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Public Consultation on Trespass Legislation Now Open

The Province is reviewing the current trespass legislation to see if any changes need to be made. Justice Minister Don Morgan says they currently have a number of pieces of legislation that affect…

2018 Livestock Tax Deferral Program Approved

It’s the news Livestock Producers struggling to find extra feed supplies were hoping to hear. The Federal Government has announced a 2018 Livestock Tax Deferral for producers impacted by drought,…

Rain Delays Harvest Activity

Rain showers in various areas of the Province have caused a bit of a delay in harvest activities. Daphne Cruise with Saskatchewan Agriculture says the stuff that was combined in the last couple of…

Railways Outline Strategies During Grain Transportation Roundtable

The Federal Government’s Grain Transportation Roundtable on Wednesday in Saskatoon brought together railways, grain companies, and farm organizations. In the last few years, farmers have seen a real…

Federal Ministers Hold Roundtable Discussions On The Grain Industry In Saskatoon

The Federal Liberals are holding a caucus retreat today in Saskatoon. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay are also taking time out to hold…

Funding Renewed For Pulse Research

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay was in Saskatoon on Tuesday to announce over $18 million dollars in funding over the next 5 years. $11.1 million in funding comes out of…

Johne's Surveillance Program Renewed

The Johne’s Disease Surveillance Program has been renewed for another five years. The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is the administrator for the program with funding provided under the…

Mental Health First Aid Program Announced

The Do More Agriculture Foundation and Farm Credit Canada are teaming up to provide mental health first aid training to agriculture communities. The 2-day Mental Health First Aid program. will teach…

Seeding Winter Wheat

While some farmers have been busy with the harvest, others are busy seeding. It’s generally a challenge to make time to seed winter cereals when harvest activities are underway but there are…

FCC's Drive Away Hunger Campaign Underway

This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger Campaign. FCC offices across Canada and participating businesses are collecting food and cash donations for local food…

Funding For Canada's Hemp Industry

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced an investment of $330,550 to the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) last week. The investment will help to develop industry…

Conservative Shadow Agriculture And Agri-Food Critic In the Combine

Megz Reynolds has been busy not only with life and harvest on her farm at Kyle, but also talking about some of the key issues in Agriculture with politicians. John Barlow, the Shadow Agriculture and…

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