plans to focus on is market access and strength. Warkentin says they'r... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

New Rodeo for Agribition in 2016

Canadian Western Agribition has announced a new Rodeo partner for the 2016 show. CEO Marty Seymour says they are pleased to host the new Agribition Pro Rodeo with four performance’s taking place duri... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

RBC Beef Supreme Wraps Up Agribition

The RBC Beef Supreme marked the final beef event at Canadian Western Agribition on Saturday. The international event features the Grand Champions of all breeds not only at Agribition but from 15 majo... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Agribition Continues With Prospect Steer and Heifer Show

Canadian Western Agribition’s Prospect Steer and Heifer Show goes today in the Auditorium. Yesterday, there was good interest in the Champions by Design Club Calf Genetics Sale Tyson Rasmusson is Ch... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Commercial Cattle Worth a Look at Agribition

If you’re involved in the Cattle Industry then you definitely want to check out not only the Purebred barns but the Commercial Cattle during Canadian Western Agribition. Friday marked the commercial ... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Cattle Sales Strong at Agribition

Is it a buyer's market or a seller's market, whatever the case producers seem pleased with the prices at this years Agribition Sales. In the Gelbvieh Sale Buyers from Kansas and North Dakota each t read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Agribition Hosts Round Table with Canadian and US Beef Producers

Participants says the Canada U-S International Round table discussions were informative. Canadian and American beef producers met this week at Canadian Western Agribition. U-S Representatives from C... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Gelbvieh Show and Simmental Results

The Grand Champion Female was shown by Davidson Gelbvieh Reserve Grand Champion Female was exhibited by Twin Bridge Farms Lomond, AB. The Grand Champion Bull was shown by Davidson Gelbvieh Ponteix, ... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

4H Commits to Scholarships

A key announcement for 4-H Canada this week at Canadian Western Agribition. CN is committing $600,000 to LEAD - the new annual 4H Canada Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction. Sean Finn is CN’... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Hall of Fame Inductees at Agribition

Canadian Western Agribition kicked off with the induction ceremony for the Canadian Agriculture Hall of Fame on Sunday in Regina. The Class of 2015 includes wheat breeder Dr. Ron DePauw, former Saska... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Federal Agriculture Minister Attends Agribition

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay toured Canadian Western Agribition this morning. He credited the organizers and volunteers for their hard work in putting a show of this calibre togethe... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Agribition Underway

Crews are busy putting the finishing touches on at Regina’s Evraz Place as the Cattle start moving in for next week’s big show. Canadian Western Agribition starts Monday. The 6 day show features the... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Saskatchewan Oilseed Producer Meeting Should Be Informative

Producers taking part in today’s Oilseed Producer Meeting will have a chance to get agronomic and market updates. The Ministry of Agriculture partnered with SaskCanola, Sask Flax and Sask Mustard... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Crop Mission in Itatly Showcases Canadian Production

This week’s Canadian Crop Trade Mission in Italy seems to have gone well. Henry Vos a farmer from the Peace River District took part in the tour which gave perspective buyers, millers and pasta manuf... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Grasslands Foodgrain Growing Project a Success

The Committee for the Grasslands Foodgrain Growing Project held it’s hay auction Monday. The group selling 160 first cut and 84 second cut pure alfalfa bales off the Lone Tree Growing Project quarter... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

CGC Plans Changes For Wheat Classes

Changes are in store for Canadian wheat designations, with the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) proposing two new wheat classes as of Aug. 1, 2016. Canada Northern Hard Red (CNHR) and Canada Western S... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Dairy Sector Could Be Losing More Than First Announced

A professor from the University of Guelph's food institue says Canada's dairy sector could be losing more than first announced under the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Professor of Distributi read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Funding Announced for Wheat Genomic Project

Over 3.5 million dollars in funding was announced yesterday for a new wheat genomic project which is expected to speed up research and improve genetic gain. Sask Wheat, the Western Grains Research Fo... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Saskatchewan Oilseed Producers Meet Next Week

Saskatchewan Oilseed Producer Meetings are set to take place next week. Meetings run from 9 til 3 and are set for Monday in Kenosee, Tuesday in Humboldt, Wednesday in North Battleford, Thursday in Ro... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Finding Value in the Feed Industry

Finding value in the feed industry is the goal for the new Associate Professor and Research Chair in Feed Processing Technology at the University of Saskatchewan. Rex Newkirk says his experience at C... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Global Grain Supply Needs To Be Cut To Match Lower Demand

Current world grain and oilseed supply is expanding faster than demand, this year reaching a record of 501 million metric tonnes. Dan Basse, economist and president of AgResource Company says in orde... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

"Focus on the 90%" Take Home Message From Farmer Appreciation Night

It’s important to “Focus on the 90%”. That was the message from keynote speaker Darci Lang at the Swift Current and District Chamber of Commerce Farmer Appreciation Night. Lang talked about “Focusin... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

2nd Annual Farmer Appreciation Night Upcoming

The Swift Current Chamber of Commerce is once again tipping their hat to area farmers. The Chamber’s 2nd Annual Farmer Appreciation Night is set to go Friday.The Chamber along with participating spon... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Moose Population Stabilizing in Farm Land Regions

Big Game Damage can be an issue for some farmers. Moose can cause significant damage to fence lines, hay stacks and some late standing crops. Rob Tether is a wildlife biologist with Saskatchewan’s M... read more..

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