Monthly Archive

June 2016

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Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

McDonald's Pilot Project A Success

Barry and Anne Wasko operate Bar 4 Bar Ranch at Eastend and recently took part in the McDonald’s Sustainable Beef Pilot Project. The couple were among a number of producers who volunteered to be part... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Mexico To Take Over 30 Month Cattle Again

Some good news for beef producers in Canada with the reopening of the Mexican market for cattle over thirty months. The Director of Government and International Relations for the Canadian Cattlemen read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Shaunavon's Great Western Railway Continues to Grow

Great Western Railway in Shaunavon aims to increase the number of freight car loads of grain out of the local area. Last year, they over over five thousand grain car loads for export off of their sho... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Brexit Hits Currency Markets, But Ag Commodities Mostly Unscathed

Last week's referendum vote for the United Kingdom (U.K.) to leave the European Union rocked the markets on Friday, with the British pound taking a significant hit. Senior market analyst Neil Townsen... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Richardson Opens Saskatchewan Research Farm

Richardson International now has a research farm in Saskatchewan. Curt Vossen, President and CEO of Richardson,  says the Bennett Research Farm is located 10 kilometres South of Regina along Hig... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Canada's Poultry Code Has Been Updated

A revised code of practice for the care and handling of hatching eggs, breeders, chickens, and turkeys was released last week. Code development committee chair Vernon Froese says they didn't co read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Outstanding Young Farmers Award Presented

Saskatchewan’s Outstanding Young Farmers Award is designed to recognize farmers and farm couples who exemplify excellence in their profession.   The program is open to farmers or couples who der... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Canada Farm Progress Show A Success

Another edition of Canada’s Farm Progress Show is in the books. Organizers and exhibitors alike seem pleased with the attendance and interest from producers who were looking to upgrade their oper... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Beef Industry Remains Unchanged In Last Six Years

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association held their AGM this week in Regina, and producers received a cattle market outlook from Cattle Trends president Anne Wasko. She says the U-S beef herd has b... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Beef Industry Remains Unchanged In The Last Six Years

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association held their AGM this week in Regina, and producers received a cattle market outlook from Cattle Trends president Anne Wasko. She says the U-S beef herd has b... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Saskatchewan Government Amends Provincial Lands Act

The Provincial Government has announced amendments to the Provincial Lands Act. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says the Province is working to ensure Crown land is protected and productive for gen... read more..

Agriculture News
Craig Hemingway

Farm Progress Show Continues In Regina

The latest in farm equipment and technology is on display in Regina this week. Canada’s Farm Progress Show runs through Friday at Regina’s Evraz Place and features everything from the mainline manufa... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

CLAAS Equipment Arrives In The Southwest

The CLAAS line of equipment is moving into Southwest Saskatchewan. Canada West Harvest Centre carries the ag equipment lineup and plans to open its doors in Swift Current in time for harvest. Genera... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Saskatchewan Stock Growers Associations AGM This Week

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Associations Annual General Meeting and Convention runs today and tomorrow at the Conexus Arts Centre. General Manager Chad McPherson says this year’s theme is Charting... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Crops Continuing To Develop Across The Province

Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report shows the majority of the fall rye and winter wheat is in the shot-blade to heading stage, spring cereals in the emergence to tillering stage, canola and ... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Crops Continuing To Develop Across The Province

The recent moisture combined with warmer weather has helped boost crop development in the Province. Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report shows the majority of the fall rye and winter wheat read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Pea Leaf Weevil and Diamondback Moths Reported

Producers are busy checking crops for any signs of weed, disease or insect pressure. Provincial Insect Specialist Scott Hartley says there have been some reports of Pea Leaf Weevil feeding in the Sou... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

AG Minister Lyle Stewart Comments on Budget

The Province has handed down its provincial budget which is forecasting a 434-million-dollar deficit for this year. Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart says his department’s budget is up 7.5% mainly du... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Seeding 96% Complete Across Prairies

According to G-3 Canada, seeding progress across the prairies is at 96 per cent complete. Weather and Crop Specialist Bruce Burnett says the rainy weather caused some delays. He says for the most pa... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Recent Moisture Increases Potential for Plant Disease

We should see a return to hot dry weather this week. That combined with the recent moisture sets the stage for crop development along with the potential for weed and disease growth. "A big one right... read more..

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