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Malt barley recommendations

Malt barley recommendations

The Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC) has released its list of recommended malting barley varieties for the 2018-19 growing season which represents varieties that the CMBTC recommends to producers based on the greatest potential for pe
Another crop safely in the bins

Another crop safely in the bins

Harvest all but wrapped up for producers in the province as 99 per cent of the crop is now combined, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report. There are still some crops such as flax, soybean and sunflower left to be combined.

Agriculture This Week - Big horses always draw emotions

It is always a highlight of the fall season for me to attend the annual Harvest Showdown in Yorkton. In many ways it takes me back to my roots.

Agriculture This Week - Mental health discussion important for farmers

When you have covered agriculture for as long as I have – the annual Harvest Showdown is my anniversary marker here in Yorkton meaning it’s nearing three decades for me – you have seen most topics in the sector covered repeatedly through seminars.
Many factors in determining land values

Many factors in determining land values

When it comes to the value of farm land, there are a number of factors which influence the final dollar figure. It’s the same thing when determining the tax assessment.
P&H adding new location locally

P&H adding new location locally

Parrish & Heimbecker, Ltd.’ is expanding its operations in Yorkton. “We’re basically opening up a new location,” explained Justin Watson, vice-president of Crop Inputs Canada, a division of P&H.
Clydesdales to be feature of Harvest Showdown

Clydesdales to be feature of Harvest Showdown

Grain Millers Harvest Showdown kicks off today in the city. The 29th annual edition of the event began this morning with the Farm Fitness & Finance – Finding a Balance Seminar presented by SaskCanola in the National Bank Financial Convention Place.

Agriculture This Week - The safety of glyphosate debate

Agriculture may soon be forced to change how it goes about growing crops as a key tool for years may be forced out of the ‘farm toolbox’.

Branding to mark beginning of Agriculture Week

Acting upon a request from the Yorkton Exhibition Association and the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce, Yorkton City Council has proclaimed October 30 – November 5 as Agriculture Week in Yorkton.

Harvest virtually complete in Saskatchewan

Harvest is essentially complete for producers in the province, with 98 per cent of the crop now in the bin, up from 94 per cent last week, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.