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FCC Optimistic about Agriculture Sector in 2019

The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada JP Gervais told producers at an Economic Trends in Agriculture event that there is a strong demand for our agricultural commodities worldw... read more..

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Agriculture Canada Discusses Seed Royalty Proposals In Saskatoon

Several hundred farmers turned out in Saskatoon yesterday to learn more about Agriculture Canada’s seed royalty proposals that would change the way crop research and variety development is funde... read more..

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Ag Outlook 2019-2020 Market Forecast

It was a full house at the Sky Centre for the Innovation Credit Union - Stark and Marsh Ag Outlook Conference yesterday. Neil Townsend, FarmLink’s Senior Market Analyst, told farmers that he&rs... read more..

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New Crop Clusters Announced

Canada’s crop sector got a major boost this week. The federal government will contribute up to 39.3 million dollars over five years, with another $28.4 million coming from industry for a total ... read more..

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Industry Honors During CropSphere

Some key awards handed out this week during the CropSphere Event in Saskatoon. Sask Canola held their Annual General Meeting and presented Zenneth Faye with the 2019 Canola Influencer Award. He has ... read more..

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Bayer Commends Health Canada On Glyphosate Review

Last week, Health Canada backed up its 2017 decision that glyphosate does not pose a risk to human health or the environment when used as directed. "We're very pleased with the announcement and fully... read more..

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FCC Watching Five Key Economic Trends In 2019

FCC chief agricultural economist J.P. Gervais is sharing five key economic trends in agriculture to watch in 2019. “Agriculture is an exciting and dynamic industry driven by passion and possibi... read more..

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World Weather Inc's Drew Lerner Gives Prairie Outlook

World Weather Inc's Senior Agriculture Meteorologist Drew Lerner is giving his weather outlook for the next couple of months. "Kind of status quo for the next two months," he said. "February and Janu... read more..

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Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Inductees

The Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame will welcome six new inductees this year. Board Chair Reed Andrew says Saskatchewan has an outstanding agriculture sector and this year’s inductees ar... read more..

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CWA Next Gen Agriculture Mentorship Program Deadline Jan 15

Canadian Western Agribition “Next Gen Agriculture” program is expected to attract a lot of interest. It’s the first year for the 18 month mentorship program that involves all aspect... read more..

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Stock Growers Concerned Over Cattle Rustling

The issue of cattle rustling has producers thinking about prevention. Leader RCMP are investigating a case where 21 calves were taken from a property in the Prelate area back in November. General Ma... read more..

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Growing Interest In Goat Production

There seems to be a growing interest in goat production in Saskatchewan. Rob Schill is President of the Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association and says there’s lots of interest from new produce... read more..

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Brad Wall Talks Agriculture with Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs

The agriculture industry needs to be both pro-active and reactive when it comes to defending practices in modern agriculture. That was the message from Former Premier Brad Wall yesterday to Saskatche... read more..

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No Cases of PED-V in Saskatchewan

The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus has now been discovered in Alberta.  It’s the first case of the virus in the province and was found on a 400-head hog operation. So far, Saskatchew... read more..

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Sunflowers Show Potential In Saskatchewan

Now that clubroot is becoming more of an issue in the province some farmers are looking for other cropping options for this year. In Saskatchewan, visible symptoms of clubroot have been confirmed in ... read more..

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Sherri Grant Named 2018 Food and Farming Champion

In the last few years, there’s been a real push in the agriculture industry for farmers and ranchers to tell their story and set the record straight when it comes to any misconceptions about agr... read more..

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WGRF Research Funding Gets A Boost

The Western Grains Research Foundation is set to receive almost 2.7 million dollars. The money is coming in as a result of the railways (CN and CP) exceeding their maximum grain revenue entitlements ... read more..

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2019 Federal Election To Be Key Focus For CFA

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett is discussing some of the group's top priorities heading into 2019. "Well, I think the big one is going to be the federal election comin... read more..

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CropSphere: Right to Repair Becoming An Issue For U-S Farmers

The technology involved in farm equipment is growing at a rapid rate. Right now, in the United States, there is a battle over the rights of farmers to fix their own machinery.  Rules that apply... read more..

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Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs To Discuss Key Issues

    Proudly Ag is the theme for the Saskatchewan Young Ag-Entrepreneurs Annual Conference and AGM. The event runs Wednesday, January 9th and Thursday, January 10th at the Radisson Hotel i read more..

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CN & CP Exceed Maximum Revenue Entitlements

The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has ruled that both Canadian National Railway Company (CN) and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CP) have exceeded their maximum grain revenue entitlements... read more..

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MacAulay Discusses 2019 Priorities

Expanding agricultural trade will remain a key focus for the Canadian government in 2019. "When I was in China the first shipment of chilled beef arrived," said Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Law... read more..

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Kochia Challenges

Farmers are busy evaluating their cropping options for the new crop year. Weed control is a key factor in crop production and over the last couple of years, kochia has been more of an issue for some ... read more..

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Ministry of Agriculture Priority Areas

2018 saw a few changes in the Ministry of Agriculture. Following a review on the need for modernization within the department, they identified ways to improve, enhance and modify their operations to ... read more..

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Strong Basis Helped Western Canadian Cattle Market In 2018

2018 was another interesting year for the cattle markets. Anne Wasko, President of Cattle Trends, says the strong basis in the cattle markets in 2018 was key for producers and the industry as a who read more..

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New Crop Missions Promote High-Quality Canadian Crop

An Assiniboia area farmer took part in the Canadian Wheat New Crop Missions this year.  Scott Hepworth is Vice Chair of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and was helping to prom... read more..

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Canadian Foodgrain Bank Donations Increase

Saskatchewan residents are known as being extremely generous when it comes to helping people in need. Rick Block is the Provincial Co-ordinator for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. He says for fiscal 2... read more..

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BC Bovine TB Investigation Moves Into Saskatchewan

The investigation into a case of Bovine TB that was identified in BC back in November has now expanded into Alberta and Saskatchewan.  Lab tests confirmed the case of Bovine TB in an animal from... read more..

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CCA Looks Back On 2018

Trade was one of the priorities for the Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) this year. Executive Vice President, Dennis Laycraft, says they started 2018 travelling during Trans-Pacific Partnership... read more..

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BASF Global Canola Manager Says Clubroot The Biggest Threat

Garth Hodges, the Global Canola Manager for BASF, was at the Farm Forum Event earlier this month in Calgary, speaking about how clubroot is the biggest threat to canola production worldwide. The Cano... read more..

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