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Sask. communities among 86 across Canada to receive FCC Funding for community projects

Sask. communities among 86 across Canada to receive FCC Funding for community projects

Oct 31, 2023 | 5:25pm
Farm Credit Canada announced they are giving $1.5 million to 86 community groups nationwide to support rural capital projects. Through the FCC’s AgriSpirit Fund, 15 communities in Saskatchewan will receive over $246,000 to various community improvement initiatives that enrich the lives of residents in cities, towns or Indigenous communities with fewer than 150,000 people.  This includes […]
Sask. Cattle prices in the red this past week: Cattle Market Update

Sask. Cattle prices in the red this past week: Cattle Market Update

Oct 31, 2023 | 4:04pm
Prices for all feeder steer and heifer weight categories are down, according to the latest cattle market update from Canfax. For the week ending October 27, Canfax reported feeder steer prices ranged from $493.82 per hundred weight (per cwt) in the 300-400lb weight category down to $295.50 per cwt in the 900+lb category. Feeder heifer prices ranged […]
Closing Grain Prices for October 31

Closing Grain Prices for October 31

Oct 30, 2023 | 1:10pm
Here is a look at your Closing Grain Prices for October 31: Durum 473.72 = Feed Barley 277.58 = Canola 638.92 -6 Chickpeas 1212.5 = Flax 641.04 = Lentils 787.5 = Oats 289.32 = Yellow Peas 399.89 = Feed Wheat 235.46 = One Red Spring Wheat 330.43 -2.88
Opening Grain Prices for October 31

Opening Grain Prices for October 31

Oct 30, 2023 | 9:47am
Here is a look at your Opening Grain Prices for October 31: Durum 473.72 = Feed Barley 277.58 = Canola 644.92 +0.3 Chickpeas 1212.5 = Flax 641.04 = Lentils 787.5 = Oats 289.32 = Yellow Peas 399.89 = Feed Wheat 235.46 = One Red Spring Wheat 331.31 +1.08
Opening Grain Prices for October 27

Opening Grain Prices for October 27

Oct 27, 2023 | 9:42am
Here is a look at your Opening Grain Prices for October 27: Durum 473.72 = Feed Barley 277.58 = Canola 640.72 -7.2 Chickpeas 1212.5 = Flax 641.04 = Lentils 787.5 = Oats 289.32 = Yellow Peas 399.89 = Feed Wheat 235.46 = One Red Spring Wheat 331.91 +0.42
Growing Agri-Food Exports, Increasing Irrigated Acres mentioned in Throne Speech

Growing Agri-Food Exports, Increasing Irrigated Acres mentioned in Throne Speech

Oct 26, 2023 | 2:40pm
Sharing agricultural products to the world was one of the messages sent in yesterday’s (Wed) Throne Speech as well as from Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. The Speech noted 2022 was a record-year for agri-food exports and “is on track to set more records this year.” In the first 6 months of 2023, exports were up […]
Deadline to file a return for Underused Housing Tax around the corner

Deadline to file a return for Underused Housing Tax around the corner

Oct 26, 2023 | 2:19pm
The Underused Housing Tax is meant to curtail foreign ownership of housing through trusts in Canada’s large cities. However, in some circumstances, farmers are being hit with the need to file a return for the Underused Housing Tax. Although in most cases they are exempt from paying the tax, which is 1 per cent of […]
Farmers planning for next spring may utilize crop prices to influence seeding intentions

Farmers planning for next spring may utilize crop prices to influence seeding intentions

Oct 25, 2023 | 5:48pm
Now that harvest is complete, farmers are turning their attention to next season. Part of the decision-making process is looking at which crops to plant based on prices. Chief Agricultural Editor of SaskAgToday.com Kevin Hursh looked at prices now compared to the same time a year ago, and noted most prices for crops are down but a […]
Pulse Canada optimistic trade to India won’t be disrupted despite ongoing tensions

Pulse Canada optimistic trade to India won’t be disrupted despite ongoing tensions

Oct 24, 2023 | 3:57pm
The President of Pulse Canada is optimistic there won’t be any disruptions to the flow of products to India, despite ongoing tensions between India and Canada. Greg Cherewyk believes that based on connections made over the past 30 years. “The people-to-people ties, the business-to-business ties, and even the industry-to-industry relationships that we’ve developed at Pulse […]
Sask. Cattle Prices increased compared to the previous week: Cattle Market Update

Sask. Cattle Prices increased compared to the previous week: Cattle Market Update

Oct 24, 2023 | 2:50pm
Saskatchewan cattle prices appeared to rebound last week, according to the latest cattle market update, issued by Canfax, for the week ending October 20. Prices for most feeder steers increased week-over-week except for the 400-500lb and 900+lb categories. Feeder heifer prices were mixed with increases in the 300-400lb, 500-600lb, and 600-700lb categories, and decreases in the 400-500lb, […]