Monthly Archive

August 2014

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 21 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Agriculture News

This Weeks Crop Report

Rainfall across the province this past week ranged from trace amounts to several inches delaying harvest depending on the area. This week’s Crop report shows 2% of the Provincial crop is done while read more..

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Three Easy Steps To Control Volunteer Canola

Photos courtesy of Monsanto Canada. There are varying opinions on how to control Roundup Ready canola that sprouts up in Roundup Ready soybeans. Joe Vink, Weed Management Technical Lead with Monsant... read more..

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Crop Quality A Concern Around The World

The weather and crop specialist with CWB Market Research says the entire globe is experiencing quality issues during this year's harvest. Bruce Burnett says winter wheat in western Canada has shown read more..

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Great Saskatchewan Mustard Festival Went Rain or Shine

Harvest activities in Southern Saskatchewan are on hold after weekend rain brought anywhere from 25 to 75 millimetres of rainfall in many areas. The rain certainly didn’t damper the spirits of those ... read more..

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Record Cattle Markets Start to Back Off

Cattle producers enjoyed record high prices throughout most of the summer. At the end of July we saw record highs on everything from fat cattle to record highs on cows, yearling and calves right to read more..

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Harvest is Underway in the Southwest

Saskatchewan Agriculture's weekly Crop Report shows one percent of the Provincial Crop is in the bin with 4% swathed or ready to straight cut. Cropping Management Specialist Shannon Friesen says ha read more..

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Province’s Crop Protection Lab Results

Lentil and pea samples are the most significant submissions to the Province’s Crop Protection Lab over the last two weeks. The weekly Lab Report shows growers are concerned about root rots affecting ... read more..

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Hybrid Rye Coming to Western Canada

While hybrid wheat might still be a few years away, a fall rye variety is being deemed the first viable hybrid variety of any cereal crop to be approved in Canada FP Genetics and Paterson Grain hav read more..

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SPARC Researcher Honoured with Award

Research Scientist Dr Ron DePauw has received many honors over the years and now he has another one to add to his portfolio. DePauw received the 2014 Canadian Plant Breeding and Genetics Award last m... read more..

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CCA Semi-Annual Meeting Sheds Light on Issues

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association held their Semi-Annual Meeting last week in PEI. President Dave Solverson says the board was able to see how cattle are raised in that area of the country as well... read more..

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Herbicide Resistance Concern Grows for Farmers

The issue of Herbicide Resistance is becoming a bigger concern for farmers. Herbicide Resistant Kochia was discovered in Alberta in 2011 and has since been found in patches in Saskatchewan, including... read more..

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Harvest is Underway in the Southwest

Combines are starting to roll in the Southwest. Harvest is underway for some producers in the region as 5% of the fall rye, 4% of the field peas, 2% of the winter wheat and 1% of the lentils have bee... read more..

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Cereals Canada Lays Out Strategic Plan

President of Cereals Canada - Cam Dahl Cereals Canada has set its course for the future with the organization's first strategic plan. The document sets out the vision and mission for the organizatio... read more..

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Russian Sanctions Won't Effect Demand For Canadian Grain

A market analyst with CWB Market Research says food products heading to Russia are going to have to find another home. Last week Russia placed food sanctions on Canada in retaliation for Western an read more..

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Organic Federation of Canada Receives Further Funding

The federal government has announced an investment of $8 million to help the organic sector respond to market demand and capture new opportunities. The funds will be directed to the Organic Federat read more..

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Soybean Legend Tour

A lot of producers are showing an interest in growing Soybeans. The big question for many is just how suitable are soybeans for their particular area. To help answer that question Legend Seeds has s... read more..

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Russia Shuts Out Saskatchewan Pork

Pork exports to Russia were on track to exceed $500 million again this year. Jacques Pomereau of Canada Pork International says this is the third time in the last four years that Canadian pork has be... read more..

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Olymel Deals With Russian Pork Ban

There’s a lot of discussion around the potential impact of Russia’s ban on Canadian Pork products. Russia is the fourth largest destination for Saskatchewan pork. According to a spokesman for Olym read more..

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Beef Environment Study Misses Benefits Of Cattle

Some balance is needed in discussions about the impact of beef on the environment, says the science director for the Beef Cattle Research Council. A study published in the Proceedings of the Nation read more..

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New Rail Regulations to Keep Grain Moving

The federal government has passed another Order in Council requiring CN and CP Rail move at least a million tonnes of grain per week through the harvest season. The measure is one of many included in... read more..

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Tour Finds Above Average Wheat Crop

The spring wheat crop across western Canada is now projected to be slightly better than average, despite all the issues with flooding and excess moisture in western Manitoba and eastern Saskatchewan. ... read more..

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