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Agriculture This Week - Fall fairs a place for education

It is the time of fall fairs in Canada. The highlight shows are of course The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto, and the Canadian Western Agribition in Regina. But there are others, including events in Edmonton, Brandon and Yorkton.

SK 21 day calving challenge

After the resounding success of the 21 Day Calving Challenge contest in 2015 the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, New Life Mills, Saltec-Ceres Industries, Cargill, and Co-op Feeds are once again hosting the contest – to raise awareness surroundi

Recipe book for mustard lovers

Love mustard’s unique and punchy flavour? Looking for tasty and fun-to-make recipes that your kids will enjoy helping out with? Look no further! The Saskatchewan Mustard Development Commission (SMDC) has released Mustard Makeovers & More! 100 Marvell

Agriculture This Week - Prices need weather help

Prices for grains and oilseeds have softened. “We’ve seen things go downhill a little the last few months,” said Brennan Turner, president, Farmlead.

Beef organization meets in Saskatoon

The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sept. 30, 2015 in Saskatoon, SK.

Winter weights postponed province-wide

Due to an unseasonably warm fall, winter weight allowances will not come into effect until December 1 or until the roadbeds are sufficiently frozen. Postponing the winter weight program will protect Saskatchewan highways from unnecessary damage.

Prairie Soil Services acquires Canora and Yorkton CHS NH3 locations

Prairie Soil Services Ltd. of Norquay is proud to announce its expansion into the Canora and Yorkton NH3 anhydrous ammonia markets this fall with its purchase of the CHS locations and assets, located 4.5 miles north of Canora on Highway No.
Drones have role in agriculture

Drones have role in agriculture

Drones are still a relatively new technology, but there is a lot of interest from farmers in what they might offer agriculture.
Grain markets lower than in 2014

Grain markets lower than in 2014

Grain and oilseed prices are down from last year, and the outlook is not favourable to a big bounce back.
GM crops essential to farm sector

GM crops essential to farm sector

Genetically modified (GM) crops are essential to agriculture. At least that was the contention of Stuart Smyth, Assistant Professor & Research Chair in Agri-Food Innovations, University of Saskatchewan.