Agriculture

Agriculture: Saskatchewan Party Record

  • The Saskatchewan Party introduced the 9 largest agriculture budgets in our province's history (2009-2017
  • We have more than doubled the coverage for Crop Insurance-$217/acre under the Saskatchewan Party (the highest per acre coverage in history of the program)- The subsidy paid by government for Crop Insurance is $141 million with an additional $31 million paid for administration that is not covered by premium costs. In the majority of insurance programs, the premiums fully cover the cost of payouts
  • We have doubled the unseeded acreage coverage to up to $100/acre
  • In 2017-18, Saskatchewan's producers are tax-exempt from an estimated: $100 million in farm machinery and repair parts $192 million in fertilizer pesticide and see, and; $80 million in farm fuel.
  • In the 2017-18 budget:
    • $38.7 million for AgriStability with an additional $20 million for program delivery
    • $33.2 million for AgriInvest.
    • 100 percent wildlife damage compensation.
    • Introduced compensation for livestock killed or injured by predators.
    • Committing to fully funding fed-prov programs up front

Ministry of Agriculture Links

  1. Ministry of Agriculture
  2. Ministry of Agriculture - AgriBusiness
  3. Agricultural Statistics
  4. Food Safety
  5. Agriculture and Environment
  6. Agricultural Research
  7. Regional Offices
  8. Programs and Services
  9. Crown Lands
  10. AgriView
  11. Farm Stress Line

Crop Insurance/ Agricultural Support

  1. Canada Saskatchewan Crop Insurance
  2. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  3. AgriInvest
  4. AgriStability
  5. Growing Forward: Toward a New Agriculture Policy Framework
  6. Farm Credit Canada

Agricultural Commodities

  1. Viterra
  2. Canadian Wheat Board
  3. Richardson International
  4. Pioneer
  5. Cargill
  6. Louis Dreyfus
  7. ICE
  8. CME Group
  9. USDA

Producer/Industry Associations

  1. Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan
  2. Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association
  3. Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission
  4. SaskFlax
  5. Feeds Innovation Institute
  6. Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission
  7. Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Association
  8. Prairie Oat Growers Association
  9. Winter Cereals Canada
  10. Saskatchewan Fruit Growers Association
  11. Saskatchewan Herb and Spice Association
  12. Saskatchewan Organic Directorate
  13. Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre (Food Centre)
  14. Agri-Food Council
  15. U of S, College of Agriculture and Bioresources
  16. Saskatchewan Association of Agricultural Societies and Exhibitions
  17. PAMI (Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute)
  18. Western Canada Farm Progress Show

Livestock Producer/Industry Associations

  1. Canadian Western Agribition
  2. Saskatchewan Livestock Association
  3. Saskatchewan Cattle Feeders Association
  4. Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association
  5. Saskatchewan Angus Association
  6. Western Beef Development Centre
  7. Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan
  8. Saskatchewan Chicken Industry Investment/Development Fund
  9. Sask Pork
  10. SPI Marketing Group Inc.
  11. Saskatchewan Egg Producers
  12. Saskatchewan Sheep Development Board
  13. Saskatchewan Turkey Producers Marketing Board
  14. Saskatchewan Horse Federation
  15. Farm Animal Council of Saskatchewan (FACS)
  16. Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Federal Agencies/National Associations

  1. Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  2. Agri-Environment Services (formerly PFRA)
  3. Canada Grains Council
  4. Canola Council of Canada
  5. Flax Council of Canada
  6. Pulse Canada
  7. National Grain and Feed Association
  8. Canadian Cattlemen's Association
  9. Beef Information Centre
  10. Canadian Meat Council
  11. Canadian Pork Council
  12. National Farm Products Marketing Council
  13. Egg Farmers of Canada
  14. Chicken Farmers of Canada
  15. Turkey Farmers of Canada
  16. Dairy Farmers of Canada
  17. Canadian Fertilizer Institute
  18. Canadian 4-H Council

Weather Information

  1. The Weather Network, Saskatchewan
  2. Meteorological Service, Environment Canada for Saskatchewan
  3. Environment Canada Saskatchewan Forecasts
  4. Sunrise/Sunset Calculator
  5. Highway Conditions