NDP, reeve calling for improved AgriStability protections following wet Sask. harvest

A wet, snowy harvest season and ongoing trade disputes driving down commodity prices have prompted the rural municipality (RM) of Lipton, about an hour northeast of Regina, to declare a local agricultural disaster area in order to draw attention to…

Edmonton mayor plans to promote food and timber while in Ottawa

Mayor Don Iveson test drove one message Monday night when he huddled at Edmonton City Hall with Deputy Prime Minister Christia Freeland. It went so well, he’s going to use it again in Ottawa in meetings with other cabinet ministers…

Cattle, goats and alpacas help kick off 49th Canadian Western Agribition

Canada’s largest livestock show kicked off in the Queen City on Monday. Back for its 49th year, Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) showcases all things agriculture in Saskatchewan from livestock to professional development. “Opening day for us is the most exciting…

‘The Stanley Cup Finals of the cattle world’: Ranchers hope to beef up business as Agribition begins

You might have noticed a few more cowboy hats than usual floating around the Queen City. Canada Western Agribition (CWA) — billed as “the best beef show on the continent” — begins Monday and runs through Saturday. Organizers expect the…

‘It creates a buzz’: Ranchers hope to beef up business as Agribition begins

November 24 2019 6:58pm Ranchers from across Canada and the United States are arriving in Regina for the Canada Western Agribition. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

CN can operate trains to move products where needed most: Garneau

On Friday, Transportation Minister Marc Garneau said CN managers can operate limited trains and possibly move products to where it’s needed most including Quebec where there is a propane shortage and Alberta where grain farmers need propane to dry their…