AG Notes

Hall of fame names executives Five new executive members will join the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame this year, including newly named president Trish Jordan and vice-president Ted Menzies. Newly elected members to the board include Peter Clarke of Nova Scotia, Maggie Van Camp from Ontario, Phil Boyd of Ontario, Art Enns from Manitoba and […] Read more

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G3 announces new elevators G3 plans to build new grain elevators in Vermilion, Alta., and Swift Current, Sask. The Vermilion terminal will have a capacity of 34,000 tonnes and is located on Canadian National Railway, while the facility in Swift Current will have a capacity of 42,000 tonnes and is located on Canadian Pacific Railway. […] Read more

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Livestock centre receives funding Canadian Western Agribition plans to contribute $100,000 to the University of Saskatchewan’s Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence over the next decade. The CWA will sponsor the annual field day for producers at the new research facility in Clavet, Sask., as well as contribute to the capital campaign. The partnership will […] Read more


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Alberta Milk has new GM Freda Molenkamp-Oudman is the new general manager of Alberta Milk starting Dec. 1. Molenkamp-Oudman has more than 20 years experience in agriculture, most recently with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, where she was the assistant deputy minister — strategy, planning and governance division. She has a strong understanding of Alberta’s dairy […] Read more

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Crop insurance deadline Nov. 15 is the deadline to file post-harvest claims, submit production declarations and request an extension of insurance. Under the Crop Insurance Program with the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corp., losses are covered in yield and quality. Post-harvest claims are filed when a producer’s actual crop yield or quality does not meet their […] Read more


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FCC program provides meals Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger program has provided more than 16 million meals for food banks and feeding programs over the past 16 years. Beginning on Oct. 8, FCC teams drove tractors through various communities to collect food and donations for 10 days in co-operation with industry partners and schools. […] Read more

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Sask. Cattlemen’s select directors The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association has 11 districts that alternate elections every year with five districts open in even years and six open in odd years. The results in the districts up for election this year are: District 1 — Kyle Hebert: the lone nominee and acclaimed for another term. District 3A […] Read more

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Innovation of the Year award presented David Wolyn of the University of Guelph’s plant sciences department has received the university’s Innovation of the Year award for 2019. Wolyn is a leader in the breeding and development of asparagus varieties that have become the most popular kinds grown in North America and that are fast gaining […] Read more


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Sask. Pulse Growers adds new directors The AgriRisk Initiatives Program is accepting new applications. The program supports the development of new risk management tools for the agriculture sector. It will prioritize proposals involving new financial tools allowing agricultural producers to manage a defined business risk. Support will also be available for the development of risk […] Read more

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AgriRisk program accepts applications The AgriRisk Initiatives Program is accepting new applications. The program supports the development of new risk management tools for the agriculture sector. It will prioritize proposals involving new financial tools allowing agricultural producers to manage a defined business risk. Support will also be available for the development of risk assessments and […] Read more