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Agriculture

Royal Canadian Mint celebrates Canada’s 150th birthday with new collector coins

Both new coin collectors and experts will be excited by new keepsakes for Canada’s anniversary.

Ministry of Agriculture sets new regulations for livestock premises identification

Saskatchewan producers will now be required to take part in a program to prevent the spread of animal diseases. The Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s Premises Identification (PID) program on January 12.

Shortage of Canadians working in agriculture to double by 2025

Farming continues to be a crucial part of Saskatchewan living, but the number of people who can assist in that part of life are drastically decreasing.

Agriculture This Week - Focus on increasing production

No one can suggest Canadian farmers are being complacent in terms of producing crops. In fact, the farm sector in Canada has been very proactive in setting targets to increase the amount of crop grown on an acre of land.

Ag knowledge event upcoming

An Ag Knowledge Exchange event is coming to Yorkton. Farm Credit Canada is hosting the event for agriculture producers to learn from experts in the agriculture industry.

Governments invest in crop research

Recently Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced nearly $7.

Agriculture This Week - Store labels become controversial area

Labelling has become a confusing element of the food sector.

Pattison Group expands

Pattison Agriculture Limited (Pattison Agriculture), a division of The Jim Pattison Group (the Pattison Group), announced today the merger of JayDee AgTech and Maple Farm Equipment and the rebranding of the newly combined entity.

New regulations for livestock

Recently, the Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to Saskatchewan’s Premises Identification (PID) program, a key traceability tool to plan for, control and prevent the spread of animal diseases and to respond to other emergencies.

Crop-related projects funded

Through a continuing co-funding partnership with the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) and other producer commodity groups, Western Grains Research Foundation (WGRF) is pleased to announce over $500,000 of new funding for 10 crop-related research pr