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23 years of service excellence from Levy Central. Certain agricultural producer organizations are government mandated to collect levies on commodity sales. When product is sold at an elevator or through a commodity buyer, funds are deducted from producer payments and returned to the agricultural organizations to be used for research …

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (June 16, 2015) Agriculture Council of Saskatchewan Inc (ACS) is a non-profit organization representing 33 agriculture organizations from Saskatchewan’s agri-food and agri-products sector. Member representation encompasses primary production, value added processing, agriculture education, environmental sustainability, as well as research and market development. Since 1995, ACS has effectively delivered …

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Government of Canada Investment Helps Strengthen Canada’s Agri-Food and Biofuel Industries   February 08, 2013   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan   POS Pilot Plant will be the first commercial organization in Canada to offer short-path distillation (SPD) services, on a contract basis to its clients with the support of the Government of …

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Harper Government Helps Form the Saskatchewan Forage Network   Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, January 22, 2013 – With the support of the Harper Government, Saskatchewan forage industry members will work together to develop and implement a strategy to improve the sector’s competitiveness and to ensure its long-term prosperity. Agriculture minister Gerry Ritz …

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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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