Monthly Archive

2016

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Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

CCA President Looking Forward to 2017

The President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association says the beef industry is strong heading into the new year. Dan Darling says the Canadian industry is admired by other countries in the quality o... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Canada's Next Ag Policy Framework Moves Ahead In 2016

Canada's next agricultural policy framework is fast approaching. The current framework, Growing Forward 2, expires in 2018. Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett says talks ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

2015 AgriStability Forms Due Saturday

A reminder for producers, the deadline to submit your 2015 AgriStability forms and 2016 program fees is coming up Saturday (December 31st.) AgriStability is an income disaster program which looks bac... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Christmas Dinner

Christmas is always a busy time with family and friends. For many families it may include sitting down to a nice roast turkey supper with all the trimmings. Mark Davies is Chair of the Canadian Turk... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

G3 Announces New Grain Terminal to be Built in Vancouver

A new state-of-the-art grain export terminal is going to be built by G3 at the port of Vancouver. The terminal will include over 180-thousand metric tons of storage and feature a unique rail loop tra... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Anderson Addresses Key Ag Issues

Cypress Hills Grasslands MP David Anderson has been busy with his role as Federal Agriculture Critic. The Cypress Hills Grasslands MP was named to the portfolio following the October election. Ander... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Tips on Storing Your Crops Throughout the Winter

Keeping your crop in top quality condition throughout the winter is key as any spoiled grain can have a major negative impact. With the variable weather conditions at harvest in some areas, it’s very... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Loan Amounts Double from FCC

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has doubled the amount of credit available under the FCC Young Farmer Loan. The credit limit will be increased to $1 million from $500,000. “A big focus of FCC’s mandate is ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Heifer Auction Raises Money for Arnal Boys Memorial Bursary

A Dutch Auction for the Arnal Boys Memorial Bursary raised $23,100.   The bursary program was started in memory of the boys and their love of agriculture. Diamond K Cattle Company donated ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Early Calf Nutrition Pays Off Later In Life

Calf nutrition was one of the topics discussed last week at the 11th Annual Manitoba Dairy Conference. Dr Michael Steele, of the University of Alberta, focused on the importance of nutrition from bir... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Memorial Service for Well-Known Rancher Was Held Saturday

Members of the cattle industry are gathered to say goodbye to one of their own Saturday. Memorial services for Boyd Anderson were held in Glentworth.  Anderson was a well-known and well-re... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

WBDC Field Day Around The Corner

Cattle producers should consider the economics of retaining replacement heifers in their herd. Kathy Larson is the Beef Economist at the Western Beef Development Centre at Lanigan. She told producer... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

FCC Releases Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade Report

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has released its latest Canadian agriculture productivity and trade report. The purpose of the report is to look at the overall performance of Canadian agriculture and world ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Benefits of Using Cover Crops

Participants are pleased with the information coming out of this week’s Foraging into the Future Conference. Yesterday participants covered a variety of topics from soil health to water development, ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

US Hog Cash Markets See Recent Strength

The director of risk management for Hams Marketing Services says US cash markets have strengthened over the past week or so in spite of the fact packers are easily finding hogs to meet a full producti... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Foraging Into The Future

The Foraging Into The Future Conference opened Wednesday in Swift Current. Regional Forage Specialist Trevor Lennox says the theme for this year’s event is Building Blocks of Success noting that ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Sask Irrigation Conference Now Open

The Saskatchewan Irrigation Conference opened Tuesday in Moose Jaw. Joel Vanderschaaf is the Chair of the Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects Association. He says generally we see about 300 thousand ac... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Three Vacancies Filled at SFDC Election

The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission held its fall election to fill three vacancies around the board table. Re-elected to the board are Nancy Johns from Zelma, Shane Stokke from Watrous, and ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

SaskCanola Elections Fill Four Positions

SaskCanola held its fall election to fill 4 positions on the board. Six nominations were received to fill the four positions on the SaskCanola Board of Directors. Newly elected to the SaskCanola Boa... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Millennial Take Over

Dr. David Kohl, a renowned agricultural economist is part of the RBC agricultural speakers series presenting "the ten golden rules of management". He talks about how millennial are going to transform... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Recap on Oats Production

It was a mixed bag for oat production this year on the prairies. Prairie Oat Growers Association President Art Enns says Saskatchewan and Alberta had a real struggle, while most of the Manitoba crop ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Crop Storage an Issue This Harvest

A reminder for farmers to keep a close eye on your crop in storage. According to the latest edition of Canola, watch delivery points report a spike in heated canola. Growers are encouraged to check ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

New Crop Mission Underway

Canadian delegations will be visiting about 17 countries during this year's canadian wheat new crop missions. Groups recently returned home from south america and asia, while others are getting ready... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Cattle Producers Utilizing Winter Feeding Sites

More and more Cattle Producers are extending their feeding options by utilizing winter feeding sites. Ministry of Agriculture Regional Forage Specialist Lorne Klein says there are numerous methods fo... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Sask Cereal Specialist Discusses Fusarium

Fusarium has been a key issue in almost every area of the province this year. The wet weather this year provided the right environmental conditions for a wide-spread problem with fusarium. As a resu... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

APAS Annual General Meetings

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is holding its Annual General Meeting this week in Regina. APAS President Norm Hall says they have a full agenda that will cover a variety of is... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Strong Sales at Agribition

There were some very stong sales at last week's Canadian Western Agribition in Regina. Stephen Scott from the Canadian Hereford Association says there was a lot of interest in herefords over the last... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Lone Tree Project Gives Livestock Producers Chance to Stock Up on Hay

There's a chance for livestock producers to stock up on their winter feed while supporting the Canadian Foodgrains Bank - a Christian Response to Hunger. The Lone Tree Growing Project north of Swift ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Agribition Wraps Up For Another Year

Canadian Western Agribition is over for another year. Organizers, Volunteers and Exhibitors are extremely pleased with this years show. The final numbers aren’t in yet but officials believe attendan... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Canadian Cattlemens Association Waits To See What Trump Will Do With NAFTA

U-S President-Elect Donald Trump has stated his desire to re-negotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement after he takes office, and that has some Canadian politicians and farm groups concerned. ... read more..

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