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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

Crops and Irrigation

Your gateway to Saskatchewan Agriculture's crop information.

Livestock

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.

Crop Report

The Crop Report is a weekly summary of Saskatchewan crop conditions and precipitation during the growing season, starting April 1st each year and running for approximately 27 weeks.

Farm Business Management

The Ministry provides a number of farm business management programs and resources that  to ensure that producers have the best management tools to grow their businesses.

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2. Plans and Annual Reports

Plan for 2016-17

The plan for 2016-17 reflects the Government’s goals of sustaining growth and opportunities for Saskatchewan people, meeting the challenges of growth, securing a better quality of life for all Saskatchewan people and delivering responsive and responsible government.

For previous Ministry plans, please visit Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

Annual Reports

The Ministry of Agriculture's 2014-15 Annual Report presents the ministry’s activities and results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. It reports to the public and elected officials on public commitments made and other key accomplishments of the Ministry.

Previous fiscal year annual reports can be found by visiting Prior Year Plans, Reports and Guiding Documents.

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3. Programs and services

Agriculture Research

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.

Crown Lands

To promote the sustainable and integrated use of Crown land while providing opportunities for diversification and economic growth. Lands Branch also administers the Saskatchewan Pastures Program.

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.

Growing Forward 2

Through consultation with producers, industry, and other stakeholders Growing Forward 2 programming in Saskatchewan was developed to meet their needs in many areas including:

Forage, Feed, and Custom Services Listing Service

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

See our full list of programs and services.

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4. 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
Rick Burton, Deputy Minister of Agriculture

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
Lee Auten, Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs

Deputy Minister's Office

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

Deputy Minister's Office

Phone (306) 787-5247
Fax (306) 787-2393
Email william.greuel@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
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
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
Penny McCall, Executive Director

Crops and Irrigation Branch

Phone (306) 787-8061
Fax (306) 787-0428
Email penny.mccall@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 125, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Richelle Bourgoin, Executive Director

Financial Programs Branch

Phone (306) 787-8510
Fax (306) 798-3042
Email richelle.bourgoin@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
Jodi Banks, Executive Director

Livestock Branch

Phone (306) 787-6395
Fax (306) 787-1315
Email jodi.banks@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 202, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Jonathan Greuel, Executive Director

Policy Branch

Phone (306) 787-5834
Fax (306) 787-5134
Email jonathan.greuel2@gov.sk.ca
Mailing Address Room 302, 3085 Albert Street, Regina, SK, Canada, S4S 0B1
Kevin France, Executive Director

Regional Services Branch

Phone (306) 787-5018
Fax (306) 787-9623
Email kevin.france@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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5. Forms and publications

You can find all publications for this ministry in the Publications Centre.
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6. 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.

View complete list of Ministry of Agriculture documents

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7. News releases

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