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CCA President Looking Forward to 2017

The President of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association says the beef industry is strong heading into the new year. Dan Darling says the Canadian industry is admired by other countries in the quality…

Canada's Next Ag Policy Framework Moves Ahead In 2016

Canada's next agricultural policy framework is fast approaching. The current framework, Growing Forward 2, expires in 2018. Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett says talks…

Christmas Dinner

Christmas is always a busy time with family and friends. For many families it may include sitting down to a nice roast turkey supper with all the trimmings. Mark Davies is Chair of the Canadian…

G3 Announces New Grain Terminal to be Built in Vancouver

A new state-of-the-art grain export terminal is going to be built by G3 at the port of Vancouver. The terminal will include over 180-thousand metric tons of storage and feature a unique rail loop…

Anderson Addresses Key Ag Issues

Cypress Hills Grasslands MP David Anderson has been busy with his role as Federal Agriculture Critic. The Cypress Hills Grasslands MP was named to the portfolio following the October election.…

Tips on Storing Your Crops Throughout the Winter

Keeping your crop in top quality condition throughout the winter is key as any spoiled grain can have a major negative impact. With the variable weather conditions at harvest in some areas, it’s very…
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Saskatchewan Pulse Growers to Maintain Non-Refundable Pulse Levy

The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers has decided to maintain a non-refundable pulse levy. The issue was a hot topic of debate during their AGM in January with a resolution requesting the pulse levy be…

Loan Amounts Double from FCC

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has doubled the amount of credit available under the FCC Young Farmer Loan. The credit limit will be increased to $1 million from $500,000. “A big focus of FCC’s mandate is…
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Heifer Auction Raises Money for Arnal Boys Memorial Bursary

A Dutch Auction for the Arnal Boys Memorial Bursary raised $23,100. The bursary program was started in memory of the boys and their love of agriculture. Diamond K Cattle Company donated a bred Heifer…

Memorial Service for Well-Known Rancher Goes Today

Members of the cattle industry are gathering to say goodbye to one of their own today. Memorial services for Boyd Anderson are being held today in Glentworth. Anderson was a well-known and…

Early Calf Nutrition Pays Off Later In Life

Calf nutrition was one of the topics discussed last week at the 11th Annual Manitoba Dairy Conference. Dr Michael Steele, of the University of Alberta, focused on the importance of nutrition from…

WBDC Field Day Around The Corner

Cattle producers should consider the economics of retaining replacement heifers in their herd. Kathy Larson is the Beef Economist at the Western Beef Development Centre at Lanigan. She told producers…

FCC Releases Canadian Agriculture's Productivity and Trade Report

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has released its latest Canadian agriculture productivity and trade report. The purpose of the report is to look at the overall performance of Canadian agriculture and world…

Benefits of Using Cover Crops

Participants are pleased with the information coming out of this week’s Foraging into the Future Conference. Yesterday participants covered a variety of topics from soil health to water development,…

US Hog Cash Markets See Recent Strength

The director of risk management for Hams Marketing Services says US cash markets have strengthened over the past week or so in spite of the fact packers are easily finding hogs to meet a full…

Foraging Into The Future

The Foraging Into The Future Conference opens today in Swift Current. Regional Forage Specialist Trevor Lennox says the theme for this year’s event is Building Blocks of Success noting that the…

Sask Irrigation Conference Now Open

The Saskatchewan Irrigation Conference opened yesterday in Moose Jaw. Joel Vanderschaaf is the Chair of the Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects Association. He says generally we see about 300 thousand…

Three Vacancies Filled at SFDC Election

The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission held its fall election to fill three vacancies around the board table. Re-elected to the board are Nancy Johns from Zelma, Shane Stokke from Watrous, and…

SaskCanola Elections Fill Four Positions

SaskCanola held its fall election to fill 4 positions on the board. Six nominations were received to fill the four positions on the SaskCanola Board of Directors. Newly elected to the SaskCanola…

Millennial Take Over

Dr. David Kohl, a renowned agricultural economist is part of the RBC agricultural speakers series presenting "the ten golden rules of management". He talks about how millennial are going to transform… is Estevan's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

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