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July 2019

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Kochia As A Feed Source?

Many farmers battle with Kochia, the prolific weed can overtake large areas in a crop. Dr. Alan Iwassa is a Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Swift Current Research and Devel... read more..

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New Crop Related Genome Projects Receive Funding

University of Saskatchewan scientists are involved in two new crop-related genomic projects. The Western Grains Research Foundation announced over $1.6 million dollars in funding for the projects. W... read more..

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Pulse Producers Seeing Ascochyta Problems In Chickpeas

Chickpea producers are being encouraged to check crops for Ascochyta after a number of issues have been found in crops in the southern half of the province. Sherrilynn Phelps an Agronomy Specialist read more..

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Prairie Goat Expo Underway In Moose Jaw

There’s a lot of interest in the growth potential in the Goat Industry. Rob Schill is President of the Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association. “There’s some growth happening as dif... read more..

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Ottawa Invests in Pork Sector

The Federal Government is investing up to $6 million in Canada’s Pork Industry. Canada Pork International will use the money to strengthen, diversify and grow Canada’s pork exports in pri... read more..

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CFA Calls For More Action To Address Trade Disruptions

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was pleased to see the country's agriculture ministers acknowledge the critical importance of rules-based trade and access to labour for agricultural ... read more..

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Beef Producers Encouraged To Reduce The Need For Antibiotics

The Beef Cattle Research Council is reminding producers it's prudent to use antibiotics effectively on their cattle operations. According to the Council, antibiotic resistance levels are extremely lo... read more..

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Crop Diagnostic School At Scott

This year's Crop Diagnostic School is being held at the Scott Research Farm. The event is geared to agronomists, producers, industry and retail reps to help improve their crop scouting skills an... read more..

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Canaryseed Not Covered Under CGC Licensing And Bonding Program

A number of Canaryseed producers who are owed thousands of dollars as a result of ILTA Grain’s Creditor Protection may not see that money. Lucas Sutherland is Chair of the Canaryseed Developmen... read more..

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Beef Producers Meet With Weather Network Over Controversial Tweet

The Weather Network met with representatives from the beef industry on Monday after the company released a controversial video last week. Beef producers jumped to Twitter to defend the envi... read more..

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Initial Livestock Tax Deferral List Released

The federal government has released an initial list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for... read more..

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National Sheep Show and Sale A Success

The 2019 All Canada Sheep Classic wrapped up over the weekend in Humboldt and organizers are extremely pleased. Gord Schroeder, the Executive Director with the Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board, s... read more..

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Saskatchewan Hay Yield Is Down

Producers are busy working on cutting this year’s hay crop. Dr. Paul Jefferson a consultant in the Forage Industry recently released his 2019 hay yield estimates report for Saskatchewan. He&rs... read more..

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Dairy Farmers Welcome Research Investment

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is commending the federal government for the investment announced last week to the Dairy Research Cluster 3 DFC says the Dairy Research Cluster 3 builds on the success o... read more..

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Ag Ministers Conclude Meeting In Quebec City

The Federal, Provincial, and Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their two-day annual meeting in Quebec City on Friday. "The future is full of promise for Canada's agriculture and ag... read more..

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Humboldt Hosts The 2019 All Canada Sheep Classic

It’s a big weekend for the Sheep Industry. The 2019 All Canada Sheep Classic is being held this weekend at the Humboldt Uniplex. Megan Kroes and her husband farm in the Harris area and run bot... read more..

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Farmers Interested In Research

The Wheatland Conservation Area held their annual field day Thursday in conjunction with Saskatchewan Agriculture, Pioneer Coop, and the Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission.  Wheatland&r... read more..

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Ag In Motion's 5th Anniversary Show Is In The Books

Ag in Motion wrapped up yesterday at Langham. Show Manager Rob O’Connor says the 5th Anniversary show attracted about 30,474 people over the three days; while last year’s show saw 30,335 ... read more..

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Hunter Brothers Help Raise $470,000 for STARS at Ag In Motion

Last night Ag In Motion wrapped up it's the first day with its annual Field of Stars fundraiser.   The second annual event featured Shaunavon's own provide entertainment... read more..

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Crop Conditions Impacting Yield Expectations

The Cargill Knowledge Tent is a busy place at Ag in Motion. Bruce Burnett the Director of Marketing and Weather for Glacier Farm Media is one of the presenters. He talked to producers about Global G... read more..

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Demonstrations Are Popular At Ag In Motion

The demonstrations are a key attraction at Ag in Motion. Dan Kuchma, the Sales and Demonstration Manager says as well as running the large field-scale equipment demo’s there’s also a... read more..

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Premier Visits Ag In Motion

The Premier stopped by DOT’S Autonomous Tractor demonstration at Ag in Motion to watch the seeder at work. Premier Scott Moe says technology is becoming a hot industry in Saskatchewan. &l... read more..

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Field Of STARS Event Showcases The Hunter Brothers At Ag In Motion

It’s opening day for Ag In Motion. Today also marks the 2nd Annual Field of Stars event at the show. The event features a benefit concert, supper, and fundraising auction for STARS air ambulan... read more..

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Federal Ag Minister Visits Saskatoon and Ag In Motion

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau took part in the opening ceremonies for Ag in Motion. Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Farm Show features the latest in Agricultural Equipment a... read more..

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Ag In Motion Opens Today At Langham

Show Manager Rob O'Connor says the equipment is on site and ready to go. He notes the site is in good condition despite the recent rains, adding that they invested another $150 thousand dollars in ne... read more..

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Storm Damage Keeping Producers on Their Toes

Farmers will be out checking crops for damage after a number of storms moved through the Province over the weekend. Tornadoes were reported in the Rockglen area Friday, around Northgate on Saturday, ... read more..

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Ilta Grain Files for Creditor Protection

Ilta Grain has filed for Creditor protection under the Companies Creditors Arrangements Act. In a letter to vendors and suppliers on July 9 the company says they are now operating under the supervisi... read more..

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SCIC Greenfeed Deadline July 15

Farmers that may have crops that are struggling either with poor emergence and/or hail damage may have another option to consider. Shawn Jacques is President and CEO for Saskatchewan Crop Insurance C... read more..

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Field of STARS

STARS Air Ambulance is there when you need it, but everyone hopes they won’t have a need for it. STARS is a not-for-profit critical care transport with bases in Saskatoon and Regina. Cindy Sei... read more..

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Watch Crop Staging When Spraying

New weed growth following the recent rains is posing a challenge for some producers. Crop growth and development varies across the province. The Sprayer Guy Dr Tom Wolf with Agrimetrix Research and ... read more..

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