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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.

Agriculture This Week - Grain handling issues persist

In agriculture issues tend to reoccur, many key ones never seeming to come to an end. The issue of grain handling is certainly one that pops up over and over, with plenty of finger pointing in terms of who is to blame.

Funding provided to address global food security

Research to tackle global food security received a major boost in the province today, as the Government of Saskatchewan announced $800,000 in funding for state-of-the-art equipment in a new Roots of Food Security research facility at the University o

Agriculture This Week - Trump factor continues to muddy trade waters

It feels like I have written this before. That, I suppose, is because in terms of agriculture there are often ongoing storylines to follow, and the latest among those is Donald Trump.
New grain bag recycling program approved

New grain bag recycling program approved

The Government of Saskatchewan recently approved a new recycling program for agricultural grain bags.

FCC - Canada must increase productivity

Canadian farmers need to continue to focus on efficiencies and increased production of commodities in order to remain competitive within a rising tide of production around the world, according to J.P.
Reduced canola tariffs could yield big rewards

Reduced canola tariffs could yield big rewards

A deal signed in a continent thousands of miles from Saskatchewan may have a big impact on canola-producing centers such as Yorkton. On Mar.

Agriculture This Week - New CPTPP deal good or bad depending on perspective

The recent signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement (CPTPP) in Santiago, Chile, is generally being seen as a positive occurrence for Canadian farmers, at least on the grain side of things.

Agriculture This Week - Supply management still being debated

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is suggesting it is time Canadians give up the supply management system.