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November 2019

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WGEA Wants Rail Service Deemed 'Essential'

While the federal government didn't get directly involved in the CN Rail strike, they did play a role behind the scenes to help get a tentative agreement. Wade Sobkowich is the executive directo... read more..

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Friday at Canadian Western Agribition

It’s another busy day at Canadian Western Agribition. In the Chevrolet GMC Arena today it’s the Shorthorn Show, Hereford Shows, the Charolais Show and the Prospect Steer and Heifer Show. ... read more..

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Sherri Grant Win's BMO's Celebrating Women In Agriculture Award

The BMO Celebrating Women In Agriculture Award was handed out during Canadian Western Agribition. This year's honoree is Beef Advocate Sherry Grant. Grant is passionate about consumer advocacy ... read more..

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CWA Announces Funding For Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

Canadian Western Agribition is investing in Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence. Agribition President Chris Lees says they are pleased to be able to donate $100,000 over th... read more..

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FCC Report Shows Canada Has Potential To Expand Market Opportunities

Farm Credit Canada’s Agricultural Export Report shows Canada exported $33.9 billion dollars of agricultural commodities in 2018. The Report "Diversifying Canada's agriculture exports: Opportuni... read more..

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Agribition President Has Deep Roots In The Show

This year marks the 49th Anniversary of Canadian Western Agribition. Chris Lees is President of the show this year and has a special tie and a long term relationship with the show. His father was a ... read more..

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Thursday At Canadian Western Agribition

The International Stock Dog Championship Trials get underway in the Brandt Centre this morning. The Chevrolet GMC Arena is going to be busy with the Black Angus show, the Limousin show, and the Red A... read more..

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Lot's On The Agenda At CWA

Canadian Western Agribition continues today at Regina’s Evraz Place. For Wednesday the Grain Expo and  Indigenous Agriculture Summit continue in the Queensbury Convention Centre. In ... read more..

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FCC See's Expanded Growth Potential For Livestock Markets

Farm Credit Canada released its Agriculture Exports report at Canadian Western Agribition on Tuesday. Chief Economist JP Gervais says the report looked at where we are shipping our commodities and wh... read more..

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CFA Applauds Tentative CN Rail Deal

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) says it's pleased to hear that CN Rail and the Teamsters have reached a tentative deal and that rail service will resume operations on Wednesday. "Farmers... read more..

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2019 Farm Cash Receipts Rise

Statistics Canada says Farm Cash Receipts for Canadian farmers totalled $47.3 billion in the first three quarters of 2019, up 4.4 per cent from the same period in 2018. Receipts were up in every... read more..

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Foodgrains Bank Executive Director Stepping Down After 20 Plus Years

After 20 plus years in the position, the Executive Director of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is stepping down. Jim Cornelius talked about what he'll remember most. "My heart gets warm when I'm g... read more..

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Interbreed Competition Strong At CWA

Today marks the start of the Purebred Beef events at Canadian Western Agribition with the interbreed competitions. Levi Jackson is the Beef Committee Chair and says some of the top-quality animals he... read more..

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Bison Industry Looking To Grow Exports

Bison producers from across Canada are wrapping up their Annual Conference with the Bison Sale at Canadian Western Agribition. Bison Producer Les Kroeger says they had strong attendance for the confe... read more..

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Tentative Agreement Reached In CN Strike

Teamsters Canada says a tentative agreement has been reached with CN Rail. The tentative agreement means over 3000 conductors, trainspersons and yard workers will return to work tomorrow. The new ag... read more..

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Grain Expo Get's Underway Today At CWA

Grain Expo is always a popular event at Canadian Western Agribition.   The two day conference, now into it's eighth year usually attracts around 600 farmers.  Kurtis Kuchinka is the A... read more..

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Saskatchewan's Ag Minister Urges Feds To Get Trains Moving

Provincial Agriculture Minister David Marit met with his Federal counterpart Marie Claude Bibeau yesterday in Regina. The two visited Canadian Western Agribition before sitting down for a luncheon me... read more..

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Field To Market Expands Into Canada

Field to Market Canada offers the food and agricultural value chain a unified program to advance sustainability in North American commodity crop production. Through the newly announced expansion into... read more..

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Wheat Growers Launch Carbon Tax Petition

With the new federal cabinet being sworn in last week, the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) is launching a new “NoFarmCarbonTax” petition and website. A letter has been ... read more..

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Federal Agriculture Minister Visits Canadian Western Agribition

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau was in Regina for the opening of Canadian Western Agribition. During her visit  Minister Bibeau met with a number of farm groups and fielded ques... read more..

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Canadian Western Agribition Kicks Off

Canadian Western Agribition was officially opened with the traditional burning of the brand with Provincial Agriculture Minister David Marit.  Agribition is the largest livestock show in Canada,... read more..

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CFA Seeks Meeting With Ag Minister Bibeau

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is congratulating Marie-Claude Bibeau on her re-appointment as Minister of Agriculture & Agri-Food. CFA, which represents 200,000 farm families across... read more..

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Bibeau Stays On As Agriculture Minister

Quebec MP Marie-Claude Bibeau will keep her position as Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swore in his new cabinet this Wednesday afternoon. Bibeau was na... read more..

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2019 Food and Farming Champion: Lesley Kelly

The 4th Annual Food and Farming Champion Award was handed out recently as part of the Public Trust Summit in Saskatoon. The award honours those who work to advocate for agriculture and inspire public... read more..

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APAS Concerned By CN Rail Strike

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is concerned over the CN Rail strike. APAS Vice President Ian Boxall says this is the last thing farmers need after an already tough year. ... read more..

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Strong Interest In Federal Government's Cash Advance Program

It's been a challenging year for producers dealing with marketing challenges and a late harvest.  Dave Gallant the Director of Finance and Operations with the Canadian Canola Growers Association... read more..

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CN Rail Strike

Over three thousand CN Rail conductors, train person and yard persons went on strike overnight. The workers are being represented by the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference and have been working without... read more..

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Agriculture Trade Expected To Grow

Saskatchewan’s new Growth Plan was released last week. Everett Hindley, the Legislative Secretary for Trade and Export Development, says a number of the goals relate specifically to agricu... read more..

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Inland Terminal Association of Canada holds Annual Convention

The Inland Terminal Association of Canada met in Saskatoon on Monday, the group represents grain companies that have significant farmer ownership. Executive Director, Kevin Hursh, says over the ... read more..

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Agriculture Plays Key Role In Saskatchewan's New Growth Plan

Premier Scott Moe unveiled Saskatchewan’s new Growth Plan yesterday. The government describes ‘Saskatchewan’s Growth Plan: the Next Decade of Growth 2020-2030” as a roadmap fo... read more..

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