News

March 09, 2018

New Grain Bag Recycling Program Approved

The Government of Saskatchewan recently approved a new recycling program for agricultural grain bags.  The program, set to launch in March 2018, provides a responsible option for producers to return these large, heavy bags for recycling and to prevent environmental harm from open burning or improper disposal.

March 08, 2018

Saskatchewan Celebrates International Women's Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a day chosen by the United Nations to recognize women and the contributions they make every day around the world.  This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, acknowledging the strides being made toward gender parity powered by global activism.  Women are making important strides across our province, including increased participation in entrepreneurial endeavours.

March 07, 2018

Strong Merchandise Export Growth in January

Saskatchewan’s merchandise exports showed strong growth in January 2018, with a 10.0 per cent increase over December 2017, and higher than the Canadian average of a -1.6 per cent decline, seasonally unadjusted.  According to Statistics Canada, the province ranked second in percentage growth among the provinces.

March 02, 2018

MLA Kevin Doherty Leaving Politics

Saskatchewan Party MLA Kevin Doherty today announced that he is leaving politics to pursue opportunities in the private sector.

February 27, 2018

Enhancements Made to Crop Insurance Program Coverage for 2018

Today Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the 2018 Crop Insurance Program.  Saskatchewan producers will have access to very high coverage as the Crop Insurance Program continues to improve, as a result of the success of Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers.