Opinion

Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:19

Sask. crop report for April 17-23

Written by

Saskatchewan Agriculture
Warm and favourable weather has allowed some producers to begin seeding, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture's Weekly Crop Report.

 

By Jessi Gowan — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Residents of the southwest will have the chance to learn a little bit more about where their dinner comes from at the Swift Current Ag & Ex’s inaugural ‘Discover the Farm, Poultry & Exotic Animal Sale.’

Contributed

Premier Brad Wall announced March 29 that Informa Economics, Inc. will conduct a review of the proposed Viterra acquisition.

Contributed
Three dedicated supporters of the 4-H program are being honoured for their years of volunteer service to the youth in their communities.

Contributed
The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is disappointed that the U. S. Government has chosen to prolong its discrimination against imported livestock by today requesting that the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) review the November 2011 Dispute Settlement Panel decision.

By Jessi Gowan

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre (SPARC) held an open house on March 20 in Swift Current, to show the public their new Thermal Gradient Plate (TGP), an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) invention featuring 96 individually temperature-controlled cells which can be set between -20 C and 40 C.

Tuesday, 20 March 2012 08:08

Glencore acquires agricultural giant Viterra

Written by

Courtesy Marketwire

Glencore International plc and Viterra Inc. announced Tuesday that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Glencore has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Viterra for C$16.25 per share in cash by way of a court approved plan of arrangement.

Page 62 of 64