Monday, June 26, 2017

Climate Change on Agenda at Stock Growers Convention

Saskatchewan beef producers will gather in Moose Jaw June 11-13 for the 104th Annual General Meeting and Convention of the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA).

Zimbabwean grazing expert Allan Savory will speak to the delegates about Grazing Management and Climate Change via a remote connection. The agenda also includes technical sessions about Johne’s disease, the value of vaccinating, and the role of trace minerals in reproductive performance; business topics including succession planning, labour markets, and an outlook on beef markets; and a look at important sustainability issues.

Learn more about the Convention here.

Posted May 17, 2017


 

Attention Researchers:

ABP and SCA call for proposals

The Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association (SCA) have announced a joint call for proposals. The deadline to submit letters of intent for this call is June 2, 2017. The purpose of this $150,000 targeted call for proposals is to focus on specific priority areas benefiting Alberta and Saskatchewan’s cattle producers. The targeted priority areas have been established based on producer and expert analysis of significant knowledge and/or technology gaps that require additional research.

More information about this call for proposals including priority areas and instructions for submitting an application are available at: http://www.albertabeef.org/page/research

Please note that projects will not be eligible to receive funding from both SCAIDF and this call.

Continue Reading: http://www.beefresearch.ca/blog/attention-researchers-abp-and-sca-call-for-proposals/

Posted May 8, 2017


 

Risk Management and Insurance Survey

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) and Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) are conducting a risk management and insurance survey for forage producers to provide important information that may be used to design more effective insurance and risk management tools for forage producers. Your feedback is greatly appreciated, and the survey should take about 10 minutes to complete. A final report with the survey findings will be made available to ABP and SCA by April 2018.

Complete the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/foragesatellite

Posted May 6, 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