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Drought in Saskatchewan: 39 R.M.s declare agricultural disasters, SARM working with other organizations for long-term solutions

Aug 4, 2023 | 4:47pm

The President of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has been busy this summer working on the drought issue. Ray Orb has been touring areas affected by dry conditions, talking with Rural Municipality officials and attending townhall meetings hosted by the Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA). The conditions have been forcing R.M.’s to declare agricultural […]

Producers can apply for federal grants through Ag Clean Technology Program

Jun 1, 2023 | 5:06pm

The federal government is giving farmers and ranchers the opportunity to make their operations cleaner and greener. The Agricultural Clean Technology Program — Adoption Stream (ACT) is accepting applications, starting today (Thurs). Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau says it will provide non-repayable grants between $25-thousand and $2-million so producers can buy equipment that reduces greenhouse gas emissions […]

Federal Agriculture Minister heading to Japan to discuss Canada-Japan Trade Relationship

Apr 20, 2023 | 11:45am

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau is heading to Japan to meet with her counterpart to promote Canada as a trade partner of choice and discuss the current Canada-Japan trade relationship. Bibeau will discuss Canadian agricultural opportunities with Japanese agri-food stakeholders, Canadian industry associations, and Canadian businesses in Japan. Bibeau will also meet with her peers […]