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Gull Lake native takes over as new Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Board Chair – SwiftCurrentOnline.com

Gull Lake native takes over as new Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association Board Chair - SwiftCurrentOnline.com Agriculture GULL LAKE SouthWest Saskatchewan  Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association Saskatchewan Livestock

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association has a new executive following last week’s AGM in Saskatoon. Rick Toney from Gull Lake takes over the role as Board Chair. Toney says one of the key topics at the meeting focused on the December 1st changes…

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

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

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.

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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…

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