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Pulse Growers Able To Access The Market In India Temporarily

A key issue for pulse growers in Saskatchewan has been market access to India. The country has recently granted Canada a three-month exemption from their new policy for mandatory fumigation of…

Warm Weather Key Following Herbicide Application

With spring seeding well underway, many farmers are turning their attention to spraying for weeds. Provincial Weed Specialist Jeanette Gaultier has a few tips for producers before they head out onto…

Flax Council of Canada Urging Farmers To Test Any Farm-Saved Seed Before Planting Them

An increase in flax acres this year on the prairies could be a cause for concern. Agriculture and Agri-food Canada recently reported a 21% increase in flax acres for both Saskatchewan and Alberta,…

Ideal Temperatures For Seeding Canola

Farmers are busy getting this year’s crop in the ground when the weather co-operates. Shawn Senko is an Agronomy Specialist for the Canola Council of Canada says soil temperatures are looking good…

Canadian Durum Growers Concerned Over Italian Country Of Origin Labeling Proposal

Canada could soon find itself engaged in another battle over Country of Origin Labeling. The Italian government has submitted a proposal to the EU Commission that would require labelling on all pasta…

Hog Cash Markets Showing Strong Rally

Cash markets for hogs have experienced a really strong rally over the course of the last 2 weeks. That from Tyler Fulton of Hams Marketing Services. He notes that a rally at this time of year is…

2016 Ag Census Results Show Fewer But Larger Farms

Statistics Canada has released the results from the 2016 Census of Agriculture. Findings show that farm operators are slightly older and there are fewer farms in Canada than in 2011. The 2016 Census…

Grain Growers of Canada Looking For Bill C-30 To Be Extended

Grain Growers of Canada are calling for the federal government to extend the provisions in bill C-30 the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act that mandate the timely transportation of grain. The…

Cattle Prices On The Rebound

Cattle prices have had a good run so far in 2017. Brian Perillat is a manager and senior market analyst with CanFax. "2016 was a really rough ride and hit some major lows in October and basically…

MP Anderson Worried About The Ag Portfolio

Conservative Agriculture Critic ( and Cypress Hills-Grasslands MP) David Anderson raising concerns about what’s happening in the Ag Portfolio. He says Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay…

Slow Start To Seeding For Producers This Spring

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture has released its first crop report of the season. Cropping Management Specialist Shannon Friesen says cool, wet, snowy weather has delayed spring field work.…

Sask Government to Stop the Saskatchewan Pasture Program After 2017

The Provincial Government is planning on winding down the Saskatchewan Pasture Program. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says managing private cattle is not a business that government should…

Is It Too Early To Seed Canola?

Farmers are weighing their options when it comes to seeding canola. Angela Brackenreed, agronomist for the Canola Council of Canada, says it all depends on a grower's appetite for risk. She notes…

WCWGA Looking For a Free Flow of Wheat Between U.S. and Canada

In the last couple of weeks, there’s been a lot of discussion regarding trade between Canada and the U-S. The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association wants to see Canada and the U-S harmonize…

Southwest Resident Wins The Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarship Program

The winners of the 2017 Saskatchewan Agriculture Scholarship Program have been announced. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart presented the four scholarships to students across Saskatchewan yesterday.…

2017 Crop Protection Guide Now Out

Farmers are being reminded to pick up the new 2017 Crop Protection Guide from Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture. Brent Flaten the Ministry’s Integrated Pest Management Specialist says the book…

Rain Adds Delay To Seeding Season

Rain showers today and tomorrow will add another delay to spring seeding activities. Drew Lerner is the Senior Agri-Meteorologist with World Weather Inc expects things to turnaround later this week…

Agricultural Institute of Canada Holds 2017 Conference In Winnipeg

The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) hosted its 2017 conference this week in downtown Winnipeg. There were about 100 people from across Canada in attendance, including government managers,…

Discover the Farm Runs This Weekend at Kinetic Park

This weekend at Kinetic Exhibition Park, people from all walks of life will have a chance to discover the farm. The show, which is in its 6th year, includes a craft sale, animal exhibit, exotic bird…

Prime Minister Spends The Day Learning About Canola Production

In his fourth visit to Saskatchewan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a farm near Gray to talk about Agriculture. Joining Prime Minister Trudeau was Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence…

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