Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Tracy Broughton with Sask Canola on the amalgamation vote with Sask Flax; Carl Potts, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, on plant breeding; and, Brett Halstead with Sask Wheat reflects on his past four years as chair. Thoughts… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this “Tuesdays with Lyndsey” edition of RealAg Radio brought to you by Corteva! On this episode, we will hear from Brett Halstead with SaskWheat on pending Canadian Grain Commission changes for August 1, and Colin Elgie, with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, on nitrogen loss in… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by SeedMaster Manufacturing. Host Shaun Haney is joined at the Crop Production Show at Saskatoon, by a farmer panel including: Keith Fornier, vice chair of SaskCanola; Shaun Dyrland, chair of SaskPulse; and Brett Halstead, chair of SaskWheat Don’t miss our spotlight… Read More

A year after beginning to explore the idea, votes at Monday’s annual general meetings of both the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission and the Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission will see the two groups amalgamate into one. Brett Halstead, chair of Sask Wheat, spoke with RealAgriculture field editor Atley Hamlin right after the vote (listen to… Read More

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has welcomed its newest member: the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat). Established in 2013, Sask Wheat represents 24,000 Saskatchewan farmers, and identifies and supports research, market development, and advocacy for profitable and sustainable wheat production. “Joining GGC reinforces our commitment to working with key industry stakeholders to develop… Read More

Dr. Harvey Brooks, long-serving general manager of the Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), has announced his retirement. Brooks served as the general manager for Sask Wheat since 2014, and has seen the development of the organization from start-up commission to its full operations today. During Brooks’ tenure, Sask Wheat has matured into a major… Read More

The federal and Saskatchewan governments are investing $9.8 million in 39 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF) in 2021. The annual ADF announcement delivered by Premier Scott Moe, federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, and her Saskatchewan counterpart David Marit kicked off this year’s virtual CropSphere conference, as Saskatchewan crop commissions held their… Read More

Five Prairie wheat and barley groups have “significant concerns” surrounding the Seed Variety Use Agreement pilot project recently announced by the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) and the Canadian Plant Technology Agency (CPTA). The Manitoba Wheat and Barley Growers Association (MWBGA), Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat), Saskatchewan Barley Development Commission (SaskBarley), and the Alberta… Read More

 

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