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Applications being accepted for SaskBarley scholarships

Applications being accepted for SaskBarley scholarships

Jun 5, 2024 | 8:46pm
Any student going to university to study in agriculture can apply for scholarships through the Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley). Each year, SaskBarley offers four scholarships to students who are taking graduate or undergraduate studies. They’re offering up to three scholarships — $6-thousand at the PhD level, $4-thousand at the Master’s of Science level, and […]
Farm groups raise concerns over Bunge and Viterra merger

Farm groups raise concerns over Bunge and Viterra merger

Apr 30, 2024 | 10:26am
Four agriculture groups are raising concerns over the proposed Bunge and Viterra merger. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS), Alberta Grains, SaskBarley, and Sask Wheat raised concerns about the merger, believing it would result in economic losses for producers. A recent study by Dr. Richard Gray, Dr. James Nolan, and Dr. Peter Slade from […]
SaskBarley allocating funds to a number of research projects

SaskBarley allocating funds to a number of research projects

Apr 9, 2024 | 6:36pm
The Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley) is committing $856,651 towards barley research over the next five years. Research and Extension Manager with SaskBarley Mitchell Japp says the research will focus on areas of concern for barley growers in the province, such as “managing maturity and uniformity in barley, crop establishment, disease pressure, and marketability” adding […]
A different approach to upcoming annual farm group meetings

A different approach to upcoming annual farm group meetings

Nov 28, 2023 | 2:33pm
Some changes are coming to the meeting events organized by the crop commissions in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta over the next couple of months. There’s no longer one large meeting event with keynote speakers during Crop Production Week in Saskatoon. SaskCanola, Sask Wheat, SaskBarley, SaskFlax and Saskatchewan Pulse Growers are holding back-to-back annual business meetings […]
Four Agriculture Groups want review of Bunge-Viterra merger done by the provincial government

Four Agriculture Groups want review of Bunge-Viterra merger done by the provincial government

Oct 6, 2023 | 5:43pm
Four farm groups want the Saskatchewan government to conduct a risk assessment into the proposed merger between Viterra and Bunge. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, SaskCanola, SaskBarley, and SaskWheat sent a joint letter to provincial Agriculture Minister David Marit. Chairperson of SaskWheat Brett Halstead says one of the concerns is less options to sell grain. […]