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Community effort saves local farm cattle from possible disaster

Community effort saves local farm cattle from possible disaster

Recently a herd of cattle belonging to Chad and Amanda Burback, who farm near Togo, escaped from a corral located north of Togo.
Energy minister calls for 'further, substantial help' to Sask. oil and gas sector

Energy minister calls for 'further, substantial help' to Sask. oil and gas sector

As the province continues with its efforts to move past the pandemic, Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre has called on the federal government for further, substantial help for Saskatchewan’s oil and gas sector.
‘Like a cup of water for a house fire’: Ag groups say aid package not enough

‘Like a cup of water for a house fire’: Ag groups say aid package not enough

A $252-million federal aid package aimed at the agriculture industry is not enough, said a group of farming and ranching organizations.
Agencies come together to support geothermal industry

Agencies come together to support geothermal industry

Several different agencies have expressed their support for geothermal energy.
Video: Quick Dick McDick on the oil and gas sector

Video: Quick Dick McDick on the oil and gas sector

In his weekly video, Saskatchewan YouTube personality Quick Dick McDick is informing the public about the value of the oil and gas sector to our everyday lives. (Video courtesy of Quick Dick McDick's YouTube page).
Western wheat and barley commissions concerned about 2020 research activities

Western wheat and barley commissions concerned about 2020 research activities

The Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) and the Canadian Barley Research Coalition (CBRC) are asking Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) to continue important wheat and barley research activities at AAFC’s western Canadian research stations
Agristability interim payments increased for Saskatchewan producers

Agristability interim payments increased for Saskatchewan producers

The federal and provincial governments have agreed to increase the 2020 AgriStability interim benefit payment percentage from 50 per cent to 75 per cent for Saskatchewan producers.
Major shutdown on the way for Saskatchewan's oil industry

Major shutdown on the way for Saskatchewan's oil industry

A major glut in the supply of oil led to oil prices tanking into negative territory, and the result will be a major shutdown of oil production as the lockdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic have severely cut into consumption.
Agristability enrollment deadline extended to July 3

Agristability enrollment deadline extended to July 3

Monday, Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit announced the AgriStability enrollment deadline for the 2020 program year has been extended without penalty to July 3, 2020.

Province and SARM introduce road ban exemptions for agriculture

To help lessen the impacts of many challenges in the provincial agriculture sector, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) have worked together to lift spring road bans for priority goods.