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Crop report for the period July 28 to August 3

Harvest has begun in some parts of the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report for the period ending August 3.. Less than one per cent of the provincial crop has been combined, while one per cent is ready to straight-cut.

Crop report for the period July 28 to August 3

Harvest has begun in some parts of the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report for the period ending August 3.. Less than one per cent of the provincial crop has been combined, while one per cent is ready to straight-cut.

Think winter wheat now

It can be tough to think about next year’s crop before this one is in the bin, but winter wheat is well worth growing. It spreads out the spring and fall workloads, though planting winter wheat is likely to overlap with harvest.
Friendly Acres Seed Farm Crop Tour

Friendly Acres Seed Farm Crop Tour

Friendly Acres Seed Farm south of Saltcoats held its annual crop tour Sunday. Some 30 area producers attended, walking through the crop plots which included soybeans, a grain corn trial, sweet corn, cover crop strips and winter triticale.
Harvest begins in some areas

Harvest begins in some areas

Harvest has begun in some parts of the province, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. Less than one per cent of the provincial crop has been combined, while one per cent is ready to straight-cut.

Agriculture This Week - Road conditions rooted in recent past

Recently I had the opportunity to drive Highway #22 from Killaly to Lemberg, and a couple of weeks earlier had covered the stretch from Highway #10 to Lemberg.

Tips for pre-harvest management

By Lyndon Hicks Regional crops specialist, Yorkton Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture This time of year there are many questions about harvest management and the use of pre-harvest chemicals in crops.

Three flaxseed varieties deregistered

As of August 1, three flaxseed varieties were deregistered by the Canadian Grain Commission. The Commission notified producers and industry stakeholders that CDV Arras, Flanders and Somme flaxseed varieties were no longer registered.
Vaccinate for anthrax

Vaccinate for anthrax

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture is reminding producers to vaccinate their livestock following confirmation that anthrax has been found in cattle in the RM of Harris.

Agriculture This Week - Trade deals difficult to finalize

When it comes to world trade the idea of free movement of goods is held up as an idea the world should aspire to.