grain contracts

Grain contract penalties discussed at APAS annual meeting

Dec 12, 2022 | 1:13pm

  Grain contracts and the problems many farmers had during last year’s drought were discussed during a panel discussion at the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) annual general meeting in Saskatoon on Friday. APAS and the various producer grower commissions—SaskWheat, SaskBarley, SaskOats, SaskFlax and the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers—commissioned a report that was written by […]

New report calls for improved grain contracts for Sask farmers

Jul 12, 2022 | 5:36am

A new report says Saskatchewan grain farmers need improved grain contracts. Last year’s drought forced many farmers to buy out their contracts, costing some producers hundreds of thousands of dollars and prompted a study by Mercantile consulting for APAS and Sask crop groups. APAS president Ian Boxall says the report found only 46 percent of […]

APAS urging elevator companies to be lenient with contracts after drought

Sep 5, 2021 | 7:42am

Grain companies are being urged to work with farmers to eliminate administration fees and reduce contract penalties during this years drought. The request comes from APAS and all 6 of the producer commissions. APAS president Todd Lewis says grain companies are being asked to consider rolling over contracts to next year and reducing or eliminating […]