Details on anticipated AgriRecovery programs to assist drought-stricken livestock producers in Alberta and Saskatchewan could be coming soon — possibly in the next week, according to Saskatchewan’s agriculture minister. Federal officials signalled back in August that they had agreed to move ahead on offering AgriRecovery disaster relief programs together with the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments…. Read More

On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses a crop update and is then joined by Jeff Yorga with Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association on the AgriRecovery drought program. Plus, hear an audio clip from our new Frontlines podcast with Jacob Shapiro of Cognitive Investments on the diplomatic relationship issue with India. Thoughts on something we… Read More

Welcome to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. We’re continuing the reflection of the past year with interviews from June and July. On today’s show, you’ll hear: Lisa Thompson, Ontario Agriculture Minister, fresh off being named ag minister and her key priorities; Jeff Yorga, Saskatchewan Stock Growers’ Association, on drought and decision-making by livestock growers in… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio. On today’s show you’ll hear: Johanne Ross of Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada, on her recent induction into the Canadian Ag Hall of Fame; Kim McConnell talks about the future of agriculture and agri-food and what needs to be done; Greg Northey of Pulse Canada, on… Read More

Editor’s note: The Government of Saskatchewan announced changes to crop insurance and some program changes after this story was published. See those changes here.  The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) and other producer groups are calling on provincial and federal governments to take immediate action and support Prairie livestock producers who are facing drought conditions…. Read More

 

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