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Sask. ag research receives gov’t funding

Sask. ag research receives gov’t funding

The Agriculture Development Fund is providing $9.1 million in funding to Sask. researchers this year.
Major spring wheat rally not expected

Major spring wheat rally not expected

Analysts don’t anticipate a repeat of 2007-08, which is when futures prices hit US$24; sideways to declining trend more likely.
Ian Boxall elected president of APAS

Ian Boxall elected president of APAS

New executive to tackle far-ranging issues
Study shows benefits of biochar application

Study shows benefits of biochar application

Sask. college and forest reclamation company are happy with the results of efforts to restore fertility of northern soil.
College studies endangered lake sturgeon

College studies endangered lake sturgeon

Researchers at Saskatchewan Polytechnic study the species’ reproductive capacity in the North Saskatchewan River.
Sask. winter cereal group votes to join wheat commission

Sask. winter cereal group votes to join wheat commission

The Sask. Winter Cereals Development Commission took a virtual vote on the amalgamation last week.
Organics face headwinds in coming year

Organics face headwinds in coming year

There may be less organic farming happening on the prairies this year, say experts.
Dairy ruling may affect processor stability

Dairy ruling may affect processor stability

Changes to how Canadian dairy producers allocate tariff rate quotas are incoming.
Agriculture This Week: New canola markets important

Agriculture This Week: New canola markets important

Canola meal as an alternative to coal intriguing
Farmers shouldn’t expect major spring wheat rally

Farmers shouldn’t expect major spring wheat rally

Chuck Penner, analyst with LeftField Commodity Research, says the market appears to have reached a ceiling similar to what it did back in 2011 and 2012.