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Majority of crops ahead of usual

Majority of crops ahead of usual

With the recent rainfall across the province in the past week, crop development has improved. The warm and wet weather was welcomed in areas that were experiencing moisture stress.

Agriculture This Week - Agriculture a key to Canada's history

Canada is about to officially mark its 150th anniversary. It is, of course, a significant milestone for our country.

Richardson acquires European Oat Millers and expands global reach

Richardson International Limited has expanded its oat milling business with the acquisition of European Oat Millers. The acquisition closed on June 15, 2017.
Farm Safety Day aims to protect kids

Farm Safety Day aims to protect kids

Kids on the farm live in a workplace, their friends come visit a workplace, they help out in that workplace and they experience all the dangers inherent of a place filled with big machines, construction and other dangers.

Seeding advancing well in province

Seeding is advancing quickly in the province thanks to warm, dry weather. Producers now have 60 per cent of the provincial crop in the ground, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.

Agriculture This Week - American withdrawals a matter for concern

It is a rare situation when a group of countries can come to a single agreement on anything.
Seeding on pace with five-year average

Seeding on pace with five-year average

Saskatchewan producers now have 81 per cent of the 2017 crop in the ground, right in line with the five-year (2012-2016) seeding average for this time of year of 82 per cent.

Agriculture This Week - Planned acres surprisingly large

The numbers don’t seem to be quite adding up. Or, if they do, they seem to be running counter to conditions, and earlier expectations.
Seeding back on track with average year

Seeding back on track with average year

Seeding is advancing quickly in the province thanks to warm, dry weather. Producers now have 60 per cent of the provincial crop in the ground, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.
Ag Aircraft

Ag Aircraft

There are two manufacturers of special purpose Ag Aviation planes in North America, Thrush Aircraft being one of them. The planes are manufactured in Albany Georgia. Yorkton Aircraft Service is the Canadian Authorized Dealer for Thrush .