Thursday, March 22, 2018

The winners of the Hay Harvest Challenge were recently announced! Congratulations to the following producers who each won a $250 gift certificate to Central Testing Laboratory:

• Val and Rod Petrie, Tessier, SK
• Ray Rintoul, Simpson, SK
• Glenn Goodsman, Stalwart, SK
• Leonard Benfield, Springside, SK

Winner of the $1000 Peavey Mart gift certificate was Meggan Laidler, Frenchman Butte, SK!

Thank you to everyone who participated in this challenge emphasizing the importance of growing and harvesting high quality forage and the importance of feed testing. For more information about having your forages tested and interpreting feed test results, contact your Saskatchewan Agriculture Regional Forage Specialist or the Agriculture Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.  


 Forage Programs and Funding Opportunities

The Alus Saskatchewan Assiniboine Project is offering payment for producers to convert marginal land to forages, conserve wetlands and sloughs, conserve native plants, and to install hen houses or bat boxes within the Assiniboine River Watershed.

To learn more, click here or go to the Assiniboine Watershed Stewardship Association website.

Ducks Unlimited Canada has teamed up with Crop Production Services to offer incentives to producers in targeted areas.  To learn more about this program click here.

Ducks Unlimited also offers a Marginal Areas Program aimed at grain producers to seed fragments of cultivation into forage and a Forages in Rotation program for landowners wishing to add forages as part of an annual cropping rotation. Contact DU for more info.


A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors



NH Agr 3D



Brett Young

Union Forage  



Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
SaskMilk SCIC


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