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Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:30

Crop seeding progressing in Saskatchewan

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Thanks to warm and dry weather, Saskatchewan producers have 15 per cent of the 2016 crop seeded, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 14:29

Beef Researcher Mentorship Program

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Applications for the 2016-17 term of the Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) Beef Researcher Mentorship Program are now being accepted.

When Earl’s announced it could not find a large and consistent enough supply of Canadian beef that met its criteria, there was a quick and emotional backlash. Yet, Earl’s sourcing decision also highlights Canada’s need for a more diversified beef system that would create more value for both farmers and consumers.
 

Thursday, 05 May 2016 11:04

Reducing disease risks in cattle herds

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Preventing and managing diseases within your cattle herd is important for herd health, production and profitability. 

Over the summer and fall of 2015, filmmaker Scott Parker travelled nearly 30,000 km making 10 short films and teaching community filmmaking workshops along the way.

Southern Alberta youths will soon have a chance to learn about where their food comes from and how it gets to their tables.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 16:27

Getting our research priorities right

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Saskatoon recently saw a meeting of some of the most important minds in Canadian wheat research.

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