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December 2020

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Canadian Pork Council Highlights From 2020

Canadian Pork Council Chair Rick Bergmann says there were a number of highlights in 2020. He commented on one of those during a year-end interview. "After about nine years of pursuing a promotion an... read more..

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Canola Council Says Proposed Clean Fuel Standard Holds Potential

  The Canola Council of Canada (CCC) sees potential in the federal government’s proposed rules for the Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) released late last week. The organization says it's pleased read more..

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2020 Could Be A Record Year For Cleanfarms

Cleanfarms marked it's 10th anniversary in 2020 as farmers continue to focus on recycling. Over the years the organization has gone from operating two recycling programs to collect empty pesticide an... read more..

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CCA Reflects On COVID Challenges In The Beef Sector

  The livestock sector, like many others, got hit hard by COVID. Bob Lowe, President of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association reflects on the impact. "When we look back at this time last year i read more..

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Canada-China Relations Remain A Concern In 2020 For The Canola Industry

Market access to China for canola seed, from two of our largest exporters, Viterra and Richardson's, remained an issue for 2020. The Vice President of Public Affairs for the Canola Council of Canada,... read more..

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CN & CP Exceed Maximum Revenue Entitlements For 2019-2020

In a determination issued Tuesday, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) ruled that revenues of the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) were above t... read more..

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Fall Run Wrapping Up

  The fed cattle market has been stagnant for the last 25 weeks or so. That according to Brian Perillat, Manager/Senior Analyst with Canfax. "Usually at year end we see a little bit of a marke read more..

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Processing Identified As Key Cog In The Supply Chain

  One of the lessons coming out of the pandemic for the livestock sector is the importance of processing. Mark Ferguson is General Manager of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says for th read more..

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Bibeau Looks Ahead To 2021

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau will have a number issues on her plate in 2021. She highlighted a few of those during a year-end interview. "I hope I'll be able to finalize the impr... read more..

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Ag Minister Makes Appointments To Canadian Grain Commission

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced the appointment of Doug Chorney as Chief Commissioner and Patty Rosher as Assistant Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Grain Com... read more..

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Saskatchewan's Agriculture Minister Is Proud Of The Way The Industry Has Come Together

Agriculture Minister David Marit says he's proud of how the ag sector and the province have been working together through COVID. In the Spring they started weekly calls with stakeholder gro... read more..

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Resiliency In the Agriculture Sector A Highlight For 2020

  The Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lianne Rood says 2020 had its fair share of challenges. She says for the agriculture sector it started with trying to finish th read more..

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Stock Growers Ready To Put 2020 Behind Us

  The President of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers says 2020 is a year everyone would like to put in their rearview mirror. Kelcy Elford says COVID was just one of the challenges for producers i read more..

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Rocky Mountain Shareholders Vote In Favour Of Sale

  Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc is one step closer to becoming a private company. During a virtual meeting this week 72.3 per cent of shareholders voted in favour of the deal that would see it read more..

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Versatile To Stop Production In Vegreville In 2021

In 2021, the Versatile factory in Winnipeg, which has been building tractors for 55 years, will begin to manufacture and assemble the company's line of tillage equipment, including tandem and offset d... read more..

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Value Of Alberta Honey Increases In 2020

Statistics Canada's latest report shows Canadian honey production was down 4.3% in 2020 or 82.9 million pounds from a year earlier. The pandemic this year resulted in import and travel restrictions w... read more..

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Saskatchewan's 2021 Agriculture Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

  The Ministry of Agriculture's Agriculture Scholarship Program for 2021 includes one scholarship of $4,000 and three runner-up scholarships of $2,000 each. Farm Management Extension Specialist read more..

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Federal Government Launches Canada Water Agency Public Consultations

On Thursday, the Government of Canada announced the launch of public consultations to help establish the new Canada Water Agency and improve freshwater management across Canada. The Canada Water Agen... read more..

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CFA President Says Farmers Need More Recognition For Climate Change Mitigation Efforts

Climate change will be a key focus for the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) in 2021. CFA President Mary Robinson commented on the issue. "A huge challenge for all of us in agriculture in Can... read more..

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Lots Of Interest In Advance Payments Program

The Canadian Canola Growers Association (CCGA) says they're seeing lots of farmers sign up for the Advance Payments Program. Dave Gallant is the CCGA's Director of Finance & Operations. "I think... read more..

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Wheat Growers Say Liberal's Carbon Tax 2.0 Will Hurt Farmers

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association (WCWGA) says it's shocked that the federal government is hiking the carbon tax during the middle of a pandemic and with no regard to the impact on the bo... read more..

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Summer Storm Activity Causes Significant Crop Damage

  The Canadian Crop Hail Association crunching the numbers from the summer storm activity to file their final report for the year. 2020 was below the 5-year average for claims but saw higher th read more..

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The Fall Cattle Run Slowing Down In Saskatchewan

  Saskatchewan's Ministry of Agriculture releasing its latest cattle marketing report for the week ending December 11th. Provincial Cattle Specialist Natasha Wilkie says this week's report read more..

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Cleanfarms Launches Baler Twine Pilot Program

Baler twine is a common item found on many farms and ranches, but it can be a challenge to dispose of. A pilot program has been operating in Alberta and while numbers are not yet available Cleanfarms... read more..

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APAS Rural Connectivity Task Force Digging Into Internet Issues

The APAS Rural Connectivity Task Force has hit the mid-way point of its project to improve rural internet service in the Province. Project Chair Jeremy Welter, farms near Kerrobert, and says they've ... read more..

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AAFC And Cereals Canada Publish Wheat Research Priorities

On behalf of the entire value chain, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Cereals Canada have released updated wheat research priorities through to 2022. National wheat research priorities have been ... read more..

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Maple Producers Set New Syrup Harvest Record

Statistics Canada says Canadian maple producers harvested 14.3 million gallons of maple syrup in 2020, surpassing the 2019 record of 13.2 million gallons produced by 8.3%. The increased production re... read more..

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CCGA Screening Grain Entrapment Movie 'Silo'

The new movie 'Silo' is being screened online Friday and Monday by the Canadian Canola Growers Association. The film is about grain entrapment. Producer Sam Goldberg talked about the movie. "We lik... read more..

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Grain Growers Of Canada Elects New Executive

Following their 2020 annual general meeting, the Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) board of directors have elected Andre Harpe as the new chair with William van Tassel and Brendan Phillips as vice-chairs.... read more..

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USDA Releases Uneventful December WASDE

  The December USDA WASDE report released Thursday morning was quite uneventful. Dan Basse is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. "No real big changes," he said. "If there was a surpri read more..

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