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Wheat Growers announce new chair

Wheat Growers announce new chair

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Board of Directors are pleased to announce that at their last meeting, Saskatchewan Director, Daryl Fransoowas elected as the new Chair effective immediately.
Crescent Creek Angus hosts annual sale

Crescent Creek Angus hosts annual sale

Crescent Creek Angus near Goodeve, SK., held its 22 nd Annual Bull and Female Sale, Saturday, April 4. The sale, held at the farm but with no people on-site to do bidding. Instead the sale was only by internet, phone and proxy bidding.
APAS releases initial results of COVID-19 Farm Survey

APAS releases initial results of COVID-19 Farm Survey

Saskatchewan farmers report COVID-19-related disruptions to their operations this spring
It's calving season for many area farmers

It's calving season for many area farmers

With the approach of spring many cattle producers are already in the midst of calving. Since the weather is still chilly, and can turn frostier still at night, producers need to keep an eye on cows about to calf.
Spring runoff already underway in southern Sask.

Spring runoff already underway in southern Sask.

Flooding not anticipated
Cereals Canada applauds Canada taking final steps to implement CUSMA

Cereals Canada applauds Canada taking final steps to implement CUSMA

Today the Government of Canada announced that notification has been provided to the U.S.
Good time to plan proper farm fencing

Good time to plan proper farm fencing

As spring approaches it is a good time for livestock producers to investigate the benefits that might come with a new fence.

National hemp variety field trials: call for cultivars

Seed breeders, seed companies, and members of the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA) are invited to nominate industrial hemp cultivars for inclusion in CHTA's 2020 National Variety Field Trials program.
April Fool’s Day Carbon Tax increase is fooling no one

April Fool’s Day Carbon Tax increase is fooling no one

Contends Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association
Extension to Sask Crop Insurance deadline announced

Extension to Sask Crop Insurance deadline announced

Today, Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Marie-Claude Bibeau and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced the deadline to apply, reinstate, cancel or make changes to Crop Insurance contracts is extended to April 13, 2020.