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September 2018

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Dairy Farmers Disappointed Over USMCA Concessions

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) says its deeply disappointed that concessions were made on the dairy sector to conclude the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace NAFTA. ... read more..

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NAFTA Deal Reached

It came down to the wire, but late Sunday night Canada and the United States were said to have reached a tentative deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which will be renamed the Un... read more..

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Parrish & Heimbecker Open Fertilizer Distribution Centre In Moose Jaw

Parrish & Heimbecker celebrated the grand opening of their retail and fertilizer distribution centre in Moose Jaw on Friday. The P&H facility has expanded its fertilizer distribution centre t... read more..

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Sask Milk Concerned by Dairy Concessions In USMCA

Saskatchewan Dairy Producers are on the losing end of the proposed US-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Joy Smith, the Manager of Policy and Communication with Sask Milk says the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement is... read more..

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Agribition Livestock Entry Deadline October 1

Livestock Producers interested in exhibiting at Canadian Western Agribition this year have until Monday to get their paperwork in. CEO Chris Lane says the Livestock exhibits, shows, and sales ar... read more..

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Minimize The Risk Of Grain Spoilage

Farmers looking to minimize the risk of grain spoilage in wet, harvesting years like this are looking at grain drying options. Dr. Joy Agnew is the Projects Manager of Ag Research Services with the P... read more..

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New Program for Young Farmers in the Chicken Industry

The chicken industry is giving their young farmers a leg up. Chicken Farmers of Canada is launching their Young Farmers Program where they'll teach the next generation about the industry over an 18 m... read more..

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RBC Supports Career Growth for 4-H Members

The Royal Bank of Canada will be helping 4-H members prepare for their future careers. 4-H Canada has announced a two-year partnership with the RBC Future Launch Initiative, where they'll give $400,0... read more..

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CCA Welcomes Progress Made On CPTPP

The bill to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) passed second reading in the House of Commons last week. The Director of Government and Internatio... read more..

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Serving Up Canadian Beef at Parliament Hill

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association held it's annual fall picnic Tuesday (September 25) on Parliament Hill. Staff and producers with the organization met with key influencers, including Members of P... read more..

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MacAulay Concludes Second Cross-Country Tour

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay has wrapped up his second cross-country tour. During the 'Growing Canadian Agriculture' tour, MacAulay met with farmers, processors, and industry leader... read more..

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FCC Report Shows Farm Financials In Good Shape

Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) latest analysis of farm assets and debt indicates that Canadian agriculture continues to show strength and resilience despite higher interest rates, trade uncertainty,... read more..

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It's Railway Safety Week In Saskatchewan

Everyone is being encouraged to take the time this week to “change your train of thought” around rail crossings. No matter how busy anyone is with harvest or anything else, safety around ... read more..

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Strychnine Consultation Ends Thursday

Strychnine is a tool that farmers and ranchers use to control Richardson Ground Squirrels or Gophers. Health Canada is considering banning the product because of its impact on non-target animals like... read more..

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Sask Pulse To Hold Director Elections

Voter Information packages will be going out next month for Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. Three candidates have been nominated for two positions on the SPG Board of Directors. The three nominees are C... read more..

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China Shows Growing Interest In Saskatchewan Exports

Premier Scott Moe led a trade mission to China last week focusing on growing Saskatchewan’s trade opportunities and showcasing our food, fuel and fertilizer sectors.  He says “With t... read more..

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Snow Is Expected To Impact Crop Quality

Combines remain parked after yet another weekend of cool, wet weather that included snow in some areas of the Province. Environment Canada reports the majority of snow, about 15 centimetres, fell in ... read more..

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Stats Can Forecast

Statistics Canada is predicting a record corn for grain crop this year. The agency's model-based principal field crop estimates forecast record production of 14.5 million tonnes of corn for grain. Ca... read more..

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Cool, Wet Weather Delays Harvest

Rain fell over the majority of the province, with the largest amounts being reported in the central and northern regions.  Some areas receiving over 30 mm of rain, with snow reported in the north... read more..

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CFA Focusing On Trade As MP's Return To Ottawa

MP's are back in Ottawa this week after the summer break. Canadian Federation of Agriculture President Ron Bonnett says they'll be keeping a close eye on Bill C-79, which would implement the Comprehe... read more..

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Public Consultation On Strychnine Ends September 27

Farmers and ranchers are being encouraged to get involved in the PMRA’s comment period regarding a proposed ban on Strychnine. Strychnine is a registered pesticide used by farmers to control Ri... read more..

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AgriStability September 30th Deadline Approaches

It’s that time of year again; time to think about filing the paperwork for the 2017 AgriStability program. The program is administered through the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation and Se... read more..

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Hunters Encouraged To Submit Samples For CWD

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Environment is asking hunters to help monitor the spread and intensity of Chronic Wasting Disease. CWD is a fatal, infectious disease of the central nervous system that can... read more..

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SCA Wants To See Hunters Ask Permission Prior To Entering Land

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association fully supports the Provincial government’s review of the Trespass Related Legislation.” With hunting season getting underway, the SCA is rem... read more..

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Fall Soil Tests Prove Beneficial

Harvest activities continue around the province as weather permits. While there is still a lot of work to do, farmers that are finished are being reminded of the importance of fall soil testing. A n... read more..

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Long Road Ahead As APAS Continues To Work On Producer Issues

There was a good, frank, open discussion among farm groups, government, grain companies and the railways at last week’s Grain Transportation Roundtable. That’s the opinion of APAS Preside... read more..

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Public Consultation on Trespass Legislation Now Open

The Province is reviewing the current trespass legislation to see if any changes need to be made. Justice Minister Don Morgan says they currently have a number of pieces of legislation that affect ri... read more..

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2018 Livestock Tax Deferral Program Approved

It’s the news Livestock Producers struggling to find extra feed supplies were hoping to hear. The Federal Government has announced a 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral for producers impacted by drough... read more..

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Rain Delays Harvest Activity

Rain showers in various areas of the Province have caused a bit of a delay in harvest activities. Daphne Cruise with Saskatchewan Agriculture says the stuff that was combined in the last couple of da... read more..

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Railways Outline Strategies During Grain Transportation Roundtable

The Federal Government’s Grain Transportation Roundtable on Wednesday in Saskatoon brought together railways, grain companies, and farm organizations. In the last few years, farmers have seen a... read more..

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