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February 2021

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Ag In The Classroom Releases Report on Canadian Agriculture Education Impact Framework

Agriculture in the Classroom Canada (AITC-C), along with its ten provincial member organizations, has released its Canadian Agriculture Education Impact Framework Report: A National AITC Plan for Acti... read more..

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Temporary Foreign Worker Quarantine Procedures Clarified

On Friday, Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau clarified COVID-19 procedures for incoming farm workers. "As of February 22, 2021, all travellers including Temporary Foreign Workers will ... read more..

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Wheat Growers Pleased With Railway Movement In January

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is congratulating CN and CP on January's record volume of grain and grain product movement. Chair Daryl Fransoo says our international customers de... read more..

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CP Starts The Year With Record Grain Movement

CP moved 2.22 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products in January 2021, a six per cent increase over the previous record set in January 2020. Overall, CP reportedly ... read more..

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Market Ready Cattle See Gains In Saskatchewan

  Feeder steer and heifer prices in Saskatchewan were higher across all weight categories last week. The largest price increase was seen in the 700-800lb weight category, increasing $5.90 per c read more..

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Half Of Dairy Farmers Have Received Compensation

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced that 5,054 Canadian dairy farmers have already received their payments, totalling $267.1 million, under the second year of the Dai... read more..

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Will Crop Prices Continue To Rise?

  Canola and soybean prices have been on the rise as of late. Dan Basse is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. We asked Basse if he expects that trend to continue. "We will see that c read more..

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Purely Canada Foods Buys Kindersley Plant

Saskatchewan based Purely Canada Foods has acquired the former Canpulse Plant at Kindersley, after the plant fell into receivership last year. Purely Canada Foods is a family owned company that has a... read more..

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Farmers Edge One Step Closer To Becoming Publicly Traded

Digital agriculture business Farmers Edge is one step closer to becoming a publicly traded company. The Winnipeg-based company announced this week that it has filed a preliminary prospectus with the ... read more..

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Hospital Patients, Athletes To Benefit From Latest Protein Industries Canada Project

On Tuesday, Protein Industries Canada announced a $2.2 million co-investment into the development of a novel plant-based protein blend that will be designed to meet the protein needs of hospitalized a... read more..

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USDA Releases 'Disappointing' February WASDE

  The USDA released its February World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report Tuesday morning. Dan Basse is president of AgResource Company in Chicago. "The USDA, in their Feb read more..

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2020: Record Year For Agricultural Exports In Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan produced $16.9 billion in agricultural exports last year, a 31 per cent increase over 2019 and a new high for the province. Canola seed, non-durum wheat, lentils, canola oil and durum read more..

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FCC Outlines Major Trends To Monitor For Cattle And Hog Operations

2020 was uneven across the red meat livestock sectors, a trend Farm Credit Canada expects to continue in 2021. JP Gervais, FCC'S Chief Agricultural Economist, expects to see growing strength in deman... read more..

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FCC Survey Shows Most Farmers Would Consider Transition Plan

Most producers say they would consider a transition plan as a possible risk management strategy for their operations, according to a recent Farm Credit Canada (FCC) risk management survey. Yet an ove... read more..

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Stocks Of Principal Field Crops For December 31, 2020

Statistics Canada says production of most principal field crops increased in 2020 from a year earlier. However, higher exports, driven by strong global demand contributed to lower stocks of wheat, can... read more..

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Seeds Canada Now Official

Seeds Canada became official February1, 2021. The four amalgamating organizations are the Canadian Plant Technology Agency; the Commercial Seed Analysts Association of Canada; the Canadian Seed Insti... read more..

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2021 Marks 50 Years Of International Wetlands Agreement

This year marks the 50th anniversary of an international agreement on protecting wetlands around the world, called the RAMSAR convention. Cary Hamel is the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s direct... read more..

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Engineer Picked for Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion Project

The provincial government is beginning to make some progress on Saskatchewan's largest-ever infrastructure project. Yesterday it was announced that Regina-based company Clifton Associates Ltd. has be... read more..

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Below Normal Runoff Expected Across Most Of Southern Saskatchewan

Dry conditions in the south over the summer and fall, combined with below normal snowpack, is resulting in the potential for below normal spring runoff. Saskatchewan's Water Security Agen read more..

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Producer Show Interest In New Pea Varieties

  Saskatchewan Pulse Growers are holding a Premiere Pulse Virtual Series event with weekly sessions to help get key information out to producers. The event runs Tuesday mornings and this week f read more..

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Southeast Saskatchewan Man Ordered To Pay Fine

  The ruling is in on an Animal Welfare Case in Southeast Saskatchewan. The case stems back to February 2019 when Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan seized 131 distressed cattle and fou read more..

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Western Livestock Price Insurance Program Rebrands

The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program, a risk management program available in Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, has announced a major rebrand as federal and provincial par... read more..

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SCA Ready To Meet Challenges Of 2021

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association held their virtual AGM this week. CEO Ryder Lee covered a lot of topics in his yearly report including the need for changes to AgriStability. "Business Risk ... read more..

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Alberta Representative On AITC-C Board Advisory Committee

Agriculture in the Classroom Canada along with its ten provincial member organizations, has established a Board Advisory Committee to offer insight and expertise. “We are so excited to welcome ... read more..

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New Program To Help Students Learn About Agriculture

Canadian Western Agribition has launched it's first-ever Virtual Education Program. CEO Chris Lane says they've partnered with the Province's Ministry of Agriculture in launching a year-round online ... read more..

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CN Rail Sees Record Grain Movement For January

  CN Rail is reporting a new record for the 11th consecutive month. The railway reporting it shipped over 2.95 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products in January. That read more..

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Roquette Prepares For Influx Of International Workers

The Roquette pea processing plant near Portage la Prairie has started 2021 in high gear. The world's largest pea processing facility has been operational since the end of last year and welcomed its f... read more..

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