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Regina grain farmer elected to SaskCanola board

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
December 5, 2018 - 4:00pm Updated: December 5, 2018 - 4:30pm

A new director will take a seat at the SaskCanola board of directors table.

Katelyn Duncan from Regina received the most votes in the recent election.

Duncan operates a grain farm in the Regina area with her family. She currently serves as the Saskatchewan/Manitoba representative on the Canadian Young Farmer.....

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Proudly Ag conference coming in new year

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
December 4, 2018 - 1:32pm

An agriculture organization that supports the under 40 demographic is planning its annual meeting.

Saskatchewan Young Ag Entrepreneurs (SYA) presents the Proudly Ag Conference Jan. 9 and 10, 2019 in Saskatoon.

SYA General Manager Carla Borsa said the group is a non-profit membership based organization for young farmers and industry professionals.

"We provide.....

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Agricultural Producers Association weighs in on commercial driver training legislation

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
December 3, 2018 - 5:09pm

Vice President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, Ian Boxall, says his initial reaction to the new legislation on commercial truck training is a good one. 

"I think when it comes to commercial truck driving I think training has been something that's been, maybe, a little lax in our.....

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New executive director for SaskCanola

By Alice McFarlane/CJVR
December 3, 2018 - 2:47pm

The Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission (SaskCanola) has found its new executive director.

Lisa Horn will assume the role effective immediately.

In a news release SaskCanola Chair Doyle Wiebe welcomed Horn to the team.

“Lisa is an experienced leader in the agriculture industry. Her breadth of knowledge will help advance the.....

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Lewis re-elected APAS President

By farmnewsNOW Staff
November 30, 2018 - 1:58pm

Members belonging to the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, appear happy with the way the organization is being run based on a recent election.
 
Todd Lewis was re-elected board president during the APAS Annual General Meeting Friday in Regina. The farmer from the Gray area was first elected to the position in.....

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Farm groups say changes to trespassing laws will protect bio-security

By Nigel Maxwell
November 29, 2018 - 12:00pm

Organizations that represent Saskatchewan grain farmers and ranchers say they support changes to the province's trespassing legislation which will put the onus on the person visiting the property to get permission.

The bill was introduced on Tuesday. Todd Lewis, President of the Agricultural Producers of Saskatchewan, told farmnewsNOW the changes.....

Kent Charteris, left, with David Mitchell during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina Wednesday.
Kent Charteris, left, with David Mitchell during a panel discussion at the APAS AGM in Regina Wednesday. Twitter/Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan

APAS talks sub surface rights

By Michael Joel-Hansen
November 29, 2018 - 9:19am

The rights of landowners have been front and center recently in Saskatchewan.

This issue was tackled at the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) annual general meeting in Regina Wednesday.

APAS hosted a panel which featured representatives from surface rights organizations who spoke about the rights which landowners have when.....

From left, Canadian Western Agribition CEO Chris Lane and president Bruce Holmquist during a final press conference on Nov. 24.
From left, Canadian Western Agribition CEO Chris Lane and president Bruce Holmquist during a final press conference on Nov. 24. Joseph Ho/ 980 CJME

Canadian Western Agribition wraps up for 48th year

By CJME News
November 26, 2018 - 5:46am

While final numbers won’t be available for a few weeks, this year’s Agribition set at least one attendance record, with close to 10,000 school children pre-registered through its Education Program.

“Any industry wants to stay relevant as long as it can and do all the things it can to really.....

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