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Discovery Farm works with technology incubator

Discovery Farm works with technology incubator

The 610-acre site Discovery Farm in Saskatchewan has become the western Canadian hub for demonstration research activities.
Direct from the farm to the customer

Direct from the farm to the customer

Diefenbaker Spice & Pulse is celebrating its 25th year in business.
Harvest canola later for higher yield

Harvest canola later for higher yield

Yield increases as high as 10 per cent.
Fewer cattle expected as cow herds shrink due to drought

Fewer cattle expected as cow herds shrink due to drought

In addition to high feed costs, cattle producers also face the effects of much higher fuel costs and all the other components of damaging inflation.
Mustard puts Sask. on the world stage

Mustard puts Sask. on the world stage

WESTERN PRODUCER — The world will beat a path to your doorway if you invent a better mousetrap, they say. That also applies to being a place like Saskatchewan that produces rare, high quality crops during food-insecure times, it seems.
Study eyes chuckwagon horse safety

Study eyes chuckwagon horse safety

Research at the recent Calgary Stampede focused on chuckwagon racing, but it could also apply to horses in other sports
Regina company's drone harnesses artificial intelligence

Regina company's drone harnesses artificial intelligence

The flying sprayer has the ability to identify and treat individual weeds as it makes its way over a broad acre canopy.
Government's environmental focus meets producer resistance

Government's environmental focus meets producer resistance

“It’s pretty hard to farm green in the red.”
CN warns of grain disruptions

CN warns of grain disruptions

CN says long lead times are required to recruit and train crews, acquire locomotives or rail cars and invest in track and other infrastructure to meet increased customer demand.
Agriculture This Week: We have lost local food security

Agriculture This Week: We have lost local food security

if you live in Yorkton and were to decide that the answer to high beef prices was to go out to a local producer and buy a beef animal, you would find there is not an abattoir in the city to kill and process the animal.