Some Sask. COVID cases now community transmitted

Four of the six new COVID-19 cases reported in Saskatchewan today are not related to travel, according to officials. “This is the start of a new phase for us,” said the province’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab. Until now, all cases were attributed to travel. Of the four now considered community transmitted, one […] Read more

Show results from Agribition

The final day of the 49th Canadian Western Agribition in Regina and culminated with the RBC Beef Supreme Challenge to conclude the 2019 fall show season. The day also included the commercial cattle sale, sheep sale, prospect steer and heifer sale and a cowboy mounted shooting challenge between CWA CEO Chris Lane and Saskatchewan agriculture […] Read more

Agriculture ministers gathered in Quebec City for their annual meeting. In the back row, from left, are Keith Colwell, Nova Scotia, federal minister Marie-Claude Bibeau; David Marit, Saskatchewan; Ernie Hardeman, Ontario; Bloyce Thompson, Prince Edward Island; Andre Lamontagne, Quebec; and Devin Dreeshen, Alberta. Seated, from left, are Lana Popham, British Columbia; Gerry Byrne, Newfoundland and Labrador; and Ross Wetmore, New Brunswick.  |  Agriculture Canada photo

Ag ministers commit to AgriStability changes

QUEBEC CITY — Canadian agriculture ministers are promising changes to AgriStability in time for the 2020 program year. Just how extensive those changes will be is unknown. Coming out of their annual meeting in Quebec City last week, ministers said they need more data before committing to improve the program that is supposed to help […] Read more