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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Wood River MLA Named Province's New Agriculture Minister

Wood River MLA David Marit is Saskatchewan’s new Agriculture Minister. Marit replaces Lyle Stewart who resigned from the position last week for health reasons.  Premier Scott Moe replacing Mari... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Dry Conditions Spark Worries About Wildfires

Extremely dry conditions in many areas of the Province especially in the South West have people concerned about the potential wildfire situation. Rick Toney is Chair of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s A... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Livestock Producers Look For Feed

There are expectations that this year’s fall calf run could be earlier than normal this year as producers in drier areas try to cut back their feeding costs. Livestock producers in a number of areas ... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Barlow Says Urban-Rural Split Growing Over Carbon Tax

It's fair to say federal Agriculture Critic John Barlow and the rest of the Conservative Party are not big fans of any form of Federal carbon tax. Barlow says if the Feds implement their tax, it's go... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

SaskBarley Concerned By Trade Disruptions

The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission is concerned by Saudi Arabia’s decision to suspend future purchases of Canadian Barley. Saudi Arabia recently canceled any new trade with Canada, recall... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Trudeau Liberal's Twitter Diplomacy Impacts Trade Opportunities

The Conservative Shadow Critic for Agriculture and Agri-Food  John Barlow says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter diplomacy with Saudi Arabia. L... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Canadian Beef Industry Conference Looks At Driving Demand

“Driving Demand” is the theme for the third annual Canadian Beef Industry Conference this week in London, Ontario. Land use and the rising cost of land is one of the biggest challenges facing Canadia... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Not Happy With Your Dockage? The Canadian Grain Commission Can Help

Farmers are being reminded that there is a challenge process available when it comes to reviewing grading and dockage during grain delivery. Doug Chorney is the Assistant Chief Commissioner with the ... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

New Food Guide Could Push Consumers Away From Meat

Health Canada is in the process of modifying the Canadian Food Guide, but these proposed changes have members of the ag industry concerned. The second public consultation is in the process and will b... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

RCMP Promoting Rural Crime Watch

It’s just another step in trying to protect property from theft. More and more farmers and ranchers are investing in yard lights, things like video surveillance cameras, for not only the house but ya... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

USDA Releases Aug WASDE Report

The USDA released its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report on Friday. The report forecast record corn (178.4 bushels per acre) and soybean (51.6) yields for the U.S. ... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

BASF Completes Acquisition Of Bayer Assets

BASF has completed its acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The sale was a condition of Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto. "This strategic move adds excellent assets to our stro... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Flax Council Announces Changes In Operating Structure

The Flax Council of Canada recently announced a new operating structure that it says will deliver the services industry members need to move forward with greater confidence. “It’s clear that Canadian... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

New Merger Tackles Inconsistency In Canadian Sheep Industry

A new merger is looking to make Canada's sheep industry more sustainable. The North American Lamb Company is made up of a handful of existing companies, including a lamb processing plant in Innisfail... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Growing Interest in Organic Production

An Organic and Low Input Agricultural Systems Field Day and Tradeshow in Swift Current recently was well attended. Gary Johnson is President of SaskOrganics and says the crowd of over 150 people took... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Monitoring Heat Stress in Livestock

This week’s heat wave is not only hard on people; it’s hard on animals as well. Leah Clark is a Livestock and Feed Specialist with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture. She says like people we nee... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Strong Support For Lyle Stewart As He Battles Cancer Again

Premier Scott Moe will have big shoes to fill with the departure of Lyle Stewart as Agriculture Minister. Lyle Stewart announcing he is stepping down from the portfolio as he battles cancer for the s... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart Stepping Down

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has announced plans to step away from the Ag portfolio as he battles with Cancer. This is the second time in four years that he has been diagnosed with Cancer. Stew... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

MacAulay Concludes Successful Trade Mission To Argentina & Chile

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay has concluded his agricultural outreach mission to Argentina and Chile. During his visit, MacAulay emphasized the strong north-south linkages alre... read more..

Agriculture News
Glenda-Lee Vossler

Farm Income, Climate and Carbon Taxes

The National Farmers Union Region 6 Convention is taking place this week. The event kicked off with Registration and keynote speaker Researcher Darrin Qualman who talked about “Farm Income, Climate a... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

PED Environmental Test Proves Positive In Saskatchewan Transport Trailer

A routine sampling process for PED Virus resulted in a positive environmental test last week in the Province. PED (or Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea) can result in a high death loss in nursing pigs and ha... read more..

Agriculture News
Glenda-Lee Vossler

Workshops Give Ranchers Strategies For Dealing With Dry Conditions

A series of workshops this week are designed to help give livestock producers more Strategies for Dealing with Dry Conditions.  Meetings were held this week in Shaunavon and Hodgeville giving pr... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

CGC Implements Changes For Start Of The New Crop Year

  The Canadian Grain Commission begins implementing changes today as part of the Wheat Modernization plan. Lonny McKague is a Commissioner with the C-G-G and says 29 varieties of wheat are bein read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Nutrien Announces Layoffs At Vanscoy Mine

Nutrien has announced plans to rebalance its Potash operations. According to the company website today the Vanscoy facility will see a reduction of approximately 30 staff and 50 hourly positions. Su... read more..

Agriculture News
Glenda-Lee Vossler

Wheat Growers Call On Federal Government To Ratify C-P-T-P-P

The Western Canadian Wheat Growers are calling on the Federal Government to immediately ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Jim Wickett (of Rosetown)... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Water Quality Meetings Set For The Southwest

Water quality was a key concern for livestock producers last year with the dry conditions and producers are being encouraged to keep a close eye on water sources again this year. Last year, approxima... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

AGT Food and Ingredients Looking To Go Private

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc could see a Management buyout in a move to take the company private. The Saskatchewan based food processor supplies export and domestic markets with facilities throughout... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Farm Labor Shortages

Finding good help on the farm or ranch can be a major challenge. It’s not uncommon for some operations to hire custom harvesters to get the crop in the bin rather than run the risk of inclement weath... read more..

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Glenda-Lee Vossler

Wheatland Conservation Researching Phosphorus Management in Lentils

Research trials can be a key tool for farmers to help validate or disqualify potential theories and benefits of crop production. The Wheatland Conservation Area is working on a research project ... read more..

Agriculture News
Glenda-Lee Vossler

Cattle Markets Remain Positive

The cattle markets continue to be impressive. "It continues to be a pretty positive story here," said Brian Perillat with Canfax. "We've seen some pretty decent strength on all cattle types here late... read more..

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