• ACAAFS reporting and recognition requirements

    ACAAFS reporting templates and recognition requirements are now available.

  • Using Flax Extracts to Replace Antibiotics

    SaskFlax is looking at the potential use of flax compounds to prevent gut inflammation and replace the need for use of antibiotics to control infectious diseases in the gut of farm animals.

  • Making Cheese Even More Healthy

    Cheese has always been a popular dairy product, and a good source of protein in many diets. Now, new research is also making it a source of omega-3 lipids, also known as omega-3 fatty acids (the good ones).

  • Improving the Success of Large Litters of Pigs

    The value of cow’s milk has long been known for humans and other mammals, now the same concept is being researched at the Prairie Swine Centre in Saskatoon to use colostrum for piglets.

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  • Expanding saskatoon berry production

    Saskatoon berries have been eaten in various ways, especially dried, for a long, long time. Anyone who tries them knows they are delicious, and hearing that they are very healthy is a bonus. Now research is underway to expand the commercial food applications of saskatoons, beyond fresh, frozen, juiced or dried.

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The funding deadline for ACAAFS has passed. For more information, please contact Blair Goldade at 306-975-6922 or goldadeb@agcouncil.ca.

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