SARM: Increasing Concerns for the Agriculture Sector

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has flagged several concerns facing the agriculture sector. The movement of grain has drastically slowed in the prairies, the Government of India has placed high tariffs on pulses that negatively impact Canadian producers, and Bill C-49 still has not received Royal Assent. Read more about SARM: Increasing Concerns for the Agriculture Sector

Enhancements Made to Crop Insurance Program Coverage for 2018

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2018 Crop Insurance Program. Saskatchewan producers will have access to very high coverage as the Crop Insurance Program continues to improve, as a result of the success of Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers. Read more about Enhancements Made to Crop Insurance Program Coverage for 2018

Incentive Program to Sell Eligible Cultivated and Formerly Cultivated Crown Land Announced

Ministry of Agriculture –Released on December 5, 2017 Today Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a targeted incentive program to encourage the continued sale of cultivated and formerly cultivated agricultural Crown land.  The new, targeted program offers current lease-holders a 10 per cent purchase incentive on the sale of eligible land until March 31, 2018. “This […]

Northeastern Saskatchewan Final Crop Report  – October 17 to 23, 2017

Northeastern Saskatchewan Final Crop Report – Released on October 26, 2017
Crop District 8 – Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Melfort, Carrot River, Humboldt, Kinistino, Cudworth and Aberdeen areas
Crop District 9AE – Prince Albert, Choiceland and Paddockwood areas

Harvest is virtually complete in the region thanks to a good stretch of warm and relatively dry weather. There are a few fields of crops such as canola, oats and flax left to be combined. Fall
work continues and many producers in the area have been able to reclaim acres lost to flooding in previous years.  Read more about Northeastern Saskatchewan Final Crop Report  – October 17 to 23, 2017

NE Crop Report – September 26 to October 2, 2017

Northeastern Saskatchewan Crop Report For:
 Crop District 8 – Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Melfort, Carrot River, Humboldt, Kinistino, Cudworth, and Aberdeen areas
 Crop District 9AE – Prince Albert, Choiceland, and Paddockwood areas

A quarter of the region’s crops were harvested last week, thanks to some warm and dry weather. Many producers worked long hours to combine remaining crops before the weekend rain; some crop is coming off tough and being placed in aeration bins.  Read more about NE Crop Report – September 26 to October 2, 2017