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Richardson invests in 72 communities

Richardson International Limited is truly invested in building stronger communities across Canada by supporting community projects and funding local initiatives. In 2016, Richardson donated $1.

Pulse levy to remain non-refundable

After consulting broadly with pulse producers, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) has chosen to maintain a non-refundable levy on pulse crops.

New information from forage survey

The Saskatchewan Forage Council (SFC) has released information gathered from their Fall Forage Market Price Survey.

Agriculture This Week - The age of robots on the farm arrives

It has long been my expectation that farming would become a sector where robotic machinery would become a major element of operations. Talk to producers and one of the major issues they face is finding reliable staff.

Canadian agriculture attracting interest

There appears to be a growing interest in agriculture education in Canada, along with an increasing number of job opportunities in the industry, according to Statistics Canada data and a couple of independent surveys.

Labour shortfall threatens grain and oilseed future

New research suggests that a lack of domestic workers could significantly impede the growth of Canada’s grain and oilseed industry.

SaskCanola announces results

We are pleased to welcome Keith and Gerry to the SaskCanola Board and to have Wayne and Doyle return for another term — Terry Youzwa Six nominations were received to fill four positions on the SaskCanola Board of Directors.

Drainage approval streamlined

With these changes, the process will be further streamlined which will mean a quicker resolution of requests for assistance on drainage issues for producers.

Agriculture This Week - The issue of how farming is done

It is always interesting to read about the issues of agriculture beyond Canada’s border.

Farmers get most of crop in bin

Despite many challenges this fall, Saskatchewan producers now have 95 per cent of the crop combined. Harvest continues in many parts of the province as weather and field conditions permit.