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June 2021

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The Shadow Minister For Agriculture Says Conservatives Put Forward Key Legislation For Farmers

The House of Commons adjourned for the summer last week. The Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food Lianne Rood says we were able to see some good things happening for Agriculture... read more..

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Alberta Looking For Input On Ag Policy Framework

  The Province is asking producers to take a few minutes to complete an online survey to help with the development of the next Agricultural Policy Framework.  The APF will replace the curr read more..

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Saskatchewan Welcomes New Fertilizer Project

  Work is set to begin next month on Northern Nutrients recently announced fertilizer plant near Saskatoon. The $25 million facility will manufacture sulphur-enhanced urea fertilizer and will s read more..

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Canola Acres Rise In Statistics Canada Report

  Canadian farmers reported planting more canola, barley, soybeans and lentils, but fewer acres of wheat, dry peas, corn for grain and oats, according to the June 2021 Field Crop Survey. "The b read more..

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Farmer's Busy Scouting Crops

  Recent rains combined with this week's heatwave can be a mixed blessing for farmers. While it will spark crop and pasture growth and development, it's also the ideal breeding ground for weed read more..

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APAS Welcomes SaskTel Investments To Rural Internet

SaskTel announced last week that it will be expanding its fibre optic broadband service in rural Saskatchewan. SaskTel is investing another $50 million in its Rural Fibre Initiative, which will expan... read more..

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AAFC Develops New Drought Outlook Tool

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) new Drought Outlook tool predicts drought conditions 30-days into the future. The tool was developed by AAFC Agroclimate Specialists Trevor Hadwen, Mar... read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission Appoints New Chief Grain Inspector

The Canadian Grain Commission has appointed Derek Bunkowsky as the new Chief Grain Inspector for Canada, effective June 24, 2021. Bunkowsky will be taking over the role from Gino Castonguay, who&rsqu... read more..

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Northern Nutrients Announces Plans To Build A Fertilizer Facility in Saskatoon

  The sulphur facility is another step in Northern Nutrients’ long-term strategy to bring new sustainable fertilizer technologies to Western Canadian farmers. Northern Nutrients is owned read more..

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Cattle Prices Remain Positive

Cattle prices remain positive. Brian Perillat is a senior analyst with Canfax. "It's been pretty positive for the most part, cattle markets holding up pretty good. Usually into the springtime, somet... read more..

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New Partnership To Promote Inclusion Of Indigenous Groups In Canadian Agriculture

On Wednesday, Protein Industries Canada announced an investment into a project to develop a national strategy to improve diversity and inclusion of Indigenous groups in the Canadian agriculture and ag... read more..

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Rain A Welcome Site In Saskatchewan

  Farmers and Ranchers in Saskatchewan got a bit of a reprieve from the dry conditions. Drew Lerner with World Weather Inc said Thursday that rain across West Central and Southern areas of the read more..

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2021 CYL Semi-Finalists Announced

  The Canadian Cattlemen's Association Young Leaders Mentorship Program has announced its 24 semi-finalists for 2021. Jessica Giles, the CCA's Youth Leadership Coordinator, says the program is read more..

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Senate Votes In Favour Of Bill C-208

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) says it's pleased that the Canadian Senate voted in favour of Bill C-208’s adoption Tuesday evening. Brandon-Souris MP Larry Maguire's private membe... read more..

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Dairy Producers Named As Saskatchewan's Outstanding Young Farmers

  Michael and Jessica Lovich of Balgonie own and operate Lovholm Holsteins, a 70 cow dairy. The couple moved to Saskatchewan from Alberta about 5 1/2 years ago, relocating their entire herd and read more..

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Researchers Look At Finding New Opportunities For Pulse Starch

  Ottawa and Saskatchewan have announced $2.5 million in funding for the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Yongfeng Ai at the University of Saskatchewan will work on finding new opportunities for read more..

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Alberta Wheat & Barley Commissions To Launch Farmer Consultations On Amalgamation

  Starting this summer, the Alberta Barley Commission and the Alberta Wheat Commission will be contacting producers to get their input on developing a fully integrated organization. The pr read more..

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Richardson Pioneer Is Expanding It's Operations In The Prairies

  Site work is well underway on the new Richardson-Pioneer Terminal at Carmicheal. Assistant Vice-President Neil Banbury says it's an ideal location on the Trans Canada Highway and CP's main li read more..

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Canola Crop Is Looking Pretty Variable

Canola Council of Canada Agronomy Specialist, Autumn Barnes says there are some areas that are pretty dry and looking for some more moisture, but all in all we have some pretty good potential. "In my... read more..

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Saskatchewan Set To Name 2021 Outstanding Young Farmers

  Saskatchewan's Outstanding Young Farmer Award will be presented Tuesday night. With COVID restrictions in place, organizers had to plan a much smaller event than normal. Usually an awards ba read more..

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Farmers Hoping To See Bill C208 Pass Through The Senate

  The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is calling on the Senate to support Bill C-208. Bill C-208 is a Private Members Bill that was brought forward by Manitoba MP Larry Magui read more..

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Government of Canada Announces Support For Indigenous Food And Agriculture Initiatives

On Friday, Minister of Indigenous Services, Marc Miller, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced investments of over $4 million in 16 projects that will ... read more..

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Alberta Is Streamlining Its CAP Grant Process

The Province is working on making it easier for producers and food manufacturers to access funds under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership grant process.  The Government says the changes will ... read more..

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Building Public Trust In Agriculture

This week, funding was announced to build public trust in agriculture and develop the next generation of agricultural leaders in Saskatchewan. The Province and the Federal Governments announced $1.5 ... read more..

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Saskatchewan Urged To Develop More Predictable Permitting For ILO's

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers covered a lot of business during their Annual General Meeting this week. Among the resolutions passed, members called on the province to work with municipalities and li... read more..

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Saskatchewan Names 2021 TESA Award Winner

  The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association, Ducks Unlimited Canada and MNP recognize excellence in environmental stewardship in the ranching industry each year with the TESA award. This year' read more..

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Former Premier Is Optimistic About Agriculture

Canada's Farm Show kicked off yesterday with a full day of presentations, including a fireside chat with Former Premier Brad Wall. Wall is a consultant and is also now involved in the Agriculture sec... read more..

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Canada's Agricultural Clean Technology Program Moves To The Next Step

  Applications are now being accepted for Ottawa's new $165.7 M Agricultural Clean Technology Program. The program provides farmers and agri-businesses with access to funding to help develop an read more..

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West Central Saskatchewan Sees Tornado Activity

At least two tornadoes touched down on Tuesday. The Crops Extension Specialist for the West Central region, John Ippolito says there doesn't appear to be any real damage to crops which are now at tha... read more..

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Saskatchewan Stock Growers Call On Province To Expand Processing Capacity

  The Saskatchewan Stock Growers held their virtual AGM this week. In the Presidents Report, Kelcy Elford talked about some issues the organization has been working on. He noted that one of th read more..

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