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CAP, trespassing, and price insurance among topics at cattle meetings

By Nigel Maxwell
October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

Some of the big questions and challenges facing Saskatchewan's cattle industry, will be discussed in length at a series of meetings across the province this month.

The district meetings hosted by the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association started Wednesday night in Delisle and run until Oct. 29. CEO Ryder Lee said he expects a lot.....

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National farm group claims trade deal milks producers

By farmnewsNOW Staff
October 3, 2018 - 2:00pm

The National Farmers Union (NFU) is the latest farm group to weigh in on the recently signed US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), and they claim the agreement takes away a competitve advantage Canadian dairy producers had over their southern counterparts.
 
In a press release issued by NFU Vice President of Policy Jan Slomp,.....

Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in mule and white tail deer, and moose in Saskatchewan.
Chronic Wasting Disease has been identified in mule and white tail deer, and moose in Saskatchewan. The Canadian Press

Province appeals to hunters for help monitoring CWD

By Bryan Eneas
September 19, 2018 - 10:14am

The Ministry of Environment is calling on hunters in Saskatchewan to participate in their testing program to monitor for signs of Chronic Wasting Disease. 

The program is designed to help the ministry locate and track instances of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the wild across Saskatchewan.

“CWD is a fatal,.....

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Livestock deferral program announcement falls short, says Sask. farm group

By farmnewsNOW Staff
September 14, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Federal Government has unveiled the initial list areas to be covered by a livestock tax deferral program this year, but a group representing Saskatchewan cattle producers has said the area is not big enough.
 
In a statement emailed Friday to media, Agricultural Producers of Saskatchewan President.....

The Willow Cree Health Center at the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation is accepting applications from people who may be interested in raising chickens at home.
The Willow Cree Health Center at the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree Nation is accepting applications from people who may be interested in raising chickens at home. file photo/paNOW Staff

Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation explores food security options

By Bryan Eneas
September 10, 2018 - 2:13pm

The Beardy’s and Okemasis Cree Nation is looking to address food security by giving residents hens.

Alanna Remmen, a community dietician and a certified diabetes educator with the Willow Cree Health Centre said she got the idea from a few different places.

“I had seen the Cross Lake Chicken Club.....

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