Sask Crop Insurance

111th Stock Growers AGM & Convention aims to “reach new heights”

111th Stock Growers AGM & Convention aims to “reach new heights”

Jun 6, 2024 | 8:17pm
The 111th Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) AGM & Convention is set for next week in Swift Current. President of the Stock Growers Garner Deobald says the theme this year is “reaching new heights”. “Reaching new heights is something that I think we all aspire to,” Deobald explained. “With markets where they’re at, being at […]
Another meeting, same high engagement level at SCA townhall in Central Butte

Another meeting, same high engagement level at SCA townhall in Central Butte

Aug 11, 2023 | 4:02pm
Central Butte area producers met with delegates from Sask. Crop Insurance, Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, and others at a townhall meeting on Wednesday. CEO of the Cattlemen’s Association Grant McLellan says about 60 producers attended, and it was another engaging meeting about drought conditions and feedback on available support programs. Representatives from the Saskatchewan Association of […]
“We were heard”: townhall meetings in drought-stricken parts of Saskatchewan well-attended

“We were heard”: townhall meetings in drought-stricken parts of Saskatchewan well-attended

Jul 28, 2023 | 4:47pm
A rancher was at a townhall meeting in Kindersley on Tuesday about the drought and what supports are available. Arlene Boisjoli, who has a ranch south of Kindersley, says the meeting was well-attended by producers and representatives from Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation, Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association, Farm Credit Canada, and a few R.M. Reeves. She says […]
Farm group wants more government assistance for livestock producers facing extreme drought

Farm group wants more government assistance for livestock producers facing extreme drought

Jul 14, 2023 | 4:45pm
The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is calling on the federal and provincial governments to take additional action to assist livestock producers facing extreme drought conditions across the province. Stock growers President Garner Deobald farms near Hodgeville, between Swift Current and Moose Jaw. He says since early June, the drought has continued to expand in size […]
Sask. Crop Insurance allowing more acres of low yielding crops be redirected to feed

Sask. Crop Insurance allowing more acres of low yielding crops be redirected to feed

Jul 13, 2023 | 6:15pm
Saskatchewan livestock producers facing challenges from the dry conditions this season, have access to support from the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation. Sask. Crop Insurance is allowing additional acres of low yielding cereal and pulse crops to be diverted to feed. Acting Vice-President of Operations at Sask. Crop Insurance Lorelei Hulston says this applies to farmers […]
Hursh: Sask. Crop Insurance will be swamped with claims due to drought conditions

Hursh: Sask. Crop Insurance will be swamped with claims due to drought conditions

Jul 10, 2023 | 3:29pm
Many fields won’t see a combine and crop insurance claims are going to soar. That rather dire prediction today from agricultural commentator Kevin Hursh. Hursh says drought conditions have made headlines in Alberta, but he says the extent of the problem isn’t yet fully appreciated in Saskatchewan. Hursh says the dryness has been expanding with markets and governments slow […]