Beef Cattle Research Council Blog Post, July 27, 2018
Attention researchers: Ag Action Manitoba Program funding available
The Ag Action Manitoba Program provides grant funding for researcher and industry-led projects that contribute to the development of agricult ural knowledge and skills and improve the competitiveness and sustainability of Manitoba’s agriculture, agri-food and agri-product sectors.
The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018. Applicants do not need to reside in Manitoba, as long as the activities related to the application occur in Manitoba or have a positive outcome for Manitoba.
More information can be found on the Manitoba Agriculture website.
Read the full post here.
Posted July 30, 2018
Saskatchewan Forage Council News Release
For immediate release, July 2, 2018
The Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC) recently held their annual general meeting in Swift Current, SK on June 28, 2017. Participants had an opportunity to learn about ongoing re-search at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Research and Development Centre.
The tour, hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada featured several forage projects including: establishment of saline forages, re-introduction of sainfoin to alfalfa and grass pastures, perennial mixtures study, and time of grazing native deferred pastures, annual forage polycultures, forage Galega and more.
The tour was followed by the annual general meeting at which the SFC named Dr. Bill Biligetu as the 2018 recipient of the Forage Industry Innovation Award.
Read the full news release here.
Image: Terry Kowalchuk, Provincial Forage Specialist and Dr. Bill Biligetu (right)
Posted July 2, 2018
The second edition of the Saskatchewan Invasive Plant Species Guide is now available! The Invasive Plant Species Identification Guide for Saskatchewan has been designed for agricultural producers, land managers, and visitors to Saskatchewan. Producers and land managers play an important role in invasive species management as they are on the ground everyday, acutely aware of changes on the landscape.
Posted May 14, 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.
Posted Jan 18, 2018, updated March 16, 2018