Monthly Archive

July 2015

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Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Anthrax Found in RM of Harris

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture is reminding producers to vaccinate their livestock following confirmation that anthrax has been found in cattle in the RM of Harris. Anthrax is caused by bac read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Grain Silage Greenfeed Calculator to Benefit Farmers

Most of Saskatchewan received some much needed moisture this week. Dry conditions throughout the growing season in some areas have meant farmers are looking at a short thin crop with a reduced yiel read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Crop Residue for Feed

Producers are being encouraged to consider using crop residue to help compensate for potential forage shortages this season. Lorne Klein, Forage Specialist for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agricult read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

CWB Tour Wraps Up

CWB Market Research Service’s hit the road again last week to update the crop conditions across the Prairies. The best looking crops with the best yield potential were found in Western Manitoba and read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Deadline for Farmland Ownership Survey is Near

There are two weeks left to participate in Saskatchewan’s farmland ownership survey. The information collected will help the Province determine who should be allowed to own farmland in Saskatchewan read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Crop Diagnostic School at Outlook

Today marked the start of this week’s Crop Diagnostic School at Outlook. With all of the rain the area has seen this week organizers have moved the 3 day event indoors. Agronomists, producers, ind read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Rainfall Welcomed by the Agriculture Industry

Today’s rainfall is a welcome site in many areas. The forecast is calling for the rain to continue throughout today and tomorrow. The rain is hitting some of the driest areas in the province. Dou read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

CWB Projected Wheat Returns Drop by Over 5 Per Cent

In the lastest Pool Return Outlooks from CWB, 1 CWRS 14.5 is valued at $295 per tonne in store Vancouver or St. Lawrence. That's a drop of $20 per tonne from the last projected return. "The last t read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Significant Rain for Southern Saskatchewan

Some of the dry areas of Saskatchewan are seeing some much needed moisture this morning. Showers began overnight in some areas and are expected to continue "The areas that are going to be the most read more..

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Mike Booth

RM of Maple Creek Declares Agricultural Disaster

Drought has prompted the rural municipality of Maple Creek to declare an agricultural disaster. The hardest hit areas - which includes Maple Creek, Swift Current, and Coronach - have only seen up t read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

New Multipurpose Facility Coming to Evraz Place

Evraz Place is getting another upgrade. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced a commitment of $22 million, through Growing Forward 2, for the const read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

About 5000 Attend Western Canada's First Outdoor Farm Expo

Organizers, Exhibitors and attendees are calling Western Canada’s first Outdoor Farm Expo a success. Show Manager Rob O’Conner says while official numbers are not in yet,  he believes they got read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Crop Report: Hay Yields Lower than Normal

This week’s crop report shows hay yields are significantly less than normal in the South West. Seventy-two per cent of the hay crop has now been baled or put into silage, with an additional 16 per read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Tax Deferrals Granted

A request this week by the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association for tax deferrals for drought affected producers who are forced to sell off part of their herd is being granted. Agriculture Minist read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Canola 100 Agri-Prize

The ‘Canola 100 Agri-Prize’ was announced this week at Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo – Ag in Motion. It’s a big competition for producers with a big prize. The first farmer to produce a verif read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

One More Day of Ag in Motion

Live interactive demonstrations are a big part of this week’s Ag in Motion event. Paul Roper is the event’s demonstration coordinator and says demonstrations begin at 12:30 pm with the Planting and read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

SeCan Durum Varieties at Ag in Motion

Ag in Motion is giving farmers a chance to check out some of the new Seed Varieties hitting the market in the next few years. Seed companies have variety plots at the site near Langham so producers read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

U of S Genomic Projects Receive Federal Funding

Three Genomic Projects at the U of S are receiving funding from Genome Canada. U of S plant scientist Curtis Pozniak and National Research Council of Canada scientist Andrew Sharpe have been awarde read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Ritz and Stewart DiscussTax Deferral

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz spending the day in Saskatoon yesterday. In the morning he took part in the launch of Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo – Ag In Motion. In the afternoon he read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Ag in Motion Opens

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was on hand for the official opening of Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo – Ag In Motion. The event which features over 300 exhibitors and interactive field read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

CTA Review Panel Speaks at Farmer Forum on Grain Transportation

There was a good crowd on hand yesterday in Saskatoon for a Farmer Forum on Grain Transportation. One of the keynote speakers was Murad Al-Katib, a member of the CTA Review Panel. He says under th read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Ag in Motion Continues Today in Langham

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz is in Saskatchewan today. Ritz will be on hand for the official opening of Ag in Motion – Western Canada’s Outdoor Farm Expo. Show Manager Rob O’Conner read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Ag In Motion Outdoor Farm Expo Opens Tomorrow

There’s a lot of excitement around Saskatchewan’s newest Farm Show. Western Canada’s Ag In Motion Outdoor Farm Expo opens to the public tomorrow and is patterned after Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show in read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

CWB Market Research Services Producer Crop Tour

The CWB’s Market Research Services Department Producer Crop Tour takes place tomorrow. Producers will travel about 400 to 500 kilometres a day in an effort to make between 8 to 10 field stops per d read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Wheatland Conservation Area's Annual Field Tour A Success

There was a great crowd on hand for the Wheatland Conservation Area's Annual Field Tour. This year's Mustard field day was held in conjunction with the Agronomy in Action event  with  pro read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Agribition 2015 Will Include President's Classic

Canadian Western Agribition will host a new bull calf jackpot event at Agribition in 2015. The President's Classic is being presented by Semex, and  will take place in the Chevrolet GMC St read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

More Rain Needed To Help Crops

Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report shows topsoil moisture conditions have improved slightly, although more rain is needed to help crops fill.     The majority of crops in read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

WCA Annual Field Day at SPARC

The Wheatland Conservation Area is holding it’s annual field day Today at SPARC. The tour will look at various research being done with cereals, mustard, pulse and speciality crops like faba beans. read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

Industry-Government Roundtable Held Last Night

An Industry-Government Roundtable was held last night in Charlottetown, PEI. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture met with our Federal, Provincial and Territorial agriculture ministers. Canada’s a... read more..

Agriculture News
Mike Booth

WCA Field Day Tomorrow

Farmers from around the South West will have a chance tomorrow to see some of the research work being done by the Wheatland Conservation Area and SPARC. The tour will look at various research being read more..

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