We'd love to hear from you! The Saskatchewan Forage Council is looking for your input. Whether you are a forage or livestock producer, industry representative, agrologist or if you're just browsing the website, let us know what information you're looking for and how we can help.
Click the link below to answer a short survey from the Saskatchewan Forage Council:
or visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WFZRQXJ
Survey will be available from March 20 - April 20, 2018.
Posted March 20, 2018
The Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) consists of 29 organizations representing producers, industry, provincial and federal governments, environmental non-government organizations and research/educational institutions working towards a common vision of native prairie conservation within Saskatchewan’s Prairie Eco-zone.
The position is a 12 month full-time position with the possibility of extension. The individual will work under the supervision of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association General Manager at the office located in Regina, Saskatchewan, and under the direction of SK PCAP’s Executive Committee. Flexibility of options will be entertained and salary will be based on experience.
To learn more, click here. Application deadline is March 23, 2018.
Posted March 11, 2018
Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced changes to Saskatchewan Crop Insurances in early March. Enhancements to the program will be of interest to Saskatchewan forage and livestock producers. Some highlights include the addition of fire insurance under the Forage Rainfall Insurance Program, restoration benefit for drowned-out hay land, increased compensation rates for predation of calves and more.
To learn more visit: www.saskcropinsurance.com/ci/forage/
Deadline to apply or make changes is March 31, 2018. To view all deadlines, visit http://www.saskcropinsurance.com/calendar/month/by_calendar/crop-insurance-deadlines/2018/03/
Ryder Lee, CEO of the Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association has a YouTube video describing the Sask Crop Insurance programs for 2018. View the video here.
Posted March 11, 2018
The SFC's Forage Market Reports are comprehensive reports that includes forage and forage transport pricing and price trends, yield info, weather conditions and much more. Navigate to the Resources tab and click Saskatchewan Forage Market Reports to see current reports and past editions.
View September 2017 factsheet at:
View September 2017 report at:
View January 2018 report at:
Thank you to all those in the Saskatchewan forage industry that contribute to this report!
Posted Jan 18, 2018, updated March 16, 2018
2017-2018 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students
Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are proud to announce the launch of the 2017-18 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students, designed to encourage students to improve their critical thinking, communication and leadership skills through a national competition. FMC and CADAP are collecting submissions from agricultural students across Canada and will award three winners with scholarships towards furthering their education in agriculture. First place stands to win $1,500! Deadline for applications in May 6, 2018.
Posted Dec 22, 2017, updated Jan 18, 2018