Sunday, April 21, 2019

Governments Invest $6.3 Million in Livestock and Forage Research

Released on January 24, 2018

Today Federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced $6.3 million in funding for 24 livestock and forage-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).
 
In addition, the governments are committing $2 million over two years through ADF to the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE) at the University of Saskatchewan to support operations and ongoing research.
 
 
Posted Jan 26, 2018

Scholarship Opportunities

2017-2018 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students

Farm Management Canada (FMC) and the Canadian Association of Diploma in Agriculture Programs (CADAP) are proud to announce the launch of the 2017-18 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students, designed to encourage students to improve their critical thinking, communication and leadership skills through a national competition. FMC and CADAP are collecting submissions from agricultural students across Canada and will award three winners with scholarships towards furthering their education in agriculture. First place stands to win $1,500!  Deadline for applications in May 6, 2018.

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Posted Dec 22, 2017, updated Jan 18, 2018


 

Provincial Disaster Assistance Funding Extended

Recently, the provincial government announced it is extending the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program to cover some of the extra feeding cost of producers impacted by the wildfires in the fall.

Go to the PDAP website to see if you qualify.

You can also find out more information by calling Toll Free: 1-866-632-4033 or in Regina (306) 787-7800 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted Dec 21, 2017


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

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Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
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Boehringer logo

 

Bronze

Ducks Unlimited Northstar
Pickseed SeCan
Ponderosa Ag Sales SCIC
   

 

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

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