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APAS past President Todd Lewis elected second Vice-President of CFA

March 2, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Fifteen delegates from the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan are attending the 87th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture in Ottawa. During the meeting, APAS past President Todd Lewis was elected Second Vice-President of CFA for another term. Todd has been on the CFA Board for the last five years and served as an acting…

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APAS approves 26 resolutions at General Meeting

January 19, 2022 (Regina, SK) – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has released a list of 26 resolutions that were approved by voting members of APAS at the 2022 General Meeting.             APAS regularly holds District meetings and Policy Committee meetings throughout Saskatchewan where APAS Representatives…

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Ian Boxall elected APAS President

January 18, 2022 (Regina, SK) – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) Board of Directors has elected Ian Boxall, APAS Representative for RM of Connaught # 457, as their new President at their general meeting in Regina on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Ian farms near Tisdale, Saskatchewan with his family.  Bill Prybylski and Scott Owens will serve as Vice-Presidents.…

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Letter from APAS President Todd Lewis to Minister Harpauer and Marit

December 2, 2021Honourable Donna HarpauerHonourable David MaritLegislative BuildingRegina, Saskatchewan S4S 0B3 Dear Ministers: I am writing in response to the concerns raised by the government in the letter addressed to me on Dec.1, 2021. APAS has received a number of concerns from our membership about the linking of drought conditions, crop insurance payouts and the potential provincial deficit…

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Surplus in Saskatchewan Crop Insurance account needs to be recognized

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) is concerned about the Government of Saskatchewan’s claim that Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation payments caused the provincial deficit in 2021. “In 2020, Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation reported a $2.4 billion surplus accumulated over previous years, plus a sizable surplus in the reinsurance fund,” said…

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Sask. producer coalition delivers joint submission as part of Canada Grain Act review

  On behalf of Saskatchewan farmers, a coalition of producer organizations are calling on any changes to the Canada Grain Act to incorporate the Canadian Grain Commission’s (CGC) continuation of mandatory outward inspection, maintenance of its current mandate and governance model, and an emphasis on improved export sales reporting. The Canada Grain Act authorizes the CGC to…

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APAS releases first results of producer survey on grain contracts

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has released preliminary results from its producer survey on their experiences with grain contracts in 2021. 75% of respondents were unable to fulfill their grain contracts because of the drought that covered significant areas of the province. The survey also found producers unable to fulfill their contract this fall due to historically…

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APAS releases submission to Canada Grain Act review

The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) has released its submission to the consultation reviewing the Canada Grain Act. “Saskatchewan producers grew 54% of the total value of Canadian grain exports in 2020 and the Canada Grain Act and Canadian Grain Commission are very important to our members,” explained APAS President Todd Lewis. “Our submission reflects…

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