Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Exchange January 2018

Deputy Minister Rick Burton
Wishing you a happy New Year and a productive 2018! So far, the winter has been short on the moisture needed for the 2018 growing season. Let’s hope we see some snow sometime this winter.

The Ministry of Agriculture was busy with the introduction of several pieces of legislation this fall and the passing of the Agrologists Act. You can read more about the Agrologists Act and the Animal Protection Act in this edition of Exchange.

Spring 2018 will also be a busy time with the implementation of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, or CAP. CAP will be replacing Growing Forward 2 (GF2), which expires March 31, 2018. Please stay tuned for information on GF2 program roll-up and the launch of CAP programming.

We hope you find the information in Exchange both informative and useful.

Rick Burton
Deputy Minister

We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve