Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Ag West Bio to receive $9.5-million in federal-provincial funding to support ag companies

Jul 4, 2023 | 11:01am

Farmers and ranchers across Saskatchewan will have additional opportunities to move their product in another marketplace thanks to the continued funding of Ag-West Bio from the provincial and federal governments. Through the Sustainable Canadian Agriculture Partnership, $9.5 million over the next five years will be awarded to Ag-West Bio for their work in providing support […]

Four students receive Agriculture Student Scholarship

May 17, 2023 | 2:23pm

Four Saskatchewan students have been awarded the Agriculture Student Scholarship to pursue post-secondary education in agriculture. Caitlyn Spratt from Melfort was awarded $4,000, for her essay on Saskatchewan’s sustainability efforts, which included implementing practices like zero till and GPS technology, and addressing the environmental benefits of cattle grazing on native rangelands. “I couldn’t believe it, […]

Federal-Provincial funding will enhance a pest program

May 3, 2023 | 1:20pm

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are providing funding to enhance a program that helps deal with crop pests and nuisance animals. The feds and the province are providing $19.5-million to enhance the Pest Biosecurity Program. The 5-year program, through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, will be delivered by the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities […]

SARM has mixed thoughts on Agricultural Partnership Framework

Jul 28, 2022 | 3:29pm

At last week’s Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Agriculture Ministers Meeting, the governments signed a five-year investment to strengthen and grow Canada’s agriculture, agri-food, and agri-based products industries. The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership will take effect on April 1, 2023, replacing the current Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) and will provide $500 million, a 25 per cent […]