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May 2019

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Updated: Province Appeals Carbon Tax Ruling

The Provincial Government has officially filed its notice of appeal with the Supreme Court of Canada over the Carbon Tax Ruling.  Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan is asking the c... read more..

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Celebrate Milk Production on Today, World Milk Day

Dairy farmers, milk aficionados, and fans of strong bones alike are celebrating something they can all get behind today as World Milk Day kicks off. Julie Ell is the communications coordinator at Sas... read more..

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Province Appeals Carbon Tax Ruling

The Province has filed its Carbon Tax Notice of Appeal with the Supreme Court of Canada. Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan is asking the country’s highest court to look at t... read more..

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Farmers Wrapping Up Seeding Activity

Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report shows 92% of the crop is in, that’s up from 73% last week. According to the report, crops are behind their normal stage of development for th... read more..

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Safety On The Roads Is Priority For Ag Sector

The Province is phasing in training requirements for new semi drivers in the agriculture industry. Starting March 1, 2020 anyone wishing to obtain an F endorsement will be required to take 40 hours o... read more..

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New Driving Regulations Being Phased In For Saskatchewan's Ag Sector

New driver training requirements will be phased in starting next year for those driving semis in agriculture operations. This follows the changes for mandatory training which started in March for Cla... read more..

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Mental Health: A Priority for Our Farmers

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food tabled a report Tuesday on the mental health challenges for producers in the Ag Sector. The all-party report, Mental Health: A Priority for Ou... read more..

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Put Another Burger On The BBQ

Today is National Burger Day! Ryder Lee, CEO for the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association says it’s delicious and nutritious and provides a good source of Protein, Vitamin B and Iron. Le... read more..

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Western Canadian Farmers Benefiting From Wet Weather In U.S.

The ag markets have been seeing a recent rally due to inclement weather in the U.S. Jon Driedger, senior market analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions, notes wet weather has been affecting a large... read more..

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Canadian Cattlemen's Association Welcomes Expanded Access To Japan

A trade restriction linked back to the days of BSE has now been lifted in the Japanese market. Japanese beef imports from Canada, the U.S. and Ireland can now be over the age of 30 months. The Canad... read more..

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Two Grazing Corporations Benefit From Results Based Conservation Agreements

Saskatchewan Stock Growers and the South of the Divide Conservation Action Program have been successful in receiving two grants to support the stewardship and protection of critical habitat. Over $50... read more..

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FCC Supports STARS Air Ambulance

Farm Credit Canada has renewed its commitment to STARS air ambulance. FCC is making a $600,000 contribution over four years to support the service across Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Alberta. FCC Chi... read more..

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Scattered Showers Not Enough

Farmers are looking for some decent moisture over the weeks ahead. Producers have made some good progress when it comes to this year’s seeding operations. Now that the temperature is warming u... read more..

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APP Changes Expected Within 'A Few Weeks'

The Canola Council of Canada President Jim Everson says there really hasn't been any major developments in the situation with China over the past few weeks. Farmers are watching the situation an... read more..

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Canada and U.S. Agree To Continue Safe Trade If African Swine Fever Arrives

On Wednesday, United States Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jack Shere working in collaboration with the Canada’s CVO, Dr. Jaspinder Komal, issued the following statement: We are pleased to... read more..

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Clubroot Management

With spring seeding activities well underway farmers putting in Canola are being reminded to think about Clubroot. A Clubroot survey in the fall of 2018 showed the soil-borne disease had been found i... read more..

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FCL Buys Terra Grain's Ethanol Facility

Federated Co-operatives Limited Vice-President of Strategy, Pam Skotnitsky says this is a key acquisition for their Western Canadian operation. She says the Terra Grain facility at Belle Pl... read more..

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Calls To Saskatchewan's Farm Stress Line Increase

Spring can be a stressful time for farmers, especially with the China-Canada feud over canola imports and the Farm Stress Line has noticed an increase in calls. "Recently we did a report to the Minis... read more..

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Farm Safety Should Be A Top Priority

Farmers are being reminded to think about safety around equipment and power lines as they work on spring seeding. Media Relations for Sask Power Jordan Jackle encourages producers to make sure safety... read more..

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WLPIP Calf Deadline Coming Up

Cattlemen have been seeing the benefits of reducing some of the price risks of raising cattle by enrolling in the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program. Jodie Griffin, the Provincial Co-coordinat... read more..

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Big Jump Expected In Hemp Acres

The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) is expecting to see a big jump in hemp acres this year across Canada. Ted Haney is the group's executive director. "Based on our conversations with Health Can... read more..

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Market Access For Canadian Beef Expanded In Japan

The Canadian Beef industry is pleased to see market access into Japan now expanded to include beef from cattle older than thirty months of age. Japan had blocked access to all Canadian beef following... read more..

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Bee Theft Solved

R-C-M-P have recovered the 150 bee colonies that were stolen sometime last week from a farm in the Zenon Park area. The owner Derek Moyen was able to identify the colonies and recover the majority of... read more..

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CAFTA Pleased With Removal Of Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

The Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) was pleased to see the U.S. remove its steel and aluminum tariffs against Canada. “On behalf of our members, we congratulate both sides for this po... read more..

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Tales From The Cab

As agricultural equipment and technology continue to change, so too does the world of manufacturing. Companies are seeing workers that are more and more removed from the farm, and don’t have a ... read more..

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G20 Ag Ministers Conclude Meetings In Japan

Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has wrapped up a successful four-day visit to Japan where she represented Canada at the G20 Agriculture Ministers' Meeting. Bibeau m... read more..

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Saskatchewan Hands Out Agriculture Student Scholarships

It’s that time of year when scholarships and bursaries are being handed out to students looking at furthering their education. Four worthy recipients will be receiving Saskatchewan’s Agri... read more..

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Ag In Motion Celebrate's 5th Anniversary Show In 2019

There was a great crowd on hand yesterday as Ag in Motion brought exhibitors and sponsors together to kick off the 5th Anniversary of Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Farm Show. Show Director R... read more..

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FCL Closing Melfort Feed Production Plant

Federated Co-operatives Limited is consolidating its Feed Production operation across the Prairies. FCL is moving from six plants down to three, closing its operations in Melfort and Brandon, while t... read more..

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Allan Potash Miner's Are Safe

All 63 employees trapped underground at the Allan Potash Mine are all safe and above ground with no injuries. The employees at the Nutrien’s Potash mine were trapped underground and sent to saf... read more..

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