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Bovine Tuberculosis investigation wrapping up

By Nigel Maxwell
February 13, 2018 - 2:34pm

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is providing an update into its' investigation of a bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreak in Western Canada, impacting 30,000 animals.

According to a statement on the agency's website, all quarantines have now been lifted as there have been no additional cases of bovine TB beyond the six animals from.....

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Livestock Producers Receive Tax Relief for 2017

By farmnewsNOW Staff
February 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

The Government of Canada has released the final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral has been authorized for 2017 due to drought, flood or excess moisture conditions.

Some of the local areas covered by the tax deferral include Birch Hills, and the Rural Municipalities of Prince Albert and Buckland.

Arnold Ballicki is.....

Several new research projects this year will provide valuable information to beef producers.
Several new research projects this year will provide valuable information to beef producers. farmnewsNOW Staff

Ag-research receives $8.3 million commitment

By farmnewsNOW Staff
January 25, 2018 - 12:41pm

The federal and provincial governments have made a big investment into agriculture research in Saskatchewan.

Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced $6.3 million in funding for 24 livestock and forage-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).

In addition, the.....

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Saskatchewan officials applaud potential beef deal with Japan

By Nigel Maxwell
January 25, 2018 - 10:57am

Saskatchewan producers have a lot to gain from the Japanese market, according to Prince Albert's Member of Parliament.

Randy Hoback's comments come following word International Trade Minister François-Philippe Champagne plans to travel to Chile in early March and sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The Minister announced.....