Saturday, February 23, 2019

Grain Maturity for Swath Grazing: ADOPT Field Day

December 5, 2018

Clavet, SK

Attend this one day event at the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence to learn about grain maturity for swath grazing: increasing winter grazing days. Learn about the ADOPT project design. Hear from researchers Dr. Greg Penner and Dr. Bart Lardner on the topics of determining optimal maturity at harvest, impacts of delayed maturity on beef cattle performance and more.

To view the poster click here. Please RSVP to Kerry Lowdnes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 306-460-4987.

Posted November 9, 2018


 

Carbon Pricing

October 23, 2018

Today, the Government of Canada announced further details on the federal carbon pollution pricing backstop: https://pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2018/10/23/government-canada-fighting-climate-change-price-pollution.

In October 2016, the Prime Minister announced the Pan-Canadian Approach to Pricing Carbon Pollution (the federal benchmark), which gave provinces and territories the flexibility to develop their own carbon pollution pricing system and outlined criteria all systems must meet to ensure they are stringent, fair, and efficient. The federal government also committed to implement a federal carbon pollution pricing system (the federal backstop) in provinces and territories that request it or do not have a carbon pollution pricing system that meets the federal benchmark.

Read more.

Posted October 24, 2018


 

CEC receives a submission on hydraulic fracturing

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
Montreal, October 9, 2018

On 3 October 2018, a resident from the municipality of Los Ramones in the State of Nuevo Leon, Mexico (the “Submitter”) filed a submission with the CEC Secretariat, asserting that Mexico is failing to effectively enforce environmental laws with respect to hydraulic fracturing operations which are now causing harm to the health and the environment of the local residents.

Read more

To learn more about the CEC's Submission on Enforcement Matters, view this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdWH950zoeY&feature=youtu.be

Posted October 11, 2018


 

WorkSafe educates workers, employers on workplace impairment

WorkSafe News Release
For immediate release, October 10, 2018

Regina, SK – As part of ongoing efforts to help prepare workplaces for the legalization of cannabis, WorkSafe Saskatchewan has added some additional resources for employers to its website and launched an awareness campaign targeting Saskatchewan workers.

Find more information and resources on the WorkSafe website

Posted October 11, 2018


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

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Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
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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