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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.
Anthrax confirmed in bison in Northwest Saskatchewan

Anthrax confirmed in bison in Northwest Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Agriculture is reminding producers to be on the lookout for anthrax in their animals after confirmation that anthrax has been found in bison northwest of North Battleford.
Haying on limited crop

Haying on limited crop

Haying continues in much of the province despite limited plant growth due to the shortfall in precipitation.
Close eye kept on oats crop fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund

Close eye kept on oats crop fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund

The oats crop seeded as a fundraiser for the Preeceville Hospital Building Fund is doing well in comparison to the rest of the crops in the area, said Jim Ward, chairperson for the project.
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