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Agriculture This week - Keep the focus on ag education

Agriculture education is something often written about in this space, but it is with good reason.
Learning farming via the pizza

Learning farming via the pizza

Students from Yorkton and area once again took part in planting at the local ‘Pizza Farm’. Approximately 165 Grade 3 students were out of the classroom learning about agriculture and food production as they planted their pizza farm on June 4 and 5.

Agriculture This Week - The potential for food production

Facebook may seem like a strange place to find some rather optimistic news regarding the future of farming, but just the other day I happened upon a video clip via the social media site which would make any farmer smile.

Soil importance must be remembered

Soil sometimes receives less emphasis, attention, and recognition than it deserves for its role in crop production.
Agriculture This Week - Trade deals not always issue free

Agriculture This Week - Trade deals not always issue free

The idea of trade agreements opening doors to free trade between nations is a good one. But ink on a document does not mean a relationship is a smooth one.
Consultations on farmland ownership now open

Consultations on farmland ownership now open

Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced details of the consultations for The Saskatchewan Farm Security Act. The consultations will allow all interested parties to share their views regarding farmland ownership rules.

Rare breeds still worth maintaining

One area of agriculture I have long held an interest in is rare breeds of livestock.
Riding Clinic

Riding Clinic

Yorkton’s 4-H Light Horse Club and Cowboy Up 4-H Club took part in a riding Clinic Saturday. Ages 8-17 received learning sessions from Tyrel Pole, helping riders advance in their skill and fix small issues.
Seeding ahead of average

Seeding ahead of average

As of May 11, significant seeding progress was made this past week. Thirty-four per cent of the 2015 crop is now seeded, according to the Saskatchewan Agriculture Crop Report.
Farming for Health kicks off

Farming for Health kicks off

The Health Foundation kicked off another season of Farming for Health May 8 as volunteers started seeding 250 acres of City land on Grain Millers Road.
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