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According to groups like APAS, ranchers have a lot to lose from a federal carbon tax.
According to groups like APAS, ranchers have a lot to lose from a federal carbon tax. Submitted Photo/ Terra Eckert

APAS to join carbon tax fight

By farmnewsNOW Staff
November 27, 2018 - 1:23pm

A group representing Saskatchewan farmers has announced it is applying for intervenor status in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reference case on the Federal Carbon Tax.
 
Todd Lewis, President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), made the announcement at the organization’s annual general Meeting in Regina.....

Deer data needed for tracking CWD: Environment ministry

By Evan Radford/CJME News Staff
November 27, 2018 - 4:38am

The province is asking hunters for 2,000 deer heads, in order to monitor a progressive disease among wildlife.

The environment ministry wants to track the effects that chronic wasting disease (CWD) has on deer, moose, elk and caribou in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

There’s a data shortage of reported cases of.....

file photo/CJME News Staff

Deer data needed for tracking CWD: Environment ministry

By Evan Radford/CJME News Staff
November 26, 2018 - 2:58pm

The province is asking hunters for 2,000 deer heads, in order to monitor a progressive disease among wildlife.

The environment ministry wants to track the effects that chronic wasting disease (CWD) has on deer, moose, elk and caribou in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

There’s a data shortage of reported cases of.....

Longhorn cattle were featured at Canadian Western Agribition for the first time in 24 years.
Longhorn cattle were featured at Canadian Western Agribition for the first time in 24 years. Alice McFarlane / CJVR

The longhorns are back in town

By Alice McFarlane / CJVR
November 19, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Texas Longhorns are back at Canadian Western Agribition(CWA).

It’s been 24-years since the breed was last featured at the show.

Kris Johnson, with I.M. Bar Longhorns from Big Horn Wyoming, brought seven animals to Regina. Johnson and his father Toby run 30 head of registered longhorn cattle at their.....

file photo/paNOW Staff

Cattle market prices decline

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
November 15, 2018 - 1:40pm

Saskatchewan feeder cattle prices are lower in all weight categories.

The latest cattle market report from the Ministry of Agriculture indicated feeder steer prices dropped by $3 per hundredweight with the biggest price declines in the 700 to 800 pound category.

Saskatchewan feeder heifer prices were down $4 per hundredweight during the same reporting.....

A local farmer says the actions of Animal Protection Services was heavy-handed but the agency said they have the right to assist animals in distress.
A local farmer says the actions of Animal Protection Services was heavy-handed but the agency said they have the right to assist animals in distress. The Canadian Press

Cattle farmer furious with protection services action on his property

By Glenn Hicks
October 31, 2018 - 5:54pm

A local cattle farmer says he and his herd were distressed by what he’s describing as the heavy-handed approach by the province's Animal Protection Services. However, the provincial agency said they have the right to move onto a property to assist animals in need of protection.

Alex Potoreyko at Porcupine.....

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