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May 2020

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Conservative MP Says Federal Governments Lack Of Interest In Agriculture's Dire Situation Is Unacceptable

The House of Commons held limited sittings last week before resuming the Special Committee on COVID-19. Conservative MP for Cypress Hills-Grassland, Jeremy Patzer was in Ottawa and took part in the d... read more..

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Saskatchewan Expanding Water Management Infrastructure

Saskatchewan is investing more than $8.3 million dollars in Water Management Infrastructure and Programming.  The Minister for the Water Security Agency, Greg Ottenbreit says these are of course... read more..

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Sask Based Company Shows Interest In Morris Industries

Morris Industries could soon have a new owner.  Superior Farm Solutions Limited, the operator for Saskatchewan based Rite Way Manufacturing has apparently expressed interest.  Morris Indus... read more..

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Donald's Fine Foods Doing Feasibility Study To Convert XL Beef Plant

Donald's Fine Food, the owner/operator of Thunder Creek Pork in Moose Jaw, announced it is undertaking a study to determine the viability of converting the XL Beef plant in Moose Jaw into a sow p... read more..

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Spring Seeding Activities Progressing

Decent weather is resulting in some good seeding progress. Crop's Extension Specialist Sara Tetland says the May 28th Crop Report shows about 80% of the crop is now seeded in Saskatchewan.  "Se... read more..

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Young Ranchers "Feeding The Future"

The next generation of farmers and ranchers are raising concerns over the mounting costs of doing business under COVID-19. Kendra Donnelly works closely with her husband, parents, sister and brother-... read more..

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CEBA Changes More Than Doubles Amount Of Farmers Eligible

It is estimated that the expanded eligibility to the Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA) announced on May 19th more than doubled the amount of farmers eligible. In a news release, Agriculture ... read more..

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Delmar Teams With New Soybean And Corn Partners

Ceres Global Ag Corp announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Delmar Commodities Ltd (based in Winkler), has entered into agreements with Sevita International Corporation and Horizon Seeds Canada I... read more..

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank Appoints Next Executive Director

Andy Harrington has been appointed as the next executive director of Canadian Foodgrains Bank starting in September 2020. “The Foodgrains Bank board of directors is pleased to welcome Andy to o... read more..

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Majority Of Farmers Say COVID-19 Emergency Funding Not Enough: CFIB Survey

A new survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) reveals that only 29 per cent of farmers say the federal emergency funding that was recently announced will be helpful for their ... read more..

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Seeding Progress Doubles Across Province

Producers in Saskatchewan made good progress last week with seeding the 2020 crop. Progress doubled across the province, with 51 percent fo the crop now planted. This brought things on ... read more..

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CCA Looking To Federal Government For Further Assistance

With sky-rocketing premiums for price protection, plummeting beef prices and the closure of meatpacking plants as a result of COVID-19, beef producers are looking to government for assistance, es... read more..

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SSGA and SCA Team Up To Help Food Banks

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association helped to provide a boost to Food Banks in Saskatchewan as they hold their annual Beef Drive. This year, they received an extra bit as the Saskatchewan&... read more..

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New Business Solutions Fund

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced more funding to help ag-related businesses deal with the impacts of COVID-19. The new $100 million Agriculture and Food Business Solutions F... read more..

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Ottawa Announce New Program To Help Ag Related Companies

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau announced the launch of a $100 Million Agriculture and Food Business Solutions Fund on Thursday. The new fund through Farm Credit Canada is being laun... read more..

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Saskatchewan and Alberta Announce Commitment To Fully Fund AgriRecovery Set-Aside Program

Agriculture Minister David Marit announced $10 million dollars to help livestock producers manage the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding includes $5 million for Saskatchewan's share of the Federal-Provin... read more..

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U.S. Planting Making Good Pace

U.S. farmers have been making good progress with spring seeding. We spoke to FarmLink Chief Market Analyst Neil Townsend earlier this week. "Significantly faster rate than last year," he said. "In t... read more..

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Challenging Start To Spring Seeding On The Prairies

Spring seeding operations are slowly getting underway as some farmers wrap up the harvest. Bill Huber has a mixed livestock operation in the Lipton area, northeast of Regina, and is one of many produ... read more..

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Chicken Farmers Playing Waiting Game

Canada Farmers of Canada (CFC) says that the government does not fully understand what they need to mitigate specific impacts caused by COVID-19. The organization notes that farmers have lowered thei... read more..

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Saskatchewan Stock Growers Set Up Consumer's Beef Directory

The loss of packing capacity is creating uncertainty for producers with cattle to sell. In the last few weeks the processing challenges have also resulted in a little less meat or selection at the gr... read more..

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Government Announces Changes To Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The federal government has announced a new, temporary policy that will reduce the time it takes for a temporary foreign worker to start a new job. While this policy is in place, a worker who is alrea... read more..

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Weed Control Always Important

Weed control is top of mind for farmers that didn't get their fall application done last year because of the late harvest. Getting good weed control coverage is key to help with spring seeding a... read more..

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Processing Capacity Biggest Driver In Cattle Market

The biggest driver in the cattle markets right now is getting animals processed. That from Canfax Senior Analyst Brian Perillat. "The number one and biggest driver right now is just getting cattle p... read more..

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National Farmers Union Response To COVID-19 Relief Measures

Prime Minister JustinTrudeau announced initial emergency relief measures for the agriculture sector totaling $252 million. The National Farmers Union (NFU) says it appreciates help for farmers affect... read more..

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Spring Frost Always A Concern For Early Seeded Crops

Farmers are busy with Spring seeding operations but are also out checking some of the earlier seeded crops. A risk of frost over the weekend in some parts of Saskatchewan, posing some concern for new... read more..

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CCA Says Agricultural Assistance Package Doesn't Go Far Enough

A number of farm groups and organizations say the Federal Governments COVID-19 Agricultural Assistance Program doesn't go far enough. The $252 million program designates $50 million dollars for a set... read more..

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Ag Sector May Qualify For Essential Pay Top-Up

The agriculture sector may be eligible to receive part of the three billion dollars recently announced by the federal government to top-up wages for low-income essential workers. It's up to the provi... read more..

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Conservatives Say The Feds Response To Carbon Tax Costs "A Secret"

The Federal Conservatives are shocked by the Governments' response to reveal the true cost of the Carbon Tax for Agriculture. Agriculture Critic John Barlow says they put a formal request in through ... read more..

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Statistics Canada Releases March 31 Stocks Report

  Stocks of wheat, barley and oats were up on March 31 compared with the same date in 2019, while stocks of canola, corn for grain, soybeans, dry field peas and lentils were down. The increase i read more..

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Saskatchewan Agriculture Releases First Crop Report Of 2020

  Seeding operations are underway in many areas of the Province.  Saskatchewan Agriculture releasing it's first Crop Report of the season. According to the report 7 per cent of the 2020 C read more..

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