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November 2018

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Stock Growers Beef Drive Helps Saskatchewan Food Banks

A key campaign for the Saskatchewan Stock Growers and Food Banks around the Province is the Third Annual Beef Drive. Producers donate cull animals for processing with the meat then donated to Food Ba... read more..

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MacAulay Reaches 30-Year Milestone

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay is celebrating 30 years as a Member of Parliament. He's served in the PEI riding of Cardigan since November 21, 1988. "Looking back, it's been a flash.... read more..

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Strong International Interest At Agribition

Another edition of Canadian Western Agribition is in the books. Bruce Holmquist is finishing up his two-year term as President of the organization. In the wrap-up press conference he said once again... read more..

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RBC Beef Supreme Challenge

The RBC Beef Supreme Challenge is the highlight for cattle exhibitors at Canadian Western Agribition. The show features the Grand Champions of all breeds not only at Agribition but from 16 major live... read more..

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Canadian Western Agribition Scholarships Awarded

Each year Canadian Western Agribition hands out a number of post-secondary scholarships. The Canadian Western Agribition Scholarship awards $2,500 to students with a history of involvement in Ag... read more..

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BMO Celebrating Women In Ag Winner Shannon McArton

BMO’s Celebrating Women In Agriculture Award Winner this year is Shannon McArton. The grain farmer from Dilke has a consulting business and has worked with the Pedigreed Seed Industry, as well ... read more..

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Premier Leaves For Trade Mission To India

Premier Scott Moe leaves today for a week-long trade mission to India. Moe will meet with government and industry officials to promote and encourage trade and investment opportunities between the Pro... read more..

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Canadian Western Agribition Welcomes Alpaca's

The Alpaca’s were a big hit at Canadian Western Agribition. Carol Poole has Tiger Lily Ranch at Edam and Chaired the Saskatchewan Premier Alpaca Halter Show this week. She says Alpaca’s are known read more..

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Canadian Bison Association Sale At Agribition

The Canadian Bison Association held its 26th Annual Show and Sale this week at Canadian Western Agribition. A total of 79 animals were sold in the video auction with prices down from last year. Heif... read more..

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Mexican Interest in Canadian Genetics At Agribition

Canadian Western Agribition is known as a showcase for some of the best livestock genetics in the world. Rafael Ramirez Gonzalez has Posta El Cuatro a major livestock operation in Acatic in Jalisco, ... read more..

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The Texas Longhorn's Are Back At Canadian Western Agribition

A Texas Longhorn trophy steer from the U-S is attracting a lot of attention at Canadian Western Agribition. He’s owned by Kristopher Johnson from I M Bar Longhorn Ranch from Big Horn, Wyoming. ... read more..

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Burning Of The Brand Opens Canadian Western Agribition

Former Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz took part in the Burning of the Brand to mark the official opening of Canadian Western Agribition. Agribition President Bruce Holmquist says Gerry Ritz ... read more..

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Canadian Western Agribition Funding Renewed

The Federal and Provincial Government announced up to $500 thousand dollars in funding for Canadian Western Agribition to support their work with international buyers and developing markets. Saskatch... read more..

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CFA President To Step Down Next Year

After holding the position for nearly nine years, Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett has decided not to run again when his term expires next February. He says he's pleased... read more..

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Texas Longhorn Trophy Steer At Agribition

The Texas Longhorns are back at Canadian Western Agribition. It has been 24 years since the breed has been seen at Agribition and there's a lot of excitement with the breed being back at the show. L... read more..

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Momentum - Advancing the Bison Legacy

Momentum - Advancing the Bison Legacy is the theme for the Canadian Bison Association’s 35th Annual Convention underway in Regina. The National Bison herd is currently at about 150 thousand ani... read more..

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Viterra To Buy Assets Of Gardiner Dam Terminal

The Board of Directors at Gardiner Dam Terminal have announced plans to sell the company to Viterra. Viterra currently owns 50% interest in the grain handling facility operations. The sale includes ... read more..

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Producer Grading Schools

SaskCanola, SaskBarley, and Sask Wheat are holding a couple of Producer Grading Schools next week. Grading Schools are set for Tuesday, November 27 in Swift Current and Wednesday, November 28 in Humb... read more..

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Oversupply Of Hogs Creating Downturn In Prices

Pork producers in western Canada have been seeing a recent downturn in forward hog contract prices. Tyler Fulton is the director of risk management with Hams Marketing Services. "We're just under a ... read more..

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Ensuring Public Trust On The Farm

Farmers and Ranchers are being reminded of the importance of ensuring public trust in modern Agriculture. Brady Kapovic is a Provincial Agriculture Awareness Specialist with Saskatchewan’s Mini... read more..

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2018 Final Crop Report Released

Harvest has all but wrapped up in Saskatchewan with 99% of the crop now in the bin. Snow and rain in early November have delayed wrapping up the harvest for crops like flax and oats. Crops Extension... read more..

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Maintaining Cow Condition When Feed Supplies Are Tight

Every year beef producers work to get their cows through the winter in good condition so they can calve, produce milk and rebreed in a timely manner. The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) says the ... read more..

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CP Rail Sets New Monthly Record For Moving Grain

CP Rail has broken an all-time record, moving 2.64 million metric tonnes of Canadian grain and grain products in October. This makes last month CP's biggest month ever for moving Canadian grain, brea... read more..

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Drone Use Popular In Agricultural Operations

More and more farmers and ranchers are starting to use drones in their operation. Markus Weber, President of LandView Drones conducted a couple of Ag Drone Schools in Saskatchewan recently.  We... read more..

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Chinese Company's Investing In Saskatchewan Flax

Swift Current MLA Everett Hindley is the Legislative Secretary for Trade and Economic Development with the Province; back in the fall, he took part in a Trade Mission to China with Premier Scott Moe.&... read more..

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Two Saskatchewan Men Inducted Into Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame

The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame recently inducted five individuals for 2018. This year’s inductees include Ted Bilyea an Agricultural Business Leader from Ontario, Peter Dhillon a Cranbe... read more..

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Canadian Wheat Exports Up Over Last Year

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, Wheat Market Outlook shows what's happening with Canadian Wheat exports.  Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc’s latest Wheat Market Outlook sho... read more..

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Englot Family Featured On Farm Documentary

Real Farm Lives is a documentary web series that aims to challenge people’s misconceptions of where their food comes from and how it’s grown. This week’s show features the Englot fa... read more..

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APAS Wants To See Surface Rights Act Re-opened

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been talking about a variety of issues during their Annual District Meetings. RM Representatives are talking about everything from the Carbo... read more..

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Canada Supports Agriculture Innovation And Trade

Canada has joined Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Paraguay, the United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, and the Secretariat of the Economic Commun... read more..

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