Monthly Archive

January 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 17 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference Gets Underway In Saskatoon

The Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference gets underway today in Saskatoon. The annual event brings together producers, industry reps, university researchers and government officials. Conference Co-... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Genesis Grain and Fertilizer Continuing Capital Raise

Genesis Grain and Fertilizer continues to move ahead with their plans. The company which is looking to develop farmer ownership in the fertilizer chain has reached its minimum raise of $15.3 million ... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Officials Pleased With Crop Sphere

Organizers for last week’s Crops Sphere in Saskatoon are pleased with the event. About 600 producers and industry reps took in the two day event at TCU Place. Crop Sphere spokesman Carl Potts says read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Americans Release Latest AG Supply and Demand Report

The U.S Department of Agriculture released its latest world agricultural supply and demand estimates report, lowering U.S wheat acreage. Chris Palmer, a trader with commodity risk management at G-3 C... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Ag Minister Meets With U.S. Leaders In Washington

Trade was the focus of a meeting January 14th in Washington, D.C. between Canada's Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and U.S. agriculture leaders. The visit marked the first meeting with Macaula... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Stewart Announces Additional Reasearch Dollars

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced more money for crop related research on the 14th of January. The Province investing more than $1.5 million dollars to 6 wheat related projects. "We have s... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

$7 Million Announced in Crop Research

Farmers will benefit from the money being invested in crop research. Provincial Ag Minister Lyle Stewart announcing $7 million dollars in Federal/Provincial funding for Crop related research through ... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Lively Discussion At The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers AGM

The Board of the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers are being asked to move to a refundable levy. The Pulse Growers are the only commodity group in the Province that currently does not have a refundable levy... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Canary Seed Receives Novel Food Status

Canary seed has finally received novel food status from Health Canada as well as GRAS status or Generally Recognized as Safe status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Saskatchewan is the wor... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Winter Combining In Perdue

It was an unusual sight for those in the Perdue area, as a 63 year-old farmer was spotted combining in his field on Monday (January 4th, 2016). The man got through around 20 acres of hard red spring w... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Big News For Canaryseed Producers

Saskatchewan is the world’s top exporter of Canaryseed, but to date the crop has been used almost entirely as birdseed. Producers taking part in the AGM for the Canaryseed Development Commission of S... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Canadian Railways Exceed Western Grain Revenue Entitlements For Past Year

Canada's two main railway have exceeded their western grain revenue entitlements for the past crop year. According to the Canadian Transportation Agency, Canadian National Rail's revenue came in almo... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Warmer Winter Start Helps With Grazing Season

A fairly mild start to winter eased some of the stress around winter feeding this year with livestock producers being able to extend their grazing season. Leah Clark is a Regional Livestock Specialis... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Commodity Prices Are Expected To Fall Lower

Farmers can lock in some pretty decent profit margins right now. The Chief Agricultural Economist for Farm Credit Canada JP Gervais says commodity prices are expected fall lower as global grain stock... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Food Prices Will Increase in 2016

A report from the University of Guelph's food institute forecasts food prices to increase about two to four per cent in 2016. That means the average Canadian family will spend up to three hundred and... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Lyle Stewart Outlines Focus For 2016

The start of the New Year tends to bring a feeling of hope and optimism. Provincial Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says there’s a lot of work on the table from the continuing pasture transition to... read more..

Agriculture News
Ben Donaldson

Cattle Market Hopes For Good Year In 2016

Cattle producers saw some record high prices in 2015. Dave Solverson is the President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association. He says unfortunately we also saw some volatility in the market with pr... read more..

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