Exchange is a bimonthly e-newsletter for Saskatchewan's agriculture industry, featuring news and information related to trade and market development, industry trends and agricultural policy.
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In this issue read about homegrown innovation, preview of Ag Month, upcoming auction of Crown land, back to school with Ag in the Classroom and how to create an effective governance board.
Check out this issue for a preview of what to expect at this year’s Ag in Motion show, an overview on updates to our Agriculture Awareness Strategy and how a prototype vaccine developed in Saskatchewan could help protect North America’s swine industry.
In this issue read about how Three Farmers is bringing camelina oil to kitchens across the country, find out how to become a volunteer crop reporter, check out the Cereals Canada profile and learn about our Social Licence Framework.
Take a look at this issue for a taste of products Saskatchewan producers have taken to Dragon’s Den, what a trip to Algeria, Morocco, England and Italy was like for a Saskatchewan farmer promoting Canadian wheat, results from the Next Policy Framework online survey and a new survey you can take on extension services to ensure farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses are getting the best programs and services possible from the Ministry.
Welcome to the first issue of 2017! Have a look to find out more about CropSphere joining the Crop Production Show, awards for the film License to Farm, Cereals Canada President Cam Dahl shares his thoughts on food shaming and information on a recent forum on livestock greenhouse gas emissions held in Regina.
In this issue, check out a wrap-up to a successful Ag Month and how to keep the momentum going, what’s happening at Agribition this year, how the recent premier’s mission had a special agriculture focus and how you can participate in a survey on the Next Agriculture Policy Framework.
The theme for this year’s Ag Month is “Our Food Has a Story.” In this issue, find out more about our target audience, omnibus survey results and how you can tell your own food story!
Have a look at this issue for more on STEP’s 20th Anniversary, an update on Ag Month 2016, find out about a program offered by the Ministry to help local companies expand internationally and a tasty new take on a conventional granola bar featuring Saskatchewan ingredients.
Check out this issue for information on the Ministry’s preparation for the agricultural policy framework to follow Growing Forward 2, plan ahead to be part of this year’s Ag Month and get a taste of the unique activities planned for a Saskatchewan food festival.
In this issue read about canary seed’s approval for human consumption, BSE survey results, U of S pulses research to combat hunger, partnerships between industry and post-secondary institutions and Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan’s advisory councils.
Welcome to 2016! Have a look at what the International Year of Pulses holds, get a taste of beer made from lentils and read about the renewed debate on hen housing.