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September 2019

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Precision.ai Is A Finalist For Today's Nutrien Radicle Challenge

A Saskatchewan Company is making their pitch today in the Nutrien Radicle Challenge Canada in Saskatoon. Precision.ai is one of four finalists competing for $250 thousand dollars US in the ... read more..

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Ranchman's: 2019 Pen Show Results

It was a cool, wet weekend for the Ranchman’s Ridin & Recitin Event at Kinetic Park. A number of activities were cancelled due to the weather but the cattle shows continued; including ... read more..

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Ranchman's: 2019 Junior Stockman's Show Results

There was some great competition in the Junior Stockman’s Show during the Ranchman’s Ridin’ & Recitin’ event Saturday in Swift Current. Competitors came from around the Pr... read more..

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Another Delay To The Harvest

The weekend snowfall is going to wreak havoc on the crops still left out in the field. Shannon Friesen is a Crops Extension Specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture. She says around 60% of the Pr... read more..

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Fed Cattle Prices Under Pressure

Fed cattle prices have been under some pressure with feedlots losing money. Brian Perillat is a senior analyst with Canfax. "There's been a little bit of pressure on the market ever since the plant ... read more..

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Non-Albertans Can Now Buy Grazing Leases In The Province

An exception recently removed from the Canadian Free Trade Agreement will allow Canadian's outside of Alberta to purchase grazing leases in the Province, where they couldn't in the past. The Alberta ... read more..

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This Week's Ag Leader's Debate Lacked Specifics

Farmers and industry stakeholders from across the country have been chiming in on social media following the Ag Leaders Debate this week. At the event hosted by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture... read more..

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Fast Food Restaurant's Continue To Test The Market

Tim Horton's may have dropped Beyond Meat from its menu, however another fast food giant is giving it a try. McDonald's says that starting Monday, it will test a new plant-based burger known as the P... read more..

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Bison Burger's Hit Fast Food Outlet In Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Bison Industry is pleased to see “Bison Burgers” on the menu at A & W restaurants in the Province. President Les Kroeger says Bison meat is a low fat, high protein co... read more..

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Funding For Rural Community Mental Health Training

The Do More Ag Foundation and Farm Credit Canada are once again offering funds to help support mental health training in rural areas. Executive Director for the Do More Ag Foundation Adele Stewart sa... read more..

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STARS Air Ambulance Gets A New Ride

STARS is upgrading its fleet in Saskatchewan with the arrival of the first of three new Airbus H145 helicopters. The new H145 helicopter is expected to be in service this fall. STARS is the Sho... read more..

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Saskatchewan Harvest Remains Slow

A stretch of warm and relatively dry weather allowed most producers to return to the field and resume harvest activities last week. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report shows 39% of th... read more..

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Farmers Dealing With Another Wet Harvest

Many farmers are dealing with wet grain this fall. Charley Sprenger is a project leader at the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI). "The main thing is farmers need to pay attention to wh... read more..

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It's Global Bio-Tech Week!

Agriculture is a constantly evolving industry. In proclaiming this week Bio-Tech Week, Agriculture Minister David Marit says biotechnology helps us to keep up with the demands that come along with th... read more..

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Food Farm Program Provides Key Learning Opportunity

Agriculture in the Classroom’s Food Farm Events wrapped up across the Province this week. Executive Director Sara Shymko says it was another great year with about 1500 kids going through the pr... read more..

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Snow Could Put A Stop To The Harvest

The push is on as farmers work to get the majority of the harvest in the bin before the snow flies. Agri-Meteorologist Drew Lerner with World Weather Inc says that could happen this weekend. “... read more..

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Canadians Don't Expect Much Focus On Ag During Election Campaign

A recent survey conducted by Angus Reid Global and Dalhousie University says only 31% of Canadians believe food and agriculture will be a prime electoral issue in the upcoming federal vote. ... read more..

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Trade Issues Top Canola Council of Canada Election Issues

There are a number of key agricultural issues that farm groups and producers would like to see addressed during the Federal Election campaign. Jim Everson, President of the Canola Council of Canada, ... read more..

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Time To Take Stock

It's a busy time of year with harvest in full swing and cattle coming home from summer pasture. For cattlemen or any livestock producer, it’s time to take a hard look at the animals in the... read more..

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CFA Hosts Ag Leaders Debate

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) hosted the Agriculture Leaders' Debate in Ottawa on September 24th. "CFA is very thankful to have representatives from all major parties take part in this... read more..

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CFA Hosts National Agriculture Leaders' Debate Tonight

The Federal Election campaign is well underway. So far, we haven’t heard a lot about Agriculture issues. Tonight, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture will host a National Agriculture Leader... read more..

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G3 Pasqua - CP Rail's Elevator Of The Year

CP Rail has handed out its Grain Elevator of the Year award and this year’s recipient is the G3 Terminal near Moose Jaw. The award is presented each year to the elevator that achieves high volumes read more..

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Farmers Are Getting Back In The Field

A general rainfall delayed harvest activities across much of the Province late last week. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report shows 23% of the crop is now in the bin, up from 18%... read more..

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A&W Responds To Controversy Over Recent Ad Campaign

The Saskatchewan Roughriders will be sitting down next week with representatives from the Saskatchewan Cattle Industry following concern over a recent ad campaign by A&W. The ad shows fans outsid... read more..

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Saskatchewan Roughriders Take A Hit From A&W Ad Campaign

“Dear Sask Roughriders, don’t you want me as a fan anymore??” that’s the title of a blog post from a Saskatchewan Cattle Producer. Adrienne Ivey and her family have a cattle o read more..

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Tim Horton's Pulls Beyond Meat Off Menu In Saskatchewan

Tim Hortons will no longer have Beyond Meat on the menu, except in B.C. and Ontario. Tim Hortons says both the Beyond Burger and Beyond Meat Breakfast Sandwiches were limited-time offers. After gett... read more..

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SaskWheat To Hold Director Election

The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission is having an election to fill three vacancies on their Board of Directors. General Manager Harvey Brooks says they have seven candidates running for the ... read more..

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SaskBarley Election To Be Held

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission will be holding an election to fill the vacancies on their Board of Directors. Vice Chair Brent Johnson says they have four candidates vying for th... read more..

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SPG Welcomes New Directors In 2020

  The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers will be welcoming some new faces around the Board table next year. Executive Director Carl Potts says no election is needed as they received three nominations f read more..

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African Swine Fever Reported In South Korea

African Swine Fever has been confirmed in South Korea according to media reports. They say the Country's first case of the highly contagious disease has killed pigs at a farm near its border with Nor... read more..

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