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March 2018

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Federal Ag Minister addresses grain backlog

Bill C-49, also known as the Transportation Modernization Act, contains provisions which will ensure long-term solutions to grain transportation problems, but it still hasn't received Senate approval.... read more..

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Bill C-49 passes the senate

Legislation containing solutions to the current grain backlog has been passed by the Senate, but there are still a couple steps before it becomes law. A total of 19 amendments were made to Bill C-49,... read more..

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More moisture could lead to disease

The snowfall in March has some farmers feeling a little more optimistic heading into Spring seeding. Many areas, of course, are still looking for some early spring moisture. Crops Extension Speciali... read more..

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Popular U of S professor passes away

Red Williams a well-known University of Saskatchewan professor has passed away. Williams was 95 years old and taught for more than 50 years in University of Saskatchewan's Animal and Poultry Science ... read more..

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Grain backlog costing farmers over $10,000 a day

The current grain backlog is costing farmers $11,000 to $13,000 a day in demurrage fees as ships wait at port for grain. Todd Lewis, the President of APAS, has written the Federal Ag Minister and Tra... read more..

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New Canadian Agricultural Partnership program set to start April 1st

The current Growing Forward 2 program is set to end on March 31st. The suite of Business Risk Management Programs is being replaced April 1st by the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership program. Pr... read more..

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Changes made to Ministry of Agriculture`s extension services

Starting next week, there will be some changes with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture and how it delivers its extension services. The changes are the result of the feedback the department ... read more..

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Grain backlog an unfortunate issue

The ongoing frustration over Canada’s grain backlog continues to grow. Speaking at an event in Calgary yesterday, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says it’s been an ongoing ... read more..

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Global trade issues could lead to changes for farmers

With Global trade issues especially around India, farmers are expected to make a shift in Pulse acreage for this year. Some individuals in the trade are saying acreage could drop by 20 to 25 per cent... read more..

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President & CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients thinks tariff situation in India will end soon

The ongoing tariff situation in India has producers here looking at cutting back on their pulse acreage this year. Murad Al-Katib is the president & CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients. He says the ... read more..

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Producers looking at making changes to cropping plans

There’s a lot more optimism in the agriculture sector especially in parts of southern Saskatchewan that saw additional snowfall during the month of March. That moisture should help with water l... read more..

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Murad Al-Katib wants farmers to take operations to next level

One of the most prominent businessmen in agriculture has challenged business leaders and farmers to take their operation to the next level. AGT Foods president & CEO and 2017 World Entrepreneur o... read more..

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SSGA wildfire relief fund continues to see enormous support

This snowfall is definitely good news for producers that were faced with very, very dry conditions over the last 18 months. That dry weather led to a devastating year for wildfires that destroyed liv... read more..

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Farmer Appreciation Night tonight

One of the world’s top businessmen in agriculture will be a special guest at an event tonight in Swift Current. AGT Foods President and CEO Murad Al-Katib, who was recently named the EY World E... read more..

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SSGA concerned over Health Canada’s new labelling requirements

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is showing concerns over new food labelling requirements by Health Canada. The front of package labels are designed to warn consumers if a food has high amo... read more..

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CCGA Wants Limit Increase On Cash Advance Program

Bill C-49 needs to be amended and passed by the Senate as soon as possible. That from Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) CEO Rick White, who spoke earlier this week at an emergency meeting ho... read more..

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Dr. David Kohl coming in Saskatchewan for four workshops

Producers will get a chance to learn about the latest economic trends affecting agriculture in four workshops across Saskatchewan next week. Agricultural Economist Dr. David Kohl will make stops in M... read more..

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Western Livestock Price Insurance Program continues to see strong uptake by producers

Producers in Saskatchewan got some good news last month when the provincial government restored the PST exemption for premiums paid to agricultural insurance policies, including the Western Livestock ... read more..

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Emergency meeting held in Ottawa to discuss grain backlog

Grain industry representatives were in Ottawa Monday to address the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on the grain transportation backlog. Canadian Federation of Agricu... read more..

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Frustration continues on grain backlog

Members of the All-Party Standing Committee on Agriculture held an emergency meeting yesterday on the current grain backlog situation. Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, Vice-President of Al... read more..

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SARM addresses rural crime and grain backlog at Annual Convention

SARM delegates gathered in Regina last week for their Annual Convention. Premier Scott Moe and a number of his cabinet ministers met with delegates to discuss a variety of issues from the grain backl... read more..

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Enough moisture predicted to get crop into the ground

Producers taking part in the West Central Ag Outlook and Cropportunities event had an opportunity to get a bit of a weather preview from Agri-meteorologist Drew Lerner with World Weather Inc. Le... read more..

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Farmers Against Rural Crime hits over 13,000 people

The momentum continues to build with over 13 thousand people now signed on to the Facebook group Farmers Against Rural Crime. Organizer Nick Cornea is pleased with the response with individuals shari... read more..

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Bigger Cattle Supplies Expected This Spring

  The manager and senior analyst with Canfax says cattle producers will be testing demand this year, as we head into some bigger supplies in the spring. Brian Perillat notes fed cattle prices i read more..

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Low populations of wheat midge and grasshoppers forecast

Farmers gathered in Kindersley yesterday for the West Central Ag Outlook. Regional Crop Specialist John Ippolito talked to producers about the Insect and Disease forecast for 2018: "If we look at th... read more..

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Pre-applications for 2018-2019 Cash Advance Payment Program now accecpted

Farmers and Ranchers who may need a little extra financial help can access funds through the Federal Government’s 2018-2019 Cash Advance Payments Program. The Cash Advance program is administer... read more..

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SARM convention underway in Regina

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities Annual Convention opened Wednesday at Regina’s Evraz Place. RM Delegates from around the Province will spend the next few days hearing prese... read more..

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AC Navigator wins Seed of the Year 20 years after being registered

20 years after being registered AC Navigator Durum is still popular among Prairie farmers. Navigator was recently selected as the 2017-18 Seed of the Year West Winner. It was developed by Dr. John C read more..

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Updates on the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Predation Compensation Program

In the last few weeks, the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is holding the annual Zone Meetings. Producers in some areas are getting an update on the changes in the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance ... read more..

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Grain backlog sees the worst railway performance since 2013-14

Farmers are dealing with another grain backlog; with railway performance now the worst it has been since 2013-14. Pulse Canada is calling for an amendment to Bill C49 to grant the Canadian Transporta... read more..

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