Monthly Archive

August 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 16 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Saskatchewan Harvest Ahead Of The Curve Despite Heavy Moisture

The 2016 crop season has been nothing if not distracting for most farmers. Frequent rain showers, hail and thunderstorms over the summer months have stopped farmers from doing their work, and even has... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Producers Looking To Utilize Damaged Crops As Feed Should Have It Tested

Heavy rain, hail and damaging winds through the growing season resulted in crop damage in some areas. Murray Feist is a Ruminant Nutrition Specialist with Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Agriculture. H read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Expansion In Canada Cattle Inventory May Come To Fruitation

Hopes for an expansion in the canadian cattle inventory may be coming to fruition, as stats canada reports the first year over year increase in cattle herds since 2012. Canfax Manager of Research Ser... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

CleanSeed Agricultural Technologies Benefits From Federal Government Repayable Investment

CleanSeed Agricultural Technologies is receiving $1.8 million dollars in repayable funding from the Federal Government to support the commercialization, production and distribution of it’s new, high read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Statistics Canada Releases July Farm Survey Of Crop Production

Statistics Canada has released its July Farm Survey of crop production Total wheat production is expected to reach 30.5 million tonnes in  up 10.5% compared with last year. If we hit that mar read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Farmers Experience Challenge With Harvest Due to Weather

Farmers have had a challenging start to the harvest with the rain causing delays in desiccating pulse crops. Here in the Southwest, the majority of producers have seen far more rain than usual. Pe read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Latin American Customers Touring Canadian Durum

A group of end use customers in the pasta and milling process in Latin America now have a better understanding of Canadian Durum from the breeding process to how it’s grown, harvested and handled. read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Producers Taking A Look At Intercropping

Organic producers taking part in a Low Input Agricultural Field Day learned more about Intercropping. Intercropping is the concept of seeding two crops together that benefit each other. Lana Shaw read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

High Crop Yield Will Mean Low Soil Fertility

A high crop yield will mean a high nutrient removal from the soil. Dr Jeff Schoenau, a Professor of Soil Fertility in the Department of Soil Science at the University of Saskatchewan, says farmers read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Crop Yield Coming In Above Average

Saskatchewan Agriculture's Weekly Crop Report has been released, and it looks like the crop yield will be above the 5 and 10 year averages, with the exception of lentils and chickpeas. Provincially, ... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Ground Transportation A Key Focus

Grain transportation was the focus of a roundtable discussion with Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay yesterday in Regina. MacAulay was joined by Saskatchewan Liberal MP Ralph Goodale, th... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Producers Taking A Look At Intercropping

Organic producers taking part in a Low Input Agricultural Field Day learned more about Intercropping. Intercropping is the concept of seeding two crops together that benefit each other. Lana Shaw ha... read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Cigi And Warburtons Taking On Pulse Research

The United Kingdom's largest bakery brand, Warburtons, is joining forces with the Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI) for a multi-year pulse research project to produce healthier baked read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

U.S. Election, Brexit Brings Some Concerns For Trade Deals

Between the U.S. election and Britain's exit from the European Union (EU), the future of certain trade deals seems concerning. Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) president Ron Bonnett says both... read more..

Agriculture News
Hayley Hart

Producers Encouraged To Attend Upcoming Meetings In Swift Current

Organic Producers will be in Swift Current Tomorrow for a Low Input Agricultural Systems Field Day. Saskatchewan is a world leader in organic production with over 1000 certified organic producers i read more..

Agriculture News
Chelsey Gray

Good Crop Development Could Mean Pressure On Commodity Prices

Generally good crop development across the prairies is a mixed-blessing for producers, according to G-3s Canada's Manager of Pooling. Dave Siminot says while most producers would be happy to bring in... read more..

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