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SaskFSA Working for Farmers

SaskFSA is a membership based organization. As part of the benefits of your membership you are first to know about the various events we host throughout the year. In addition, SaskFSA members get a discount on events that require a ticket purchase. We are focused on leading the discussion on divisive issues that are important to our members. Here are just some of the upcoming types of events we are hosting and have hosted in the past:

Past/ Recent Events

2022 SaskFSA AGM & Conference – IN PERSON!

JOIN US in person! DEC 15, at the Gallagher Center, Yorkton SK for an update on the Agriculture Water Management Strategy, policy updates, drainage research and technology!  Refer to the AGM page for the agenda. Pre-registration required.

AUG 2022 – DRAINAGE RESEARCH FIELD TOUR

Hosted by SaskFSA & Hebert Grain Ventures. A presentation on the economics and agronomics of managing temporary water within working field landscapes.

Hebert’s have been working with PAMI and WSA on the agronomics and economics of drainage within 4 demonstration sites. The agronomic analysis of yield data from drained wetlands and a 50-meter buffer area around both drained and undrained wetlands and the economic analysis of drainage benefits including overlap costs, “nuisance effects”, delayed seeding, acre increases, and yield increase in buffer areas.

2021 SaskFSA AGM 

2020 SaskFSA AGM & Conference

This year due to Covid provincial guidelines the AGM was hosted virtually on Thursday, December 10, 2020. 

The 2020 AGM included a SaskFSA review of 2020, plans for 2021 and a presentation of the 2020 AG Mitigation Policy Focus Group results. The Water Security Agency (WSA) also provided an update on drainage pilot projects throughout the province, a WSA restructuring update and plans for 2021. You can view the recorded event here.

GROWING AGRICULTURE: 2020 Saskatchewan Provincial Election Forum  

Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association (SaskFSA), Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) and Access Communications partnered on a special election forum focused on Saskatchewan agriculture. Candidates representing the Sask Party, NDP and Liberals responded to priority issues, with Shaun Haney of RealAgriculture moderating a producer panel to discuss and debate the responses. Growing Agriculture aired on AccessNow TV community channels from October 19th to 25th and is available online at RealAgriculture

Growing Agriculture: 2020 Saskatchewan Provincial Election Forum – a 90-minute conversation focusing on a variety of topics of concern to rural producers, including:

  • Saskatchewan Agriculture in 2040 – the vision for agriculture and the plan to support it
  •  Improving rural internet and cellphone service
  • Supporting the next generation of farmers
  • Improving Business Risk Management programs
  • Responsible agricultural water management
  •  Recognizing and supporting the environmental benefits of agriculture 

2018 Saskatchewan AG Discussion Forum

This was an opportunity to meet the Leadership Candidates and to learn more about how they plan to support agriculture as potential Premier of Saskatchewan

  • Leadership Candidates:
    • Alanna Koch,
    • Gord Wyant,
    • Ken Cheveldayoff,
    • Scott Moe,
    • Tina Beaudry-Mellor

This was targeted towards all agriculture producers. Admission was free and you can read more about this on our blog.

Workshops

We do organize workshops on vital issues that are important to our members. We also act in an advisory capacity to share practical solutions that are applicable to modern day farming. We also collaborate with a wide range of experts on land and water management.

2018 Tile Drainage Workshop

Conferences

SaskFSA presents at various events across the province to bring awareness to the importance of responsible AG water management (drainage) for farmers.

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