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April 2019

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Canola Industry Welcoming Government Support

Canada's canola industry is welcoming action being taken by the Government of Canada to help farmers deal with canola market access issues involving China. “Timely action to help producers deal... read more..

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Canadian Government Provides Relief For Canola Farmers

In responding to the canola market issue with China, the Canadian government announced that the Advance Payments Program (APP) limit in 2019 is going up from $400,000 to $1 million for all farmers. Th... read more..

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Federal Ag Critic Says Farmers Being 'Left In The Dark' On Canola Issue

Federal Conservative Agriculture Critic Luc Berthold was in Winnipeg Wednesday to discuss the China-canola issue. He met with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), the Manitoba Canola Growers Associ... read more..

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Protein Industries Canada Allocating $40 Million To First Round Of Proposals

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is now accepting proposals under the federal government's new Protein Supercluster. Forty million dollars will be allocated during this first round of proposals and wi... read more..

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National Soil Conservation Week Stresses Importance Of Soil Health

With this being the third full week in April, it's once again time to celebrate National Soil Conservation Week. Jim Tokarchuk is the executive director of the Soil Conservation Council of Canada. "... read more..

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Educating About African Swine Fever

The arrival of African swine fever (ASF) into Canada would be devastating to the pork industry. That from Dr. Egan Brockhoff with Prairie Swine Health Services, who gave a presentation last week at M... read more..

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Fed Cattle Prices Remain Steady

Fed cattle prices have remained fairly steady over the past few weeks. Brian Perillat is a senior market analyst with Canfax. "Kind of in that transition between the yearlings getting cleaned up and... read more..

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Canola Working Group Planning To Meet In Winnipeg

The canola working group is planning to get together next week in Winnipeg. The group was set up to resolve the market access issue affecting Canada’s canola seed exports to China. This w... read more..

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2019 World Pork Expo Cancelled Over African Swine Fever Concerns

The threat of African swine fever (ASF) has resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 edition of the World Pork Expo. The event is held each June in Des Moines, Iowa and attracts approximately 20,000 ... read more..

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Canola Working Group Holds First Meeting

  The Government of Canada working group on canola held its inaugural meeting on April 4, 2019, to work together to resolve the market access issue affecting Canada’s canola seed exports t read more..

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Hog Markets Remain Volatile

he hog markets remain extremely volatile, however, prices do look favourable for Canadian hog producers. That according to Tyler Fulton, Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "Th... read more..

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Cereals Canada President Says It's Time For Grain Industry To Adopt A Code Of Practice

While Canada's livestock sector has been using a Code of Practice for some time, its something that has been absent from the grain industry. Cereals Canada President Cam Dahl believes it's time for t... read more..

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CRSB Wins 2019 Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is being recognized for its outstanding work in the industry. You may recognize the name from their logos on the McDonald's Angus Burger line-up ve... read more..

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Breakthrough as Durum Genome Sequenced

An international consortium, including researchers from the University of Saskatchewan, has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat. The announcement was made this week after an article was publish... read more..

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APAS Meetings Continue in Saskatoon

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been conducting their annual policy meeting in Saskatoon this week. As expected, the summit has seen a lot of discussion about the carbon ta... read more..

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Precautions Against Hantavirus Urged

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Health is reminding residents to take precautions against hantavirus while taking care of spring cleaning. People are most often exposed to hantavirus when cleaning u... read more..

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Soil Temperature One Key To Seeding Success

When it comes to the soil temperature, it depends on what you are planting. Shannon Chant is a crop extension specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. She explained for most crops, t... read more..

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Wheat Growers Voice Carbon Tax Concerns

The federal carbon tax took effect Monday, much to the chagrin of people in Saskatchewan, in particular, agricultural producers. Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel is a director with the Western Canadian Wheat Gro... read more..

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