Farm groups launch online producer survey on seed royalties https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/farm-groups-launch-online-producer-survey-on-seed-royalties Recent proposals on seed royalties have generated a great deal of interest and discussion amongst Western Canadian farmers. Last winter, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency launched consultations on the future of crop breeding in Canada. A series of public meetings were held across Canada where federal officials sought feedback on new models to collect... APAS Youth Leadership and Mentorship program application now available https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/apas-youth-leadership-and-mentorship-program-application-now-available The 2019-20 APAS Youth Leadership and Mentorship program is presented by Can-Am and is open to Saskatchewan producers between the ages of 18 and 40. The application is now available for download on the APAS Youth Leadership and Mentorship page, under 'Membership & Benefits.' RELEASE: APAS calls on government to respond to drought https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/release-apas-calls-on-government-to-respond-to-drought APAS calls on government to respond to drought Outlines actions needed to address situation   June 12, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has proposed several steps that need to be taken to help the province’s producers cope with current drought conditions. “APAS is calling on both levels of... The May 2019 edition of APAS in Action is available https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/the-may-2019-edition-of-apas-in-action-is-available You can read the latest issue of the APAS e-newsletter at apas.ca/news-and-events/apas-in-action, under News and Events. The latest issue of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice is out! https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/the-latest-issue-of-saskatchewan-farmers-voice-is-out Check your farm mailbox for the May 2019 edition of Saskatchewan Farmers' Voice!Or you can read it online at http://www.apas.ca/saskatchewan-farmers-voice. Online Survey: Rural Cell and Internet Service https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/online-survey-rural-cell-and-internet-service The federal government plans to invest in rural internet service. To better understanding your experience, you have been invited to participate in this short online survey. APAS statement re: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal reference case decision on carbon pricing https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/apas-statement-re-saskatchewan-court-of-appeal-reference-case-decision-on-carbon-pricing May 3, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan will continue to advocate for climate change policies that don’t harm the agriculture industry and that recognize producers’ role in managing and sequestering carbon.“As producers, we are not constitutional experts, but there are some fundamental issues of fairness that need... 2019 APAS Carbon Summit presentations now available https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/2019-apas-carbon-summit-presentations-now-available If you missed the 2019 APAS Carbon Summit earlier this month in Saskatoon, you can now watch video of the presentations and view the presenters' slide decks HERE. RELEASE: Farmers cannot wait any longer for action on canola exports to China https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/release-farmers-cannot-wait-any-longer-for-action-on-canola-exports-to-china Crops going into the ground in Saskatchewan under cloud of uncertainty, weeks of silence from governmentApril 25, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says the growing season is here and farmers need to know what our governments are planning to do about the shutdown of Canadian canola exports to China.“Spring seeding has begun in... APAS runs the numbers on the Carbon Tax https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/apas-runs-the-numbers-on-the-carbon-tax APAS staff have come up with their best estimate of what the Carbon Tax will cost Saskatchewan producers.Click here to read the preliminary report.