Sunday, August 19, 2018

Forage Field Days coming up!

Looking for some great events to attend this summer? Check these out:

July 27

SFSDC Forage Seed Summer Research Tour and BBQ. This tour and BBQ will be held at the AAFC Research Farm near Melfort. Tour plots of alfalfa, bromegrass, crested wheatgrass, Festulolium, timothy, cicer milkvetch, and sainfoin. See trials including alternate row/companion crop planting, herbicide tolerance on red, alsike, sweet clover and slender wheatgrass, plant growth regulators and much more! Learn more here.

August 3

Saskatchewan Pasture Tour. Held in the Foam Lake, SK area, this tour will highlight impact of intensive grazing, solar water systems, annual crop winter grazing, diverse cover crops, plant ID, establishing grass on alfalfa, controlling intensive weeds with grazing and more. A full day of learning and interacting with others in the forage and livestock industries! View the event registration and poster here.

August 16

SFC AGM and Diverse Cover Crop Field Day. Don't miss this event, to be held near Mervin, SK. This day focuses on integrating diverse cover crops with livestock and topics include research on diverse cover crops, winter feeding options and cow nutrition, tour of diverse cover crop site and more. The day will wind up with the Saskatchewan Forage Council's AGM. Registration deadline is August 9th so register now! Learn more here.

Posted July 24, 2017


 

Agriculture and Conservation working side by side in Western Manitoba

June 20, 2017

Manitoba Forage and Grassland Association

Birdtail and Upper Assiniboine River Tour Focuses on water management via wise land use solutions

Winnipeg, Mb (June 20, 2017) --- A tour of agriculture and conservation interests hosted by five partner groups will bring messages and examples of water management, wise land use planning, economic prosperity and environmental synergies on agricultural lands to 80 or so delegates and media tomorrow in Russell, Manitoba.

The groups - Manitoba Forage and Grasslands Association (MFGA), Assiniboine River Basin Initiative (ARBI), Manitoba Conservation Districts Association (MCDA) and the Upper Assiniboine River and the Lake of the Prairies Conservation Districts - are woven together by their support for the MFGA's Aquanty Project, a high resolution HydroGeoSphere model that is being built by the Aquanty software firm for the Assiniboine River Basin to examine the role of forages and grasslands on flood and drought mitigation.

Read more

Posted July 23, 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


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

BrettYoung logo NEW

Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
ProvenSeed 2Colour small
Boehringer logo

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
Ponderosa Ag Sales SCIC
   

 

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

SCA