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July 2017

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Dry conditions are bringing early harvests to the area

A lack of rainfall in many areas combined with a couple weeks of intense heat in the southwest has advanced this year's crops.  Kale Wilson, regional crop specialist, talked about how the dry co... read more..

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Latest reports show half a dozen tornadoes and hail hit province July 21

The latest hail report from Canadian Crop Hail Association shows Environment Canada confirmed six tornadoes touched down in various parts across central and southern Saskatchewan on July 21. Anywhere ... read more..

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Large crowd for Swift Current Creek Watersheds water quality meeting

  Water is the most important essential nutrient for beef cattle. A cow needs 9 to 21 gallons of water per day, water intake and quality affects feed intake, the absorption of other nutrients a read more..

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High-quality goats sold at Summer Extravaganza in Moose Jaw

The Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association held their Summer Extravaganza this weekend in Moose Jaw. Sunday was the goat sale which featured some top quality breeding stock. The high-selling animal ... read more..

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CETA Could Mean $600 Million a Year in Beef Exports to Europe

  The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and Europe presents opportunities for the Canadian Beef Industry. The agreement, also known as CETA, will eliminate the high tari read more..

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Dry conditions lead to producers starting to desiccate crops

  The hot, dry conditions in many areas have really advanced this year’s crops. Some pulse producers in the Southwest have already started desiccating, while the heat is turn read more..

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Dry temperatures bring early harvest and lower yields to southwest

With the recent hot, dry weather that has occurred on the south side of the Trans Canada Highway, it has caused an early harvest to get underway in the province.   Due to the early harvest, win... read more..

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Goat breeders take the trip to Moose Jaw this weekend

Goat breeders are gathering in Moose Jaw this weekend for their Summer Extravaganza. Chelsea Stellek, secretary of the Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association, says they are expecting a good turnout w... read more..

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Water quality meeting being held for livestock producers

Livestock producers are being encouraged to take part in a water quality meeting today. The Swift Current Creek Watershed is organizing the event for 1 p.m. this afternoon at the South West Animal Ce... read more..

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Ag Minister speaks about CAP agreement

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart has mixed views on the new Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The new CAP (cap) agreement comes into effect April 1st,2018 to replace the Growing Forward 2 round of ... read more..

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Livestock producers in southern Saskatchewan concerned with dry conditions

Dry conditions across much of Southern Saskatchewan are causing concern for crop and livestock producers. Pastures and crops have been hanging in, but many are now deteriorating and showing signs of ... read more..

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Sulphates and Blue Green Algae the subjects of meeting in Hazenmore

Producers taking part in a water quality meeting in Hazenmore last night heard more about the importance of testing their water sources. 100 producers attended and 193 water samples were tested. Reg... read more..

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Producers advised to watch for aphids

Producers are being advised to scout their Lentil crops for any signs of pea aphids. Generally the aphids will have minimal impact on crops that are filling and close to desiccation, but they could r... read more..

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'Shear' determination nets competitors awards at Sheep Exhibition

  The 2017 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition attracted some top quality animals this year. Twelve year old Emma Grimmeyer with Sheep Lake Suffolks at Clyde, Alta. showed the Supreme All Breeds Champi read more..

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Sheep producers flock to Humboldt for annual exhibition

Sheep producers from around Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta are on hand this weekend for the 2017 Grasslands Sheep Exhibition in Humboldt. Industry presentations begin this afternoon, Saturday has... read more..

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Third edition of Ag in Motion in the books

The 2017 edition of Ag in Motion is another overwhelming success. Show Manager Rob O'Conner says while the official attendance numbers aren't in yet he expects it to be over 24 thousand people for th... read more..

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Ag Ministers Reach Agreement On Next Ag Policy Framework

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial ag ministers have reached an agreement on the key elements of a new agricultural policy framework. The Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year, $3... read more..

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Ag in Motion wraps up today

Today marks the final day for Western Canada's Outdoor Farm Expo - Ag in Motion. Show Manager Rob O'Connor says they have seen a lot of interest in this year's show with strong attendance. The show ... read more..

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Canadian Grain Commission To Reduce User Fees As Of August 1

The Canadian Grain Commission says it will reduce user fees for official grain inspection and weighing services as of August 1, 2017. Additional fees for overtime related to official grain inspection... read more..

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Southern prairies hardest hit by weather conditions

Crop development across the prairies is quite variable. That was the message yesterday from Bruce Burnett, Glacier Farm Media’s Director of Weather and Market Information.He recent... read more..

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New technology showcased at this year's Western Canada's Outdoor Farm Expo

The official opening for Western Canada's Outdoor Farm Expo showcased Dot Technology Corp's Autonomous Power Platform. Inventor Norbert Beaujot who is also President and founder of Seed Master has be... read more..

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FCC Says Now Is A Good Time To Review Financing Strategy

Farm Credit Canada's chief agricultural economist says now is a good time for farmers to review their financial strategy. J.P. Gervais made the comments in response to the Bank of Canada increasing i... read more..

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50th Anniversary of Gardiner Dam celebrated by hundreds

It was a big day at Gardiner Dam as close to a 1000 people came out to celebrate the 50th Anniversary. The dam was named after the Fourth Premier of Saskatchewan James Gardiner. His family was on han... read more..

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Wheatland Conservation Field Tour held in Swift Current

A good crowd was on hand for the Wheatland Conservation Field Tour in Swift Current. Producers and Industry reps in attendance had a chance to learn more about soybean production, intercropping, 4-R ... read more..

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Pulse Canada CEO Says Extension Provides Clarity to India's Fumigation Policy

The CEO of Pulse Canada says exporters now have some clarity on the pulse export policy to India. India has issued a three month extension to its call for Canadian pulse exports to be fumigated prior ... read more..

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Three companies buy Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation’s fleet

Three Saskatchewan Shortline railways have stepped up to purchase the Saskatchewan Grain Car Corporation’s fleet. The sales process was initiated in late March, with Saskatchewan’s 13 commercial shor... read more..

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Weekly Crop Report Shows Southwest Leading the Way in Haying

Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report shows the majority of crops are in relatively good condition all depending on where you are in the province and how much moisture you received. Cropping ... read more..

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Purebred Cattle Show at Frontier Days Doesn't Disappoint

It may have been a smaller show but it was a quality show. Ryan Lundberg was the Judge yesterday for the Purebred Cattle show at Frontier Days. He says the cattle were consistent adding there was a ... read more..

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Carman-area plot tour focuses on 4R nitrogen management

A mix of people, including farmers, students, and researchers, participated in a 4R Nitrogen Management Tour on Wednesday in the Carman area. The plot tour, which wrapped up at the University of Mani... read more..

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Agriculture Canada’s Forage & Grazing Tour stops in Swift Current

There was a good crowd on hand last week for Agriculture Canada’s Forage & Grazing Tour at the Swift Current Research and Development Centre. Research Scientist Dr Allan Iwaasa talked with the gr... read more..

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