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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 16:13

Sask. Crop Report from June 27-July 3

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Haying is progressing in the province as livestock producers now have 19 per cent of the hay crop cut and 10 per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.  

In an ongoing effort to strengthen market opportunities for Canadian wheat, the wheat commissions in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba will be collaborating with grain companies on a renewed representative governance model and strategic direction for the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi).

The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) mentorship program is ready to select its winners of this year’s program this month as participants anxiously await the news.

Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) officials are hoping to gain nominations for the 2018 Environmental Stewardship awards this year before the deadline approaches.

The Lethbridge research station held an open house at the end of June for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to showcase to members of the public the important projects they work on daily within the community.

As a member of the National Environmental Farm Plan (NEFP) steering committee, the Alberta Wheat Commission (AWC) invites Agri-food stakeholders from across the value chain to attend the second annual NEFP Summit in Ottawa this November.

With Alberta being a province known for its agriculture background, the importance of irrigation can sometimes be overlooked.

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