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June 2018

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Saskatchewan's Weekly Crop Report

This weeks Crop Report shows the majority of crops in the Province are in good condition, and at their normal stages of development for this time of year. Crop’s Extension Specialist Daphne Cr read more..

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Drones Showing Advantages In Agriculture

The Agriculture sector is utilizing the use of Drones more and more. On Thursday, about 15-20 people took part in an Agricultural Drone Demonstration sponsored by Pioneer Co-op’s Agro Branch in... read more..

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Strong Pricing In Canada's Bison Market

Saskatchewan is a key player when it comes to Canada’s Bison Industry. Les Kroeger, President of Sask Bison, says overall there are 300 bison producers in the province and about 40 thousand ani... read more..

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Forage Tour Today In Swift Current

Scientists from the Swift Current Research and Developmental Centre are showcasing their work as it relates to forages. Agriculture and Agri-food Canada’s Field Day (today) includes their nativ... read more..

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FCC Optimistic About Agriculture

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about Agriculture. JP Gervais, the Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada, says the number one reason to be optimistic is that the demand we... read more..

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Frontier Days Beef Event Schedule

It’s “Hat’s off to 80 Years!” as Swift Current Ag and Ex celebrates Frontier Days. 4-H Clubs from all over the South West are in the city to compete in the Cattle and Light Ho... read more..

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Moose Jaw’s Dr. Schmitz reaches 50 years as professor

It’s another milestone year for Moose Jaw’s Dr. Andy Schmitz, a Professor of Food and Resource Economics at the University of Florida. This year marks his 50th year as a Professor and the... read more..

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Agribition inks 10-year deal with Regina Exhibition Association

Canadian Western Agribition signed a 10-year partnership with Regina Exhibition Association. The $750 million dollar deal gives Agribition a permanent home at Regina’s Evraz Place for the next ... read more..

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Saskatchewan's Bison Industry Ready to Grow

Saskatchewan is a key player when it comes to Canada’s Bison Industry. Les Kroeger, President of Sask Bison, says overall there are 300 Bison producers in the province and about 40 thousan... read more..

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Norquay couple wins Outstanding Young Farmers

This year’s Outstanding Young Farmers are from Norquay, Saskatchewan. Jordan and Jennifer Lindgren own and operate Lindgren Farms Ltd with their four children. "Just honoured to be included in... read more..

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CAFTA highlights summer priorities

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) is calling all Parliamentarians to support better access to world markets as continued trade uncertainty threatens Canadian jobs and long-term prosperity.... read more..

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Cereals Canada President praises response to GM Wheat Discovery

Officials with Japan's Ministry of Agriculture visited Canada last week to assess the situation regarding the discovery of genetically modified wheat in southern Alberta last summer. Japan, along wit... read more..

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Cattle markets remain seasonal

There's lots of noise in the markets right now. Canfax analyst Brian Perillat says recent factors include the trade dispute between China and the U.S. and current talks surrounding NAFTA. He notes t... read more..

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Producers get details on the GM Wheat Investigation

SaskWheat held their Semi-Annual Meeting during Canada's Farm Progress Show. A key part of the discussion centred around the discovery of GMO Wheat on a rural access road in Alberta. Mitchell Japp f... read more..

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Morris Industries shows off new quantum air drill

Morris Industries launched its new quantum air drill at Canada's Farm Progress Show. It's their next generation of contour drill. President and CEO Ben Voss says a new trulaser welding technique mea... read more..

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AGCO unveiled new combine

The latest in farm equipment and technology is on display this week at Canada’s Farm Progress Show in Regina. As part of a preview event for dealers last night AGCO unveiled its new IDEAL Fendt... read more..

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Sask Wheat confident in their product amid import suspensions

Sask Wheat says it’s confident in the quality and safety of Canadian wheat. This after the CFIA announced it had found a few herbicide-tolerant plants on an isolated service road in southern Alb... read more..

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Ag-West Bio to receive $8.5 million in CAP funding

A key funding announcement yesterday for Saskatoon-based Ag-West Bio. Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Provincial Ag Minister Lyle Stewart announced a total of $8.5 million dollars ... read more..

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South Korea joins Japan in banning Canadian Wheat Imports

A few RoundUp Ready wheat plants from Southern Alberta have caused another country to ban Canadian wheat imports. On Friday, June 15th, Japan banned Canadian wheat imports after it was announced gene... read more..

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Agriflash Headlines for June 19

Another Country Bans Canadian Wheat Imports On Monday, South Korea joined Japan in banning Canadian Wheat Imports. This after the Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced the discovery of a handful... read more..

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Japan temporarily suspends wheat shipments from Canada

Cereals Canada is assuring customers of Canadian wheat that there is no commercial production of genetically modified wheat in Canada. On Thursday, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) revealed... read more..

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Unapproved genetically modified wheat found in Southern Alberta

Genetically modified (GM) wheat has been discovered on an access road in Southern Alberta, after it was reported the few plants survived a spray treatment for weeds. The Canadian Food Inspection Agen... read more..

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U.S. Ag secretary visits PEI

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in Prince Edward Island Friday for a meeting with Canada's Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay. As expected, supply management was a hot topic during... read more..

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Hail damaged crops may recover

More rain activity Thursday night in some areas of the province. One of the hardest hit areas in the province was around the Estevan area where tennis ball sized hail was reported. Daphne Cruise is ... read more..

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Climate Change affecting Saskatchewan's water future

We’re entering a period of rapid change. The ongoing impact of Climate Change is the key factor affecting Saskatchewan’s Water Future, that from Dr. John Pomeroy with the University of Sa... read more..

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Cattleman get an update on NAFTA negotiations

The Deputy Director for Trade Negotiations with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada gave a Trade Update during the Saskatchewan Stock Growers AGM and Convention. During her presentation to the group, Ka... read more..

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U of S stops in Swift Current

The University of Saskatchewan has launched a series of Provincial Tours to help ensure the University builds relationships with rural communities. Dr. Debra Pozega Osburn, Vice President of the Univ... read more..

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Government updates food safety regulations

On Wednesday, June 13th, The Canadian Government announced Safe Food for Canadians Regulations that will come into effect January, 15th, 2019. The new regulations are in regards to licensing, traceab... read more..

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Stock Growers and Parks Canada teaming up for grass bank pilot project

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is teaming up with Parks Canada's on a unique grass bank pilot project at Grasslands National Park. The project will see local ranchers manage grazing on ab... read more..

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June WASDE report generally bullish

The USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report for June was generally bullish, with declines in U.S. corn, soybean and wheat end stocks. That according to Dan Basse, preside... read more..

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