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Agriculture This Week - Science, consumers and agriculture - Part 1

It seems of late there are more and more people who look suspiciously at science. This week will be the first of a two-part column looking at the disconnect between the public and science.
Farm stories: The Liebrecht farm in Rhein

Farm stories: The Liebrecht farm in Rhein

Chad Liebrecht didn’t have to travel far from home to find love. His wife Erin grew up on the same section of land in Rhein, SK and together they farm with Chad’s father Garry and mother Darlene.
Sundays in October about agriculture at WDM

Sundays in October about agriculture at WDM

It’s agriculture month, and the Western Development Museum in Yorkton is spending the month getting people more closely connected to agriculture in the province. Each Sunday there will be a different activity to highlight local agriculture.
Ag Week set for city

Ag Week set for city

Yorkton Council has declared Agriculture Week in the city. Council passed the resolution at its regular meeting Oct. 9 following a joint request made on behalf of the Yorkton Exhibition Association (YEA) and the Yorkton Chamber of Commerce.

Agriculture This Week - Additional trade deals are a good thing

The reopening of the North American Free Trade agreement by the United States, a process initiated from the top with President Donald Trump pushing for a renegotiation of the deal has certainly put the future parametres of trade between the two count
Always look before marketing grain

Always look before marketing grain

Look before you leap is sage advice that can be applied in so many situations. It is always good to know as much as possible about the situation you are leaping into and the risks and rewards you might encounter there.
Harvest nearing completion across SK.

Harvest nearing completion across SK.

Warm and dry weather earlier in the week allowed many producers to return to the field after several days of rain delays. Eighty-nine per cent of the crop is now in the bin, up from 78 per cent last week.

Agriculture This Week - Internet now major source of ag info

How producers build their knowledge base has certainly changed in recent years.
Farming for health

Farming for health

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Agriculture This Week - Pulse crops could be taking off

It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise the potential of pulse crops on the Canadian Prairies appears to finally be taking off. It hasn’t happened as fast as some, myself included, may have anticipated.