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Ag Ministers Reach Agreement On Next Ag Policy Framework

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial ag ministers have reached an agreement on the key elements of a new agricultural policy framework. The Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year, $3…

Sheep producers flock to Humboldt for annual exhibition

Sheep producers from around Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta are on hand this weekend for the 2017 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition in Humboldt. Industry presentations begin this afternoon, Saturday has…

Third edition of Ag in Motion in the books

The 2017 edition of Ag in Motion is another overwhelming success. Show Manager Rob O’Conner says while the official attendance numbers aren’t in yet he expects it to be over 24 thousand people for…

Canadian Grain Commission To Reduce User Fees As Of August 1

The Canadian Grain Commission says it will reduce user fees for official grain inspection and weighing services as of August 1, 2017. Additional fees for overtime related to official grain inspection…

Ag in Motion wraps up today

Today marks the final day for Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo – Ag in Motion. Show Manager Rob O’Connor says they have seen a lot of interest in this year’s show with strong attendance. The show…

Southern prairies hardest hit by weather conditions

Crop development across the prairies is quite variable. That was the message yesterday from Bruce Burnett, Glacier Farm Media’s Director of Weather and Market Information. He recently wrapped up a 10…

Ag in Motion continuing to grow in number of attendees and exhibitors

Ag in Motion is now into its third year of operation. Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo wraps up on Thursday at their site near Langham. Show Manager Rob O’Conner says the show has grown from 200…

New technology showcased at this year's Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo

The official opening for Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo showcased Dot Technology Corp’s Autonomous Power Platform. Inventor Norbert Beaujot who is also President and founder of Seed Master has…

Ministry of Ag set to host a crop diagnostic school

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is once again partnering with industry to host a Crop Diagnostic School. This year’s event is coming up July 25th & 26th at the Indian Head Agricultural Research…

3rd annual Ag In Motion starts today

Ag In Motion, Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo opens to the public today at their site near Langham. Show hours are 8:30 to 4:30 today thru Thursday. Show Manager Rob O’Conner says the show…

FCC Says Now Is A Good Time To Review Financing Strategy

Farm Credit Canada's chief agricultural economist says now is a good time for farmers to review their financial strategy. J.P. Gervais made the comments in response to the Bank of Canada increasing…

Canada's Minister of Public Safety believes significant potential yet to develop at Gardiner Dam

The 50th Anniversary of Gardiner Dam was held on Friday. Scott Moe, the Minister responsible for the Water Security Agency says Gardiner Dam is the most critical piece of infrastructure we have in…

50th Anniversary of Gardiner Dam celebrated by hundreds

It was a big day yesterday at Gardiner Dam as close to a 1000 people came out to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. The dam was named after the Fourth Premier of Saskatchewan James Gardiner. His family…

Summit underway at Saskatoon Inn on sustainable growing

A prairie agriculture carbon summit – growing sustainability – is underway at the Saskatoon Inn. The event is being organized by the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan. The group's…

Wheatland Conservation Field Tour held in Swift Current Thursday

A good crowd was on hand yesterday for the Wheatland Conservation Field Tour in Swift Current. Producers and Industry reps in attendance had a chance to learn more about soybean production,…

Laboratory test results from Shamrock Pasture have been released

Laboratory testing has been completed on water from the dugout used by approximately 200 cattle that died on a pasture operated by Shamrock Grazing Ltd. late last week. The water testing, as well as…

Gardiner Dam celebrates 50th Anniversary Friday

The public is invited out to Gardiner Dam today to take part in the 50th Anniversary celebration. Everything gets underway at about noon with speeches, a public BBQ and of course cake. Gardiner Dam,…

Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan investigating Shamrock Pasture incident

Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan is investigating what happened at the Shamrock Pasture. Executive Director Kaley Pugh (as in Hugh) says an Animal Protection Officer has talked with the…

Surviving cattle from Shamrock Pasture recovering

There’s no word as of yesterday as to the cause of death for the livestock at Shamrock Pasture. The Provincial Lab and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are evaluating samples to try and…

Annual Field Day goes tomorrow in Swift Current

Wheatland Conservation is hosting its Annual Field Day Tomorrow. The tour is held in partnership with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture, and Saskatchewan’s Institute of Agrologists. Bryan Nybo…

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