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New research demonstrates the merits of incorporating old ideas

When I was growing up on a small mixed farm a half century ago summerfallow was the norm when it came to crop planning. Farmers just naturally left one-third to one-half of their cropable land fallow each year.

Crop report for the period September 1 to 7

Forty per cent of the 2015 crop is now in the bin and an additional 33 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report for the period ending September 7.

Crop report for the period September 1 to 7

Forty per cent of the 2015 crop is now in the bin and an additional 33 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report for the period ending September 7.

Tetany problems when feeding cereal greenfeed

As a result of reduced hay yields this year many beef producers are planning to utilize cereal greenfeed as the main forage in their winter feeding program.

Tetany problems when feeding cereal greenfeed

As a result of reduced hay yields this year many beef producers are planning to utilize cereal greenfeed as the main for-age in their winter feeding program.

Agriculture This Week - The evolution continues

It is interesting how the years alter things not just regarding agriculture, but most things in our lives.

Soil salinity management

In some areas of the province there has been a noticeable increase in soil salinity over the last five years. The increase is partially due to the above average growing season rainfall.

Crop report for the period September 1 to 7

Forty per cent of the 2015 crop is now in the bin and an additional 33 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly crop report for the period ending September 7.

Harvest ahead of norm

Forty per cent of the 2015 crop is now in the bin and an additional 33 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut, according the Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.
Fall applied fertilizer – good or bad?

Fall applied fertilizer – good or bad?

By Dan Owen , Agronomy manager Prairie Soil Services Ltd.