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Agriculture This Week - Weather looks ready to limit seeding options

Agriculture This Week - Weather looks ready to limit seeding options

It is beginning to feel like 2018 may be the year of unending winter. There is some hope in the forecast that on the Canadian Prairies at least we are inching closer to normal temperatures.
Course teaches grain entrapment rescue

Course teaches grain entrapment rescue

A volunteer will be submerged in grain up to their waist on Apr. 20, but fear not; they’ll be in no real danger. They’ll be part of an event meant to raise awareness of grain entrapment rescue procedures.
Rural crime initiative receives budget funding

Rural crime initiative receives budget funding

The 2018-19 Budget will provide full funding to the Protection and Response Team (PRT) launched last summer.

Agriculture This Week - More labels not necessarily good idea

The idea of more labelling on food to provide consumers with information upon which to determine what is best to eat seems very logical.
SARM reacts to provincial budget

SARM reacts to provincial budget

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) is pleased that the 2018 Provincial Budget will maintain funding that benefits rural municipalities (RM) in several key areas. The 2018-19 budget allocates $241.
Budget keeps agriculture sector on track

Budget keeps agriculture sector on track

The 2018-19 Budget invests $378.6 million to help ensure a strong agriculture sector, including a record investment in agricultural research and continued strong support for business risk management programs, such as Crop Insurance.
Snowfall increases spring runoff outlook

Snowfall increases spring runoff outlook

Today, the Water Security Agency (WSA) released the April spring runoff forecast.
Richardson to build world-class innovation centre in downtown Winnipeg

Richardson to build world-class innovation centre in downtown Winnipeg

Richardson International is investing more than $30 million to develop an innovation centre in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, featuring state-of-the-art technology and equipment for research and product development.
Spring show

Spring show

The 2018 4-H Spring Steer & Heifer Show hosted by the Yorkton Exhibition Association was held Thursday through Saturday. The event attracted 4-H members and their cattle clubs from across the local region.
Agriculture This Week - Natural solutions can play a role

Agriculture This Week - Natural solutions can play a role

While we tend to look to chemicals to solve most of the pest problems we encounter from ticks on our pet pooches and dandelions in the front lawn to weeds and bugs in farm crops, that may not always be the best option.