Sask. pastureland to be leased out instead of sold off

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By CBC News, June 15, 2017 

FSIN says price of leasing Crown land under new plan will be too pricey

The Saskatchewan government will be offering Crown pastureland up for long-term leases instead of selling it as originally planned.

In March, the government announced the Saskatchewan Pastures Program would be phased out over the next three years.

The program provides ranchers with access to Crown land for grazing and livestock. It includes 51 pastures across the province, covering 780,000 acres.

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