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Farming? There’s an App for that

Are you finding there isn’t enough time to get it all done in a day? Technology today is making it easier and less stressful to multitask. Smartphones are changing the way farmers do business. You can now bring your office with you.

Agriculture This Week - Liberal win may mean little for agriculture

It was at least somewhat of a surprise when the smoke had cleared and the Liberals had managed to win a majority. It had been clear for most of the campaign that there was a mood to see Stephen Harper’s reign as Prime Minister come to an end.

Harvest Showdown line-up set to go

Grain Millers Harvest Showdown will kick-off in Yorkton next Wednesday with many familiar events and a couple of exciting new features as well.

TPP will have farming affect

In Atlanta, Georgia, trade ministers from 12 pacific countries announced the conclusion of a landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that will allow canola exports to grow substantially.

Agriculture This Week - Television reflective of ag realities

While much of television is little more than mindless dribble, there are shows which do hit upon themes taken from the headlines.

Harvest nearly complete provincewide

Warm and relatively dry weather earlier in the week allowed many producers to return to the field. Ninety-one per cent of the 2015 crop is now combined, up from 84 per cent last week.

Land ownership consultation results

The Ministry of Agriculture has released the results of the farmland ownership consultation that began in May of this year and closed in August.

Agriculture Week upcoming in city

Yorkton Council has declared Nov. 1 to 8 as Agriculture Week in the city.
Riding wind-up

Riding wind-up

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Yorkton community came together to celebrate! Members of the Yorkton Terriers joined Parkland Therapeutic Riding Association (PTRA) for our year-end windup at Moon Shadow Stables.

Agricultire This Week - Trade deal will be interesting

And the death knell has sounded. Canada’s supply-managed agriculture sectors will quickly disappear now that our country has signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal.
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