Sunday, April 21, 2019

Saskatchewan Pasture Tour 2019

Save the date for the 2019 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour!

This year's tour will be held in the Saskatoon area on August 8, 2019. Topics will include perennial forage establishment, invasive species, CAP programs & forage insurance, rational grazing, and much more. Stay tuned for more details.

 

Saskatchewan Forage Council Welcomes New Executive Director

Saskatchewan Forage Council Media Advisory

For Immediate Release January 22, 2019

The Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC) is pleased to announce that Shannon McArton has assumed the role of Executive Director, effective immediately.

Shannon brings a strong agricultural background and extensive administrative and project management experience to the role. Her work in both the grain and livestock sectors has included communications, project and quality systems management. Shannon is a quality systems auditor in the pedigreed seed industry, and her experience with organizations such as Canadian Western Agribition, the Western Beef Development Centre and the Saskatchewan Beef Industry Conference network have allowed her to build strong networks in the beef and forage industries. She and her husband operate a grain farm near Dilke, Saskatchewan.

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Fall 2018 Forage Market Price Survey

The Saskatchewan Forage Council Forage Market Price Survey for the fall of 2018 is now available. The Suvery details the current market prices and general trends for forage products in Saskatchewan and nearby jurisdictions as at September 30, 2018.

 
 
Visit the SFC's Resources page for past Forage Market Surveys, as well as other publications.
 
Posted December 10, 2018

Range management for the bird and the herd

By Alexis Stockford, Manitoba Co-operator, November 6, 2018

The Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) wants more of its members to get worried about birds.

About 27 producers, and 17,000 acres, have signed on so far with MBP’s SARPAL pilot in its first year of implementation. SARPAL (Species at Risk Partnerships on Agricultural Lands), an initiative by Environment and Climate Change Canada to tie farmers with conservation projects protecting species at risk, got another foothold in Manitoba in 2017 with the MBP program. SARPAL promised $750,000 over three years for producers in southwest Manitoba to protect grassland birds.

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Posted November 15, 2018


 

A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors

 

Gold

NH Agr 3D

 

Silver

BrettYoung logo NEW

Union Forage  
Abbey Resources Corp
ProvenSeed 2Colour small
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)

SCA