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Agriculture This Week - Recycling some pulse crop ideas

Crops, like most things, come and go, and at times they then find a way to gain renewed interest yet again. One such crop appears to be fababeans, at least in terms of East Central Saskatchewan.
Field day

Field day

Parkland College and East Central Research Foundation (ECRF) held their third annual research farm field day Thursday near Yorkton, with more than 60 farmers and agriculture industry representatives in attendance.

Understanding GMO technology must be approached for other perspectives

Of all the issues facing agriculture, and there are many, I find the debate around genetically modifi ed organisms to be perhaps the most fascinating.
Enhancing farm management skills

Enhancing farm management skills

By: Brenda Stefanson Regional farm business management specialist Watrous office, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture The Farm Business Development Initiative (FBDI) has launched a new online system that al-lows producers to enrol in the program, su
Agriculture This Week - More potential to fill our tables locally

Agriculture This Week - More potential to fill our tables locally

When you live on the Canadian Prairies you tend to have a rather narrow view of what agriculture means here. Alberta is thought of as the land of ranches and cattle.
Conservation land made available

Conservation land made available

Today Environment Minister Herb Cox and Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced that approximately 90,000 acres of Fish and Wildlife Development Fund (FWDF) land will be made available to cattle producers facing dry conditions.
Hay season still in full swing

Hay season still in full swing

Livestock producers now have 32 per cent of the hay crop cut and 38 per cent baled or put into silage, according to Saskatchewan Agriculture’s weekly Crop Report.

Drought conditions may cause reduced cow herds just as prices became attractive

It isn’t a secret in the agriculture industry that cattle prices have been at historic highs over the past couple of years. One of the driving factors for the high prices has simply been a shortage of beef.

Agriculture This Week - GM not so new but controversial

Of all the issues facing agriculture, and there are many, I find the debate around genetically modified organisms to be perhaps the most fascinating.
Canadian Charolais event coming

Canadian Charolais event coming

A major Charolais cattle event will take place in Yorkton next week. The Canadian Charolais Youth Association Conference & Show will take place Wednesday through Saturday at the Yorkton Exhibition grounds.
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