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September 2017

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Canadian Western Agribition deadline looming

Livestock producers interested in showing at Canadian Western Agribition this year are being reminded to register online. October 1st is the Livestock Entry Deadline for Purebred Beef, Bull Pen All read more..

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Over three quarters of the crop now harvested

Harvest operations are starting to wind down in some areas. This week's Crop Report shows 78 per cent of the crop is now in the bin. Shannon Friesen is Saskatchewan's Acting Crop Management Specia read more..

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Cattle producers looking at grazing whole plant corn

  With more corn varieties becoming available, cattle producers are looking at grazing whole plant corn as a viable winter feeding option.Dr. Bart Lardner from the Western Beef Development Cen read more..

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SCIC reminding producers the first deadline for the 2016 AgriStability program is coming up quickly

Producers are being reminded that the first deadline for the 2016 AgriStability program is coming up quickly. September 30th is the deadline for farmers to submit their program forms to Saskatchewa read more..

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Cypress Hills-Grasslands MP David Anderson questions the Federal Finance Minister on the tax changes

Cypress Hills-Grasslands MP David Anderson questioned the Federal Finance Minister on the Liberals small business tax changes last week. Anderson cited an example of a farmer named Quinton and some read more..

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Federal Gov Discusses NAFTA With Ag Stakeholders

Agricultural stakeholders gathered in Ottawa Monday to take part in roundtable discussions surrounding NAFTA. Groups ranging from beef to dairy to grain met with Federal Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay... read more..

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CGC Says Harvest Sample Program Will Be Faster And Easier This Year

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) says that this year, it will be easier and faster for producers to get their harvest sample program results. As soon as a sample is analyzed, producers will automa... read more..

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The Old Farmer's Almanac taking a crack a fall

The Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting what the rest of the month and October will look like. While they were way off track with the summer forecast they are predicting a warm end of the month and th... read more..

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More Producers and Feedlot Operators needed for CETA

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union, also know as CETA comes into effect this Thursday. Under the agreement, there will be new duty-free quotas for Ca... read more..

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Students from Swift Current and area learned more about their food at Food Farm.

  Grade 4 students from Swift Current and area schools were out at the Food Farm to take part in the harvest and learn more about their food. Kari Burnett with Saskatchewan's Ministry of Agri read more..

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Southern parts of province has their crops hit with frost

  A number of areas in the Southern part of province hit with frost over the last couple of nights. Shannon Friesen is the acting cropping management specialist with Saskatchewan's Ministry o read more..

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Ranchman's Ridin' & Recitin a chance to watch the top ranch hands

  If you're looking for something to do this weekend, be sure to check out the Ranchman's Ridin' & Recitin' event over at Kinetic Park. The event runs Saturday and Sunday and is free to a read more..

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NAFTA Talk in Canada this Weekend

  The third round of NAFTA talks is set to take place this weekend in Ottawa. John Masswohl, Director of Government and International Relations with the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, says N read more..

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National report prioritizes profitability of wheat industry

A new national report identifies priorities for the profitability of Canada's Wheat Industry. Cereals Canada Chief Executive Officer Cam Dahl says in the 2017 Canadian Wheat Research Priorities Repor... read more..

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Chat with Finance Minister leaves Saskatchewan farmer frustrated

A 10-minute phone conversation with Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau left one Saskatchewan farmer frustrated. Morneau asked opposition MPs to send him contact information for Canadians concern read more..

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West Central Saskatchewan benefiting from investment in Saskatchewan's Pulse and Organic sector

West Central Saskatchewan is benefiting from a key investment in Saskatchewan's Pulse and Organic sector. Film director James Cameron, his wife and partners are involved in Verdient, a new pulse fo read more..

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Historic southwest ranch designated as a Provincial Heritage Property

   A distinct recognition was handed out by the provincial government Monday honouring the Historic Reesor Ranch. The 113-year-old W.D. & Alice Reesor Ranch located in the Cypress Hill read more..

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Film director James Cameron investing in Saskatchewan pea-processing plant

There was a key announcement yesterday for Saskatchewan's Organic Industry. Canadian-born film director James Cameron and his wife are partnering with Greg and Olivia Yuel, of PIC Investment Group, read more..

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AgLink newest voice of agriculture suppliers

AgLink Canada, a new voice for Western Canadian Independent Agricultural Input Suppliers was launched Friday in Saskatoon. Dennis Belani from the Rack at Bigger is the group's Chairman. He says wi read more..

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MacAulay comments On Liberals' proposed tax changes

We've been hearing loud and clear how many farmers feel in regards to the Liberals' proposed tax changes for small business. There have been concerns that the proposed changes would make it more diff... read more..

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Agricultural economist discusses challenges ahead for producers

A stronger Canadian dollar and higher interest rates may make the business of agriculture more challenging, but not necessarily put producers in a weaker financial position. Last week FCC released read more..

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Hog forward contract prices on the decline

The director of risk management with Hams Marketing Services says things have really deteriorated for hogs on the forward contract price side. Tyler Fulton notes we're seeing October and December lea... read more..

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Provincial crop report shows significant harvest progress

Farmers have been pushing hard to get the bulk of the crop in before the rain arrived. Saskatchewan Agriculture's Weekly Crop Report shows provincially about 65% of the crop is now combined, up fro read more..

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Norm Hall talks about Bill C-49

  The Vice President of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture Norm Hall appeared before the House of Commons Agriculture Committee on Tuesday. The Committee was holding hearings on Bill C-49, t read more..

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Alberta MP criticizes proposed tax changes' effect on farmers

  The federal conservative's associate agriculture critic says the Liberals proposed tax changes are just the latest in a long list of moves that have hurt Canadian farmers. Alberta MP John Bar read more..

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Agricultural Commodity Boards looking for producers

  A number of Agricultural Commodity Boards are looking for producers who are interested in taking a more active role in the industry. Three positions are open at the board table for the Saskat read more..

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Slow down for equipment on the roads

As the days get shorter, and harvest continues, motorists should be cautious of large equipment on the roads. Glen Blahey, Agriculture Health and Safety Specialist with the Canadian Agricultural Safe... read more..

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Area farmers haul in durum to help third-world countries

 Swift Current and area farmers came together yesterday to help harvest one of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank Growing Projects. The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a Christian response to hunger, he read more..

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Ag More Than Ever celebrates having over 4000 agvocates

Agriculture More Than Ever is excited to announce they now how over 4000 agvocates across Canada. People with a passion for the agriculture can sign up to become an agvocate free of charge, and will ... read more..

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Rain in the forecast for later this week

Rain is in the forecast for much of the Province this week. World Weather Agri-Meteorologist Drew Lerner says farmers will want to get as much crop in the bin as possible, especially anything that' read more..

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