Celebrate Saskatchewan's 19th Native Prairie Appreciation Week June 18-24, 2017!
Jointly proclaimed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Environment, Native Prairie Appreciation Week (NPAW) is a weeklong celebration dedicated to raising awareness of our valuable grassland ecosystems across Saskatchewan. NPAW is celebrated across the province with a variety of events, including awareness booths at Farmer's Markets, a social media campaign, a photo contest, and more!
To learn more about getting involved in NPAW visit the SK PCAP website and look for #NPAW17 on Twitter!
Posted June 14, 2017
May 26, 2017 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Western Economic Diversification Canada
The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) is partnering with the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and other stakeholder groups to build the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) near Saskatoon with the support of a $4.47 million investment from the Government of Canada.
David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, made the announcement today at the University of Saskatchewan.
The LFCE will consist of two new facilities on U of S land designed to address forage, cow-calf, beef cattle, and environmental research. Once complete in 2018, the LFCE will benefit industry and all Canadians through improvements to beef quality, food safety, productivity, and environmental sustainability.
Posted May 31, 2017