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Crop report: Some fields tinder dry, others at risk of flooding

Crop report: Some fields tinder dry, others at risk of flooding

Saskatchewan Agriculture's Crop Report for the period May 10 to 16.
Young animals rarely 'abandoned'

Young animals rarely 'abandoned'

Help young wild animals by leaving them alone: Ministry of Enviroment.
Parasitic mite causing headaches for Canora area honey producers

Parasitic mite causing headaches for Canora area honey producers

Overwintering losses to the varroa mite average around 30 to 40 per cent, but can be anywhere from 10 per cent to over 90 per cent.
How to improve flea beetle management

How to improve flea beetle management

Producers are advisedto scout as soon as seedlings emerge, and check often – especially in crops advancing slowly.
Lead poisoning often seen when cattle are put on pasture

Lead poisoning often seen when cattle are put on pasture

The most common signs associated with lead toxicity are blindness, diarrhea and lack of co-ordination.
Differences appear over rail service investigations

Differences appear over rail service investigations

Canadian Transportation Agency requires level of service complaint before acting, but shippers say that’s not necessary.
Ukraine faces 35 percent wheat drop

Ukraine faces 35 percent wheat drop

The USDA is forecasting a 21 percent reduction in wheat harvested area and an 18 percent drop in yields in Ukraine.
No relief seen for high fertilizer prices

No relief seen for high fertilizer prices

Global supply of ammonia, urea and UAN all tight.
Rosetown's Czech community gets visit from the old country

Rosetown's Czech community gets visit from the old country

Ambassador visits descendants of Czech homesteaders who helped settle Western Canada more than 100 years ago.
Radville siblings bond over clothing business Farm Candy

Radville siblings bond over clothing business Farm Candy

Rural and farming themes play a major role in the rural Saskatchewan company, which markets clothing and accessories.