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 is hiring: Summer Researcher https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/apas-is-hiring-summer-researcher The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is hiring a summer researcher under the Canada Summer Jobs program.Term: June 3, 2019 – August 23, 2019Wage: $16 per hourQualifications: The applicant must be:between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the... 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. APAS meeting to discuss impacts of carbon pricing and potential for agricultural carbon management, renewable energy https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/apas-meeting-to-discuss-impacts-of-carbon-pricing-and-potential-for-agricultural-carbon-management-renewable-energy April 2, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan is holding their annual policy conference in Saskatoon April 2 and 3, and the carbon tax is high on the agenda. “Producers are concerned about the indirect costs of carbon taxation on their farming operations,” explained APAS President Todd Lewis. “Even though fuel used... RELEASE: APAS proposes potential response to Canola export restrictions https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/release-apas-proposes-potential-response-to-canola-export-restrictions Immediate improvements to Agri-Stability and Cash Advance programs would provide support to Canola growers in what could be a difficult year   March 28, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan has written Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Moe with proposals to support producers dealing with depressed prices resulting from... APAS expresses grave concern over Canola exports to China https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/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 https://apas.ca/news-and-events/news/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 the...