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September 2020

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CCA Conducts Consumer Research Study

  The Canadian Cattlemen's Association gave producers an industry update during a recent Virtual Town Hall event. President Bob Lowe says the CCA's Public and Stakeholder Engagement Group recen read more..

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SARM Releases First Set Of Election Priorities

  Saskatchewan's Provincial Election Campaign is officially underway. Agricultural groups are already coming out with a list of priorities they want to see political parties address. Ray Orb i read more..

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Cow-Calf Producer Focus Group Looks At Cost Of Production

The new Cow Calf Cost of Production Initiative was announced last month as part of the Canadian Beef Industry Conference. The project will provide some key information for the Industry. Bob Low... read more..

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Alberta Crop Report

Weather conditions in Alberta have allowed farmers to make some good progress on the harvest. Ken Handford, a Product Development Analyst with Alberta's Agriculture Financial Services Corporation say... read more..

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Saskatchewan Is A Bio-Tech Hub

This week is Bio-Tech Week in Saskatchewan. Agriculture Minister David Marit says the Province is a biotechnology leader and is home to about one-third of Canada's bio-technology sector. "Biotechnol... read more..

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Covid-19 Cancels More Farm Shows

Organizers for the Red Deer Agri-Trade Show had been hoping to go ahead with this year's event in November, but have made the decision to cancel the show. David Fiddler, Agri-Trade Expo Show Manager ... read more..

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Details Will Determine Effectiveness Of Throne Speech Proposals, Says CFA President

Canadian Federation of Agriculture President Mary Robinson says overall, she is pleased with what she heard about the ag sector in last week's federal Throne speech. Robinson says a few of the prop read more..

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Manitoba RCMP Investigating Grain Thefts

Farmers are being encouraged to secure their property as Manitoba RCMP investigates a pair of grain thefts in the Pembina Valley. The first report came in to authorities on June 23, 2020 where a farm... read more..

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Be "Rail Smart" This Rail Safety Week

  Rail Safety Week is drawing to a close in Canada, and officials with CN Rail are encouraging everyone to be "rail smart". The message comes as people appear to have become increasingly distra read more..

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Bibeau Says Agriculture Is Key In Economic Recovery

Politicians are busy discussing this week's Throne Speech. Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie Claude Bibeau says agriculture will be a key part of our economic recovery. The Liberals have rece... read more..

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Lack of Commitment For Agriculture A Concern

 The Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food says her party would not support the Liberal Government's throne speech. Lianne Rood says she's disappointed but not surprise read more..

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The Federal Throne Speech Mentions Links To Agriculture Issues

Governor General Julie Payette delivered the Throne Speech in the Senate. In the Speech, the Federal Government committing over the next two years to invest in rural broadband connectivity. "In... read more..

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SCOC Carbon Tax Case Continues

Saskatchewan began arguing its carbon tax reference case before the Supreme Court of Canada yesterday. The case which continues today is the first case to be argued in person before the SCOCsince the... read more..

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Livestock Sector Seeing Improvements

The backlog in the beef sector is easing as packing plants continue to process morecattle. Anne Wasko is Chair of the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef and President of Cattle Trends. "If you... read more..

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Sask Pulse Sees Strong Interest in Board Positions

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers will be receiving a voting package in the mail in the weeks ahead. Executive Director Carl Potts says they have six candidates vying for the three positions on the Board of... read more..

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Saskatchewan Argues Carbon Tax Case Before The SCOC

Saskatchewan begins arguing its carbon tax reference case today before the Supreme Court of Canada. The case evolves around whether Ottawa has the constitutional right to implement the Federal Carbon... read more..

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APAS Releases Provincial Election Priorities

  The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan President Todd Lewis says they wanted to get candidates from all political parties thinking about how best to support Agriculture.&n read more..

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Grain Grower's of Canada Deliver Speech From The Combine

  The Grain Growers of Canada releasing a seven-minute youtube video asking the Federal Government to support Canada’s grain industry in order to drive the post pandemic recovery. Gr read more..

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Bibeau Highlights Women Ag Entrepreneurs

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau held a Virtual Roundtable recently with Women Ag Entrepreneurs from across Canada. She says it was a great discussion that brought up a number of oppo... read more..

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Hog Producers Hoping To Turn A Profit

  There's finally some optimism in the hog markets. Tyler Fulton, with Hams Marketing Services, talked about forward contracts. "We've seen a dramatic change over the last 6 weeks, where we've read more..

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Protein Industries Canada Announces Another Project

Protein Industries Canada announced a co-investment into a new platform intended to increase the efficiency of farmer decision-making and expand Canada's plant-protein market opportunities. The $21 m... read more..

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Canadian Dollar Impacting Markets

  Farmers are busy working on the harvest and hoping to see some strong prices going forward. FCC's Prinicipal Agricultural Economist Sebastian Pouliet says generally markets are runningabout t read more..

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Protein Industries Canada Announces 11th Project

  Protein Industries Canada announced a co-investment into a new platform intended to increase the efficiency of farmer decision-making and expand Canada's plant-protein market opportunities. T read more..

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Canadian Barley Research Coalition Invests In Barley Research

  The University of Saskatchewan’s Crop Development Centre will receive $2.7 million dollars for targeted barley research. The money is coming from the Canadian Barley Research Coalition read more..

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Long Term Goals Set For Beef Industry

The Canadian Beef Industry has set some long term goals focusing in on greenhouse gas and carbon sequestration, animal health and welfare and land use and bio-diversity. One of the seven national bee... read more..

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Old Farmer's Almanac Predicting A Heavy Duty Winter

For years the Old Farmer's Almanac has been a popular source of information and is known for its long range weather forecasts. Jack Burnett is the Managing Editor and says this winter their predictin... read more..

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Canola Growers Looking To Fill Director Positions

  Nominations are now open for the SaskCanola Board of Directors. Four of the eight-member board positions are now available with the successful candidates beginning their four-year term in Jan read more..

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Winnipeg Start-Up Acquired By AGCO

Winnipeg technology firm 151 Research Inc. has been acquired by global ag manufacterer AGCO. 151 Research’s first milestone success came in 2018 when GrainViz secured an exclusive partnership w... read more..

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Farmland Values Increase During First Half Of 2020

A new report by Farm Credit Canada (FCC) shows the national average for farmland values increased an average of 3.7 per cent for the first half this year. The increase is in line with mid-year result... read more..

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Farmer's Reminded About Post Harvest Weed Control

  With harvest activities starting to wind up in some areas, farmers are looking at theirfall weed control. Weeds need to be actively growing in order to get the best result. Crops Extension read more..

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