Tag: Saskatchewan Forage Council

Saskatchewan Forage Council welcomes new executive director

As of this week, the Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC) welcomed its new executive director. Having more than 20 years of experience with working in producer-led organizations, Lorraine Beaudette will take on the position. She has worked with the Canadian Wheat Board, Saskatchewan Canola growers, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, and within the organic sector. “I am ready to… Read more »

Saskatchewan Forage Council Investigates Trace Mineral Levels in Pastures

The Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC) recently completed a study to investigate the status of trace mineral across the province. Pastures were sampled in 2012 and 2013, looking at four soil zones and various forage species in spring and fall. In general, the study found copper and zinc decreased from spring to fall, while iron, manganese… Read more »