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Riding camp

Riding camp

Camp Little Trotter, was held Sept. 3 at Evermoor Farm west of the city with camp 1 and 2 this year. It was the first camp of the new school year. Here Sophie Anderson on Kharema II practices for Western Pleasure.

Agriculture This Week - Adapting tillage system once more

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 crop able land fallow each year.

Supplemental grazing for late fall and winter

By Nadia Mori, PAg, Regional Forage Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Grazing of crop residue and stockpiled forages can be supplemental feeding options in addition to swath grazing annuals, grazing corn, or bale grazing.

It’s time for robotics to get a foothold on farming

The idea of robotics in agriculture has long intrigued me.

Effect of water sulphate on beef cattle

Sulphate can be found in almost all natural water and is probably the most common contaminant of water sources for livestock in Saskatchewan. High levels of sulphate in drinking water has considerable impact on both health and performance of animals.
Giddy Up

Giddy Up

Tyrel Pole, of Performance Horses located in Preeceville, came once again to Yorkton to train and instruct young riders on Saturday.

Agriculture This Week - Farmers finding balance with wildlife

Farming and wildlife have not always had the best of relationships. It comes down to the two realities often have divergent needs. A duck needs a wetland to nest near.

International durum event

Representatives from 13 countries attended the International Durum Wheat Program at Cigi (Canadian International Grains Institute) in Winnipeg this week.

Harvest marches forward

Producers across the province now have 16 per cent of the 2015 crop combined and 19 per cent swathed or ready to straight-cut, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s Weekly Crop Report.

Canada must do more to reassure the customers for its wheat

Canada has long had a reputation in the world marketplace for producing a high quality wheat. It has in essence been this country’s ace-in-the-hole in terms of marketing wheat even in times of low prices.