The Federal Liberals are hinting they may take another look at what they're calling the unintended consequences of their proposed tax changes.

John Barlow the Conservative Ag Critic says Finance Minister Bill Morneau needs to get rid of it altogether.

"The words that he used was 'tweaking,'" Barlow said. "This was not something that needs tweaking - this is something that does not need to happen. The first step is to extend the consultation period into January, 2018."

Barlow says the proposed changes would hit farmers, small businesses and entrepreneurs the hardest.

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Former Ag Minister Gerry Ritz receives beef industry award

The Canadians Cattlemen's Association has presented the former Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz with the 2017 Beef Industry innovation and sustainability award. The award recognizes innovations that…

Sask Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch says world market access is 'key for agriculture'

Saskatchewan Party leadership candidate Alanna Koch has been busy on the road talking with party supporters. During her campaign stop in Swift Current yesterday, she met with about 100 party…

Veterinary Technician Week proclaimed across the province

This week has been proclaimed Veterinary Technician Week in the Province. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says the veterinary technology profession is vital to the quality care of animals in…

Federal Government announces over $1.3 million in funding for the Canadian Animal Health Coalition

The Federal Government announced over $1.3 million in funding for the Canadian Animal Health Coalition. The $1.3 million is going to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition to help the group in its…

Food Story event this Saturday in Moose Jaw as part of Ag Month

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture is hoping to help educate the public on their food story this weekend. Val Pankois with the Ministry of Agriculture, and says the Food Story event goes this…

Canadian Western Agribition ready for first year in new facility

Canadian Western Agribition is just over a month away. The annual event runs November 20th to the 25th at Regina’s Evraz Place. This year’s show includes full use of the new International Trade…

Alberta government pulls funding from vet school in Saskatoon

It came as a shock. The Alberta government announcing that starting in 2020 it would be pulling its $8 million dollars in funding for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon. Alberta…

USDA report shows lower soybean end stocks

On Thursday, the USDA has released its October World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. Dan Basse, president of Ag Resource Company in Chicago, says the big highlight was the…

APAS covers variety of issues in first round of Fall District meetings

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan [APAS] is out touring the province holding their Fall District meetings. The first round of meetings was held this week in Assiniboia and Swift…

BASF acquires significant parts of Bayer

More changes are coming in the world of farm seed and chemical manufacturing. BASF is acquiring key parts of Bayer's seed and chemical business for $5.9 billion euro. Bayer had agreed to divest some…

Agriculture Minister in Denver for the Tri-National Agricultural Accord

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart is heading to Denver to take part in the Tri-National Agricultural Accord. The accord represents a long-standing commitment from Canada, the United States and Mexico…

Applications for the 2018 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship program are now available

Applications are now available for the 2018 Saskatchewan Agriculture Student Scholarship program. Scholarship programs can be a big benefit for students interested in pursuing a post-secondary…

Crop Report for October 3rd - 9th

Provincial Progress Many producers in the province were able to wrap up their harvest operations this past week, according to the Saskatchewan Agricultural Crop Report for October 3rd - 9th. 94% of…

Alternative feed options over the winter months

This year’s dry conditions have left some livestock producers looking for more feed. Regional Livestock Specialist Sarah Sommerfeld says with some shortages of perennial forages producers are looking…

Ag critic wants more than 'tweaking' done to proposed tax changes

The Federal Liberals are hinting they may take another look at what they're calling the unintended consequences of their proposed tax changes. John Barlow the Conservative Ag Critic says Finance…

Make sure you get paid for grain delivery

For farmers looking to guarantee payment when delivering grain this fall, it's important to make sure that the company accepting the grain is licensed by the Canadian Grain Commission. Catherine…

Methods for Stretching Hay Supplies

With many producers reporting lower hay yields this year, some will need to find creative ways to stretch out their hay supplies. Sarah Sommerfeld, Regional Forage Specialist for the Ministry of…

Hunger still an important issue for Saskatchewan

Farm Credit Canada's Drive away hunger program is now in its 14th year. Hunger is still an important issue in Saskatchewan as 1-5 Saskatchewan families skip meals just to try and make ends meet.…

Swift Current growing season the 4th driest on record

It was a hot, dry summer in Southern Saskatchewan. Jason Nimegeers is an Agri-Meteorology Technician with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada’s Swift Current Research and Development Centre. He says Swift…

Prairies produce over 15 percent of Canada's turkeys

Thanksgiving weekend is always a busy time with family and friends. For many families, it may include sitting down to a nice roast turkey supper. Canada produces about 21.7 million turkeys or 183.3…

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