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Issue No. 57 - Summer 2009

Saskatchewan farmers have heard a lot about greenhouse gas emissions in relation to soil carbon storage.

But do they know the bottom line for these emissions on their own farms? Do they have a feel for the specific emission and storage numbers for different areas of their operations? There is a solution! A greenhouse gas emissions computer model has been developed for producers that can answer these questions for individual farms.


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Issue No. 56 - Spring 2009

300 producers met at the Saskatoon Inn, February 11 and 12, to attend the Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association's Annual Conference. The continued success of this year's conference reflects that farmers recognize the value of attending our conference in helping them gain an edge with their crop production system.

"The purpose of the conference was to bring farmers together to get the latest information on conservation agriculture and how to implement these practices on our farms," says SSCA president Laurie Reiter. "Farmers had the opportunity to have their questions answered by researchers, industry experts and other farmers," says Reiter.

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Issue No. 55 - Winter 2009

The Saskatoon Inn is the site for the SSCA' s 21" Annual Conference. Entitled “Feeding and Fuelling the World”, the Conference will be held February 11 & 12, 2009.

As in past years, the conference will feature a variety of speakers. In fact, 25 people, including Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) research scientists, university professors and farmers, will share their findings and experiences with farmers. This year's conference will also include a small trade show.

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