Local Agriculture

Agri-food exports reach $15.1 billion in 2015, exceeding the 2020 Growth Plan target.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay confirmed Feb. 5 that new regulations are now in place that simplify access to cash advances under the Advance Payments Program (APP) and make the program more flexible for farmers.

2016  is looking like a good year in agriculture and Swift Current will get a chance to see why Feb. 18.

A farmed animal sanctuary in southwest Saskatchewan is striving to raise awareness about the safe and ethical treatment of animals and advocating for a caring society that considers the health and wellness of all beings and the environment.

Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:18

The Pig Spleen Prognostication for 2016

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The forecast this year is based on spleens from the Ear View Hutterite Colony near Gull Lake from pigs raised in doors and some from Karla and Dustin Sletten which were free range.

The Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) will be holding a director-at-large election during this year’s annual general meeting (AGM) on Jan. 27, in Edmonton.

The federal and provincial governments announced more than $7.8 million in funding for 26 livestock and forage research projects on Jan. 20. 

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