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Purebred Beef Events kick off at Agribition

Yesterday kicked off the Purebred Beef Events at Canadian Western Agribition. There’s a lot of excitement on the grounds with the new International Business Centre fully open and home to 550 head of…

Strong market for bison at Agribition sale

There was a good crowd on hand for the Canadian National Bison Sale yesterday (Tuesday) at Canadian Western Agribition. Committee Show and Sale Chair Nolan Miller says they had 67 head of Bison on…

Agrobition announces scholarship winners

Canadian Western Agribition has announced the 2017 Scholarship winners. The $2500 CWA Scholarships are given to students with a history of involvement in Agribition as exhibitors, volunteers or…

Goat Yoga extremely popular at this year's Agribition

One of the new events at Canadian Western Agribition this year is Goat Yoga, and it’s extremely popular. One of the Instructors Lou-Ellen Murray has been teaching classes with her friend at Grotto…

Saskatchewan Government renews partnership with Canadian Western Agribition

The Saskatchewan Government has renewed its $200,000 partnership with Canadian Western Agribition. Provincial Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart made the announcement during the Burning of the Brand…

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart returns from Japan

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart is back from his trade mission to Japan. He says they had a very busy schedule, meeting with companies to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership as well as promoting…

New Crop Missions Underway

The Canadian new crop missions are underway. One of the teams is currently promoting this year's crop in Latin America. Among those along on the trip is Alberta farmer Kevin Auch, who also chairs the…

Arbitration is underway in Regina at Evraz Place

Monday is the opening day for Canadian Western Agribiton at Regina's Evraz Place. One of the big highlights of the show this year is full access to the new International Trade Centre which now…

Saskatchewan’s Trade and Export Partnership off to Germany for Agritechnica

Saskatchewan’s Trade and Export Partnership is hosting a mission this week to Hanover, Germany for Agritechnica. Over 90 delegates from 29 different agricultural manufacturers, industry associations…

Bison convection in process this week in Regina

There's a lot of optimism in the Bison industry right now with strong and stable prices. The Canadian Bison Association is holding its 34th Annual Convention this weekend in Regina. Executive…

Canola surpassed all wheat acreage in Western Canada for the first time in 2017

2017 marked the first year that Canola has surpassed all wheat acreage in Western Canada, so producers are relying on it a lot in their crop rotations. Warren Ward is an Agronomy Specialist with the…

Will Yields Continue To Increase Into The Future?

By the year 2050, there will be 9.8 billion people on earth to feed. That from Kurt Ahrens, founder of market analysis company Grainbot, who was a speaker this week at the Grain World Conference in…

Representatives of Pulse Canada head to India

Representatives of Pulse Canada are in India this week following news last week that shocked the industry that it's imposing a 50 per cent tariff on peas. Pulse Canada Chair and Sask Pulse Producer…

Saskatchewan Oilseed Producer Meetings get underway this week

Oilseed Producer meetings happen this week and will give growers an update on grain marketing, agronomy, insect, disease, and weed information. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday in Moose Jaw at…

Webinar on Leafy Spurge

Leafy spurge is one weed that can be a challenge for producers to deal with. A Weed Webinar focusing on the plant and how to deal with it goes today at 11 a.m. Ministry of Agriculture Regional Forage…

MacAulay Leading Trade Mission To China

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay will lead a trade mission to China next week. The minister's first stop, Shanghai, will include several promotional activities and a visit to Food and…

ITAC convection held in Saskatoon last week

The Inland Terminal Association of Canada [ITAC] held it’s Annual Convention last week in Saskatoon and navigating new fiscal realities was the common theme for them. ITAC promotes the interests of…

Soybean production in the province almost triples

There was a substantial increase in soybean production in Saskatchewan this year as farmers are showing a growing interest in soybeans. Sherri Roberts, a Regional Crop Specialist with Saskatchewan’s…

India's Import Tariff On Peas Confuses Canadian Officials

Officials in Canada are scratching their heads as to why India decided to implement a 50 per cent import duty on peas, which is the maximum allowed under World Trade Organization rules. Gordon Bacon…

India implements a 50% import duty on peas

It’s not the news Pulse producers were hoping for. India is implementing a 50 per cent import duty on imports of peas into India.Sask Pulse is looking for more information and clarification, but they…

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