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October 2018

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GW Commodities Offers Farmers Another Option

Great Western Railway is branching out into the commodities business. GWR’s focus has been on trying to recapture grain and freight traffic back to their rail line. General Manager Andrew Glas... read more..

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APAS Says Carbon Tax Rebate Won't Cover Farmer's Costs

Farm groups are joining Premier Scott Moe in raising concern over the Federal Government’s Carbon Tax Rebate. Ottawa announced plans yesterday to give carbon tax rebates of 90% to resident... read more..

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Premier Calls Carbon Tax Rebate A Sham

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announcing plans this week to give Carbon Tax rebates of 90% directly to residents of provinces, like Saskatchewan, where the Province has rejected the Federal Government... read more..

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D'Arcy Producer Re-elected To SCA Board

There was a good turnout last night in Kindersley for the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association fall district meeting. Over the next week, the SCA is holding its annual meetings around the provi... read more..

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Veterinary Technologist Is Another Promising Career Option

Veterinary Technologists play an important role in the Livestock sector.  Lois Ridgeway, the President of the Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists, says just like Veteranians the... read more..

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SCA Holds Fall District Meetings

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association has a new format for its fall district meetings this year. Chief Executive Officer Ryder Lee says the SCA manages the Cattle Check-off or the levy in Sa... read more..

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2019 Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarship Applications Now Open

The theme ‘Our Food has a Story,’ is designed to get young people thinking about the relationship between agriculture and the food they eat.  Agriculture Minister David Marit says th... read more..

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Bunge Getting Pushed To Make Changes

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that investment firm D.E.Shaw & Co. has boosted its stake in Bunge Ltd. and is pushing the grain trader to make operational improvements and add board members.... read more..

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Canada Secures Access In Key ASEAN Markets

The Government of Canada has announced new market access for live cattle exports to the Philippines, as well as sheep and goat genetics exports to Indonesia and the Philippines. “Canada is buil... read more..

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Healing And Health Through Food

The Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine in Winnipeg is doing work to learn more about harnessing the health benefits of the food we eat. Researchers are working on foods, ra... read more..

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Cereals Canada Takes Part In Italy Meetings

Cereals Canada President Cam Dahl joined Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay during a stop in Italy last week. The two took part in talks surrounding country of origin labeling on pasta, w... read more..

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Saskatchewan Is Key Player In Global Fertilizer Industry

A change in the weather should see some good harvest activity over the next week. Farmers continue to work on increasing production to meet growing population needs and for many producers, fertilizer... read more..

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Still Time To Donate To FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign

Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger Campaign helps to provide meals for food banks here in Saskatchewan and across Canada. Individuals are encouraged to stop by their local FCC office or par... read more..

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North West Terminal Cancels Weekend Deliveries After Fire

The office at North West Terminal re-opened Friday, following a fire early Thursday morning. North West Terminal thanking the Unity Fire Department and all the volunteers for their efforts and dedica... read more..

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USDA October WASDE Report 'Modestly Friendly'

There was a slight bump in the markets Thursday following the release of the USDA October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Jon Driedger, senior market analyst with FarmL... read more..

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Update On Grain Dryer Fire At North West Terminal

Unity RCMP sending out an update on that fire at the North West Grain Terminal. As of 3:22 pm on Thursday RCMP and Unity Fire crews were still at the scene of the fire.  RCMP responded to a call... read more..

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MacAulay Concludes EU Tour

Canada's Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, has concluded his agricultural outreach mission to Europe. During his trip, he visited Spain, Belgium, and Italy. "The Canada-European ... read more..

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Status Update Released On National Beef Strategy

The Canadian Beef Advisors released a progress report on the 2015-2019 National Beef Strategy. The strategy was created by the national beef organizations to position the industry for greater profita... read more..

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Farmers Continue To Work On The Harvest

Farmer’s continue to work away at the harvest as weather allows. Crops Extension Specialist Shannon Friesen says producers have been delayed by snow and cool, wet weather. As a result, there&r... read more..

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Viterra opens Wadena Terminal

Viterra officially opened their new high throughput grain terminal at Wadena on Wednesday. The facility has a storage capacity of 34,000 metric tonnes and is capable of loading up to 156 railcars thr... read more..

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Emergency Crews Battling Fire At North West Terminal At Unity

Emergency crews are currently battling a fire at the North West Grain Terminal at Unity.  The Unity Fire Department was apparently called out to the facility shortly after 7 am this morning.&nbs... read more..

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Corn Silage Interest Grows

There’s still a lot of crop waiting to be harvested around the province. Rick Toney is a cattle producer in the Gull Lake area and is waiting for a change in the weather to harvest his first Co... read more..

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Dairy Farmers Say Market Access Given Up In USMCA Is Closer To Four Per Cent

Under the new U.S. - Mexico - Canada Agreement (USMCA), dairy farmers in this country are expecting to lose about $192 million every year as a result of the market access that was given up to the Amer... read more..

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Hunters Encouraged to Get Landowner Permission

Hunters are being reminded to check with landowners and ask permission prior to entering all land whether it’s posted or not. Rich Hildebrand with the Ministry of Environment says they stress t... read more..

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Propane Demand Strong With Wet Harvest

Farmers in some areas of the Prairies are waiting for propane deliveries as this year’s wet harvest is causing record-high demands on the product. Grain dryers are working overtime right now as... read more..

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Challenging Harvest For Producers

There's still a lot of crop out in the field in the northern and central areas of the Province where they’ve seen their share of cool, wet weather and snow. Agriculture Minister David Marit say... read more..

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U of S Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence Opens

It was a big day for Saskatchewan’s Beef sector yesterday with the official opening of the U of S Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence at Clavet. The $38 million dollar facility was funded... read more..

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Goodale Says USMCA Is A Good Deal

Saskatchewan Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says he’s pleased with the new United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement. He says the new trade agreement with the U-S and Mexico is a good agreement for Can... read more..

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FCC Offering Financial Support To Hog Producers

Farm Credit Canada is offering support for hog-producing customers facing financial hardship as a result of international trade disputes. Hog prices in Canada have declined by 30 per cent over the la... read more..

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Canadian Pork Council Hopes USMCA Brings Stabiltiy To Markets

Canadian pork producers were pleased to learn that Canada, the United States, and Mexico agreed on a renewed trade agreement USMCA) after difficult negotiations. This comes as Canadian pork producers ... read more..

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