APAS expresses grave concern over Canola exports to China

March 22, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is expressing grave concern about a shutdown of Canadian canola exports to China. “Producers are weeks away from planting the 2019 crop, and a trade issue with our largest Canola seed customer is a very disturbing development and creates a lot of economic uncertainty for…

APAS pleased with 2019 Provincial Budget, but cautions the future need for Business Risk Management program enhancements

March 20, 2019 – For Immediate Release - The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is generally satisfied with the direction of the 2019 Saskatchewan Budget. “We are pleased to see that the Provincial Budget preserves the programs that producers rely on, like Crop Insurance and agricultural research,” said APAS President Todd Lewis. “We are also pleased that…

RELEASE: 2019 Federal budget a mixed-bag for Prairie Agriculture: APAS

March 19, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is describing the 2019 Federal budget as a mixed bag, with both negative and positive elements. “It appears that the government has listened to our concerns and will provide a solution to the Cardlock situation before the April 1st implementation of the Carbon Tax,” APAS…

RELEASE: APAS supports provincial funding for Saskatchewan Conservation and Development Association

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Latest issue of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice is out!

The February 2019 edition of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice has been sent out to every farm mailbox in Saskatchewan and is available to read online! Read it HERE. Please note the next issue will be out in late April, if you are interested in advertising in the next issue of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice, click here to find out deadlines and pricing.

RELEASE: APAS calls for immediate action on how farm fuel is taxed

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RELEASE: APAS welcomes new federal Ag Minister

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NEW Member Benefit - Disability Insurance

APAS is pleased to announce that we have partnered with The Co-operators and The Edge Benefits to offer our members valuable disability insurance to provide income protection and business overhead expense coverage in the event of an injury as part of the Member Benefits Program. Naturally, farmers insure their physical assets, but very few have income or business overhead protection to protect…

APAS argues against federal carbon tax in court

APAS appeared in court in Regina on Wednesday, February 13 as an intervenor in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reference case on the federal carbon tax. As the only farm organization granted intervenor status in the case, we are proud to have stood up for farmers and ranchers on this issue. If you missed the live stream, you can watch the APAS lawyer's 15 minute…

RELEASE: APAS welcomes third expansions of Livestock Tax Deferral eligibility, calls for program improvements

  For reference, the updated map and list of RMs now eligible for the Livestock Tax Deferral program is available HERE.

APAS in Action - January 2019

‚Äč The latest edition of APAS in Action, APAS' monthly e-newsletter, is out.   Click here to read it.

Check your farm mailboxes for the latest issue of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice!

The latest issue of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice is on its way to every farm mailbox in Saskatchewan. It is also available to read online under News & Events. To find out how to advertise in the February, April or September 2019 issues of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice, click here.

RELEASE: APAS granted intervenor status in Carbon Tax court case

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APAS re-elects President at 2018 AGM

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan Board of Directors has re-elected Todd Lewis, APAS Representative for RM of Lajord #128, President for 2019. Todd farms at Gray, Saskatchewan with his family.   Read more HERE

RELEASE: APAS applies for intervenor status in Carbon Tax court case

The President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has announced that APAS is applying for intervenor status in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reference case on the Federal Carbon Tax. READ MORE...

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