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July 2021

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G3 Swift Current Loads First Train On Loop Track

The newest grain terminal in the South West loaded its first train on a loop track yesterday. Farmers started delivering grain to the G3 Swift Current terminal in Mid-May. G3 Corporate Communication... read more..

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Western Canadian Wheat Growers Launch Fertilizer Awareness Campaign

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers have launched an awareness campaign focused on the federal government’s proposed 30% reduction in fertilizer emissions. “The Federal Government has stat... read more..

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SSGA Puts Forward A Drought Survival Proposal To Government

  The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association has submitted a drought survival proposal to the provincial and federal government. President Kelcy Elford says this year's drought is severe and wh read more..

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APAS Calling For Some Flexibility For Producers

  The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is calling for some understanding and flexibility for farmers and ranchers dealing with the impacts of the drought. President Todd Lewis read more..

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Water Security Agency Holds Open House Events For Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Projects

  The public is invited to take part in a couple of open house events this week to learn more about the Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Projects. The 10 year multi-project is expected to provide a read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission 2021-22 Crop Year Changes For Western Canada

With the 2021-22 crop year approaching, the following changes will be coming into effect on August 1, 2021 for the Canadian agriculture sector in western Canada. Canary seed will now be designated as... read more..

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APAS Says Recent Drought Relief Measures Don't Go Far Enough

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie Claude Bibeau announced the early designation last week of the Livestock Tax Deferral provision for cattle producers that may have to sell a portion of their breedin... read more..

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MarketsFarm Hosts July Market Outlook Summit

The MarketsFarm team gave their July weather and market update on Friday. Bruce Burnett, the Director of Weather and Markets Information, focused on the drought, and it's impact on the wheat and duru... read more..

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Federal Government Invests $25 Million To Protect Wetlands And Grasslands In The Prairies

On Friday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced more than $25 million in funding to con... read more..

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Salvaging A Crop? Here Are Some Things To Consider When Valuing A Crop For Feed

With moderate to severe drought in many areas of Canada and the northern United States, many beef producers are looking for alternative feed sources to get their cattle through the coming months. With... read more..

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CCA Says The Recently Announced Drought Relief Measures Are A Good First Step

  The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association welcomes Minister Bibeau's response to the impact of the drought, however, they caution this is just the beginning. On Thursday, Minister Bibeau tou read more..

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Bibeau Provides Further Details On Drought Relief Measures

On Thursday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced measures the Government of Canada is taking to deliver the necessary support and resources for producers in areas aff... read more..

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Some Saskatchewan Farmers Looking Into Greenfeed Options

Saskatchewan Agriculture's Weekly Crop Report shows crops are advancing quickly and remain extremely stressed from the lack of moisture. Crops Extension Specialist Matt Struthers says crops did get a... read more..

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Bibeau To Visit Manitoba's Drought Stricken Interlake Region

Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC) Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau will tour farms today in the drought-stricken Interlake Region. A media event will be held at the Forks, where Bibeau will highlight ongo... read more..

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Cattle Marketing Expected To Pick Up As Producers Cull Herds To Deal With Feed Shortages

This year's drought is having a widespread impact on farmers and ranchers from British Columbia to Ontario. This week, provincial cattle organizations took part in the Canadian Cattlemen's Associatio... read more..

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Protein Industries Canada Announces Investment To Improve Ag Sector’s Data Use

Protein Industries Canada has announced a co-investment in a project that will improve data use within Canada’s agriculture and agrifood sector. The project is led by the Enterprise Machine Int... read more..

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Government of Canada Invests $2.6 Million To Improve Alfalfa Growth And Develop Grassland Carbon Offset System

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced an investment of over $2.6 million to Canadian Forage and Grassland Association (CFGA) to support three projects that will asses... read more..

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Freeland Clarifies Bill C-208 Situation

In a news release, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland has affirmed that Bill C-208 has been passed by Parliament, received Royal Assent, and has become a part of Canada&rs... read more..

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FCC Supporting Farmers Impacted By Hot, Dry Weather

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is offering a customer support program to farmers and ranchers across western Canada who are facing production challenges due to adverse growing conditions. Many parts of Wes... read more..

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Farmers And Ranchers Call For Temporary Drought Related Action On Crop Insurance

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association held a town hall meeting yesterday to discuss the drought situation, which is impacting producers from British Columbia to Ontario. Extreme temperatures and below... read more..

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Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame Announces 2021 Inductees

Five agricultural ambassadors have been selected as the 2021 inductees into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame – Gordon Bacon, Dr. Don Buckingham, Stan Eby, Johanne Ross and Dr. Phil William... read more..

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Bibeau Issues Statement Following FPT Meeting

On Thursday, Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture met by video conference to discuss several key areas of interest for Canada’s agriculture sector, as a lead-up to their Annual Conference in ... read more..

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Learning the Backstory of QDM

It was a bit of a homecoming last week for a Saskatchewan farmer that's blown up on social media. During the Thanks For Farming Tour that stopped in Swift Current for a pair of days, the tradeshow fe... read more..

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APAS Pleased With Provincial Help for Farmers

Earlier this week the Saskatchewan government unveiled a relief package for farmers aimed at helping them through the drought season. Included in the changes are the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corpo... read more..

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Sask Releases Weekly Crop Report

The lack of precipitation and prolonged warm weather has continued to take a toll on crops across Saskatchewan. Because of those conditions Mother Nature has created, it's causing crops to advance pr... read more..

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Province Unveils Relief for Producers

Mother Nature's forced the hand of the Saskatchewan government as they announced yesterday some relief packages for producers in the province. One of the announcements allows producers with low yie read more..

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Thanks For Farming Tour A Big Hit in Swift Current

The 2021 edition of the Thanks For Farming Tour (TFFT) officially wrapped up last night in Swift Current. The two-day trade show event featured a quartet of speakers daily and over 60 agricultural ex... read more..

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The Advantages of Cover Crops

The usage of cover crops is on the rise across the prairies and one of the speakers at the Thanks for Farming Tour that's stopped in Swift Current right now has experienced the benefits. Imperial See... read more..

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CFA Concerned About Delay To Enact Bill C-208

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is concerned about the negative impacts on family farms that will come from the delay to enact Bill C-208 as legislation. The Finance Department has said ... read more..

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USDA Releases July WASDE

The USDA released its July WASDE report Monday. Neil Townsend is Chief Market Analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions. "From a Canadian perspective, the wheat numbers where pretty exciting because... read more..

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