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It's a Balanced Budget for Saskatchewan

Premier Scott Moe’s government delivered a balanced budget with a surplus of 34.4 million dollars; it’s the first time the Province has had a budget surplus in three years. Finance Minist... read more..

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Federal Budget Given A Failing Grade

The Trudeau Government had promised to deliver a balanced budget at the end of their four-year term but instead increased the national debt projecting a $19.8 billion dollar deficit. Opposition Conse... read more..

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2019 Federal Budget Released

Saskatchewan Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says virtually every dimension of the budget, with the exemption of one or two will be relevant in Saskatchewan and very helpful. The budget includes money for a... read more..

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CN Rail Invests In Upgrades For Saskatchewan

CN has announced a major investment for 2019 to expand and strengthen the rail network in the province. Sean Finn, CN’s Executive Vice President says they are investing more than $245 million d... read more..

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Trying To Find Help On The Farm Can Be A Challenge

One of the challenges in the Agriculture sector can be trying to find help on the farm or ranch. Kara Dyer is an Immigration Consultant with Beyond Borders Immigration Consulting at Gull Lake. She s... read more..

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More Dogs Being Added To Canada's Airports To Help Stop African Swine Fever

On Thursday, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced new funding of up to $31 million to increase the number of detector dogs at Canadian airports to help prevent illegal... read more..

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CASA Releases Farmer Health Insurance Availability Report

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has released a first-of-its-kind report examining health and disability insurance available to Canadian farmers. The report underscores the availab... read more..

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New Food Guide More Affordable

Canada's new Food Guide places more focus on plant-based eating and eliminated the four food groups that most Canadians have grown up with. A new survey done by Dalhousie University and the Universit... read more..

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International Trade Minister Talks Canola at SARM

The Chinese Canola issue was a key topic of discussion at this week’s SARM Annual Convention. International Trade Minister Jim Carr spoke Thursday at the convention about China’s decision... read more..

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Saskatchewan's Launches New Standardized Training For Class 1 Commercial Drivers

Starting today, Saskatchewan now has new standardized mandatory training requirements for a Class 1 commercial licence to drive semi trucks. The standards for new drivers include a minimum of 121.5 h... read more..

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Federal MP's Address SARM Delegates

  SARM delegates had a chance to hear from a number of key Liberal Ministers during their Annual Convention this week. Speaking to the group this week Bernadette Jordan the Minister for Rural D read more..

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Wheatland Conservation Area Conducts Nitrogen Response Trial In Mustard

Saskatchewan is one of the world’s largest mustard exporters. With the cost of crop inputs, today farmers and researchers are always looking for ways to boost production. Bryan Nybo, the Farm ... read more..

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Federal Agriculture Minister Looking Forward to Visiting Saskatchewan

Canada’s new Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau made her first Agricultural tour to Western Canada with stops in BC, Alberta, and Manitoba. While the trip didn’t involve a stop in S... read more..

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Ag Minister Says Science-Based Approach Being Taken With China

Canada's new Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says the government is taking a science-based approach to solving the issue involving China and Winnipeg-based Richardson International. During a... read more..

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Federal Government Supports Women In Agriculture

On Tuesday, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau announced Farm Credit Canada's new Women Entrepreneur Program. “Our government recognizes and supports the important contri... read more..

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Conservatives Calling For Emergency Meeting To Discuss Canola Export Issue

Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food have called for an emergency meeting to discuss the Chinese government’s revocation of Richardson's canola import perm... read more..

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Farmers Take Part In Think Wheat Meetings

There was a good crowd in Moose Jaw on Tuesday for the Think Wheat meeting. Jake Leguee farms in the Weyburn area and is a Director with the Sask Wheat Development Commission. He gave producers an u... read more..

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New Ag Minister Skips Saskatchewan On Agricultural Tour of Western Canada

Canada's new agriculture minister is making her first trip across the country this week. Marie-Claude Bibeau made a stop in B.C. Monday meeting with farmers, processors and industry leaders. “... read more..

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Rural Residents Frustrated With Poor Internet Service

The challenge of not having fast, reliable internet service is a real frustration for many rural residents. Shelley Haubrich and her husband ranch at Hodgeville and say it’s an issue they, like... read more..

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It's Agricultural Safety Week in Saskatchewan

Agriculture is one of the most dangerous occupations there is. Jaycee Peutert is a Farm Management Extension Specialist with the Ministry of Saskatchewan and says, unfortunately, the stats back that ... read more..

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SARM Holds Annual Convention In Saskatoon

RM delegates from around the Province are in Saskatoon this week for the Annual Convention. Ray Orb is President of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities.  He says they’ll talk read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission Wants Input On Falling Number And DON

As part of its grain grading modernization initiative, the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) wants to hear from grain sector stakeholders to provide input on whether falling number and deoxynivalenol (D... read more..

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Agriculture Safety Week

This week is marked as Agriculture Safety Week across Canada and this year the organization, Ag Safe Canada if focusing on three main topics; building safety on the farm, building resilience on the fa... read more..

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Students Celebrate Agriculture Literacy Month with Farm to Fork Event

High school students enrolled with the Sun West Distance Learning Centre are taking a hands-on approach today in celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Literacy Month. The “Farm to Fork” event aims to show ... read more..

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Senior Richardson VP Believes China Is Singling Out Winnipeg-Based Company

Richardson International's license to export canola seed to China was suspended effective March first. This after months of issues raised by China about non-compliant shipments, namely that they had ... read more..

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China-Richardson Canola Dilemma Top Priority For New Ag Minister

Less than a week into the job, Canada's new agriculture minister is dealing with a major issue. Marie-Claude Bibeau says her top priority is dealing with China's decision to halt canola shipments com... read more..

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Spring Flooding Not Expected To Be A Concern In Saskatchewan

There were no major surprises in Saskatchewan's Spring Runoff report.  The report from the Water Security Agency shows below normal snowmelt is still expected in the far north, near normal ... read more..

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Canola Takes Hit In Canada-China Trade Tensions

It seems trade tensions between China and Canada have been stepped up. China has blocked Canadian Canola shipments from Richardson International. Richardson International's head office is based in W... read more..

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SCIC Offers New Corn Rainfall Program

Farmers and ranchers had an opportunity to take part in a webinar this week to learn more about corn coverage under the 2019 Saskatchewan Forage Rainfall Insurance Program. Kim McLean says there&rsqu... read more..

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Federal Carbon Tax Comes Into Effect April 1

Premier Scott Moe would like to see Ottawa wait on imposing the carbon tax until Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal rules on whether it's constitutional. In the meantime, the Minister Responsible f... read more..

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