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Greater sage grouse.

Sask Stock Growers Association secures more funding for habitat protection

The funding will support ongoing efforts to protect greater sage grouse habitat in Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is excited to announce it has secured $840,000 in additional funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to continue working with landowners to protect greater sage grouse critical habitat in Saskatchewan. ECCC’s Species at Risk Partnership on Agricultural Lands (SARPAL) fund supports projects that are committed to engaging the […] Read more

Native prairie near Hanley, Sask.

Sask Stock Growers Association launches charitable foundation

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) launched the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Foundation (SSGF) at its semi-annual meeting held during the Sask Beef Industry Conference this week in Saskatoon. “We are pleased to be able to launch the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Foundation today,” said SSGA president Bill Huber in a media release. “We’ve been working on […] Read more


Grassland wildfire

SSGA launches wildfire relief fund to help Biggar-area ranchers

Loss of grass and fencing added to already difficult conditions

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association has launched a relief fund to help Biggar-area ranchers affected by last week’s wildfire. “We’re collecting whatever people can offer,” said SSGA President Bill Huber. “Losing 22,000 acres of grass is a devastating setback. Cattle will have to be fed, which means ranchers will need feed and transportation. And maybe […] Read more