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Harvest stays ahead of recent years' pace

Harvest stays ahead of recent years' pace

Despite a cool and damp week in much of the province, producers took advantage of breaks in the weather to make considerable harvest progress this week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.
Burns are important to grasslands

Burns are important to grasslands

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), are partnering to research management strategies which influence where cattle and bison graze.
Agriculture This Week - River Day supports water's importance

Agriculture This Week - River Day supports water's importance

Farmers have generally tended to be responsible in terms of caring for the land they farm.
Harvest continues ahead of recent average

Harvest continues ahead of recent average

Producers took advantage of the warm and dry weather to make considerable harvest progress before light showers later in the week put field work on hold, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.
Agriculture This Week - Ban chemicals but farmers still need tools

Agriculture This Week - Ban chemicals but farmers still need tools

When the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released its proposed decision to phase out the outdoor use of clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two products used by canola growers to prevent damage caused by flea beetles, it caused more than a ripple
Agriculture This Week - Changes to way we farm are coming

Agriculture This Week - Changes to way we farm are coming

The face of farming could see some rather dramatic changes in the years just ahead as new rules, regulations and realities begin to be imposed from above and felt at the farm level.
A new old wagon

A new old wagon

This wooden grain wagon was donated to the Yorkton Brick Mill by John and Brenda Czarnecki from Mozart, Sk. in memory of their parents Walter and Minnie Czarnecki.
Haying season

Haying season

With the hot weather last week, it was an excellent time to do some haying operations on area farms, like this individual was doing Saturday near Gorlitz.
Agriculture This Week - More market disruptions in ag

Agriculture This Week - More market disruptions in ag

In this space it has often been suggested one of the biggest challenges for farmers in terms of making a profit is maneuvering through the varied roadblocks created in the marketplace by government.
P&H opens new facility, plans for more

P&H opens new facility, plans for more

It opened later than they wanted, but the new Parrish and Heimbecker fertilizer blending facility just outside of Yorkton, north on Highway 9.