Thursday, July 16, 2020

Announcing the Beef Researcher Mentorship Program 2017-2018 participants

The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) is pleased to announce the participants in the 2017-18 Beef Researcher Mentorship program. Following an open application process, three researchers have been selected. Each has been paired with notable leaders in the Canadian beef industry and given a travel budget for the coming year, which will provide valuable opportunities for greater engagement with Canada’s beef industry.

Read the full article and learn more about the participants here.

Posted September 8, 2017

SWF and SSGA Urge Hunters to Stay on Track

August 30, 2017

As the fall weather moves in, record breaking dry conditions are developing in several areas across the province. This increases the potential risk of fires starting from vehicle use, and the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF) and the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) are requesting hunters take extra precautions this hunting season.

“We know that the vast majority of hunters take every step to ensure that they leave nothing but their footprints when they hunt, but these dry conditions warrant added vigilance,” says Darrell Crabbe, Executive Director for the SWF.

Read more

Posted August 31, 2017


2017 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour Resources

Below you'll find links to resources related to topics discussed at the 2017 Saskatchewan Pasture Tour:

Funding Programs Available:  Farm & Ranch Water Infrastructure (deadline extended to Sept 30, 2017) and Farm Stewardship BMPs -see the site's list of AEGP technicians to help you fill out forms and apply for funding

Ergot of Cereals and Grasses 
Weed Control in forage and cattle production 
Sask Invasive Plant Species ID Guide

A Guide to Integrated Brush Management on the Western Canadian Prairies  
Livestock Water Quality 
Livestock Watering Systems in Saskatchewan: Producer Experiences 
Beef Cattle Research Council’s Cover Crop as Forage for Beef Cattle 
United States Department of Agriculture Cover Crop Chart  
Pollinator Safety in Application of Insecticides to Crops in Bloom
Operation Pollinator -a program focused on research and partnerships to promote the health and well-being of bees and other pollinators, apply for funding through SSCA
Range Health Assessment
Alberta Tame Pasture Scorecard
Plant ID Field Guides

Posted August 27, 2017


A Special Thank You to Saskatchewan Forage Council Sponsors



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