Monthly Archive

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 2225 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Agriculture News SK
Super User

Educating About African Swine Fever

The arrival of African swine fever (ASF) into Canada would be devastating to the pork industry. That from Dr. Egan Brockhoff with Prairie Swine Health Services, who gave a presentation last week at M... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Fed Cattle Prices Remain Steady

Fed cattle prices have remained fairly steady over the past few weeks. Brian Perillat is a senior market analyst with Canfax. "Kind of in that transition between the yearlings getting cleaned up and... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canola Working Group Planning To Meet In Winnipeg

The canola working group is planning to get together next week in Winnipeg. The group was set up to resolve the market access issue affecting Canada’s canola seed exports to China. This w... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

2019 World Pork Expo Cancelled Over African Swine Fever Concerns

The threat of African swine fever (ASF) has resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 edition of the World Pork Expo. The event is held each June in Des Moines, Iowa and attracts approximately 20,000 ... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canola Working Group Holds First Meeting

  The Government of Canada working group on canola held its inaugural meeting on April 4, 2019, to work together to resolve the market access issue affecting Canada’s canola seed exports t read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Hog Markets Remain Volatile

he hog markets remain extremely volatile, however, prices do look favourable for Canadian hog producers. That according to Tyler Fulton, Director of Risk Management with Hams Marketing Services. "Th... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Cereals Canada President Says It's Time For Grain Industry To Adopt A Code Of Practice

While Canada's livestock sector has been using a Code of Practice for some time, its something that has been absent from the grain industry. Cereals Canada President Cam Dahl believes it's time for t... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

CRSB Wins 2019 Beef Industry Innovation & Sustainability Award

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is being recognized for its outstanding work in the industry. You may recognize the name from their logos on the McDonald's Angus Burger line-up ve... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Breakthrough as Durum Genome Sequenced

An international consortium, including researchers from the University of Saskatchewan, has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat. The announcement was made this week after an article was publish... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

APAS Meetings Continue in Saskatoon

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has been conducting their annual policy meeting in Saskatoon this week. As expected, the summit has seen a lot of discussion about the carbon ta... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Precautions Against Hantavirus Urged

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Health is reminding residents to take precautions against hantavirus while taking care of spring cleaning. People are most often exposed to hantavirus when cleaning u... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Soil Temperature One Key To Seeding Success

When it comes to the soil temperature, it depends on what you are planting. Shannon Chant is a crop extension specialist with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture. She explained for most crops, t... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Wheat Growers Voice Carbon Tax Concerns

The federal carbon tax took effect Monday, much to the chagrin of people in Saskatchewan, in particular, agricultural producers. Cherilyn Jolly-Nagel is a director with the Western Canadian Wheat Gro... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Trade Minister Confident Canada And China Can Resolve Canola Dispute

Canada's trade minister is addressing calls from producers and farm groups that want to see a high-level delegation in China working to resolve the canola dispute. Earlier this week, China cancelled ... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Federal Government Echos Ag Industries Concern Over China Export Cancellations

Saskatchewan Liberal MP Ralph Goodale says the federal government shares the industry's concerns over China's cancellation of Richardson International's and Viterra's canola export permits. He agrees ... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Beef Industry Keeps Close Watch On China Tensions

The Canadian Cattlemen's Association is keeping a close eye on trade tensions with China. Executive Vice-President, Dennis Laycraft, says they haven't received any signals Canadian beef will be dragg... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Sask Ag Minister and Ag Sector Concerned Over Viterra Cancellation

The Province’s Agriculture Minister is very concerned over the news this week that China has now stopped Canola Shipments from Viterra. David Marit says first and foremost farmers are their fir... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Western Canadian Wheat Growers Call For More Action From The Federal Government

There’s a growing concern in the ag sector about the Federal Government’s lack of action on China’s decision to revoke Canadian Canola export permits from Richardson International an... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canadian Ag Commodities To China Under the Microscope

A Conservative Member of Parliament says Chinese importers have told Canadian producers and companies their wheat, peas, flax, and canola moving to China will be under heavy scrutiny. John Barlow say... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Viterra Says All Export Products Are Tested To Meet Specific Import Standards

China has now banned Canadian canola imports from Viterra. A company spokesperson for Viterra says they are working closely with the federal government and the Canola Council of Canada to gather more... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canola Markets Taking A Hit From China

Viterra is now the second Canadian company to have China revoke its Canola export license. Earlier this month Richardson International had its license to sell Canola into China revoked; the Chinese s... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canola Council Of Canada "Perplexed" By Latest Move By China

Officials with the Canola Council of Canada are perplexed by Tuesday's news that China has cancelled the canola export permit for a second Canadian company. China is now targeting canola shipments fr... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

China Implements Ban On Viterra Canola

A second Canadian company has now had its licence to sell Canola into China revoked. This time action is being taken against Viterra another major handler of canola. Earlier this month Richardson In... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Agricultural Trade Remains A Top Priority For The Province

Agricultural trade and trade issues is a key priority for the Provincial Government. Saskatchewan’s top trading markets are the U-S, China, India, Japan, and Mexico. Legislative Secretary for ... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Canola Seed Shipments To China Remain A Concern

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is expressing grave concerns over news that we are now seeing very limited sales of canola seed into China. APAS Vice President Ian Boxall says ... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Challenges Persist For Canola Seed Exports To China

The Canadian Canola Council of Canada is seeing very limited sales of canola seed into China right now. Many feel China’s concerns over shipping issues with Richardson International are politic... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Cattle Markets Improving

Prices seem to be turning around on the cattle markets. Brian Perillat is the Manager and Senior Analyst at Canfax. "On the feeder cattle side we've seen a bit of spring pressure over the last coupl... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

China Agrees To Meet With Canadian Scientists

There has been some movement this week from China in regards to the stopping of canola seed shipments from Winnipeg-based Richardson International. Canada's Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau e... read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Former Conservative Ag Minister Concerned Over Canola Shipments

Gerry Ritz believes the Trudeau government should be doing more when it comes to clearing up the canola situation with China. The Former Conservative Agriculture Minister recently receive read more..

Agriculture News SK
Super User

Positive Feedback On Saskatchewan Budget

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is generally satisfied with the direction of the 2019 Saskatchewan Budget. President Todd Lewis says he’s pleased with the funding for the... read more..

Results 1 - 30 of 2225

WestCentralOnline.com is West Central Saskatchewan's only source for community news, weather, and information.

Login