Friday, July 21, 2017

Client Satisfaction Survey: Business Risk Management Programs

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, in collaboration with provincial partners, has launched an online survey seeking producers’ input on the level of satisfaction with our Business Risk Management (BRM) programs (AgriStability, AgriInvest, AgriInsurance, and Advance Payments Program). The survey is intended to be completed by producers who have applied to these programs in recent years and focuses on their experience with them.

Results from this survey will help us understand client expectations and improve BRM program delivery services.

The anonymous survey will be available until July 31, 2017 and will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.

To complete the BRM Client Satisfaction Survey click here.


 

Saskatchewan Hay/Grazing Tender Program

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Sound management of pastureland keeps forage stands healthy and vigorous. It also helps with weed control, while at the same time, maintains productive waterfowl habitat.

As a unique opportunity for local producers, DUC makes land available for haying and/or grazing with annual tenders.

If you are interested in submitting an application for tender, please contact the DUC office below identified on the listing, call 1-866-252-3825 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tenders close at 1:00 pm (CST) on July 12th, 2017 and are on a per parcel basis. Hay can be cut after July 15, 2017.

View the full list of grazing properties: http://www.ducks.ca/resources/landowners/hay-tender-saskatchewan/

Posted June 29, 2017


 

Stock Growers 104th AGM Offers Learning & Lobbying

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) wrapped up its 104th Annual General Meeting in Moose Jaw on Tuesday.

“Our theme was Change, Challenge, Opportunity,” said SSGA president Shane Jahnke. “That pretty much sums up ranching life right there.”

Members attended learning sessions that will equip them to deal with evolving markets and changes to production practices. They also passed 11 resolutions brought forward by the grassroots membership.

Read the AGM Convention highlights and see presentations here.


 

Beef Drive Awarded Funds from Elanco's 100 Communities Initiative

Saskatchewan Stock Grower's Association media release, June 12, 2017

Elanco’s vision is Food and Companionship Enriching Life. It’s at the core of what they do and they are proud to be a cause-driven organization. Elanco is committed to help break the cycle of hunger in 100 communities across the world by the end of year 2020. To achieve this, they have partnered with United Way Worldwide and have impacted 72 communities to date by providing resources and support to help local, sustainable project have a long term impact.

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) launched a Beef Drive during the fall of 2016 to help out Saskatchewan’s food banks. Members were able to help by contributing an animal, or by donating cash to defray the cost of processing. The meat is processed into hamburger for distribution through food banks across Saskatchewan. Gord Roger, Beef Business Unit Manager of Elanco Canada, identified SSGA as a potential candidate for Elanco’s 100 Communities initiative. It was announced June 12th that SSGA was selected as a winner.

Read more

Posted June 14, 2017


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

new holland

 

Silver

Brett Young

CPS
Speedrite  Union Forage

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed Ponderosa
SaskMilk SCIC
SeCan

 

The SFC also gratefully acknowledges funding for…
‘Facilitating Forage Initiatives in Saskatchewan’ project through the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Industry Development Fund (SCAIDF)

SCA