Information & Resources

Call Before You Dig

Sask 1st
1-866-828-4888
www.sask1stcall.com

Natural Gas                          

SaskEnergy Incorporated
1777 Victoria Avenue
Regina, SK.
S4P4K5
Phone: 1-800-567-8899

Telephone

SaskTel
2121 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina, SK
S4P3Y2
Phone: 1-800-727-5235

Power

SaskPower
1330 Central Avenue
Box 5900
Prince Albert, SK     S6V4W1
Phone: 1-888-757-6937

Power Trouble & Outage: 310-2220

 Control Burn

1-866-404-4911 (open 24/7 - 365 days)

You will be asked:

What is your land location?                                                      What is your RM number?                                                        Who is your Fire Service Provider?                                        What are the location details?                                                 What are you burning?                                                            How long will your burn last?                                                   Your name and phone number.

You will be asked to call back, once the burn has been completed

Water Issues

Saskatchewan Watershed Authority
201 - 1st Ave E
Box 2133
Nipawin, SK     S0E1E0
Phone: 306-862-1750

Property Assessment

Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (SAMA)
1121 Main Street
Melfort, SK     S0E1A0
Toll Free: 1-800-216-4427
Phone: 306-752-6142  or Fax: 306-752-6151       

SAMAVIEW - This sheet explains the revaluation process. It also has the website of where you can look up individual property assessments. Samaview can be found at www.sama.sk.ca

INFORMATION

Farm Emergency Plan - is your farm emergency ready?

St. Peter C&D Annual Meeting meeting on November 17, 2015 at Annaheim, SK; click the link for further details.

The Saskatchewan Obsolete Pesticide and Livestock Medication Collection Program is back again this year. Farmers can safely dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides and livestock/equine medications from October 5 - 9, 2015.

Flooded Private Wells Fact Sheet

Be Ready Tornado Safety Quiz

Tornado Safety Tips

Shock Chlorination For Private Wells

Saskatchewan Provincial Rabies Response Program - 1-844-772-2437

Clubroot Fact Sheet - Clubroot is declared as a pest in the Pest Control Act in Saskatchewan

Government Actions on Grain Movement in Western Canada- March 7, 2014

Revised Herbicide Options for Selected & Prohibited Weeds

Grain Bags & Twine Recycling

Lakeshore Development - the attached article answers some questions that you may have regarding the do's and don't's of developing the shoreline. Attached is references, and the regional offices or go to www.environment.gov.sk.ca

Saskatchewan Public Health - 306-752-6310. Below is a link for wastewater diposal in rural areas.

http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/wastewater-disposal-guide

WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE

2014 Crop Insurance Changes

FUNDING PROGRAMS AVAILABLE: 

Western Livestock Price Insurance Program                                The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) is a risk management tool available in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. The program provides produces with protection against an unexpected drop in prices on cattle and hogs over a defined period of time.

Click here for more information                                                       Send an email to customer.service@scic.gov.sk.ca                         Call toll-free 1-888-935-0026. Local office is located in Humboldt.

 

Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program                             The Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program (FRWIP) supports the development of secure water supplies in Saskatchewan to expand irrigated acres, the livestock industry, encourage rural economic activity, and mitigate the impacts of drought under four program categories: On-Farm, Agricultural Business Development, Community Well, and Irrigation District.

Click here for more information                                                      Send an email to fbpinfo@gov.sk.ca                                                  Call toll-free 1-877-874-5365

 

Farm Stewardship Program                                                          The Farm Stewardhip Program (FSP) provides eligible Saskatchewan producers with financial assistance to implement beneficial management practices (BMPs) to help maintain or improve the quality of soil, water, air, or biodiversity resources.

Click here for more information                                                         Send an email to fbpinfo@gov.sk.ca                                                  Call toll-free 1-877-874-5365

 

Livestock Traceability Rebate                                                         The Saskatchewan Livestock Traceability Rebate provides funding for the adoption of traceability technologies by livestock handlers.

Click here for more information                                                         Send an email to fbpinfo@gov.sk.ca                                                  Call toll-free 1-877-874-5365

 

Saskatchewnan LEAN Improvements in Manufacturing (SLIM)   The Saskatchewan LEAN Improvements in Manufacturing (SLIM) Program will assist agribusinesses involved in value-added processing of Saskatchewan crops and livestock into food, feed, or bio-products to adopt best practices, new technologies and             state-of-the-art processes that stimulate improvements in productivity and efficiency.

For more information or to obtain an application form, contact:          Sandra Stanger
306-787-6425
sandra.stanger@gov.sk.ca

 

On-Farm Food Safety Implementation Program                           Producers receive training and funding directly from the associated commodity organization. They do not have to be members of these organizations to access programming.  As programming differs by organization, producers should contact the respective commodity organization for details.

For more information:                                                                    Sandra Stanger
Financial Programs Branch
Ministry of Agriculture
Room 329 - 3085 Albert St.
Regina SK S4S 0B1
Phone: 306-787-6425
Email: sandra.stanger@gov.sk.ca

 

Livestock Loan Guarantee                                                     Saskatchewan Agriculture and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada have an agreement allowing the Livestock Loan Guarantee (LLG) program to administer the interest-rebate portion of the Federal Advance Payments Program (APP) in Saskatchewan. This program allows producers in feeder cattle or bison associations with an eligible feeder advance to apply for a portion of the interest paid on their advance to be rebated through the APP.

For more information, contact:
Financial Programs Branch
Saskatchewan Agriculture
Walter Scott Building
3085 Albert Street
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0B1
Phone: (306) 787-5275
Fax: (306) 798-3042

 

 

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