A State of the Industry report produced by Saskatchewan Agrivision Corporation (SAC) identifies the following organizations as a providing a "significant competitive advantage" to doing business in Saskatchewan. For more information about SAC or links to this report, see the Industry page.
has invested $15M in Big Sky Farms as well as $15M in Premium Brands Inc.
Based on their active client investment report, between 1994 and 2001, SOCO made equity investments of $3.2M and loans of $2,2M to large hog barn developments.
including the Livestock Drought Assistance Program, the Livestock and Horticultural Facilities Incentive Program, Advanced Payments Program - Livestock Loan Guarantee Producers, and many other farm assistance/rebate programs not exclusive to livestock production.
In 2002, the Saskatchewan government supported the intensive livestock industry through a Short-Term Hog Loan program of up to $26M, to "help Saskatchewan pork producers hit hard by low prices and high feedcosts".
Other, more indirect supports or incentives to the hog industry could include Pork Central (a section of SAFRR that supports the hog industry), and provincial labour-sponsored investment tax incentives, among others.