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Shift In Pulse Acres Could Occur

We could see a bit of a shift in pulse acres this year, as compared to last year. Sherrilyn Phelps is the Agronomy and Seed Program Manager with Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. She says there’s a lot of…

Saskatchewan’s Guide to Crop Protection Books Have Arrived

Farmers, who have been waiting for Saskatchewan’s Guide to Crop Protection to come out, can now stop in at any of the Ministry’s Rural Service Centre. Crop Management Specialist Shannon Friesen says…

National Soil Conservation Week

Soil is a necessary part of farming and agriculture. April 16th - 22nd is declared as National Soil Conservation Week across Canada. Ken Panchuk (pictured right), Provincial Soil Specialist, says the…

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Agriculture Looking For Crop Reporters

With seeding just around the corner, a reminder that Saskatchewan's Ministry of Agriculture could always use more crop reporters. Volunteer Crop Reporters help provide the raw data the Ministry uses…

Traceability Is Key In Pork Industry

The PigTrace Canada program has been mandatory in Canada since 2014. Producers are required to report any movement of their animals, with the intent of having information readily available to respond…

Applications Now Being Accepted For Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 Canadian Nuffield Farming Scholarships. Five $15 thousand dollar scholarships are available to successful applicants between the ages generally of 25…

USDA Releases April WASDE Report

The USDA has released its latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. "The report surprises all came in the global numbers, which were raised," said Dan Basse, president of…

Herbicide Resistance An Increasing Problem

Herbicide resistance is becoming more of a problem for producers. As a result, more and more producers are looking at herbicide layering. Regional Crop Specialist Cory Jacobs says herbicide layering…

Farmland Values Report Shows Strong Growth In Southwest Region

Farm Credit Canada’s latest Farmland Values Report shows the average value of Canadian farmland increased 7.9% in 2016. Saskatchewan farmland values increased by 7.5% last year. Claude Jacques is a…

CFA President Welcomes New Interprovincial Trade Deal

Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) President Ron Bonnett said in the past, there were often more trade barriers between provinces than there would be between Canada and other countries. He was…

Organic Producers Gather In Swift Current

The focus was on Organics Friday in Swift Current. There are 842 certified organic producers, 28 certified organic livestock producers and 89 certified organic processors in Saskatchewan.…

Saskatchewan Ag Hall of Fame Set to Induct 6 New Members

It’s a big honour to be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame. Six individuals who have played a key role in the ag sector will be inducted next Saturday, April 22 in Saskatoon.…

Some Producers Dealing With Mice In Crops

Mice populations are on the rise in parts of Saskatchewan and Alberta, due to conditions in fields providing an ideal refuge for the critters. John Ippolito, Regional Crop Specialist for Kindersley,…

Surplus Recorded for 2016 Canadian Western Agribition

If the numbers tell the story then the 2016 edition of Canadian Western Agribition was a success. Last year's event brought in a profit of over $745 thousand dollars and provided a provincial…

Moose Jaw North MLA shares thoughts on Belle Plaine SuperCenter

Belle Plaine is the site for Genesis Grain and Fertilizers first SuperCenter. The 25 million dollar, 52 thousand tonne farmer-owned fertilizer storage facility should be complete by the Spring of…

Farmers Encouraged To Have Sprayer Ready To Go

Last year’s wet weather means farmers will likely be seeing more of a problem with winter annuals. Making sure your sprayer is ready to go is always key. Tom Wolf owns Agrimetrix Research and…

Pulse Fumigation Negotiations Continuing With India

Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay says negotiations are continuing with India on finding a long-term, science-based solution to India’s call to have pulses fumigated prior to their…

Federal Cash Advance Payments Program Has Begun

The first payments will start rolling out this week under the 2017-18 Federal Cash Advance Payments Program. The Canadian Canola Growers Association handles the applications and processing of the…

Farmers Tour New CPS Site In Morse

Farmers have been watching the construction of the new fertilizer plant at the CPS site at Morse. Friday they had a chance to tour thru the new $6.5 Million dollar state of the art facility. CPS Site…

GDT To Purchase Back Shares

The Board of Directors for Gardiner Dam Terminal have approved an issuer bid to repurchase for cancellation about 7.5% of the issued and outstanding shares . The purchase price for Class "A" and "B"…

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