Canary Seed

Farmers can get a sneak peak on insured prices for crops through CropConnect on SCI Website

Farmers can get a sneak peak on insured prices for crops through CropConnect on SCI Website

Feb 28, 2024 | 2:45pm
An announcement of the Saskatchewan Crop Insurance program details for 2024 will be made the morning of Tuesday, March 5 in Melville by Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister David Marit. However, insured prices for the various crops are now available online. You won’t find the prices on the main part of the website, but if you’re […]

Sask Canary Seed Development Commission seeks hike in producer levy

Nov 2, 2022 | 1:22pm

The Saskatchewan Canary Seed Development Commission of Saskatchewan will be requesting an increase in the producer levy. A resolution will be introduced at the Canary Seed Annual General Meeting in Regina on December 14th, asking producers for a 75 cent per tonne increase in the levy. It would go from the current $1.75 a tonne, […]

Canary seed Commission launching new website for consumers

Jan 7, 2022 | 5:28am

The Canary seed Development Commission in Saskatchewan is launching a new website for consumers. Commission chair Darren Yungman says the website is designed to provide nutritional information on newly developed de-hulled Canary seed. He says Canary seed for human consumption is being called by its Spanish name, alpiste. Yungman says Canary seed offers high protein, […]

Canary seed to be added to the Canada Grain Act on August 1st

Jun 11, 2021 | 5:21am

The Canadian Grain Commission says Canary seed will soon be designated an official grain under the Canada Grain Act. The commission says the regulatory changes will be effective August first and is a response to producer requests and industry consultations. Starting in the new crop year, producers will have the right for their Canary seed […]