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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 14:21

Cereals Canada’s new members

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Cereals Canada is pleased to welcome as members G3 Canada Limited (G3) and, as of July 1, Winter Cereals Manitoba Inc. and Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission.

This summer, get checked for your family, your farm, and yourself. The Prostate Cancer Centre and Canadian Canola Growers Association are teaming up again this June and July to increase awareness of early prostate cancer detection and the importance of men’s health in rural communities.

Seeding operations are almost complete as 94 per cent of the crop is now in the ground, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.  

In most parts of the province, weather conditions over the last week were favourable for the harvesting of crops left over from 2016 as well as the seeding of new crops for 2017.

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 15:46

Most Sask. farmers have crop in the ground

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Saskatchewan producers now have 81 per cent of the 2017 crop in the ground, right in line with the five-year (2012-2016) seeding average for this time of year of 82 per cent.  

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 15:45

Funding connects students to agribusiness

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New funding for Alberta’s Green Certificate Program (GCP) is providing more opportunities for students to explore potential careers in agribusiness.

With the JMH&CO. Start Up Pitch Competition behind them, Medicine Hat College (MHC) student and alumni entrepreneurs received their funding today and prepared to move on to the next phase of launching their small businesses.

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