Provides details of the department's financial statements, legislation administered, its vision and key directions, an overview of the industry and the initiatives and accomplishments of the department during the fiscal year.
The Canada-Saskatchewan Agri-Food Innovation Fund, known as AFIF was established in 1995. The federal-provincial agreement under which the Fund operated ended on March 31, 2003, but many of the AFIF-generated benefits will continue to provide a lasting legacy in the province for years to come.
The Agricultural Implements Act (the Act) provides protection to farmers who buy or own agricultural implements.
The Agricultural Credit Corporation of Saskatchewan (ACS) acts as an agent of the Government of Saskatchewan and has provided financial assistance to encourage and promote the development and expansion of the agricultural industry in the Province.
The Beef Development Fund (BDF) supports the development and diversification of Saskatchewan’s beef industry through the funding of projects related to production research, technology transfer, and development and promotion of new products.
The Provincial Assurance Fund (PAF) was established under the Individual Cattle Feeder Loan Guarantee Regulations, which provides producers with a financing option for the purchase of feeder cattle, up to a maximum loan of $3,000,000.
The Saskatchewan Milk Control Board is a government agency that plays a central role in the production, distribution and marketing of milk within the Saskatchewan dairy industry.
PAMI (Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute) is an applied research, development, and testing organization serving manufactures and farmers with the resources needed to compete in markets at home and around the world.
The Fund is established under The Farm Financial Stability Act.
The purpose of the Fund is to administer those programs established under the Act, which enhance or stabilize the incomes of Saskatchewan farmers or the returns from commodities produced by Saskatchewan farmers.
The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation is a provincial Crown Corporation established by an Act of Legislature primarily to administer the Canada-Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Program.
The last annual report. Effective March 31, 2005, with changes to the Irrigation Act, 1996, SIPA was removed from the Act.