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Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture advance improvements to business risk management programs

Canada’s Ministers of Agriculture advance improvements to business risk management programs

Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met face-to-face for the second time this year to initiate action on a number of key proposals to improve support to Canadian producers.
A perfect storm for Saskatchewan farmers

A perfect storm for Saskatchewan farmers

If ever there was a time when we needed a strong voice to stand up for our industry, it was this past year.
Agriculture extension services moving to Humboldt

Agriculture extension services moving to Humboldt

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture will move agriculture extension services to the City of Humboldt in March 2020. The region is currently served by an office in Watrous.

SGEU members at Crop Insurance secure tentative agreement

SGEU’s bargaining committee at the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement. The bargaining unit has been without a contract since September 30, 2016.
Agriculture This Week - Regulations needed but with balance

Agriculture This Week - Regulations needed but with balance

Rules, regulations and red tape are often seen as the roadblocks of progress by those with innovative ideas and products. The same rules, regulations and red tape are also the safeguards which exist to protect people and the world around us.
NFU calls for rebate on fuel used for on-farm grain drying

NFU calls for rebate on fuel used for on-farm grain drying

The National Farmers Union has sent a letter to Hon.
Grain farmers left holding an empty stocking

Grain farmers left holding an empty stocking

Suggest Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association

Training, equipment, and teamwork combine to save youth trapped in corn

Grain entrapment is a growing concern on farms and in grain handling facilities. Grain entrapment happens quickly and is often fatal. That’s where the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s (CASA) BeGrainSafe program comes in.
NFU announces new report

NFU announces new report

Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis

SaskBarley announces results of the 2019 Director election

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) announced recently the results of its fall 2019 election. There were four candidates running for three positions on the Board.