Canadian Farmers with Disabilities Registry (CFWDR)
Train-the-Trainer Workshop on Safe Farm Practices
This training is being delivered by the Canadian Farmers with Disability Registry with the support of the FCC Ag Safety Fund administered by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association with funding from Farm Credit Canada.
It is geared toward anyone involved in the agricultural industry that is require to communicate safe farm practices to youth, agricultural workers, volunteers, and the general public. The workshop will provide training on best practices to communicate the message of agricultural safety to different audiences and provide an overview of the basics of safety. It should be attended by anyone that communicates any messages on agricultural safety with youth, workers, volunteers, and the general public.
A Workshop are available in Saskatchewan
Please visit this link for location times and tickets
To ensure your calculations are accurate, the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) encourages producers to cross reference their temperatures and readings with the most up to date conversion tables.
You can find the most recent moisture tables for canola, peas, soybeans, as well as all other crop types, on the following CGC webpage: Link
On July 24th, APAS held its summer mid-term meeting in Saskatoon, SK at the Saskatoon Inn and Convention Centre. The convention passed a number of timely resolutions and examined a range of important issues and challenges facing Saskatchewan agriculture; from plant breeder rights to transportation bottlenecks.
Please click this link to find interviews, and presentations from the APAS Midterm meeting held July 24, 2014.
Read the newest edition of APAS in Action
APAS serves as the voice for agriculture in Saskatchewan. APAS envisions a future where agriculture is profitable, rural communities are viable and the role of agriculture in society there is recognized and appreciated.
On July 24th APAS is holding there summer midterm meeting.
Reason why it is important to attend this meeting.
We have a great line of speakers for our one day midterm meeting being held at the Saskatoon Inn. Come and learn about policies that is shaping Saskatchewan Agriculture.
Legislation has been or will be introduced in the Government of Canada for Plant Breeder’s Rights and Grain Transportation. Once passed, regulations are required. Please attend the APAS Mid-Term Meeting in Saskatoon to hear speakers address these issues to be current on the status of the legislation and the opportunity to provide regulations that will be effective for producers and the agriculture industry. As a ‘grassroots’ organization, producers look to APAS for guidance and effective input on these and other issues. Please join us and be informed.
Please find the Agenda and Registration form if your interested.
Press Release APAS GM July 9 – 2014
July 9, 2014
APAS Appoints New General Manager
The Board of Directors of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Syhlonyk as their new General Manager effective July 28, 2014.
Mr. Syhlonyk has extensive agriculture and executive experience over the past thirty plus years in the Government of Saskatchewan. Within the Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Syhlonyk has worked in the field of extension, Lands Branch and Rural Development and led agricultural policy development. Most recently Mr. Syhlonyk was an Assistant Deputy Minister in Social Services.
Full press release