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Saskatchewan cattle group asks Ottawa to contribute to AgriRecovery

The Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association (SCA) is urging the federal government to contribute its portion of funds to the AgriRecovery program.

SCA chair Keith Day sent a letter to Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay yesterday saying many cattle producers in Saskatchewan have been hit by drought conditions, some for the fourth and fifth year, resulting in feed shortages going into the fall and winter.

The letter stated some producers are selling off their cattle while the farmers keeping their animals need to buy feed.

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