Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney is joined by: Jay Whetter with the Canola Council of Canada and Canola Digest on what he heard from the World Agritech Innovation Summit; Ian Boxall with Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan on the upcoming Canada… Read More

Consultations have been done, and the “What we heard” document was published in 2021. So why then has the actual opening of the Grain Act — and modernization of it — not happened? On Tuesday, March 26, industry participants, government, and farmers are getting together to talk about exactly that, says Ian Boxall, president of… Read More

Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Ian Boxall, Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan on a new study looking at the relationship of food prices and commodity prices; Dave Carey, with the Canadian Canola Growers Association, on his frustrations with Bill C-234;… Read More

On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Where the heck are the AgriRecovery details?!; A clip from a recent Mind Your Farm Business with Dr. Cami Ryan with Bayer CropScience on if you are driven by fear as a motivator; Ian Boxall, Agricultural Producers Association Of Saskatchewan, on the Viterra and Bunge deal; and,… Read More

What’s top of mind on the policy front this week? Well, there are some fireworks over grocery store prices and what’s really driving food costs, a plant breeding technique is edging ever-closer to the finish line, and farmers are weighing in on a proposed grain company acquisition. On this episode of RealAg Politics, host Shaun… Read More

A well-written contract should spell out the risk and responsibilities of both parties involved. In agriculture, grain contracts spell out expectations, but the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says current contracts don’t go far enough to manage farmers’ risk. Following an estimated $60 million in farmer losses due to cancelled contracts with one grain buyer… Read More

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) board of directors has elected Ian Boxall, representative for the RM of Connaught, as the organization’s new president. Elections were held at the organization’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, January 18, at Regina. Bill Prybylski and Scott Owens will serve as vice-presidents. “It’s an honour and a privilege… Read More

The premier of Saskatchewan says the dust-up between his government and the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan can be attributed to the way the province has kept its books since 2014. APAS, led by vice-president Ian Boxall, has raised concerns about the provincial government blaming its record-high projected deficit of $2.7 billion on increased crop… Read More

Editor’s note: This story and headline were updated after the provincial government published its letter responding to APAS. The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) and the provincial government are disagreeing publicly over the province linking drought-induced crop insurance payments with its deficit for 2021. The Saskatchewan government reported a projected record $2.7 billion deficit in… Read More

 

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