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Slow return to fields following weather delays

Saskatchewan farmers are slowly making their way into the field. Adverse weather has delayed spring field work, such as applying herbicide, harrowing and seeding, in some areas. Many fields remain wet.

Whether or not to use seed treatment is an important decision

By Lyndon Hicks, P.Ag. Regional Crops Specialist Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, Yorkton

What affects farmland values?

By Rachel Kraynick, P.Ag Regional Farm Business Management Specialist

Agriculture This Week - Threat of war a dark spectre on trade

As a columnist on agriculture American president Donald Trump is a constant source of material.

Agriculture This Week - Threat of war a dark spectre on trade

As a columnist on agriculture American president Donald Trump is a constant source of material.

Agriculture This Week - Trump's posturing has to be concerning

Canadians involved in trade with the United States may have felt a rather chill wind coming out of the south last week. That wind of course was from the mouth of U.S.

Agriculture This Week - Early Spring a timely one

It might be just what the doctor ordered for Prairies farmers this year, an early dose of spring weather.

Agriculture This Week - Reflection on Vimy and rural connection

This week I am going to stray off the normal path for this column which normally focuses on agriculture, or at least the rural Prairies.

Agriculture This Week - Access to Indian market is critical

Canadian pulse growers should be collectively exhaling a breath of relieve after a recent announcement that access to the market in India will continue.

Agriculture This Week - Farmers hit by budget cuts too

When it came time to deal with a Saskatchewan deficit after their 2016 went off the rails completely, the Saskatchewan Party simply off loaded the hurt to just about everyone this time aound, including the agriculture sector.