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Saskatchewan farm group raising funds, getting hay, fencing, after wildfires

REGINA — A farm group has raised around $200,000 to help ranchers affected by recent wildfires in southwest Saskatchewan. A wildfire near Burstall, Tompkins and Leader on Oct. 17 burned tens of thousands of acres of land and killed around 750 cattle, for an estimated loss of about $1 million.

Source: Saskatchewan farm group raising funds, getting hay, fencing, after wildfires

2017’s beef market continues to be strong – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

2017 has seen strong demand for Canadian beef both on the domestic and export market.

Anne Wasko, a Market Analyst with Cattle Trends, says prices have been good with wholesale prices trading 3 to 4% higher than they were a year ago.

She says heavy carcass weights from last year have dropped by about 30 pounds a carcass giving cattle feeders a better bargaining position…

Source: 2017’s beef market continues to be strong – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

Canadian Cattlemen Association Welcoming the New CETA Agreement With the EU – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

Canadian Cattlemen Association Welcoming the New CETA Agreement With the EU - SwiftCurrentOnline.com Agriculture  Livestock Canada   The President of the Canadian Cattlemen Association is welcoming the new CETA Agreement with the EU. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement was officially signed over the weekend in Brussels. The CCA is pleased to see the Canada European…

Source: Canadian Cattlemen Association Welcoming the New CETA Agreement With the EU – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

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