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November 2021

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Farmers Reminded To Practice Grain Safety

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is reminding farmers about the dangers of grain entrapment. Agricultural Health and Safety Specialist Rob Gobeil says the main reason for a farmer ... read more..

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U of S Signs MOU With Agtech Accelerator

 The Agtech Accelerator, launched earlier this year, is a venture-capital-backed accelerator.  The University of Saskatchewan has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Agtech Accele read more..

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APAS Says It’s Not Fair To Blame Producers For A Provincial Deficit

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is raising concern over the Province's claim that Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation payments caused the provincial deficit in 2021. Accord... read more..

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Cargill and Union Meeting with Strike/Lockout Looming

The union representing Cargill workers at the High River area plant is still preparing for a strike while also meeting Tuesday with the company for contract talks. The United Food and Commercial Work... read more..

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Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program To Name 2021 National Honourees

  Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers Program promotes excellence in Agriculture. Each year, one farming couple is selected from each of the program’s seven Regional Recognition Even read more..

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APAS Releases First Results From Producer Survey On 2021 Grain Contracts

An ongoing drought in many areas resulted in lower crop yields this year, to the point where many producers were unable to fulfill their grain contracts. A producer survey by the Agricultural Produce... read more..

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Canola Shortfall Continues To Impact Prices

  Canola prices continue to hover around $1,000 per tonne. Brian Voth, president of IntelliFARM Inc., commented on the reasoning behind the high prices. "I think the biggest driver is just the read more..

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Cargill And UFCW 401 Back At The Bargaining Table

The beef sector is hoping to see an agreement reached that will avert a potential lock out at the Cargill meat packing plant at High River. Negotiators for Cargill and the United Food and Commercial ... read more..

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New Project To Improve Nutrition And Functionality Of Plant-Based Food Products

On Monday, Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced a partnership that will develop nutritionally and functionally superior plant-based food products and beverages. YoFiit, Avena Foods Limited and R... read more..

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Canadian Western Agribition A Success Despite Lower Attendance

Last week marked the return of Canadian Western Agribition following a one-year break due to COVID. CEO Chris Lane says while they don't have solid numbers yet, attendance was down due to COVID requi... read more..

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Foraging Into The Future Conference returns to Swift Current

A popular agricultural conference held in Swift Current will be making a return for the first time since 2018 next week in a different format. The Foraging Into The Future Conference held every few y... read more..

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Feed continues to be a concern for BC farmers

Livestock feed availability is one of the big concerns facing farmers in BC, following the recent flooding. AAFC Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau commented on the situation, noting she's working closely ... read more..

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CCA welcomes ASEAN FTA discussions

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is welcoming the Government of Canada’s announcement to proceed with free trade negotiations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASE... read more..

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CFIA suspends movement of fresh potatoes from PEI to U.S.

Canada's Acting Chief Plant Health Officer, David Bailey, has announced measures to prevent the spread of potato wart from Prince Edward Island. Potato wart was first detected in PEI in 2000. Since ... read more..

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Winter feeding plan for cattle critical this year

The calendar might have the start of winter just under a month out, however, the temperatures have begun to dip and with that producers should be formulating their winter feeding plans. With a shorta... read more..

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Railways working around the clock to restore network in B.C.

Canada's railways are continuing efforts to reestablish the network in British Columbia, after disruptions caused by heavy flooding. David Przednowek is the assistant vice president for grain with CN... read more..

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Ranchers encouraged to attend Priority Threat Management assessment workshop

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Foundation recently received $3.5 million dollars from the Westin Family Foundation in order to investigate conservation agreements and help ranchers to conserve biodive... read more..

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CFA says feed needed in B.C. to avoid animal welfare catastrophe

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Mary Robinson has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding the flooding in BC. "We're asking the government to recognize this and... read more..

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Corn imports from U.S. see explosive rise following drought

As the drought over the summer has affected many of the crops that are typically grown on the prairies, producers are looking for new sources of feed for livestock. One of those sources is importing ... read more..

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Large cattle disappearance near Ponteix

The Livestock Services of Saskatchewan (LSS) and Swift Current Rural RCMP are investigating are a sizable potential cattle theft in southwestern Saskatchewan. Sometime between October 15 and November... read more..

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Application process for Sask Ag Scholarship Program opens

Saskatchewan students bound for agriculture-related post-secondary studies next year now have a chance to win some coin to help pay their way. The federal and provincial governments have teamed up to... read more..

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APAS hopeful for Agricultural Policy Framework following statement

Following a meeting between various agricultural producers and the federal government, a new direction has been laid out for the 2023-2028 Agricultural Policy Framework. That direction is largely res... read more..

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CFA says 'Guelph Statement' identifies important priorities for ag sector

Agricultural industry leaders met with Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) agriculture ministers on November 8th. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was joined by other agricultural s... read more..

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CCHA Reports Near-Record Hail Claims In 2021

The Canadian Crop Hail Association (CCHA) says extremely damaging storms resulted in near-record claims for farmers across Western Canada in 2021 despite a decrease in overall storm activity. “... read more..

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Winter wheat label program educating consumers

A new program is looking to encourage consumers to choose products made with winter wheat, a variety that has some key advantages compared to others. Winter wheat is planted late in the fall season, ... read more..

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Ag critic outlines key issues

Alberta (Foothills) MP John Barlow once again has a spot in the Conservative shadow cabinet. The party's leader Erin O'Toole announced the lineup on Tuesday (Nov. 9) morning, with John Barlow returni... read more..

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CN Rail commits up to $250K to CFA's Hay West campaign

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) has announced that CN Rail has committed up to $250,000 to CFA's Hay West campaign to help cover the shipping costs of sending hay to drought-stricken farm... read more..

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USDA lowers soybean yield in November WASDE report

The USDA released its November WASDE report Tuesday morning. Neil Townsend is Chief Market Analyst with FarmLink Marketing Solutions. "I think the big number that the market is going to be talking a... read more..

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Canada's ag ministers gather in Guelph

Canada's agriculture ministers are meeting in Guelph, Ontario this week, with some virtual participation as well. Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP) President Bill Campbell expects a variety of to... read more..

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Canadian crops used to develop high-quality meat alternatives

On Monday, Protein Industries Canada announced a co-investment into a project that will develop and distribute plant-based, non-soy alternatives to pork and Wagyu beef. Partners in the project includ... read more..

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