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YEA takes on innovative film project

YEA takes on innovative film project

The Yorkton Exhibition Association has embarked on a new project which is forging new ground for the long-time organization. JeanAnne Teliske, General Manager with the YEA, explained they are taking part in creating a new film on oats.

Agriculture This Week-Film project innovative for ag society

Exhibition associations have long been a part of communities across the Canadian Prairies. Most started around the idea of hosting annual fairs, a place for farmers and homemakers to bring their best to show against the best of their neighbours.

Agriculture This Week - Farmer’s Almanac traditional rural reading

Every once in a while something rolls across the desk of a newspaper editor which is interesting and yet fun, and such was the case recently for me. In this case it was the arrival of the 2018 edition of the Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian Edition.
Harvest ahead of five-year average

Harvest ahead of five-year average

Relatively warm and dry weather has allowed producers to continue making good time with harvest, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.

Deadline for SPG Director

Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) is advising growers that the September 15 deadline for nominations to fill two positions on the SPG Board of Directors is fast approaching.

APAS calls for moratorium on closure of producer car loading sites

The Agricultural Producers Association disagrees with the Canadian Pacific Railway’s decision to close at least 10 producer car loading sites in Saskatchewan.
Horse Harvest

Horse Harvest

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Recommendation for pan-Canadian platform

What do a global satellite communications corporation, a crop nutrients and fertilizer company and an agriculture college have in common? For Canada’s MDA, Agrium and Olds College, all have something significant to contribute through innovation to th
Vintage Harvest

Vintage Harvest

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Agriculture This Week-Can the past be kept alive?

On the weekend I was invited to a threshing demonstration on the Weber farm just north of Springside, SK. Naturally, as it was my weekend to work, I agreed and headed out to the event on a warm fall Saturday.