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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, June 21, 2012 – Two new Directors, Clinton Monchuk of the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan and Dr. Michael Nickerson of the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Agriculture and Bioresources, were named to the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan (ACS) Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting, which was …

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Government of Canada Helps Saskatchewan Forage Industry Fight Off Pests   SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, April 19, 2012 – The Government of Canada is helping the forage industry minimize and eliminate the damaging impact of parasites, diseases, and invasive plant species on Saskatchewan agriculture. The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Western …

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Successful Levy Central program adds second Alberta client Saskatoon, SK (March 1, 2012) – Levy Central, a program of the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc. (ACS) that collects levies for Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta commodity organizations, has added the Alberta Barley Commission as a client. The Alberta Barley Commission is …

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Government of Canada Helps Create New Opportunities for Flax Producers Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, December 7, 2011 – Canadian flax producers can reap the benefits of an innovative project to create eco-friendly bio-composite products using flax fibre thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada. Member of Parliament Brad Trost (Saskatoon-Humboldt), …

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Government of Canada Helps Raise Western Canada’s Agricultural Profile Abroad   Regina, Saskatchewan, November 25, 2011 – Western Canadian farmers will benefit from increased sales and enhanced competitiveness in overseas markets thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced today investments of over $690,000 …

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Government of Canada Investing to Keep Bee Industry Buzzing Kelly Block, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon Rosetown-Biggar, makes an annoncement on behalf of the Honorable Gerry Ritz, minister of Agriculture, on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, August 24, 2011 – The Government of Canada is helping the beekeeping industry …

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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, June 28, 2011 – Two new Directors, Heather Ryan of POS Bio-Sciences and Nial Kuyek of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, were named to the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan (ACS) Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting, which was held on June 16 in Regina at …

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Levy Central program adds first Alberta client   Saskatoon, SK (April 11, 2011) – The Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc. (ACS) has added a ninth client to the Levy Central program with the addition of the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Commission (AWWPC). “We’re pleased to welcome the AWWPC to Levy …

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Government of Canada Helps Find More Uses for Canola Proteins From left: Tim Wiens, Director of the Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission and Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan, The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Laurie Dmytryshyn, Executive Director of the Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, January 12, …

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Government of Canada supports development of hardier varieties of flax   SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, January 10, 2011 – The Government of Canada is investing in research that will benefit flax producers by developing new flax varieties better adapted to the northern prairie region of Western Canada.   The investment of $500 …

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