The Government of Saskatchewan is opening regional flood recovery centres to provide onsite access to information, programs and services for those affected by recent flooding events in the province.  Anyone who is experiencing any flood issues is welcome to come to the Centres including residents, small businesses, agricultural operations, communal organizations, nonprofit organizations, parks and communities in general.

Centres will open in Carnduff, Moosomin, Grenfell, Esterhazy, Balcarres, and Yorkton.

Learn more about the flood recovery centres.

Agriculture

Agronomy Irrigation 

Services provided by the Ministry of Agriculture are available in the office, online and right in the field to ensure that farmers, ranchers and industry have access to research, production and business information, risk management tools and Ministry services.

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1. Information for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agribusiness

Crop Production

Your gateway to Saskatchewan Agriculture's crop information.

Livestock Production

Your gateway to Saskatchewan Agriculture's livestock information.

Market Trends

A weekly update of Canadian and United States crops and livestock commodity prices.

Agriview

AGRIVIEW is published 10 times a year and delivered to approximately 40, 000 households in Saskatchewan. Agriview is a valuable resource for farmers and ranchers with  information on the latest innovations  in technology, research and marketing.

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2. Programs and services

Agriculture Research and Biotech

Discover more about Saskatchewan’s agricultural research and development. Find out about programs such as the Agriculture Development Fund, or the Saskatchewan Agri-Value Initiative. These programs highlight the technology and knowledge behind a competitive and profitable agriculture industry.

Forage, Feed, and Custom Services Listing Service

The Forage, feed, and custom service listing provides the opportunity to list feed products and custom services for sale or view products listed for sale.

Growing Forward 2
Though consultation with producers, industry, and other stakeholders Growing Forward 2 programming in Saskatchewan was developed to meet their needs in many areas including:
• Agriculture awareness
• Agriculture innovation, research, and technology transfer
• Environment
• Farm business management
• Food safety, plant, and animal health
• Rural water infrastructure
• Trade and market development
• Value-added business development
Crown Lands

To promote the sustainable and integrated use of Crown land while providing opportunities for diversification and economic growth.

The Livestock Loan Guarantee Program (LLG)

The Livestock Loan Guarantee (LLG) program facilitates growth of Saskatchewan’s livestock industry, including cattle, bison, and sheep. The program provides producers with a variety of financing options to purchase livestock or construct or expand feedlot facilities.

Regional Offices

The Regional Office Teams are located in ten Regional Offices and seven satellite offices around the province. Specialist in each office are available in the office or out in the field to provide farmers, ranchers, producer groups, and industry players with access to production as well as business information and services.

Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program

The Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP) supports the development of secure water supplies in Saskatchewan to expand irrigated acres, the livestock industry, encourage rural economic activity, and reduce the impacts of drought.

Farm Business Management

The Farm Business Development Initiative (FBDI) helps farmers to develop business plans and enhance business skills in eight business practice areas, and covers up to $10,000 of eligible expenses.

See our full list of programs and services.

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3. Ministers and managers

Hon. Lyle Stewart
Hon. Lyle Stewart, Minister

Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-0338
Fax (306) 787-0630
Email minister.ag@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 334, Legislative Building, 2405 Legislative Drive, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B3
Alanna Koch
Alanna Koch, Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-5170
Fax (306) 787-2393
Email Alanna.Koch@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 101, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Rick Burton, Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-8077
Fax (306) 787-2393
Email Rick.Burton@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 101, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Karen Aulie, Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-3121
Fax (306) 787-2393
Email karen.aulie@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 101, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Janice Tranberg, Assistant Deputy Minister, Regulatory and Innovation

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-5247
Fax (306) 787-2393
Email janice.tranberg@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 101, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Tiffany Stephenson, Executive Director

Communications Branch

Phone (306) 787-4031
Fax (306) 787-0216
Email tiffany.stephenson@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 101, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Abdul Jalil, Executive Director

Agriculture Research Branch

Phone (306) 787-5960
Fax (306) 787-2654
Email Abdul.Jalil@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 329,3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Raymond Arscott, Executive Director

Corporate Services Branch

Phone (306) 787-5211
Fax (306) 787-0600
Email raymond.arscott@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 226, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
William Greuel, Executive Director

Crops and Irrigation Branch

Phone (306) 787-8061
Fax (306) 787-0428
Email william.greuel@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 125, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Laurier Donais, Executive Director

Financial Programs Branch

Phone (306) 787-8510
Fax (306) 798-3042
Email laurier.donais@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 329, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Wally Hoehn, Executive Director

Lands Branch

Phone (306) 787-1045
Fax (306) 787-5180
Email Wally.Hoehn@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address B5 - 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Tom Schwartz, Executive Director

Livestock Branch

Phone (306) 787-6395
Fax (306) 787-1315
Email Tom.Schwartz@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 202, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Scott Brown, Executive Director

Policy Branch

Phone (306) 787-5961
Fax (306) 787-5134
Email Scott.Brown@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 302, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Paul Johnson, Executive Director

Regional Services Branch

Phone (306) 787-5018
Fax (306) 787-9623
Email paul.johnson@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 226, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Shawn Jaques, President & CEO

Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC)

Phone (306) 728-7242
Fax (306) 728-7260
Email shawn.jaques@scic.gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address 484 Prince William Drive, Box 3000, Melville, SK, Canada, S0A 2P0
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4. Forms and publications

You can find all publications for this ministry in the Publications Centre.
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5. Legislation

The following acts and regulations are administered by the Ministry of Agriculture. The url links below are provided by consent of the Queen’s Printer for Saskatchewan pursuant to the Government of Saskatchewan copyright policies. Printed copies of the legislation are also available through the Queen’s Printer website. To order or subscribe, please visit http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca. If you don’t have Adobe Readers on your system, you can download it for free.

Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization Act

Pest Control Act

Irrigation Act

Saskatchewan Farm Security Act

Animal Protection Act


View complete list of Ministry of Agriculture documents

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6. News releases

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