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Sask Wheat and Sask Winter Cereals Development Commission to seek producer input on proposed amalgamation

Saskatoon (January 17, 2022) – The Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission (Sask Wheat) and Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission (SWCDC) are exploring options for potential amalgamation, which would see Sask Wheat assume the mandate of the SWCDC for winter wheat, fall rye, and winter triticale, including research, advocacy, market development, grower relations, and communications activities for

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SWCDC AGM January 12, 2022

SASKATCHEWAN WINTER CEREALS DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION in collaboration with other Saskatchewan Crop Organizations are holding virtual Annual General Meetings from January 10th to 13th 2022. Register for SK Winter Cereals and other commission AGMs at www.saskcrops.com    SWCDC AGM:    Wednesday, January 12, 2022 1:00pm to 2:45pm This meeting changed to a virtual only meeting via

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SWCDC is looking to add to the Board of Directors

The SWCDC has an opening for one (1) position on the producer elected Board of Directors. This producer will be elected for a 3-year term ending at the Annual General Meeting in January 2023. Registered winter cereal growers interested in joining the Board can contact the SWCDC business office at 1-833-857-3711 or email carolann@swcdc.ca for

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Your levy dollars now eligible for R&D tax credits!

Winter cereal growers in Saskatchewan are now eligible to claim research & development (R&D) tax credits through the federal government’s “Scientific Research & Experimental Development” Tax Incentive Program. This program uses tax incentives to encourage Canadian businesses to conduct research and development in Canada. Producers and farm corporations can claim these tax credits for the

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Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation extends fall seeding date deadline for winter cereals.

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation (SCIC) has extended winterkill insurance coverage to September 30th when seeding fall rye and winter wheat. This is welcome news to producers as changes in seeding practices and adoption of later maturing varieties presented challenges to meet the September 15th crop insurance deadline. To encourage producers to increase seeded acreage

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Saskatchewan Winter Cereals invests in new research in the Canadian National Wheat Cluster

(Saskatoon, SK) The Saskatchewan Winter Cereals Development Commission is pleased to announce it is partnering with the Canadian Wheat Research Coalition (CWRC) to support the Canadian National Wheat Cluster. The Wheat Cluster was announced this morning by the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (AAFC). Funding for the Wheat Cluster will come from

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