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Over $6 million in livestock and forage research invested by Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan 

Over $6 million in livestock and forage research invested by Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan 

Jan 23, 2024 | 1:39pm
Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, alongside Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit, announced $6.8 million in funding for livestock and forage research activities. The investment is provided through the Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP), supporting 30 new research projects for 2024. This year’s funding represents an […]
Sask. government freezes crown land grazing rates for 2024

Sask. government freezes crown land grazing rates for 2024

Jan 23, 2024 | 1:22pm
The Government of Saskatchewan has announced a freeze on the 2024 Crown land grazing rates, maintaining them at 2022 levels. This decision responds to the agricultural industry’s challenges from several years of persistent dry conditions. Producers facing the need to reduce stocking rates on leased Crown land due to drought will again be eligible for […]
Sask. government forecasting $251 million deficit due to potash prices and drought

Sask. government forecasting $251 million deficit due to potash prices and drought

Nov 27, 2023 | 12:54pm
Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Donna Harpauer presented the 2023-24 Mid-Year Report, revealing that global market conditions, severe drought and potash market dynamics are key factors contributing to a forecasted deficit at mid-year. The Mid-Year Report outlined a deficit of $250.5 million, down $1.3 billion from the budget and $736.1 million from the first quarter. […]